Video South Esk & Ederra 7 Interceptor 48 pilot boats rough weather sea trials
published on 25 November 2022
Here’s a nice video of the recent sea trials with ‘South Esk’, a new Interceptor 48 pilot boat for the Montrose Port Authority in Scotland. It was fairly rough during our sea trial days with a fair bit of wind, and although it was touch and go flying the drone, we managed to capture some wonderful video of her and Ederra 7 at the entrance to Cork Harbour in a gale.
Video EEMS SPRITER, comes up the Haven river into Boston.
published on 27 February 2022
Article Historical pilot schooner "Elbe No. 5" collied with containership and sank.
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 9 June 2019
Opinion Heroes or Hostages?
by Ivana-Maria Carrioni-Burnett - published on 1 October 2020
“Definitions": ‘Hero’: person who is admired for their courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities OR person greatly admired for their exceptional qualities or achievements
‘Hostage’: person seized or held for the fulfilment of a condition OR person who is illegally held prisoner until certain demands are met by others
Article Southern Ports Pilots Gaining Its ISPO Accreditation
published on 21 December 2021
Video Interview with a Bar Pilot 2014 (Mississippi, USA)
published on 29 October 2020
Video Failed overtaking of another ship in a canal - Port Revel Shiphandling
published on 10 May 2020
Manoeuvring large ships at close quarters and on shallow water is one of the most difficult aspects of shiphandling because of the complex hydraulic interactions depending on the ships' speeds, on the water depth and on lateral restrictions like in canals. Training is conducted both on meeting and on overtaking ships in shallow waters. This video shows how overtaking in a canal can easily fail.
More information: http://www.portrevel.com/3781-shiphan...