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Humber Marine Pilots by Correspondent Sarah Corker


published on 10 September 2020 628 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Sarah Corker TV".
For as long as ships have been sailing the seas, there have been maritime pilots to guide them through the most dangerous waterways. But there is a worldwide shortage of seafarers and the industry is struggling to attract young people into the profession. Our Business Correspondent Sarah Corker has been given rare access to film with pilots on the Humber Estuary who work 365 days a year, whatever the weather. And a warning, Sarah’s report may make you feel sea sick.
Humber Estuary, UK
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