Article Dyena SeaTRAX provides Pilot vessels with real time information
published on 6 April 2021
Dyena Systems announces the release of SeaTRAX to their range of vessel monitoring solutions.
Purposely designed to meet the requirements of Pilot vessels, SeaTRAX assists the vessel operator in the transit and transfer phase, allowing the skipper to monitor all motion parameters and make an objective assessment of the conditions.
Article Los Angeles Pilot Service Commissions Two New Pilot Boats
published on 15 October 2020
The Los Angeles Pilot Service ordered two customized 56′ Camarc Design pilot boats (P/B) built by Vigor Industrial at their Vancouver, WA facility, located on the northern side of the Columbia River. The LA Pilot Service took delivery of the P/B Angels Pilot and Angels Navigator at Vigor’s shipyard on Swan Island in Portland, Oregon in early October.
Video Stern-First Method for POD Ships –Practical samples starting with Twin screw followed by POD ships
published on 12 August 2022
Practical samples for manoeuvres for ships going astern - as Stern-First-Method SFM. Introduction using as sample from the Master Thesis by Karel Wiegert for an arrival manoeuvre of a cruise vessel in Southampton port with a Twin-screw vessel under strong current. The same manoeuvre with the same ship model was used to show the advantage of Fast Time Simulation FTS using the SAMMON Planning Tool. This goes much faster than the manoeuvres in the real time simulator - and it can even be...
Article Challenges in the world’s largest pilot station - pilot services in Brazil
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 10 June 2020
Video Why Did MV Golden Ray Capsize? NTSB Releases Report
published on 24 September 2021
Video History: Pilot Ahoy! (1940). A pathetone special
published on 18 May 2020
The good old times: 1940. Found on YouTube. Created by "British Pathé" Titles read: "PILOT AHOY! A PATHETONE SPECIAL" New York, United States of America. Good aerial views of dozens of merchant ships entering New York's harbour. Various shots of life aboard a New York pilot cutter. The pilot is rowed out to a merchant ship, goes aboard and then is picked up again. Apprentice pilots on board a training ship scrub the decks, lower a rowing boat over the side and study charts with a senior...