Article A contempt for pilot safety and total disregard for the contents of the SOLAS Convention.
by Captain Kevin Vallance MNI - published on 4 October 2019
Article Origins of the IMPA pilot mark
by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published on 24 October 2019
There are many things in both our everyday and professional lives which we take for granted and never question the origins of, an example of this might be the IMPA recommended ‘pilot mark or pilot line’, which is sometimes seen on the side of vessels indicating where a vessels freeboard exceeds 9 metres.
Video LifeSava: Remotely Operated Rescue Vessel Demonstration
published on 30 June 2021
Check out the first video demonstration of the capabilities of our new LifeSava marine rescue vehicle! - Made in Australia! - Remotely-Operated - Fully self-righting and water-tight, making it un-sinkable! - Enough power to tow a person Check out more: http://maritimerobotics.com.au/lifesava Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAfHzHxBVVnc6kfQCDMytlQ?sub_confirmation=1
Video How an AIS MOB Personal Emergency Transmitter works
published on 10 September 2020
Within seconds after the AIS MOB personal locator beacon easyONE-DSC is submerged into the water, the unit activates automatically and starts trasnmitting AIS and DSC alerts into vicinity of up to 7 nauticval miles.
You can also see the bright and strong red LED flare flashing which increases visibility of the victim in darkness drastically.
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Video Yellow Magnet with Sling to secure Pilot Ladder
published on 8 January 2020
Video Live test of 275 N lifejacket in combination with a backpack.
published on 30 September 2021
Video Wärtsilä Pilot Pro real life use case
published on 3 February 2021
See the real footage filmed by one of our users. Please like and share your opinion in the comments.
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Video Dangerous disembarking. Very unprofessional actions.
published on 28 July 2021
Article Can you trust your GNSS data?
published on 5 May 2021
Knowing where the ship is and where to sail next is the main task of navigating a ship and is commonly supported by using Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS). But what happens if the GNSS gets intentionally disturbed? GNSS interference can lead to GNSS outages, causes major disruptions to the shipping industry impacting safe navigation, leading to delayed shipping routes, misunderstandings and even collisions.