Article IMS Bahamas’ Marine Pilots licensed to Greater Bimini Area
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 26 March 2020
Video Frontal collision between two vessels on Welland Canal yesterday (Canada)
An investigation is underway following a collision between "Florence Spirit" and "Alanis" in the Welland Canal. The incident occurred around 4 p.m. Saturday near Port Robinson when the dry bulk cargo ship "Alanis", which was carrying windmill parts to Duluth, Minnesota, collided during a passing maneuver with the "Florence Spirit", which was carrying coal on its way to Quebec. Editors Note: According to the "Welland Tribune", the Florence Spirit was heading down the canal while the MV...
Article Because of Corona Embargo? Navy boat rams German cruise liner off Venezuela - and sinks
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 3 April 2020
Article Trusteddocks: Bottleneck at Shipyards and Resulting Price Increases Ahead
by trusteddocks.com GmbH - published on 30 June 2020
Article New Website PilotladderSafety.com
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 30 June 2020
Article Marine pilot Devan Pulliah (TNPA) reminisces on his journey
published on 15 October 2020
Video Helicoptertransfer from Pilot Station Vessel PROCYON
Video Wind Impact on Ships Turning Motion
This video complements the earlier demonstration of wind effect on straight track and shows now wind effect on turning circles. It can be seen that during a turn under strong wind the ship reduces turning when it comes close to equilibrium on straight track - if the Wind-to-ship speed ratio is big enough then the ship even goes straight instead of turning. This is shown for three samples for Head, Stern wind and Beam wind. The turning can be increased if the ratio of Wind speed-to-ship...