Video Electronic Chart Standards: IHO ECDIS and ENC
published on 29 October 2019
Video ETA and EMPA Efficient and safe towage operations
published on 31 August 2022
The European Tugowners Association in collaboration with the European Maritime Pilots Association has produced this informative video on efficient and safe towage operations. These guidelines address the main factors affecting the safety of harbour towage operations such as good communications between pilots, ship captains and tugmasters.
Article Securing pilot ladders at intermediate lengths
by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published on 6 January 2020
Article Furetank (Sweden) turns former office into advanced ship simulator training centre
published on 7 February 2023
Video New Pilot Boat for Finnpilot Pilotage: "Bon Voyage PILOT L247"
published on 8 October 2020
Video Pilot boats in Storm Ciara video & 3 boats together inc boardings
published on 26 February 2020
Video “Harbor Pilot” 1960s Los Angeles Harbor Freighters & Ships Education Film
published on 25 June 2020
Harbor Pilot is a short film from 1967 that gives viewers a brief look at what a harbor pilot is and does. The film opens with footage of a sailboat sailing at sea, followed by a shot of a rocky coastline (01:10) and then an aerial view of a modern harbor — the Port of Los Angeles. A large freight ship, SS Gemstone, is out at sea. A harbor pilot stands on land at the Port of Los Angeles, looking out over the harbor. He walks into the pilot station at the entrance to the harbor to check the...
Video New Ships Orderbook - All current and future new buildings since 2015
published on 1 December 2019
The New Ships Orderbook is an analysis and research online tool for the maritime industry. We publish actually as well as expected or rumored ship orders in the international shipping market. Our Database contains all the vessels which have been delivered since January 2015 as well as yard and owner contacts. Get the information today about the ships of tomorrow! The "New Ships Orderbook" is an analysis and research tool for the maritime industry. It publishes actual as well expected vessel...
Video Welcome to Driver's Ed...For Supertankers
published on 2 October 2019
It turns out that supertankers and cruise ships have valets. They're called maritime pilots, and they're among the most elite ship handlers in the world. So where does one go to learn how to park the largest ships in the world? To the Maritime Pilots Institute in Covington, La. There, they use mini-versions of the behemoth boats to teach the basics. All aboard!