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Jersey: Pierre Chays, Harbour Pilot and Marine Safety Manager


published on 27 May 2020 264 -

In the second of our series focusing on ‘Our people at ports’, we catch up with Pierre Chays, our Marine Safety Manager and Pilot who gives us a behind the scenes look at what our Harbours Team is doing during these difficult times in supporting the movement of essential freight services in and out of the Island. For him, it is very much ‘business as usual’ – and outside of his working hours he’s getting used to having another baby around the house.
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Video Riding with the Savannah Pilots

published on 25 October 2020

Over the course of 4 days this August, I was afforded the opportunity and privilege of riding with the Savannah Bar Pilots for an article I was writing for a major maritime magazine. The pilots are given the responsibility of boarding a vessel in the Atlantic Ocean and safely navigating the vessel up the Tybee Road 9 (a name for the shipping lane that leads into the Savannah River), into the Savannah River, and into the Port of Savannah. The same is done in reverse when a ship is outbound...

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Video M/T TOWER BRIDGE inbound to Europoort

published on 20 July 2020

The 186 m long M/T TOWER BRIDGE is inbound to Oil harbour 4, Shell 101 berth. We were assisted by two Boluda tugs, REBEL and HUDSON and the Rotterdam Boatmen.

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Opinion Maritime Pilotage - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

by André Gaillard - published on 17 February 2021

In this article Marine Pilot André Gaillard gives us his vision of the maritime pilotage profession of yesterday, today and tomorrow.

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Video Pilot "rides" aboard on ladder elevator. Footage from 1966

published on 22 December 2021

Editors note: There was a reason why this idea of a kind of ladder-elevator did not become accepted!

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Article NZ Taic releases Report on 2018 Bulker grounding in Bluff Harbour

by Baird Maritime - published on 16 October 2021

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission of New Zealand (TAIC) has released its report on the incident involving the grounding of a foreign-flagged cargo vessel at Bluff Harbour on November 28, 2018.

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Article MAN Engines captures UK pilot boat market

published on 21 May 2021

MAN Engines is equipping nine pilot boats from the shipyard Goodchild Marine Services Ltd. in Norfolk, Great Britain, with in-line six-cylinder engines. This is the engine manufacturer's first entry into the British pilot boat segment.

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Article Pilot transfer arrangements by AMSA

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 18 November 2019

This notice reminds shipowners, operators, masters, crews, recognised organisations, marine pilots and pilotage providers of the obligation to provide safe pilot transfer arrangements.

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Video What happens during a snapback event?

published on 18 February 2022

Case Study Video:
BHP - a global mining company and port owner – asked us to develop a test set-up to see what happens during a snapback event and evaluate their safety protection fence. The test data helped in the development of a safer protection fence and gave real insight into snapback behaviour.
Collaboration with BHP, Geobrugg and Wilhelmsen.

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Opinion AIMPA Journal Issue III - October 2020 for download here

by AIMPA - All India Marine Pilots' Association - published on 24 October 2020

The All India Maritime Pilots' Association has released its new journal for October.

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Article Danish Butter Cookies...

by Marine Pilot Luis Vale, Portugal - published on 17 July 2019

Why “Danish Butter Cookies” are a part of the standard navigational equipment…

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