Article ‘Smart Ports. Piers of the future' brings together six large ports
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 25 November 2019
Video EMMA Extension – Smart fairway digitalization pilot in Saimaa
The smart fairway digitalization pilot is a part of the EMMA Extension project that is funded by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme. This summer, 34 smart buoys were installed in the Saimaa deep fairway, which is Finland’s most important inland waterway for merchant shipping.
Safety is enhanced in particular by the fact that the pilots and VTS can adjust the light output of beacons and the rhythm of lights to support the navigation of vessels in poor visibility and weather conditions....
Article Costa Diadema transits Suez under remote pilotage
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 3 April 2020
On Monday, March 23, 2020, Admiral Osama Rabie announced the successful transit of the Italian passenger ship COSTA DIADEMA in the northbound convoy through the new Suez Canal, coming from the United Arab Emirates heading to Italy. Special measures were applied, as 65 Coronavirus cases were reported on board which required piloting the vessel remotely through pilotage team boarded on two escorting tugs in full coordination with the transit control offices and navigation monitoring stations in a first of its kind scenario in the history of the Suez Canal.
Opinion Comment of Harry Klenner: Harbour pilots and climate change
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 16 June 2020
Comment of Harry Klenner (Presidente de la Asociación Chilena de Prácticos de Puerto): Nowadays, apart from having to take measures to avoid contagion with the Covid-19, port pilots have to consider another factor that has become present on the planet and which, by the way, our country has not been unaware of.
Opinion AIMPA Journal Issue III - October 2020 for download here
by AIMPA - All India Marine Pilots' Association - published on 24 October 2020
Article An Analysis of Pilotage Marine Accidents in Korea (2019)
published on 18 August 2020
Article IMPA is hosting examples of best practice and protocols during Covid-19 times
by IMPA - International Maritime Pilots’ Association - published on 26 March 2020
Article Pilot Boat 12m for sale in Denmark, Pro:Zero 12m DC - Light Pilot
by Marketplace by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 13 March 2020
Video SAMMON Demo Planning FtLauderdale Arrival with comments
This updated video shows how easy it is to develop an arrival plan with the SAMMON Planning Tool. As a sample the arrival from appraoch until the berth to Ft. Lauderdale is used under strong current of 2kn. At the simulator training courses where we used this tool for preparation of a manoeuvring plan during the briefing sessions all nautical officers involved stated afterwards: "Why don't we have this tool on our ships?"