Great Lakes Sailing - Welland Canal HD time-lapse
published on 1 September 2020 (on YouTube: on 8 August 2010) - 368
Region: Welland Canal
Found on YouTube. Created by "FarAway418".
The Welland Canal is a ship canal in Canada that runs 42 km (27.0 miles) from Port Colborne, Ontario on Lake Erie to Port Weller, Ontario on Lake Ontario. As part of the St. Lawrence Seaway, the canal allows ships to traverse the Niagara Escarpment and avoid Niagara Falls.
FOR THE SPRINKLERS QUESTION HERE IS YOUR ANSWER:
"Hogging is a term used when a vessel is bent up in the middle due to any number of factors. On the Great Lakes this happens to vessels in hot weather where the upper part is heated more than the submerged part. That's why you see boats with sprinkler systems spraying cool water over the decks to reduce this hogging.
FOR THE YELLOW BOOM THAT LOWER IN THE FRONT OF THE SHIP HERE IS YOUR ANSWER (COPY FROM COMMENT):
It's a safety check to prevent damage to the lock gates by making sure no part of the bow extends over the gates which could cause damage to the gates when the ship is lowered. In the down position, the sensor cable on the yellow gate is slightly below the top of the gates. If it touches anything in it's travel then some part of the bow is too far forward and the ship will have to reverse slightly .
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Video HURON SPIRIT - Pilot Boat Transfer - FEDERAL YUKON - Port Huron, Michigan
Found on YouTube. Created by "Paul Murray".
HURON SPIRIT - PILOT BOAT TRANSFER - FEDERAL YUKON - Upbound On The St. Clair River Heading Into Lake Huron After Passing Under The International Blue Water Bridges At Port Huron, Michigan.
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Video A day in the life of a TasPorts' Marine Pilot
Video by Tasmanian Ports Corporation
TasPorts' Marine Pilot Nick Hess recently produced a video from footage our crews have captured around Tasmania.
The video provides an amazing insight into the work TasPorts’ Marine Pilots undertake every day around the state - an essential part of the business that not many people get the opportunity to see.
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Article The difficulty of finding marine pilot-specific information on the Internet
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 4 November 2019
Article A ship like no other: CMA CGM Jacques Saade, 23,000 TEU, LNG powered
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 23 September 2020
Video AIS Track CMA CGM MISSOURI grounding in Suez Canal on Oct. 14 2020
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.
Thanks to Marine Traffic and Nolan Dragon.
Article Two Brazilian pilots and officer from the Philippines will receive the 2020 IMO Award
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 28 October 2020
Two Brazilian pilots who averted an environmental disaster and an officer from the Philippines who ensured the survival of fellow passengers from a sinking vessel while off-duty will receive the 2020 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea.
Meeting for its 124th session (12-14 October), the IMO Council endorsed the recommendation from a Panel of Judges, agreeing that two nominations were worthy of the highest recognition this year.