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Piloting the first wind turbines for Colombia


published on 5 July 2021 64 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "SMR Pilot". Recorded on 2021-06-20. Originally published on 2021-06-22.
MV Malcom arrived on June the 20th carrying the first wind generators for the "Guajira 1" project.

La motonave "Malcolm" atraco el 20 de Junio con los primeros aerogeneradores para el proyecto "Guajira 1"
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Video Pilot Transfer - New Zealand (Auckland) & Australia (Melbourne/Fremantle)

published on 21 October 2021

Spotted some Pilot Boats in the Port of Auckland, New Zealand and Melbourne & Fremantle Australia (Port codes: Auckland:NZ AKL ; Melbourne:AU MEL ; Fremantle:AU FRE).

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Video Tanker maneuvering/unmooring, "MTM Potomac", 180m

published on 17 June 2021

The "MTM Potomac" is a 180 meter tanker, without a thruster and a fixed pitch, right handed propeller (like most).
This particular maneuver consisted of backing her about a ship´s length, then swinging to port with the help of 2 ASD tugs.

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Opinion The feel of the ship: The essence of Piloting

by Captain Ricardo Caballero "Themaritimepilot" - published on 3 June 2020

When I was a deck officer back in the early nineties I worked on a ship that used to load grain at different ports along the Mississippi river. The name of the ship was Golden Hope, a 600 feet long dry bulk carrier with a 95 feet in beam. An average size vessel for those days' standards.

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Article Challenges in the world’s largest pilot station - pilot services in Brazil

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 10 June 2020

The 160 pilots allotted to the PZ are distributed in eight pilot companies responsible for attending ships that seek the ports or terminals of Santana (AP), Munguba (PA), Santarém (PA), Trombetas (PA), Juruti (PA) and Itacoatiara (AM), as they sail upriver (against the current).

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Video From a seaman. Gabon, Baie du Prince, 2012.

published on 30 June 2021

Gabon, Baie du Prince, 2012.
Getting that nice fat lady alongside

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Video Role Of Harbour Pilot - At Sydney Port

published on 4 July 2019

Pilots are expert ship handlers who possess detailed knowledge of local waterways. They are transported by high speed "Pilot Boat" or helicopter from shore to an inbound ship and from an outbound ship back ashore. Most ports have compulsory pilotage.

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Opinion What you can´t see still hurt you

published on 13 December 2020

This article was originally published on Baird Maritime (link below)
When a pilot is berthing a ship with the aid of tugs, it sometimes happens that the ship lands heavily and suffers minor damage. More commonly in my experience, it also happens that the crew discover a large dent for which they cannot account ...

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Article ARMSTRONG MARINE COMPLETES NAIAD PILOT BOAT BOUND FOR MEXICO

by Armstrong Marine USA Inc. - published on 2 January 2020

Armstrong Marine USA recently delivered Piloto VIII to support marine pilotage operations in and around the Port of Manzanillo, Mexico.

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Video Pilot boat in Karachi harbour

published on 27 October 2020

Smooth and beautiful pilot boat in Karachi harbor.. autonomous sensory meridian response, ASMR

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