Video Pilotage in bad weather Cork Harbour February 2021
by Safehaven Marine - published on 16 February 2021
Here’s some cool video footage we captured of the Cork Pilots in their Interceptor 48 pilot boat ‘Failte’ undertaking pilot transfers off Cork Harbour during the recent days of strong SE gales. Roches Point lighthouse recorded 50kts of wind on the 13th as the Cosco bulk carrier passed and the Cork wave buoy 2nm off the harbour entrance recorded waves to 6.7m at the time. The pilot boat coxwain managed to get alongside and safely disembark the pilot despite the challenging sea state....
Video Emder Lotse IZURDIA DB8143 für KüMo RHEINTAL CQER7 IMO 9375903 Emden pilot for seabound coaster
published on 31 January 2021
Video Waterford Pilot boat, day of launch & ship boarding trials
published on 11 October 2021
Here's a cool little video of 'PORT LÁIRGE', the Port of Waterford’s new pilot boat we've just launched and it was wonderful to have built another pilot boat for Ireland. She's our 15m Interceptor 48 pilot and is the 48th pilot boat we’ve supplied to ports globally. Powered by a pair of Scania D13 500hp engines she has an operational speed of over 25kts and is capable of carrying of 5 pilots and 2 crew in fine comfort. I think she looks just fabulous in red and blue and look forward to...
Video Pilot Boat Irago No.6 - Kobe & Nagoya
published on 7 January 2022
Ship spotting at Kobe and Nagoya Japan featuring some cargo ships & boats (Port code: JPNGO & JPUKB). By the way, if you are new to this Channel, and if you like airplanes, ships & vehicles, please do consider hitting the LIKE & SUBSCRIBE button, as well as the bell button so you'll get notified once I upload similar videos. Enjoy the video. Salamat at Mabuhay! Ship spotting South Korea: https://youtu.be/C1ktzbWNMKM Ship spotting Singapore: https://youtu.be/H_ettPmU5fU Pilot Boat of New...
Video Self-Righting Test Fast Pilot Launch for Dutch Pilots (2012)
published on 23 April 2020
Video Grounding of Orient Centaur
published on 15 November 2019
On 6 November 2017, the fully laden, mini cape-size dry bulk carrier Orient Centaur was transiting the South Channel, Weipa, Queensland, outbound under the conduct of harbour pilots as part of a trial introduction of this size of ship to the port. While in the South Channel, the ship’s main engine shut down due to a loss of water from a cracked engine cooling component, and propulsion was lost. Shortly after, the ship grounded on the northern batter of the channel. The stern then slowly...
Article Pilot injured during embarking in Taiwan. (Video)
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 3 February 2020
Article Swimmer killed by Pilot Boat: The ports of Auckland are fined $424,000
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 4 August 2020
Article Origins of the IMPA pilot mark
by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published on 24 October 2019
There are many things in both our everyday and professional lives which we take for granted and never question the origins of, an example of this might be the IMPA recommended ‘pilot mark or pilot line’, which is sometimes seen on the side of vessels indicating where a vessels freeboard exceeds 9 metres.