Milford Haven Pilots (Pilot Movie 1)

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Region: Milford Haven, UK
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Found on YouTube. Created by "Haven Pilots".

Port of Milford Haven

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Video Milford Pilots during lock down (Pilot Movie 3)

Found on YouTube. Created by "Haven Pilots".

milford pilots during lock down

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Video Milford pilots 25th May 2020 (Pilot Movie 2)

Found on YouTube. Created by "Haven Pilots".

Lock down at Port of Milford Haven
Pilots Maximus and Minimus

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Video History: Red Pilots Guide Ships In Suez Canal (1956)

Found on YouTube. Created by "British Pathé"

Suez Canal, Egypt

LS. Ship on Canal. Various shots of Russian Red Pilots, walking along quayside, having conversation continuing their walk, looking in a manual, before boarding launch. MS. Pilots on launch, flag flying. Panning shot of Tanker. Various shots, looking up at men on tanker deck, man climbing up a rope ladder onto deck. (F.G.)
FILM ID:2556.13

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Article A journey back in time: films of pilotage from 1940 to 1975 (USA, UK and Germany)

by Frank Diegel, CEO Marine-Pilots.com - published

Let us start a journey back in time. Back to the black and white films of history. The times have changed, but it is good to know what kind of things have changed and where are the roots of pilotage.

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Video Maastricht MAERSK inbound Bremerhaven

Found on YouTube. Created by "Kay Goedde".

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Video OMC International - Cosco Thailand

Footage of Cosco Thailand, a container ship part of the largest class of vessels able to call at the Port of Melbourne, navigating through Port Phillip Heads en-route to the port.

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Video Oversized Kasko through Kiel Canal by NAUTITEC / KOTUG / BIJMA

Found on YouTube. Created by "AveSolutions".

Going Beyond Borders. The first oversized Kasko (120m x 40m) passed the Holtenau locks at Kiel on her way from the Neptun shipyard in Rostock to Meyer shipyard in Papenburg.

The planning and simulation study on this towage has been performed by NAUTITEC and KOTUG, with the great assistance of pilots and Kiel canal authorities on behalf of Meyer shipyard.

Produced by AVE-Solutions in order of Nautitec, Kotug and Bijma Sleepdiensten.

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Video Christening of new pilot tender "Mira"

Christening of new pilot tender "Mira" - a lightweight powerhouse
Press Release Hoek van Holland, 2 April 2020 by Next Generation Shipyards

On Thursday 2 April, Annebel de Deugd (interim manager fleet management of Nederlands Loodswezen), christened the new Dutch pilots’ tender Mira; one of the lightest tenders in the Nederlands Loodswezen fleet.

Lighter than ever
The instructions given by Nederlands Loodswezen to ship designer Camarc and shipbuilder Next Generation Shipyards had been clear: design and build a strong, waterjet driven, aluminium pilot tender that is much lighter than her predecessors. Mira weighs around 39 metric tons, whereas her predecessors weigh around 54 tons. Because of the lower weight, considerably less fuel is needed, which means the ship will emit less CO2 and soot. This makes her less harmful to the environment.

A class of its own
Mira - an M-class pilot tender - has the same hull as her L-class predecessors but is equipped with a so-called axe bow. This alone results in fuel savings of 3%. In addition, every single part of the ship’s design has been subject to careful examination to reduce weight as much as possible. Managing Director Willem Bentinck of Nederlands Loodswezen explained, "In total, Mira is about 15 tons lighter than her predecessors. This is equivalent to the weight of two adult elephants; you can imagine what a difference this weight loss makes in fuel consumption". The total fuel consumption of Mira is more than 20% lower than that of the L-class tenders, resulting in a significant reduction of CO2.



Fleet renewal
Nederlands Loodswezen’s fleet expansion is a multi-year investment programme. The fleet includes 15 waterjet driven tenders that are used for pilot embarkation/disembarkation to serve seagoing ships calling at Dutch seaports and at Flemish seaports on the River Scheldt. The new tender Mira will replace one of the Discovery class tenders now that they have reached their maximum lifespan.

Remark in times of COVID-19:
Due to the regulations concerning the Corona pandemic, the christening was held in presence of only a few people.

Company profile Next Generations Shipyards

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Video Explosions and major fire on oil tanker MT. JAG LEELA at Belawan, Indonesia.

Found on YouTube. Created by "Digtara TV"

Explosions and major fire on Aframax crude oil tanker MT. JAG LEELA at Belawan, Indonesia. 10 May 3020

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Article Composite Lightspeed® class Pilot Boat for the Biscayne Bay Pilot Association, Miami, Florida

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

Compmillennia LLC (Washington, North Carolina, U.S.A.) has delivered its Lightspeed® 41 (15.5-meter) Pilothouse catamaran, featuring strong but lightweight all-composite construction with a 42-knots achieved by twin 300-hp V8 Mercury Seapro outboard engines.

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