Article 7 years have passed since vessel hits pilot tower in the port of Genoa
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 5 August 2020
Article New website online: Port Phillip Sea Pilots
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 23 October 2020
Article A Pilot named Ziggy from Ngqura (Africa)
published on 19 August 2020
Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Port of Ngqura customers can count on experienced piloting services when their vessels are being moved in and out of the port. Ngqura boasts the services of Marine Pilot Ziggy (Siegfried) Duwe (62), who has achieved more than 4,000 ship movements in the last 12 years. He is the first pilot with this accomplishment in Algoa Bay, according to company records.
Video Near miss: VALDIVIA dangerously approached beach in Vlissingen, NL
Article Cargo ship RIMINI collided with lock gate, Kiel Canal
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 19 May 2020
Opinion AIMPA - The need and it´s Ideals
by Capt. Gajanan Karanjikar - Founder President - AIMPA - published on 12 February 2021
Article HamiltonJet unveils Electro-Hybrid Drive (EHX)
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 23 June 2020
HamiltonJet unveiled its new Electro-Hybrid Drive (EHX) system – innovative technology that offers all the advantages of electric drive with the full capabilities of diesel.
This unique system delivers lowers fossil fuel consumption (reduced further when dock charging, as infrastructure allows) combined with the speed, manoeuvrability, efficiency and safety waterjets are renowned for.
Article Request from the American Pilots’ Association to State Pilotage Authorities Regarding Pilot Safety
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 20 February 2020
Video ICS Guide to Helicopter/Ship Operations
The ICS Guide to Helicopter/Ship Operations is the industry standard best practice guide for shipping companies, ships’ crew and helicopter operators. Written for both those in the air and at sea, the Guide helps all those involved in these operations become familiar with the important technical aspects of these complex operations.
This video, produced by ICS and Ocean Technologies Group (https://oceantg.com), highlights the impact of the guide and its contribution to safety on board and in...
Article New app: Pilot´s Tug Assist Tool PTAT - Bollard Pull Calculation for Marine Pilots
by Capt. M. Baykal Yaylai - published on 19 February 2020
Required tug power and number of tugs needed in variable conditions of wind, current and waves isin most cases an assessment made by pilots based on their professional experience. However, assessments will raise questions by lawyers if something goes wrong. They will use tools to calculate what really is needed with respect to tug power and number of tugs. They have furthermore the advantage of time.