Opinion Time to drop the pilot? [The wet Detective]
by Mike Wall, Baird Maritime - published on 11 December 2020
Video Nakilat MEGI LNG carrier transits Panama Canal
Nakilat’s newbuild MEGI LNG carrier Global Energy loaded a full cargo of LNG and transited the Panama Canal for the first time in late-2020. Chartered by Cheniere Marketing International, the 173,400cbm vessel is commercially and technically managed by Nakilat. Built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), 'Global Energy' is the first of four LNG carrier newbuilds to be delivered to Global Shipping Co. Ltd., a joint venture of Nakilat and Maran Ventures Inc. (Maran Ventures).
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.
Video Aberdeen Harbour - Meet Finn Froekjaer-Jensen, Pilot
Article TRIEADRIEAME: Innovative Dutch design of tri-hull or Trimonoran
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 12 May 2020
Article New Website PilotladderSafety.com
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 30 June 2020
Article Accident and injury while disembarking in bad weather
by Frank Diegel - published on 22 August 2020
Video Successful overtaking of another ship in a canal - Port Revel Shiphandling
Manoeuvring large ships at close quarters and on shallow water is one of the most difficult aspects of shiphandling because of the complex hydraulic interactions depending on the ships' speeds, on the water depth and on lateral restrictions like in canals. Training is conducted both on meeting and on overtaking ships in shallow waters. This video shows how overtaking in a canal should be conducted: come in close to the stern and then move away from the bow that will be sucked towards your...