Opinion Marine Pilots: Unsung Heroes Of The Shipping Industry
published on 12 August 2020
Video World's largest Ever Ace arrives to the Port of Felixstowe on her maiden voyage. 12th September 2021
published on 13 September 2021
Video SAMIPTA briefing to AMET - safety and innovation in Pilot Ladder.
published on 8 September 2021
Video TV Short Documentary on San Diego Harbor Pilots and Old Pilot Boat
published on 29 August 2020
Article NTSB Report: Fatal accident under pilotage in Galveston, Texas (Jan 2020)
by NTSB National Transportation Safety Board - published on 5 November 2021
Video Pilot Boat Waimea II, Port Nelson, New Zealand
published on 22 November 2021
Article New app: Pilot´s Tug Assist Tool PTAT - Bollard Pull Calculation for Marine Pilots
by Capt. M. Baykal Yaylai - published on 19 February 2020
Required tug power and number of tugs needed in variable conditions of wind, current and waves isin most cases an assessment made by pilots based on their professional experience. However, assessments will raise questions by lawyers if something goes wrong. They will use tools to calculate what really is needed with respect to tug power and number of tugs. They have furthermore the advantage of time.
Video Cielo di Iyo met by Harbor Pilot
published on 20 January 2021
In early December, just as I was starting to get into ship spotting, I saw a couple of vessels headed up river towards Philly. One of them, the Cielo di Iyo met with the harbor pilot right as I had my drone up. I was able to capture the Pilot coming to meet the vessel and CLIMBING the ladder to get on board just before she passed beneath the Walt Whitman Bridge.