Video Tug in Iceland picks up pilot from cruise ship
published on 28 December 2020
The tugboat "Magni" in Reykjavik (Iceland) use as pilot boat to pick up the pilot from the cruise ship "FTI Berlin". "Magni" was built by Damen shipyards in Gorinchem (Netherlands). The tug is a Dana stan tug 2208 operated by Reykjavicurhofn (IMO: 9339727). Under the flag of Iceland. A tugboat (tug) is a boat that maneuvers vessels by pushing or towing them. Tugs move vessels that either should not move themselves, such as ships in a crowded harbor or a narrow canal, or those that cannot...
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Video Time Lapse: Pilotage of the VLCC Pisces Star, Port of Rotterdam.
published on 4 July 2019
Time Lapse Video:The deep draught VLCC PISCES STAR is approaching the Port of Rotterdam, after navigating through the Eurogeul and Maasgeul deep water channels in the Southern North Sea. The VLCC is proceeding in Calandkanaal channel to her berth in the Petroleumharbour No. 5.
Before coming alongside the VLCC is stopped and swung in the channel. Four harbour tugs are made fast to assist the manoeuvring vessel. Mooringboats bring the VLCC's steel mooring wires ashore when she is coming...
Article Gladding-Hearn Delivers Sixth High-Speed Launch to Delta Pilots
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 15 July 2020
Delta Launch Services, the operating company for the Associated Branch pilots on the SW Pass of the Mississippi, has taken delivery of a new pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. This is the sixth St. John’s Class launch built for the Delta pilots by the Somerset, Mass. shipyard.