Article Dissertation: Reducing the subjective impact in maritime simulator assessment (2020)
published on 14 October 2021
Article Tanger Med establishs 3D nautical simulation and expertise center
published on 24 November 2020
Article Finnish-Singaporean Maritime Innovation camp explored new ideas from the contrast between pilotage operations of both countries
published on 20 January 2023
In December 2022, a week-long innovation camp was organized in Turku Finland, in which 16 students from the University of Turku, Novia University of Applied Sciences and five different universities in Singapore participated. Pilotage operators Finnpilot from Finland and PSA Marine from Singapore acted as industry partners.
Video Retired Houston channelpilot Lou Vest: "My Maritime Story"
published on 3 November 2020
Video Presentation of manned ship models at Port Revel Shiphandling Training Centre
published on 24 October 2019
Port Revel is used for shiphandling training of maritime pilots, masters and officers on a 5 ha lake with 11 manned model ships representing 20 vessels, and 4 tugs at scale 1:25 and DGPS tracking system. Instructors are former maritime pilots.
Training on the scale models provides experience that could never be gained on real ships for the simple reason that neither ship-owners nor local authorities would allow such risks to be taken. Scale models allow the shiphandler to make mistakes....
Opinion Human behaviour: the final frontier in efficiency and operational performance management
by Melvin Mathews - published on 23 November 2020
Video Suez Canal blocked: Strong wind or human error?
published on 28 March 2021
The operators of Egypt's Suez Canal say technical or human error could have caused a huge container ship to run aground. Engineers are working round the clock to refloat the Ever Given. The vessel has been blocking one of the world's busiest shipping lanes for the last five days. The chairman of the canal authority hopes a dredging operation will free the ship in the next few days.