Vessel collision with Breakwater in Marseille port, France
published on 21 June 2020 - 3347
Video Courtesy: Kristijan Sablic
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Video 2001 Pilot Boat For Sale - EUR 415,000
Found on YouTube. Created by "Apollo Duck".
Full specification and contact details: https://www.apolloduck.com/z/644764
COB0083 Pilot Boat For Sale
- VIA OWNERS' REPRESENTATIVES -
Commissioned in January 2002
Type reverse-reduction gear
It is fitted with very complete radio and navigation devices, as well as all the fire-fighting, rescue and safety equipment, complying with French rules (Division 222).
DO Tanks capacity 2 x 1500 liters
DO Consumption 2 x 130 liters / hour at 100%
Main engine oil capacity 2 x 120 liters Shell RIMULA R4L 15W40
Main engine coolant capacity 2 x 162 liters
Oil changi... read more at: https://www.apolloduck.com/z/644764
Video Ships Collision at Malacca Strait- 02-Oct-2020
Found on YouTube. Created by "Training Ship Salman".
Dredger OCEANLINE 5001 sailing at full speed struck anchored tanker STROVOLOS with moored alongside supply vessel, at around 1140 LT (UTC +8) Oct 2, on Melaka anchorage, Malaysia, Malacca Strait. The results can be seen on video – tanker suffered portside hull breach above waterline and apparently, some damage on cargo deck.
Article The conditions for recruiting pilots for the Le Havre station are changing.
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 1 January 2020
Video AIS track of MILANO BRIDGE on 6 April 2020 (Busan port)
According to AIS past track data, the vessel was obviously too fast on 9 knots and also going down the wind (4-5 bft., take a look at the exhaust from the stack) when entered the inner harbour considering the size and displacement. That speed was approximate 3 ship lengths to the pier and there was the on pier wind after the turn.
Why the ship entered the port so fast will be the subject of the investigations to be awaited.
Knowing South Korea procedures there will be no just marine accident but also a criminal investigation into the accident.
Luckily no human serious casualties occurred.
Watch also (video of the accident)
Unofficial internal company timeline report
Video Meet the weather our crews and the RNLI faced when the Thea II grounded
Found on YouTube. Created by "Maritime and Coastguard Agency".
Meet the weather our HM Coastguard Humberside helicopter, RNLI - Humber Lifeboat Station and emergency tugs faced on Saturday when the Thea II grounded. The good news is that she refloated without any pollution reported and has now berthed safely into King George Docks, Hull where she awaits a visit from our MCA surveyors and the Marine Accident Investigation Branch #allsafe
Article Marine Accident Brief - Collision of Dixie Vandal Tow with Moored Trinity and Tow
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 8 April 2020
Video CMA CGM MISSOURI 300m Container Ship grounded in Suez Canal
Found on YouTube. Created by "Marine-Pilots".
Container ship CMA CGM MISSOURI ran aground in Suez Canal while transiting in southern direction, at around 0930 UTC Oct 14. As of 1745 UTC, probably refloated or moved, several Suez Canal tugs attending. Traffic probably suspended, but it’s not confirmed. No information on what caused grounding.
Container ship CMA CGM MISSOURI, IMO 9679919, dwt 115600, capacity 9448 TEU, built 2016, flag Liberia.
Opinion Piloting, Autonomous Vessels, AI, and the coffee making machine
by Captain Ricardo Caballero "Themaritimepilot" - published on 15 June 2020
I am not a computer savvy. My knowledge in programming and robotics and those sort of things is nil. I get lost in the sea of social media and easily entangle myself in the web. All I have done for the last 25 years or so is to pilot ships through the Panama Canal. However, during the last couple of years I have done my best to catch up with technology, since it has enhanced our possibilities and improved safety in our field. But still, I have to admit that I am way behind the new guys in this important issue.