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
Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1rIt2Sf

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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 History: Lightship (1950)

Found on YouTube. Created by "British Pathé"

Goodwin Sands, Kent.

M/S bows of Trinity House ship "Ready". L/S "Tongue" lightship at sunset. Panning M/S from side to front of service ship (deck level). M/S lightship. M/S bridge of service ship, lightship passes. L/S two ships, pan to lightship.

C/U ship's telegraph coming to "stop". M/S seaman pulls fresh water hose to lightship. L/S deck of service ship, general activity. C/U provisions waiting to be transported to lightship. M/S men passing food between ships. L/S side of service ship, men watching. C/U hose connected, pan up to lightship. C/U officer on service ship.

C/U officer on lightship waving, pan to service ship pulling away. C/U seaman on lightship. M/S on lightship, sailor W. Brown, climbs ladder to lamp. M/S inside tower, sailor switches on lamp, pan to gears. C/U gears. M/S swinging lamp. Various shots light mirrors revolving. L/S moon over water.

Inside lightship. Various shots of seamen relaxing playing cards, smoking and chatting. M/S lightship master operating radio. Night shot revolving lamp.
FILM ID:1371.3

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Video Timelapse: ship departs Newcastle Harbour, NSW

Found on YouTube. Created by "Port Authority of New South Wales"

Timelapse: watch our marine pilot assist the vessel Ocean Prometheus as it departs Newcastle Harbour, NSW

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Port Authority of New South Wales manages the navigation, security and operational safety needs of commercial shipping in Sydney Harbour, Port Botany, Newcastle Harbour, Port Kembla, Eden and Yamba.

With over 6,000 visits from trade and cruise vessels each year, the ports of New South Wales contribute billions of dollars to our economy; create thousands of jobs and support countless businesses.

Port Authority works 24/7 to ensure the safety of these ships, the security of our working ports and the protection of our marine environment.

Across six ports, Port Authority delivers safe and efficient marine and maritime services, including harbour masters; marine pilotage; aids to navigation; vessel traffic services; emergency response; hydrographic surveying; port management and cruise terminal operations.

Port Authority of New South Wales keeps our ports safe, secure and open to the world.

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• Find out more at www.portauthoritynsw.com.au

• Follow us @portauthoritynsw on Instagram and LinkedIn

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Video "Ship's Pilot" - A poem by Gaylen K. Bunker

A wonderful poem
As read by the author
From his books "Poems"

Sometimes it is good just to stop and enjoy a poem. This poem "Ship's Pilot" is read by the author himself.
A valuable piece about the nature of the pilot.

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Article #dangerousladders - Using social media to improve pilot transfer safety.

by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published

It remains a sad fact that accidents and near misses continue to occur during pilot transfers with frightening regularity. Most of these fortunately do not result in injury, and a surprisingly high number of them are not even recognised for what they are.

Surveys into pilot ladder safety consistently reveal that unacceptably high numbers of pilot transfer arrangements are not compliant with the regulations.

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Video A day in the life of the Briggs Marine Pilot Launch Vessels

Briggs Marine invited High Impact Media (https://media.hi-impact.co.uk/) to spend a few hours on one of our Pilot Launch Vessels to help us demonstrate the day to day efforts of our crew in Liverpool.

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Article Send us links of interesting articles

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

If you wrote an interesting article yourself or made great photos or video recordings that you would like to make permanently accessible to the large Marine Pilots Community here, send it to us!

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Video Pilot boat goes out, Pilot Boat comes in. The saltie Cape comes in. Busy Sunday in Duluth!

Found on YouTube. Created by Paul Scinocca.

I decided to show the typical happenings when a saltwater freighter arrives Duluth. Most of the time they go to anchor and wait for the Elevator dock. The Pilot Boat brings out the Great Lakes Pilot to sail the ship into the port and to the dock. This vessel arrived early Sunday morning, went to anchor until mid afternoon. They are loading grain at the CHS Elevator in Superor.

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