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Rare insight into the work of Iranian pilots


published on 10 May 2021 161

Found on YouTube. Created by "Iran Ports and maritime Organization". Originally published on 2021-05-09.
A pilot boat is a type of boat used to transport maritime pilots between land and the inbound or outbound ships that they are piloting. Modern pilot boats can be from 7 metres to over 25 metres in length, built to withstand heavy seas and bumping against 100,000 ton tanker ships. They are high-powered and hence both very quick and durable purpose-built boats. They are normally painted a highly visible colour such as orange, red or yellow.
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