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,...
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...
Video Documentation 'Marine Pilots' from Port Botany, Sydney (2018)
published on 10 September 2020
Article Five questions for John Redman, Co President at Jacksonville Docking Pilots
published on 26 February 2021
Article A Day in the Life: Angus Macaulay, Pilot at Montrose Port Authority
published on 29 September 2020
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Video Suez Canal Timelapse | Life at Sea on a Container Ship
published on 6 July 2019
Tag along as we journey through Suez Canal into Mediterranean Sea.
The ship is on a 77 days voyage from Asia to East Coast United States in which we've taken the Suez Canal route. By using Suez Canal instead of around cape of Africa, this will save more than 5000 miles of fuel and time.
The time-lapse was taken over 16 hours.