Video The historical Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter - Part 1
published on 1 September 2020
Many consider the Bristol Channel pilot cutter to be the finest sailing boat design ever. Fast, seaworthy and beautiful to behold, the pilot cutter is the perfect combination of form and function - a thoroughbred perfectly adapted to a life in one of the Britain's most treacherous stretches of water. Sailor and writer Tom Cunliffe explores the life of the pilots and sails a perfectly restored cutter to find out just what drove these men and their wonderful machines.
Article A journey back in time: films of pilotage from 1940 to 1975 (USA, UK and Germany)
by Frank Diegel - published on 18 May 2020
Video Conventional vs. Automated Mooring Of Cargo Ships
published on 26 January 2021
Video Berthing, Anchoring & other Mooring Operations | Berthing (Part 1)
published on 8 September 2021
Video Pilot "DORE" leaves port of Riga [Feb 28 2021]
published on 9 March 2021
Article NTSB investigation: Higher speed contributes to contact of tow with bridge
published on 14 December 2020
NTSB issued an investigation report on the contact of tow William C with a Rock Island railroad bridge protection cell, on Des Plaines River, in January 2020. The investigation established that high speed prevented the pilot to correct the tow’s position after completing the transit through the previous bridge.
Video Pilot Boarding Arrangement - Pilot Ladder Boarding
published on 23 July 2021
Pilot ladder and boarding arrangements on ships are frequently used to bring marine pilots onboard. It is considered to be one of the most critical operations as any mistakes during the pilot boarding or pilot ladder arrangement may lead to injury or fatality.
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