Pilot Embarkation - Gangway Access - Unsafe Practice at Sea CHIRP Maritime Safety

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The hazards of Pilot boarding

Throughout 2016, the International Maritime Pilots’ Association (IMPA) held a safety campaign focused upon the standard of pilot ladders and associated equipment. CHIRP supported this campaign and received many reports on the subject.

This first report describes issues concerning pilot access near
the non-parallel ends of a ship, and use of a retractable platform.

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Article Origins of the IMPA pilot mark

by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published

There are many things in both our everyday and professional lives which we take for granted and never question the origins of, an example of this might be the IMPA recommended ‘pilot mark or pilot line’, which is sometimes seen on the side of vessels indicating where a vessels freeboard exceeds 9 metres.

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Article Marine Pilots are experts in trusting. They simple have to be....

by Bianca Reineke, lutheran Pastor, Germany - published

„In God we trust“ - this short sentence can be found on the one dollar note.
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Article IMPA open letter - Crew exchange in times of corona

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

The IMPA has published on 30th June 2020 a letter about crew exchange in times of corona. Read the letter here:

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Video Taking on a harbor pilot - The Beagle Channel - Argentina

Found on YouTube.

Great video from Argentina. But a backpack is not recommended in combination with a life vest.

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Article Pilot transfer arrangements by AMSA

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

This notice reminds shipowners, operators, masters, crews, recognised organisations, marine pilots and pilotage providers of the obligation to provide safe pilot transfer arrangements.

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Opinion "A Pilot Ladder has its Price!" - Statement of Joris J. Stuip (PTR Holland)

by PTR Holland® B.V. - published

Please read this statement of Joris J. Stuip from PTR Holland, Partner of Marine-Pilots.com.

We are happy to receive your comments in our new "comment section"!

Why do we see so many unapproved and low-quality pilot ladders? The answer is invariably price. OK, we all like a bargain, but ...

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Article What is a SWASH pilot boat? What's the difference to the SWATH technology?

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

At the A&R shipyard in Germany, the successful principle of SWATH boats was further developed in 2013: The SWASH principle allows sea-going, smaller and more economical boats.

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Video Good old times: PLA Thames Pilots at Work

Found on YouTube. Created by "Liquid highway"

Footage showing the ARCADIA leaving Tilbury Landing Stage and PLA pilot boarding sugar ship bound for Thames Refinery. footage taken from the documentary short film ' Till I End My Song'

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Video HMM - Maiden voyage of HMM Algeciras #11-Antwerp

Found on YouTube. Created by "HMM.official".

#MaidenVoyage #HMMalgeciras #HMM
The maiden voyage of HMM Algeciras #11-Antwerp
The beautiful sunset celebrates the first arriving of HMM Algeciras at Antwerp, Belgium. The first largest containership in the world head for London, the last city of the Europe route.

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