Video

What IS a Pilot?


published on 4 November 2020 642 -

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 Houston Pilotage with Oil Tanker

published on 30 March 2022

Time lapse video showing Houston Pilotage with Oil/Chemical Tanker Ship: Kastav - Oil / Chemical Tanker Area: Houston Camera: Go Pro Hero 3 BE Copyright: The Sea Lad *To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please contact Us* You can find Us on: FB: https://www.facebook.com/thesealad YouTube: https://goo.gl/PcwM6k Google+:https://goo.gl/kHOOO9 Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/thesealad Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheSeaLad1 Seafarers Jobs: http://jobatseas.blogspot....

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Article Port of Oakland welcomes biggest ship ever this week

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 19 April 2020

Coronavirus may be hampering global trade but it hasn't broken the supply chain at the Port of Oakland. The latest evidence: the largest ship ever to call in Oakland arrives this week. The container vessel MSC Anna is scheduled to berth at the Port April 16.

The ship will tie up at Oakland International Container Terminal on the Oakland Estuary. The Port said that the 1,312-foot-long vessel is on special assignment from Geneva-based shipping line MSC. It’s collecting a backlog of empty containers in Southern California before arriving in Oakland. It’s scheduled to spend 24 hours here discharging import containers and loading exports.

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Article Annual Digest 2020 published by CHIRP Maritime

published on 31 March 2021

CHIRP Maritime has published the 2020 Annual Digest. The Digest contains all articles that were published in the quarterly editions of their FEEDBACK magazine.

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Article The Road Towards Autonomous Ship Handling with Tugs

by Captain Henk Hensen (Marine Consultant) - published on 5 November 2019

Currently, several means of transport are undergoing an accelerated development towards automation and automated movements. This development will also impact future ship handling with tugs. A glimpse into the future of tug boat operation.

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Opinion Why do we see so many unapproved and low-quality pilot ladders?

by Frank Diegel - published on 4 September 2020

Statement von Joris J. Stuip, Senior Vice President PTR Holland and a comment by Frank Diegel, CEO & Founder of Marine-Pilots.com

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Video Cagliarie Ferry Pilot Transfer

published on 6 June 2023

Dangerours work as pilot tries to transfer from pilot boat to Cagliarie to Civitavecchia, Italy in May 2023 in moderately rought seas.

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Article Port Of Cromarty Firth Marine Support Manager ‘Honoured’ To Join UK Harbour Masters’ Association’s National Council

published on 3 September 2021

Graham Grant, the Port of Cromarty Firth’s Marine Support Manager, has been appointed to the National Council of the UK Harbour Masters’ Association (UKHMA).

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Article NTSB Report: Fatal accident under pilotage in Galveston, Texas (Jan 2020)

by NTSB National Transportation Safety Board - published on 5 November 2021

The National Transportation Safety Board issued Marine Accident Brief 21/21 Thursday for its investigation​ of the Jan. 14, 2020, fatal collision of the tanker Bow Fortune and commercial fishing vessel Pappy’s Pride near Galveston, Texas.

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