Video Safe Boarding of Vessels at Sea with GAC
published on 23 February 2022
Boarding a vessel at sea can be dangerous. By following simple rules, it can be done safely. This safety video shows you how to leave the launch boat and climb the ladder when boarding vessels at sea safely as well as boarding preparations, safety precautions and boarding under special conditions. The 3 types of boarding arrangements for pilot are also explained. Watch with sound on. Transfers are normally safe when everyone takes all the precautions. If you think it is unsafe, remember to...
Video History: Helicopter Transport Elbe River-Pilot (1961)
published on 18 May 2020
Unissued / Unused material - Hamburg, West Germany (FDR - Federal Republic of Germany). German helicopters are used to carry river boat pilots to where they are needed. Big CU Helicopter pilot talking into mouthpiece. Aerial view from helicopter of boat below. MS as the helicopter comes in and lands on deck of the ship. Various shots as pilot is picked up from lightship and flown off in helicopter. LS From bridge of ship as helicopter flies overhead. CU Small bird sitting on capstan. (f.g....
Video Pilot Vessel COMETA/ Change Pilots Maneuver
published on 28 October 2021
Vehicles Carrier Ship "TOSCA"/ Change Pilots Maneuver #VehiclesCarrierShip #CarCarrierShip #RoRoShip #vehiclescarrier #ZonaComun #RioDeLaPlata #Argentina.- #WalleniusWilhelmsen This video of the Vehicles Carrier Ship "TOSCA", was filmed on board the same Vessel, when the Rio Paraná Pilots embarked on board, coming from the Pilot Vessel "COMETA". The last part of the video was filmed on board the Pilot Vessel "COMETA" and shows the Embarking Maneuver of the Rio de la Plata Pilot and the...
Video Batangas Harbor Pilot on call - From home to work
published on 3 May 2020
Video When a pilot boarding is aborted
published on 27 January 2022
Wind was blowing strong from the NE and the waves were becoming bigger and bigger by the time we reach a new client.
Crew didn't consider the rolling effect about to happen while changing heading in order to give lee when they prepared pilot ladder, so the requested 1.5m above the water was not that good.
I decided to abort and to give the vessel the chance to shorten it. In the next attempt they did it right and I was able to board safe
Video Pilot Boarding Ship In Rough Waves
published on 16 March 2022
Marine pilot boarding ship A marine pilot, also called maritime pilot, harbor pilot, port pilot, ship pilot, or simply pilot, is a mariner who maneuvers ships through dangerous or congested waters, such as harbors or river mouths. They are navigational experts possessing knowledge of the particular waterway, licensed or authorised by a recognised pilotage authority. When a ship needs to enter or leave a harbor, marine pilots are sent aboard via a small pilot boat to safely navigate the...
Video The difference between Gross Tonnage and Net Tonnage
published on 14 July 2020
Using pictures and sketches, this video finally explains the difference between gross tonnage (GRT) and net tonnage (NRT); the ship spaces that are included/excluded in their calculation; and the importance of these terms to ship owners.
Contents of this video will benefit mariners preparing for exams (written and oral examinations).