Article Port of Townsville to expand pilot boat fleet
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 24 January 2020
The Port of Townsville, northern Australia’s largest multi-cargo port, is expanding its fleet of pilot boats to four.
The Port has awarded Hart Marine a $3 million contract to build a 17.3m ORC vessel that is due for delivery later in 2020. The new high-tech vessel will be slightly longer but have the same design features as the PV Osprey which was delivered by Hart Marine in late 2017.
Video 18 meter pilot boat built by Hart Marine, with ZF Marine Transmission
Video Safe Oceans Pilot 21 - New Design Pilot Boat
Read the review at http://www.boatpromote.com.au/safe-oceans-pilot-21/
The design of the Safe Oceans 21 tackles the fundamental needs of operational ease, comfort and efficiency with such modest agility, it opens the door for this all-weather design to bring fuel-saving comfort to a multitude of commercial applications.
Article Sanmar signs US$33.46 million contracts with Pakistan port authority
published on 1 April 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.
Video Pilot Boat PERSEUS, Rotterdam. SWATH technology by Abeking & Rasmussen
Perseus pilot boat catamaran, Port of Rotterdam IMO number 9367114 MMSI 246390000 Name of the ship PERSEUS Former names PKLL2 EAZ (2017, Netherlands) PERSEUS (2013, Netherlands) PEQ (2013, Netherlands) ZAGD A (2012, Netherlands) Vessel type Pilot boat Operating status Active Flag Netherlands Gross tonnage 228 tons Deadweight 14 tons Length 25 m Breadth 13 m Year of build 2006 Builder ABEKING & RASMUSSEN - LEMWERDER, GERMANY Classification society GERMANISCHER LLOYD Description PERSEUS is a...
Article Los Angeles Pilot Service Commissions Two New Pilot Boats
published on 15 October 2020
The Los Angeles Pilot Service ordered two customized 56′ Camarc Design pilot boats (P/B) built by Vigor Industrial at their Vancouver, WA facility, located on the northern side of the Columbia River. The LA Pilot Service took delivery of the P/B Angels Pilot and Angels Navigator at Vigor’s shipyard on Swan Island in Portland, Oregon in early October.
Video How not to climb down a Pilot Ladder
The video was found on some social media channels in June 2020. When so many elementary mistakes are made and so many risks are taken, this is exactly what can happen! It's a demonstrative example of an unprofessional action: 1) Where is the life jacket? 2) No backpack on the shoulders. Use a rope to have the backpack lifted by the deck crew. 3) Where is the rest of the crew (on vessel / on the small boat) for safe assistance? What other mistakes have you discovered? We do not put videos...