Video Pilot boat by Baltic Workboats for Port Everglades Pilots - US Humphree Interceptor Installations
published on 31 August 2020
Video Safehaven Marine 'Independent Vision' pilot boarding
published on 8 June 2020
Here’s a nice video of the ‘Independent Vision’ having her pilot embarked offshore by the Cork pilot boat ‘Failte’ an Interceptor 48 before she enters Cork Harbour. We also undertook some alongside handling trials at the same time with ‘San Cibrao’ before she is shipped to Spain. Sure was interesting trying to land the drone back on the boat in the 40kt winds offshore!
Article Pilot on the bridge
by Gard AS - published on 14 October 2021
Article CMPA Launches the National Centre of Expertise on Maritime Pilotage
published on 8 June 2021
Article Pilots Corner – A perspective from New Zealand
by Chirp Maritime - published on 25 August 2020
Opinion A Corrected Version on Positioning of Pivot Point
by Capt. Santosha K. Nayak - published on 18 November 2020
Understanding the fundamentals of the pivot point is highly required for understanding the alteration of the courses. Pivot point is an imaginary point on the vessel which turns on a circular path on the perimeter of vessel’s turning circle when the vessel makes a turn. The knowledge about the position of the pivot point in a manoeuvring situation provides the ship handler with the information on the geometry of motion of the ship.