Video Aberdeen Harbour - Meet Finn Froekjaer-Jensen, Pilot
Article NAUTITEC (Germany) as new partner of Marine-Pilots.com
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 8 October 2020
Article Hamburg Port Services is a new partner of Marine‑Pilots.com
published on 13 November 2020
Article Webinar - Port & Pilot supplied ECDIS routes and passage plans
published on 29 January 2021
The Australasian Marine Pilots Institute is presenting a webinar via Zoom about ports providing ECDIS routes and passage plans to ships as part of the pre-arrival process.
It will take place on Thursday 11 February 2021 at 19:00 AEDT (08:00 UTC) and is free for AMPI/IMPA/UKMPA/NZMPA members. Non-members are also welcome to attend.
Article New Website PilotladderSafety.com
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 30 June 2020
Video Very descriptive: Piston Effect when entering lock.
Two new locks were introduced in 2009 for training in the new Panama lock conditions with or without tug(s). This video shows the famous "piston effect" when entering the lock at an impressive speed of 10 knots with a high blockage factor.
Port Revel provides shiphandling training using manned models for maritime pilots, masters and officers: http://www.portrevel.com
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.