Article Who is a Marine Pilot? Comment by Reshma Nilofer Naha
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 16 September 2019
Opinion New book on Ship manoeuvring techniques: "Theory and Practices of Marine Pilotage" by Capt. Santosha K Nayak
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 18 June 2020
This book investigates the science behind each component of manoeuvring a ship in confined waters, especially in port limits and the art to master it. Based on practical observations and analysis of each major and minor aspect of the manoeuvring of different types of vessels in different types of situations, this book put all relevant knowledge together for the reference of all concerned with pilotage and ship handling.
Opinion Example of a Passage Plan used by Portsmouth Pilots, UK
by Tim Cummins, Portsmouth, UK - published on 10 February 2021
Video How Biggest Ship Crosses STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR in bad weather | Navigation Bridge Of Ship |
This video includes how we transit STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR on the biggest ship in the world (EMMA MAERSK)
I have included some bridge procedures we are required to carry out PRE-ARRIVAL and how MASTER-PILOT exchange is carried out .
For aspiring sailors , do watch the whole video as you will learn how life at sea works , the challenges we face and the pros and cons of merchant navy .
I conduct Q&A session on my Instagram account, so don't forget to follow me there too
Video Port Everglades Pilots Crane Arrival
On November 17th 2020 Port Everglades Pilot Mark Ruppert brought the ship Zhen Hua 25 into Port Everglades. The ship was loaded with 3 huge gantry cranes, a crucial part of the port expansion project.
Found on YouTube. Filmed and produced by Captain Carl Mahler
Editor's note: Great video but where is the life jacket? 1:36
Video Watch our weekend video to relax: "Boat Stories - The Bideford Pilot"
The Bideford Pilot with Roger Hoad & the crew of Two Rivers II A short film about the Bideford Pilot. Part of the Boat Stories North Devon series. Note the calm and skilful team work as the pilot boat crew head out night and day, winter and summer over the notorious Bideford bar to meet big ships out at sea, get the pilot on board and escort the ships safely up river into Bideford, Appledore or Yelland harbour. Filmed & edited by Matt Biggs - Artaura Productions. Music composed & produced...
Article The use of helmets... or “Why Do Pilots Not Wear Helmets?”
by Marine Pilot Luis Vale, Portugal - published on 20 August 2019
Video Cargo ship ONE Apus loses more than 1,800 containers in Pacific storm
The Japanese-flagged container ship ONE Apus has lost 1,816 cargo carriers after it was caught up in a violent storm in the Pacific on November 30, 2020. The vessel arrived December 8 in the Japanese port of Kobe, where shipowners and managers said a full safety inspection would be carried out. The incident is described as the second biggest cargo loss in shipping history.