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Article Interview with Marine Pilot Esil Abibula: Crossing the Northwest Passage

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

The Northwest Passage is the approximately 5780 km long sea route that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean north of the American continent. It crosses the Arctic Ocean and its marginal seas as well as the associated sea lanes through the Canadian-Arctic archipel ago.

Roald Amundsen made his first complete successfully crossing in 1903-1906 via the route discovered by John Rae through the James Ross Strait, Rae Strait and Simpson Strait on the small ship Gjøa.

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Video Volvo Penta – Mighty Jobs – Piloting the Arctic seas of Norway

In this episode of Mighty Jobs we meet the piloting crew of Buksér og Berging in Tromsø, Norway. Their Volvo Penta-powered piloting boat covers around 42,000 nautical miles every year. That’s the equivalent of traveling around the world twice. The Volvo Penta IPS system makes it possible to pilot ships under all weather conditions.

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Video 14 Days Timelapse of U.S. East Coast in 10 Minutes, across New York, Charleston, Savannah

One of my favorite time-lapse videos. Awesome pictures and also great music.
What a masterpiece! Thank you Jeffrey!

Video by jeffrey@hkon YouTube

Follow my life at sea on Instagram @jeffrey.hk
www.instagram.com/jeffrey.hk

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Article Challenges in the world’s largest pilot station - pilot services in Brazil

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

The 160 pilots allotted to the PZ are distributed in eight pilot companies responsible for attending ships that seek the ports or terminals of Santana (AP), Munguba (PA), Santarém (PA), Trombetas (PA), Juruti (PA) and Itacoatiara (AM), as they sail upriver (against the current).

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Video Florida Harbor Pilots - Imagefilm from 2010

Found on YouTube. Created by "TheVictoryGroupInc"

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Article Tonci Regjo: Split Harbour Pilot

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

Text and photos by Tonci Regjo
Pilot for the Split Harbour

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Article Shareable Survey "Boarding and Landing Arrangements for Pilots" by Ewan Rattray

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

This survey on pilot ladder safety was initiated by Ewan Rattray. It is supported and recommended by well-known heads of the #dangerousladders Facebook group like Kevin Vallance, Arie Palmers and others.

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Video Very descriptive: Piston Effect when entering lock.

Found on YouTube. Created by "Port Revel". From 2011...

Two new locks were introduced in 2009 for training in the new Panama lock conditions with or without tug(s). This video shows the famous "piston effect" when entering the lock at an impressive speed of 10 knots with a high blockage factor.

Port Revel provides shiphandling training using manned models for maritime pilots, masters and officers: http://www.portrevel.com

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Article The 5th new pilot vessel launched for Liverpool

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

According to Briggs Marine: The PV “FULMAR” of Liverpool, an ORC 136 fast Pilot Craft, has been launched at Goodchild Marine Services Ltd.

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