Video About the San Francisco Bar Pilots
published on 2 July 2021
For 170 years, the San Francisco Bar Pilots have been navigating the world’s largest ships through some of North America’s most difficult waterways. These state and federally-licensed master mariners are highly-specialized ship captains who rely on navigational experience, ship-handling skills, and local knowledge to transport more than $1.2 billion in goods to and from 200 Bay Area ports, docks, and berths every day. This critical service protects more than 1,000 miles of fragile coastline...
Article A contempt for pilot safety and total disregard for the contents of the SOLAS Convention.
by Captain Kevin Vallance MNI - published on 4 October 2019
Video Cape Size LOA:299.95Mtrs, Southbound Destination 🇨🇳 with 200324Mtons of Iron Ore...
published on 22 September 2020
Article Marking, Certification of Pilot Ladders
by Herman Broers - published on 5 January 2021
Article Pilot Walter del Río: "I work 24 hours and book the next four days".
published on 19 October 2021
Video Pilot Boat - Carnival Cruise at Port Canaveral
published on 19 September 2019
This is a video of the cruise ship pilot boat that picks up the pilot once he has navigated the ship out of the port. This is a requirement of all cruise ships coming into and leaving out of ports. We also noticed them at the Bahamas. I was able to capture this one on my last cruise leaving out of Port Canaveral... watch as the pilot jumps from the cruise ship to the pilot boat while both are moving! :)
Video Port of Rotterdam: Loodswezen (Netherland Pilots)
published on 9 June 2020
#Portheroes #Opencall The port of Rotterdam is and will remain operational. Thanks to you. Thanks to our #Portheroes. We’re proud to show how, thanks to the boundless commitment of local company staff, our port can remain up and running. In this first instalment of the #Portheroes series, we show how Rotterdam’s pilots are working hard to keep everything ‘business as usual’ in the port. An open call: interested in contributing to one of our videos? Please contact us via...