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What IS a Pilot?


published on 4 November 2020 628

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

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"

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 Ocean Technology Speakers Series: Navsim Technology Inc

OCEAN TECHNOLOGY SPEAKERS SERIES: NAVSIM TECHNOLOGY INC

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Opinion Book review: Practical Ship Handling, Fourth Edition, by Malcolm C. Armstrong

by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published on 5 June 2020

Some ship handlers today use electronic instruments from start to finish and these ships usually have powerful engines and thrusters and an almost unlimited number of personnel on the bridge.

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Video Explosions and major fire on oil tanker MT. JAG LEELA at Belawan, Indonesia.

Explosions and major fire on Aframax crude oil tanker MT. JAG LEELA at Belawan, Indonesia. 10 May 3020

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Article Colombo Dockyard delivers two pilot launches built for Sri Lanka Ports Authority

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 30 December 2019

Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) at a ceremony held on Monday delivered two Pilot Launches as per an Agreement signed with Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) on 1st February 2019.

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Video Vehicles Carrier Ship JASPER ARROW/Pilot Vessel CATAMARÁN ANTARES

Vehicles Carrier Ship "JASPER ARROW" / Pilot Vessel "CATAMARÁN ANTARES" #ZonaComún #RioDeLaPlata - Maneuvering of Embarking #RioDeLaPlataPilots and Disembarking #RioParanáPilot #Prácticos.- This video was filmed on board Pilot Vessel "CATAMARÁN ANTARES" and shows the moments when the Pilot Vessel was proceeding to the #BoardingStation Zona Común - Rio de la Plata, to the vessel "JASPER ARROW", to start with the Maneuvering of Embarking and Disembarking #Pilots .- Special appreciation to...

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Video Video Interview with Capt Karanjikar, Founder President AIMPA

All India Marine Pilot Association has been formed by a Group of Mariners who care for "safety and security" of the Marine Pilots. Although a lot of our Indian seafarers felt the dire need of such a body, it was only after the unfortunate and untimely demise of Capt V P Gupta following his fall from the ladder on 8th August 2019, that pilots and like-minded individuals started expressing their displeasure about the 'Eco-system'. Capt. Virendra Mishra, C.E.O., The Shipping Tribune, had the...

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Article Safehaven Marine launch new Interceptor 48 ‘Belgrano’ for the River Plate pilots in Montevideo, Uruguay.

published on 23 December 2020

Safehaven Marine have launched another new Pilot boat, there 20th Interceptor 48 and 46th pilot vessel overall for the River Plate pilots in Montevideo, Uruguay. ‘Belgrano’ named after the famous Argentine general, will operate on the River Plate estuary, also famous for being the place of the first naval battle during the second world war, where the German battle cruiser, the Admiral Graf Spee was scuttled.

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