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Maritime Safety Week - Pilot Training (UK)


published on 6 July 2021 665 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Port Skills and Safety". Originally published on 2021-07-06.
Marine pilots are an essential component of any port dealing in heavy freight or tanker intake and their safety is of paramount concern. However, that safety begins with intensive training both on and off the water. At the Port of London Authority, an immersive pilot simulator is designed to continuously train and assess pilots to maintain quality and skills in the industry.
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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 Kittiwake Mersey Pilot

published on 22 December 2021

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Video Polaris Pilot Boat Antwerp Belgium

published on 15 March 2022

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Video Marine pilotage - a pilot's boat trip in Helsinki (Finland)

published on 28 September 2021

This video is filmed in 2015, edited 2021.
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Article Fedepilot leadership meets the new EMPA President Erik Dalege

by Federazione Italiana Piloti dei Porti - published on 27 October 2021

The first trip of Captain Erik Dalege, the new President of EMPA - European Maritime Pilots' Association, is in Italy. In recent days, at the Rome offices, he met with the top management of Fedepiloti is Italian.

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Article Human Error in Pilotage Operations

published on 30 September 2021

Pilotage operations require close interaction between human and machines. This complex sociotechnical system is necessary to safely and efficiently maneuver a vessel in constrained waters.

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Video Falmouth Pilot Cutter Pellew

published on 1 July 2022

Built by Luke Powell and his working Sail Yard in Truro, Cornwall, launched in February 2020. The lines were taken from the Vincent, a Falmouth Pilot cutter built in 1852 for the Vincent family of St Mawes. She worked for 70 years as a pilot boat, finally retiring in 1922 and ending her days as a houseboat on the Percuil River very close to the yard where she had been built. When the idea to build a new pilot cutter of considerable size was born, the lines of Vincent were seen as the...

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Video MANEUVERING SHIP - Ship Channel

published on 24 August 2020

Maneuvering Ship

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