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SeaSafe - Marine pilot falling off a ships ladder with his integrated life jacket coat


published on 4 July 2019 714 -

SeaSafe - Marine pilot falling off a ships ladder with his integrated life jacket coat
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Article Pilot Boarding and Landing – use of Personal Emergency Radio Devices

by Nick Lee, T&TC Chairman, UK Pilots - published on 4 February 2020

Personal Locator Beacons (PLB) and other individual MOB devices have been available for some years now and have evolved to incorporate a variety of different alerting methods and combinations. However, usage of these additional enhancements within UK Pilotage is still in its infancy.

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Opinion Five questions for Douglas Vincett, Industrial & Technical Sales at Spinlock

published on 9 December 2020

In our new new section “Five questions for ..." Marine-Pilots.com introduces pilots and other market players to our readers in short interviews.

Today we have talked to Douglas Vincett, Industrial & Technical Sales at Spinlock.

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Video "Rope Ladders" by PTR Holland

published on 17 December 2019

"Rope Ladders" by PTR Holland

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Video Pilot Boat - Departure from Adelaide, Australia

published on 6 April 2021

Лоцманский катер, выход из Аделаиды, Австралия

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Opinion A deliberately sabotaged Pilot Ladder

by Arie Palmers - published on 16 March 2022

A court sentenced a captain to a total of 30 months imprisonment: It had been proven beyond doubt that the side ropes had been manipulated to make a ship inspection more difficult or to prevent it.

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Video Maritime pilot disembark Queen Mary 2

published on 19 August 2022

Watch the Maritime pilot disembark Ocean Liner, Queen Mary 2

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Article Results online survey into the securing methods of pilot ladders

by Herman Broers - published on 5 March 2021

It has been shown that a majority (51%) of pilot ladders is secured by means of D-shackles, when secured at intermediate length. Previous research (Evans, 2020) has proven that this method has only about 50% of the strength of the pilot ladder when secured at full length (“double ended ladder”), or by means of the “endless-sling” method.

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Video Pilot disembarking M/V Sea Hope, San Francisco

published on 11 October 2021

Please do not wear a backpack that prevents the lifejacket from inflating! There are only a few Life Jackets that inflate correctly even with a backpack. Think of your safety! Often you are your own worst enemy...

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Opinion The feel of the ship: The essence of Piloting

by Captain Ricardo Caballero "Themaritimepilot" - published on 3 June 2020

When I was a deck officer back in the early nineties I worked on a ship that used to load grain at different ports along the Mississippi river. The name of the ship was Golden Hope, a 600 feet long dry bulk carrier with a 95 feet in beam. An average size vessel for those days' standards.

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