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
Opinion New book on Ship manoeuvring techniques: "Theory and Practices of Marine Pilotage" by Capt. Santosha K Nayak
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 18 June 2020
This book investigates the science behind each component of manoeuvring a ship in confined waters, especially in port limits and the art to master it. Based on practical observations and analysis of each major and minor aspect of the manoeuvring of different types of vessels in different types of situations, this book put all relevant knowledge together for the reference of all concerned with pilotage and ship handling.
Article Our Book Recommendations on Marine-Pilots.com
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 4 July 2020
Video Physical Pilot Ladder Simulator (Chile)
by Maritime Innovation Center Chile This physical ladder simulator was design for crew training in the ladder arrangement and for all the users especially for pilots. We think that it will be a very important complement for IMO Assembly Resolution A.1045(27) and SOLAS, Chapter V, Safety of Navigation, Regulation 23. It was present in the 10th Latin-American Pilot Forum in Montevideo in September 2019. Available information for training in Chile firstname.lastname@example.org
Video Port of Los Angeles: Career RePORT - Port Pilots Edition
Career RePORT encourages all students and educators to submit questions you want to ask a Port of Los Angeles employee: what kind of job they do at the Port, how they entered their career field, who their favorite superhero is, or what they made for dinner last night. This episode features John Mayer, Port Pilot. In his role, John: - Drives the 400-meter container ships containing goods in and out of the Port every day. - Safely navigates the cruise ships that are transitioning to and...
Article Man Overboard Training - Loodswezen Amsterdam-Ijmond
published on 20 May 2021
Opinion New guidance for PBAs with trapdoors. Released 4.11.2020 by NZMPA
by New Zealand Maritime Pilot's Association - published on 6 November 2020
New guidance for PBAs with trapdoors. Released 4.11.2020 at NZMPA Conference in Dunedin, NZ. Distinct difference to suggestions in many other countries, is that we challenge operators who have the ladder suspended from the accommodation ladder (gangway) and not secured to the ship. SOLAS states that pilot ladder shall be secured to the ship, and securing strongpoints, shackles and ropes shall be as strong as the sideropes.