Article HMM Algeciras - The world's largest Containervessel (24,000 TEU) today
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 29 April 2020
Article Is the 26,000 TEU container vessel coming now?
by Frank Diegel - published on 12 January 2020
The last month Jan Tiedemann from Alphaliner (BRS) in Hamburg has reported, that DNV GL has awarded Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding (group) Co., Ltd. an approval in principle for the design of an LNG-powered 25,000 TEU container vessel. Based upon the reported vessel dimensions, he reckons that the ship could actually have a capacity closer to 26,000 TEU.
Opinion Example of a Passage Plan used by Portsmouth Pilots, UK
by Tim Cummins, Portsmouth, UK - published on 10 February 2021
Opinion Fathom Safety: "A Guide to Pilot Ladder Securing"
by Frank Diegel - published on 7 October 2020
Article Harwich Haven Authority applies for extension of pilotage area
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 17 September 2020
Following a review Harwich Haven Authority (the Authority), in its role as a Competent Harbour Authority (CHA), has applied to the Department for Transport (the Department) to extend its existing area of voluntary pilotage to include the western most areas of Hamford Water and Oakley Creek in the area known as the Walton Backwaters.
Article ABP Southampton puts pressure on non-compliant 'trap door' Arrangements
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 22 April 2020
Opinion AIMPA Journal Issue III - October 2020 for download here
by AIMPA - All India Marine Pilots' Association - published on 24 October 2020
Video Watch our weekend video to relax: "Boat Stories - The Bideford Pilot"
The Bideford Pilot with Roger Hoad & the crew of Two Rivers II A short film about the Bideford Pilot. Part of the Boat Stories North Devon series. Note the calm and skilful team work as the pilot boat crew head out night and day, winter and summer over the notorious Bideford bar to meet big ships out at sea, get the pilot on board and escort the ships safely up river into Bideford, Appledore or Yelland harbour. Filmed & edited by Matt Biggs - Artaura Productions. Music composed & produced...