Article "Eemslift Hendrika" secured by salvage crews
published on 8 April 2021
The Dutch freighter "Eemslift Hendrika", which was in distress at sea, was secured on Thursday night. Salvage crews succeeded in boarding the ship and connecting it to two tugboats. This was announced by the Norwegian Coastal Administration. It will now be towed to the harbour of the Norwegian city of Ålesund.
Article Sandy Hook Pilot Timothy M. Murray lost his life while boarding a ship (08/05/2020)
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 6 August 2020
On August 5, 2020 at approximately 10:30 pm, Sandy Hook Pilot Captain Timothy M. Murray was involved in an incident while boarding a tanker vessel inbound to the Port of New York & New Jersey. He sustained injuries after falling from a pilot ladder and was evacuated to a local hospital where his injuries proved to be fatal.
Article Electronic Chart Standards: IHO ECDIS and ENC
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 29 October 2019
Article "The 20,000 TEU Club" - The fleet of the largest container vessels.
by Frank Diegel - published on 24 June 2020
Article Shipmonitoring via AIS: ESAIL successfully launched by LuxSpace
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 13 September 2020
Video HMM - Maiden voyage of HMM Algeciras #8-Rotterdam-RWG
Article Incident on 31 January 2020 : A rope of the pilot ladder breaks. Pilot could still reach the vessel
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 3 February 2020
Article Shiphandling at shipyards, never a dull moment...
by Marine Pilot Luis Vale, Portugal - published on 20 September 2019
Video Presentation of manned ship models at Port Revel Shiphandling Training Centre
Port Revel is used for shiphandling training of maritime pilots, masters and officers on a 5 ha lake with 11 manned model ships representing 20 vessels, and 4 tugs at scale 1:25 and DGPS tracking system. Instructors are former maritime pilots.
Training on the scale models provides experience that could never be gained on real ships for the simple reason that neither ship-owners nor local authorities would allow such risks to be taken. Scale models allow the shiphandler to make mistakes....