Article IMS Bahamas’ Marine Pilots licensed to Greater Bimini Area
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 26 March 2020
Video 24/7 Live Webcam - Kiel Canal at Kiel Lock in Germany | Nord-Ostsee-Kanal Schleuse Kiel
Video Singapore strait accident: Iranian Container Ship MV SHAHRAZ broke into two
Container ship SHAHRAZ and bulk carrier SAMUDRA SAKTI I are reported to run aground in Singapore Strait south of St John Island at around 1900 UTC May 10, close to each other, while proceeding in the same direction, probably trying to avoid collision. As of 0700 UTC May 11, both ships remain in the same positions, coordinates don’t change. SHAHRAZ is en route from Port Klang to Yangshan China, SAMUDRA SAKTI I is en route from Belawan to Bayah, southwest Java.
Article Fewer ships and less pilotage: Kiel Canal suffers from corona crisis like many other waterways
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 26 May 2020
Video Haulover inlet boat Pilot and Jack XSV20 Ride in Storm*/haulover vs Boat
Opinion A Corrected Version on Positioning of Pivot Point
by Capt. Santosha K Naya - published on 18 November 2020
Understanding the fundamentals of the pivot point is highly required for understanding the alteration of the courses. Pivot point is an imaginary point on the vessel which turns on a circular path on the perimeter of vessel’s turning circle when the vessel makes a turn. The knowledge about the position of the pivot point in a manoeuvring situation provides the ship handler with the information on the geometry of motion of the ship.