Article Safe working with harbour cranes
by American Harbor And Docking Pilots Association - published on 7 November 2019
Article Pilot Boarding and Landing – use of Personal Emergency Radio Devices
by Nick Lee, T&TC Chairman, UK Pilots - published on 4 February 2020
Video Maritime Training: Pilot Ladders: Safe Rigging Procedures
published on 25 February 2020
Pilot transfer operations always involve risk, even when conditions are favorable. Learn the essential safety procedures involved in this operation.
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Video Harbor Pilot Boarding at Norfolk Virginia
published on 3 May 2020
Article Pilot Walter del Río: "I work 24 hours and book the next four days".
published on 19 October 2021
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...
Video How AIS Works - Operation of AIS
published on 30 June 2020
This section should give a short introduction to: Operational aspects of AIS Functions and features Human aspects Key Points The AIS transponder unit. Automatic communication. SOLAS requirements. AIS Information sent by ships. Static information update. MMSI Dynamic information update. Voyage related information update. Checking AIS data. BIIT Display Of AIS data. Recommended AIS symbols. Sleeping target symbol. Activated target symbol. Selected target symbol. Dangerous target...