Video

Ship piloting in pandemic times in Santa Marta, Colombia


published on 5 April 2020 305 -

Found on YouTube. Created by Guille Rodriguez on 04/04/2020.
It has been 1 month since the 1st case of coronavirus in the country. All airports were shut down, and mandatory confinement was issued 10 days ago. Nevertheless, Maritime shipping must continue (except for tourist related). The means that us pilots must continue with our duties despite the risks involved with all the ships' crews arriving from different countries. So we need to take all safety measures possible.

This particular maneuver was unberthing a chemical tanker, in loaded condition, the "Maersk Borneo", which is a mid size tanker with a bow thruster and a fixed pitch prop. I used 2 tugs fast on the port side, backed her out of the basin and turned her to port. Captain and crew were very professional.
Santa Marta, Colombia
What's your opinion on this?
Login or register to write comments and join the discussion!
Read more...

Video AIS Personal Emergency Transmitter can be easy fitted into your automatic lifejacket

published on 10 September 2020

Weatherdock demonstrates how easy the AIS MOB easyONE could be fittetd into your given automatic lifejacket and how the emergency transmitter is triggered automatically in case of emergency.

0

Article Request from the American Pilots’ Association to State Pilotage Authorities Regarding Pilot Safety

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 20 February 2020

The American Pilots’ Association has sent a letter to state pilotage authorities across the United States on behalf of approximately 1,200 American ship pilots to improve safety pilot safety following the death of a New York pilot in December.

0

Article Australasian Marine Pilots Institute joins Shipping Australia as a new member

by Shipping Australia Limited - published on 30 September 2021

Shipping Australia is delighted to welcome the Australasian Marine Pilots Institute as our newest corporate associate member

0

Video Rotterdam Pilot

published on 21 November 2020

0

Article Safe working with harbour cranes

by American Harbor And Docking Pilots Association - published on 7 November 2019

To minimize the risk of a vessel allision with a terminal gantry crane, the American Harbor and Docking Pilots Association recommends that all terminal operators with gantry cranes adopt the following Best Practices.

0

Opinion Fathom Safety: "A Guide to Pilot Ladder Securing"

by Frank Diegel - published on 7 October 2020

Fathom Safety was established as a not for profit organisation dedicated to improving maritime pilot transfer safety. Here is a guide to pilot ladder rigging. We hope you like it!

3

Video Female Pilot embarking in Paranagua, Brazil.

published on 22 September 2021

Boarding M/V ETERNAL HAKATA

0

Article More details and an analysis of the Ever Given accident

published on 6 October 2021

For "Der Spiegel", an experienced pilot and ex-captain analysed the accident of the freighter Ever Given, which blocked the Suez Canal for days, on the basis of documents. His conclusion: the captain and pilot made serious mistakes during the passage.

0

Video DJI Mavic 2 Pro - Foyle Leader Pilot Vessel

published on 6 August 2020

July 2020, short clip of Foyle Leader - Foyle Port's pilot vessel and crew in action, heading back to Greencastle after dropping a pilot off on an inbound cargo ship www.nightskyhunter.com

1