Vessel collision with Breakwater in Marseille port, France
published on 21 June 2020
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Article The conditions for recruiting pilots for the Le Havre station are changing.
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 1 January 2020
The three main french pilotage stations in the Channel - North Sea have changed their recruitment conditions for taking a pilotage examination.
Article Unofficial internal company timeline report of the ship accident in Busan 6 April 2020
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 14 April 2020
"ONE - MSQ Accident News No. 31": ONE operated 13,900 TEU vessel “M/V Milano Bridge” has collided with gantry cranes and another vessel while approaching berth at PNC #8. This was the first berthing for phasing-in after Dry Dock.
Article Wärtsilä simulator upgrade will enhance Le Havre pilot operations
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 25 May 2020
The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a complete navigational simulator upgrade for the Le Havre pilot station in France. The intention is to provide the pilot station with a totally new simulator specifically adapted to the requirements of the pilots’ operations. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in February 2020.The new unique visualisation system to be supplied is based on 14 DP projectors, comprising seven main circular and seven ground projection systems. It features a panoramic 350-degree screen.
Video Maritime Training: Pilot Ladders: Safe Rigging Procedures
Found on YouTube. Created by Maritime Training:
Pilot transfer operations always involve risk, even when conditions are favorable. Learn the essential safety procedures involved in this operation.
Visit https://www.maritimetraining.com/Course/Pilot-Ladders-Safe-Rigging-Procedures to purchase the full-length version.
Video Risky manoeuvre goes wrong
On Curacao, a cargo ship collided with a high bridge. The cranes on the ship are heavily damaged.
Video A containership collided with a Pilot boat inside taipei harbour
9th March 2020 at about 08:45 PM
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Article Marine Accident Brief - Collision of Dixie Vandal Tow with Moored Trinity and Tow
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 8 April 2020
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a Marine Accident Brief about an accident that occurred in March 2019, involving the towing vessel Dixie Vandal, noting that the BNWAS alarm didn't prevent the fatigued pilot from falling asleep.
Video Near miss: VALDIVIA dangerously approached beach in Vlissingen, NL
Container vessel ALDIVIA (IMO 9333395) was dangerously close to public beach at Vlissingen Netherlands, on May 21, while heading out to sea, en route from Antwerp to Helsinki Finland.
The cause of dangerous approach is unknown, but the ship wasn’t detained, she continued her voyage.
Article ARMSTRONG MARINE COMPLETES NAIAD PILOT BOAT BOUND FOR MEXICO
by Armstrong Marine USA Inc. - published on 2 January 2020
Armstrong Marine USA recently delivered Piloto VIII to support marine pilotage operations in and around the Port of Manzanillo, Mexico.