Article A Day in the Life: Angus Macaulay, Pilot at Montrose Port Authority
published on 29 September 2020
Article Gladding-Hearn Builds New Class of Launch for Maryland Pilots
published on 26 July 2021
Video Loodswezen Polaris - Video made with drone.
published on 10 November 2020
Footage of the "Pilot Station Vessel" POLARIS of the Dutch Pilot Organisation, made with a DJI Phantom Drone, controlled with a FPV (First Person View), and equipped with a GoPro Hero 3 camera.
The location is Maascenter, an important navigation point for ships entering the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Date: 15 may 2014. Music: Skrillex - Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites.
Video Safe at sea with satellites (AIS)
published on 5 June 2020
At sea, space technology is used to help save lives every day: managing traffic between ships, picking up migrants and refugees in distress or spotting oil spills. The European Space Agency is once again at the forefront developing new technologies and satellites: to keep us safe at sea and to monitor the environment. Space makes a difference here on Earth and certainly at sea where there is no infrastructure.
Recommendation by Marine-Pilots.com
AIS services are offered by, for example:
Video Old but true story by Nasir Khan about rescued ships pilot by him.
published on 17 May 2021
Article Harbour Master Naresh Sewnath navigates his way to success
published on 13 October 2020
Article Lessons learned: Failure of outboard side combination railing
published on 17 February 2022
Video Another Trip From Pilot boat to Vessel's Bridge
published on 14 February 2022
Continuing with the pilot-boarding series, here it is another day in paradise: Doing my normal routine, climbing towards the bridge, in order to start Master-Pilot Information Exchange for a safer berth operation
If you want to see the second part of this ship (From Vessel's Bridge to Pilot boat), go to https://youtu.be/jNvb6gXRHRc