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Old clip of tv program showing 72yo pilot "disembarking" from a cargo ship off Porto de Aracaju, in the NE coast of Brazil. After the jump, there is 2-hour-plus swim to get back to the beach. It is in Portuguese, but all will understand...
Article MAIB releases report into grounding and recovery of Thea II in Humber Estuary
published on 21 August 2020
Video Pilot Boat - Carnival Cruise at Port Canaveral
This is a video of the cruise ship pilot boat that picks up the pilot once he has navigated the ship out of the port. This is a requirement of all cruise ships coming into and leaving out of ports. We also noticed them at the Bahamas. I was able to capture this one on my last cruise leaving out of Port Canaveral... watch as the pilot jumps from the cruise ship to the pilot boat while both are moving! :)
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A maritime pilot, marine pilot, harbor pilot, bar pilot, or simply pilot, is a sailor who maneuvers ships through dangerous or congested waters, such as harbors or river mouths. They are navigational experts possessing knowledge of the particular waterway such as its depth, currents, and hazards.
Video "Seamans TV": Pilot Ladders Safe Use Techniques
Article Jacobsen Pilot Service and Los Angeles Pilot Station publish notice to all ships
published on 15 August 2020
Jacobsen Pilot Service and Los Angeles Pilot Station published a notice to all ships to inspect pilot ladders before the pilot boards.
Reason is an incident happened at the port of long beach in July 2020. Pilot ladder rope broke while the pilot was on the ladder - luckily the pilot was able to hold on.
Video Pilot boat by Alumarine Shipyard
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