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The difference between Gross Tonnage and Net Tonnage


published on 14 July 2020 293 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Steering Mariners".
Using pictures and sketches, this video finally explains the difference between gross tonnage (GRT) and net tonnage (NRT); the ship spaces that are included/excluded in their calculation; and the importance of these terms to ship owners.

Contents of this video will benefit mariners preparing for exams (written and oral examinations).
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Video American P&I Club Video: "Safe Boarding – Three Keys" by Danielle Centeno

published on 3 June 2020

The American P&I Club’s Loss Prevention team is dedicated to protecting the most valuable resource the maritime industry has – the human resource! Earlier this year, the Club hosted local Members, pilots, and industry experts in New York City for a round table discussion entitled “Safe Boarding of Vessels”. Participants discussed boarding procedures and boarding equipment on various types of vessels and solutions for reducing the risk of slips, trips and falls.
In this video, Danielle...

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Video SAMMON Demo Planning FtLauderdale Arrival with comments

published on 20 January 2021

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Video SWATH Technology by Abeking & Rasmussen

published on 17 December 2019

SWATH@A&R – AN IDEA ON THE RISE
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For thousands of years ships have been firmly anchored in human identity. They have benefited and advanced the human kind in countless ways. And yet all along this amazing journey seafarers have been plagued by seasickness, an incessant and relentless nausea caused by the ship’s rolling and rocking. Many experts have tried to find the remedy for the persistent ailment, but always with moderate success.
That is,...

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Video Introduction to Pilotage

published on 6 January 2021

Pilotage is being able to navigate safely into and out of a harbour/anchorage/port knowing where you are at all times, where your hazards are and a safe route in/out. This is particularly useful if you are heading into somewhere new or a challenging/busy area – or both!

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Video AIMPA’s Webinar on “Reconceptualising Indian Maritime Pilotage on 24th Oct 2020

published on 28 January 2021

The need to hold such a webinar was felt from the interaction over several months of AIMPA members through its President, Capt. Gajanan Karanjikar, with Capt Simon Meyjes and Capt.Ravi Nijjer - both instrumental in the thorough upgrade of pilotage operations Safety management systems in parts of Australia. From these interactions, AIMPA has come to the firm conclusion that a thorough upgrade of maritime pilotage management systems in India is necessary. Holding a webinar would be a good...

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Video HDPE pilot boat

published on 15 July 2020

If you need a reliable and safe workboat to operate in the most demanding conditions, you could consider this!
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Video Sabine Pilots move into new headquarters in Port Arthur

published on 14 May 2021

The Sabine Pilots who help ships navigate their way up and down our waterways officially have a new place to call home.

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Article The World’s Largest Container Vessel “HMM ALGECIRAS” Transits the Suez Canal

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 2 June 2020

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published on 23 May 2020

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Article Ship enters closed gate of the Holtenau lock in Kiel Canal

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 29 August 2020

According to various reports, the motor vessel "Else" damaged the gate of the Kiel-Holtenau lock at 5:00 a.m. on 29 August when it entered the closed gate without a pilot.

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