Aboard One of the Biggest Container Ships in the World | The New York Times

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In the chess match that has global powers looking for new ways to move goods around the world, the Mary Maersk and nine other sister ships are the biggest pieces.

Produced by: Erik Olsen
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Video History: Pilot boats in New York harbor

Found on YouTube. Created by "Library of Congress".

SUMMARY
A New York harbor pilot boat passes close enough for four members of the crew to be seen [Frame: 0471]. Following the sailing vessel is a steamship [0780].

From a contemporary Edison Company catalog: PILOT BOATS IN NEW YORK HARBOR. Unboys [code for telegraphic orders]. A close view of an eighty footer, schooner rigged, trim as a private yacht, skimming over the waters of the harbor near Robin's Reef, [where a] picturesque little lighthouse is seen in the near background. A steamer decked with bunting also passes by at close range. 50 feet. $7.50.

CREATED/PUBLISHED
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1899.

NOTES
Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Apr1899; 27966.
The Library of Congress copy of this film may not contain all of the scenes described in the above summary.

SUBJECTS
Pilot boats--New York (State)--New York.
Sailing ships--New York (State)--New York.
Steamboats--New York (State)--New York.
Boats and boating--New York (State)--New York.
Actuality--Short.

RELATED NAMES
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

DIGITAL ID
lcmp002 m2b52367 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp002.m2b52367

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Video Documentation: How New York Harbor Pilots Master Treacherous Waters

Found on YouTube. Created by "Gothamist".

What does it mean to be a harbor pilot? More info here: http://gothamist.com/2016/05/26/video_ny_harbor_pilot.php

Starring Robert J. Blake, Jr.

Video by Jessica Leibowitz
Produced by Jessica Leibowitz and Shayla Love

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Video How A Pilot Boards A Ship

Found on YouTube. Created by "Bryan Boyle".

Watch and learn how a pilot boards a container ship before entering port.
In this video, a container ship bound for Houston, Texas is boarded by a Houston Pilot before entering the Houston Ship Channel.

#maritime #HoustonPilots #houstonshipchannel

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Video Port Revel Ship Handling in France | by National Geographic

Found on YouTube. Created by "National Geographic".

They look like toy boats, but they serve a serious purpose. An outsider at this facility near Grenoble, France, may see grown men riding arounda lake in miniature ships. But these are pilots of the world's largest ships, and they're practicing navigation with meticulously engineered 1:25 scale models of real cruisers, tankers, and containerships. Port Revel Shiphandling Training Centre, in operation since 1967, has had more than 6,000 maritime pilots and merchant ship officers from all over the world train on its 13-acre man-made lake. Wind-, wave-, and current-generating machines simulate real-world conditions, to help the pilots learn how to maneuver in shallow waters and deal with emergencies—in safe conditions. The school recently added its own built-to-scale course of the giant new locks that will open next year to allow the passage of large ships through the Panama Canal. The Panama Canal Pilots Association has made its own training lake but is sending senior pilots and simulator instructors to Port Revel to learn how to teach using manned models. Port Revel has built two large model ships and is sending them along with four radio-controlled tugboats to the Panama Canal training facility.
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Video Port of Stockton: River Pilots

The San Francisco Bar Pilots are one of the important cogs in our supply chain wheel. They are tasked with boarding the vessels eleven miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge via a rope ladder often in rough seas and taking control of the vessels en route to the Port of Stockton. Once on the bridge of the ship, the Pilot oversees navigation and ensures the safe passage of ships into the Bay and through the Delta until it is secured alongside its berth at the Port. Without these Pilots the Port could not perform its mission to provide jobs and economic stability for the region. Within the larger San Francisco Bar Pilots Association there is a smaller subdivision that is approved to take vessels all the way to the Port of Stockton. They are called the River Pilots and this is their story…

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Video Berthing Hamburg port - Pilots' masterpiece

Found on YouTube. Created by "Al Petkov"

"A routine pilot task"

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Video 30 Days Timelapse at Sea | 4K | Through Thunderstorms, Torrential Rain & Busy Traffic

Follow my adventures on Instagram! http://instagram.com/Jeffrey.hk
30 Days of Timelapse, about 80,000 photos combined. 1500GB of Project files. Sailing in the open ocean is a unique feeling and experience.I hope to capture and share it for everyone to see.

Route was from Red Sea -- Gulf of Aden -- Indian Ocean -- Colombo -- Malacca Strait -- Singapore -- South East China Sea -- Hong Kong

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Video Bob Peacock "Maritime Pilot", Maine / NewBrunswick - Part 2

Found on YouTube. Created by "Geno Geng".

Description

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Article Dispute among Italian pilots' associations continues

by ShipMag. - published

Bellomo (Unione Piloti) on ShipMag.it: “Reunification impossibile”

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Article A helpful "Dangerous Ladders Tool: The app “NO RUMO CERTO” from Brazil

by Porthos Lima, Brazil - published

My name is Porthos Lima and I am the Technical Director of Brazilian Pilots Association. I have been working as a Pilot for 20 years. I am here today to introduce you to our App "No Rumo Certo". The App was inspired in 2017 IMPA SAFETY CAMPAIGN.

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