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Role Of Harbour Pilot - At Sydney Port


published on 4 July 2019 915 -

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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Video On the frontline: working at sea amid the COVID-19 crisis

published on 8 February 2021

When the world locked down, Australia’s marine pilots continued bringing ships safely into the nation’s ports to deliver the goods we depend on. Around 6,000 ships visit the ports of NSW each year and meeting them at sea to help them navigate into our ports and harbours are Port Authority’s marine pilots and cutter vessel crews. ••• Port Authority of New South Wales manages the navigation, security and operational safety needs of commercial shipping in Sydney Harbour, Port Botany,...

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Video VTS in New South Wales: Air Traffic Control of the Sea

published on 30 June 2021

Every airport needs its air traffic control but what about the ships in our seaports? Here’s how Port Authority’s VTS teams keep watch 24/7 to keep shipping safe in New South Wales, Australia. ••• Port Authority of New South Wales manages the navigation, security and operational safety needs of commercial shipping in Sydney Harbour, Port Botany, Newcastle Harbour, Port Kembla, Eden and Yamba. With over 6,000 visits from trade and cruise vessels each year, the ports of New South Wales...

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Video Marine Pilots at Port Authority of New South Wales, Australia

by Port Authority New South Wales - published on 8 September 2022

"Keeping the ports of NSW open to the world" - Watch how the teams at Port Authority of New South Wales work on the water 24/7 to keep our ports safe, secure and open to the world.

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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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Video Podcast: Reshma Nilofer, Maritime Pilot, Kolkata Port Trust, India

published on 16 January 2021

Welcome to the 154th episode of the Shipping Podcast with Reshma Nilofer, the first female maritime Pilot in India and one of few in the world. Reshma takes us on a journey on how to reach your dream goals. She is a powerful woman and a role model to many.
Reshma Nilofer was the first female maritime river pilot, and the current Indian President awarded her with the "Woman Power Award" in 2018. The Woman Power Award is an annual award given by the Ministry of Women and Child Development...

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Article MARS-Report: Paltry PPU position predictor

by The Nautical Insitute - published on 18 August 2023

To monitor the vessel’s progress, the pilot had set up his portable pilotage unit (PPU). He had connected the rate-of-turn generator to the vessel’s pilot plug and had set a variable range marker on the radar with a radius of 0.5 nm.

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Video I have suffered a fatal accident and survived. India's only female Maritime Pilot | Reshma Nilofer

published on 1 February 2023

Today CE Praneet Mehta sir and The only Indian maritime Pilot and The Nari Shakti Puraskar achiever Reshma Nilofer ma'am are going to discuss her journey and experiences, failures, and point of view with you. Reshma Nilofer Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamreshmanilofer/?hl=en Reshma Nilofer Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reshma-nilofer-mni-75a1ba120/?originalSubdomain=in 00:00- Start 01:19- Introduction of Reshma Nilofer ma'am 03:22- How did she come to know about Merchant...

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Video Praticagem faz teste no canal dragado de Vitória

published on 25 May 2020

Primeiro teste da nova profundidade do canal de Vitória (ES). Os práticos Evandro Oliveira Daquino e Rafael Amorim Sobreira realizaram a manobra de saída de navio com 11 metros de calado. Ambos participaram do estudo prévio realizado no Tanque de Provas Numérico da USP. O prático Fabio Andrade Batista dos Santos também esteve presente na faina, sem ônus, como avaliador. Ele fez todos os registros da manobra, como a menor profundidade medida ao longo do canal etc.

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Video Marine Pilot falls in Water During Embarkation

published on 4 July 2019

We do not put videos of accidents on our website out of voyeurism. We would like to point out that the work of a pilot is always dangerous, especially when embarking and disembarking!
These incidents should be a warning. It can hit anyone out of carelessness.
Dear pilots, please always be mindful and always think of your safety!

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Video Yellow Magnet with Sling to secure Pilot Ladder

published on 8 January 2020

Yellow Magnet with Sling to secure Pilot Ladder

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