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First women boat pilot for Mozambique


published on 8 September 2020 276 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Marine Pilot Ana Goetsa".
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by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 8 June 2020

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published on 11 July 2020

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Video Understanding and Preventing Tug & Barge Risks

published on 15 January 2021

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Article Study: increasing competition in ports and the underlying pressure

published on 2 October 2021

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Video The Physics of Golden Ray Capsize - Part 2 Mechanism and Solution

published on 5 June 2021

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Video Virtual Reality Marine Pilot Transfer Training Demo

published on 4 July 2020

Short demonstration highlighting key features of the VR Marine Pilot training simulation LWA Solutions have delivered for the Ports of Auckland.
Editors Note (4th July 2020):
This video shows the fantastic possibilities of virtual reality technology. Wonderful demo by Ports of Auckland. In respect for doing this amazing experiment. If somebody knows more about this or other interesting similar projects please leave a comment below and help us to complete information about virtual reality...

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Article Civitavecchia, the guild of pilots celebrates its 150th anniversary

published on 26 June 2021

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Video Hvide Sande Rescue Team as Pilot Boat

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