Video

What IS a Pilot?


published on 4 November 2020 629 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Houston Maritime Education Center and Museum".
What exactly is a ship channel pilot? 30-year pilot Lou Vest tells us the ins and outs of what a ship channel pilot does, why they're important, and how to become one (if you're lucky!).

https://houstonmaritime.org
Houston, USA
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Video How A Pilot Boards A Ship

published on 27 September 2020

Watch and learn how a pilot boards a container ship before entering port.
In this video, a container ship bound for Houston, Texas is boarded by a Houston Pilot before entering the Houston Ship Channel.
#maritime #HoustonPilots #houstonshipchannel

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Video Retired Houston channelpilot Lou Vest: "My Maritime Story"

published on 3 November 2020

Ships don't exactly have brakes. Lou Vest, a retired Houston ship channel pilot tells us about a close encounter between a ship and a barge.
https://houstonmaritime.org

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Video SAMMON Intro Ships Manoeuvring Predictions

published on 11 July 2020

SAMMON Introduction into Ships Manoeuvring Prediction
- newly made Video to display the principles of SAMMON

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Article Update: Guidance to ships for safe Rigging of Pilot Ladders (1st May)

by AIMPA - All India Marine Pilots' Association - published on 1 May 2021

Version from 1st May 2021: Ships that require the services of a pilot need to ensure that the Pilot Transfer Arrangements (PTA) they provide are in compliance with the requirements prescribed under SOLAS V/23 and IMO Resolution A.1045(27) [as amended by IMO Resolution A.1108(29)].

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Video Operating an STS Gantry Crane (Joystick Cam): Loading a vessel in the Port of Antwerp

published on 17 November 2020

This cabinview video shows how to control a STS crane, there will follow a video were I show you all the buttons and joystick controls. Lot of people request these video's. This shows how to operate en ship to shore crane with a joystick camera! (DUAL CAM) Make sure you LIKE and SHARE this video is you want more video's like this! Hope you enjoy! Feel free to comment & subscribe! SUB LINK: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqoYj7ua7HwHvjjjyv3VyXA?sub_confirmation=1

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Article Combinations Ladders: "1,000 combinations around" (by Arie Palmers)

by Arie Palmers, Netherlands - published on 13 July 2020

Before you, you see my third article on pilot boarding arrangements. After my two previous articles
(‘1000 ways to secure a pilot ladder’ and ‘1000 ladders around’, I have received a lot of feedback and
also questions to get deeper into the matter of combinations and embarkation platforms.

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Video Pilot's Diary Frank 1 3

published on 5 February 2021

A maritime pilot tells us about why he loves switching ships in midstream.

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Opinion Pilotage And The 6 Deadly "I's"

by Capt. Gary Clay (UK) - published on 3 September 2020

Impatience is triggered when we have a set goal (for example berthing a vessel) but realise it's going to cost us more than we thought to reach it (the vessel is only making 6 knots against the tide and is taking much longer than predicted).

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