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Transit of the Panama Canal with an XDF LNG Carrier on the Newly expanded locks under pilotage


published on 19 December 2020 618 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Nick the Sailor Man". Recorded on 2020-11-14.
Join me as we transit through the Panama Canal from the North-East side to the South-West. An interesting vlog on how an XDF LNG carrier transits through the newly expanded Panama Canal.Find out its history and which vessel and Captain transited the Canal on its opening day on the 15th of August 1914.The interaction with the Pilot Captain Arnulfo Cepetno who assist me on transit the Cocoli locks.
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published on 25 March 2021

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Video How Ship Anchor Works? - Procedure For Anchoring a Ship at Sea

published on 11 July 2020

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Article Marking, Certification of Pilot Ladders

by Herman Broers - published on 5 January 2021

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published on 27 December 2021

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published on 4 July 2019

What does a pilot do? Job description

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Opinion New article by The Standard Club: "Remote pilotage - perspective and risks to consider"

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 8 June 2020

Published on 5th June 2020. Author Capt. John Dolan says: "We would not recommend remote pilotage when the ship is berthing or unberthing. These operations require the presence and advice of an experienced pilot who has extensive local knowledge and who is usually assisted by port tugs."

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Video Smart Sound Plymouth: Britain’s platform for innovative marine technology development

published on 30 June 2021

Dr James Fishwick, Head of Smart Sound Plymouth gives an introduction to Smart Sound Plymouth and explains how it can be accessed and the equipment available.
This is a recording of the webinar given on the 17th June and is the second in a programme of webinars organised by Plymouth City Council which showcases the thriving marine sector in Plymouth, UK.
You can view the full programme of webinars and register for them here:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/oceansgate-marine-technology-webinar-...

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Video Example of Covid-19 protection in India (Pilot Boat)

published on 2 July 2020

Pilot disembarkation from ship (kakinada)
Editors note:
The shown protections are very massive in our opinion.
What does our community think about?

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Opinion Five questions for Porthos Lima, Rio de Janeiro Pilots Operations Director

published on 25 November 2020

In our new new section “Five questions for ..." Marine-Pilots.com introduces pilots and other market players to our readers in short interviews.

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