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Role Of Harbour Pilot - At Sydney Port


published on 4 July 2019 779

Pilots are expert ship handlers who possess detailed knowledge of local waterways. They are transported by high speed "Pilot Boat" or helicopter from shore to an inbound ship and from an outbound ship back ashore. Most ports have compulsory pilotage.
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Opinion What you can´t see still hurt you

published on 13 December 2020

This article was originally published on Baird Maritime (link below)
When a pilot is berthing a ship with the aid of tugs, it sometimes happens that the ship lands heavily and suffers minor damage. More commonly in my experience, it also happens that the crew discover a large dent for which they cannot account ...

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Article Harbour Master Naresh Sewnath navigates his way to success

published on 13 October 2020

Two decades ago, candidates were selected for TNPA's accelerated training programme in Rotterdam, which aimed to train a new generation of ship pilots, managers and other maritime professionals.

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Florida Harbor Pilots - Who We Are

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Video USCG Surf Training

USCG Station Yaquina Bay in Newport, OR
Surf Training from 12/19-1/20

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Article Overview of documents concerning the COVID-19 pandemic by EMPA

published on 11 November 2020

The European Maritime Pilots' Association (EMPA) has compiled a very good overview of current (and also country-specific) documents concerning the COVID-19 pandemic on its website. This page is updated regularly.

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