Video Aberdeen Harbour - Meet Finn Froekjaer-Jensen, Pilot
published on 26 August 2020
Video How Pilots Cross Between Huge Ships In The Sea And The Danger Behind It
published on 1 July 2022
In today's episode, we continued to take a look at the different aspects of Aberdeen Harbor, including the divers, the pilots, as well as others who work in the harbor. Pilots are required to cross between ships in the sea while both ships are still running, while divers continue to work under the sea on the pipeline. In addition, a charity event is happening on Aberdeen's main street. -- Aberdeen Harbor, on the North East coast of Scotland, is one of Britain's oldest businesses and one of...
Video Tanker maneuvering/unmooring, "MTM Potomac", 180m
published on 17 June 2021
Video APL TEMASEK (400m) to Rotterdam World Gateway
published on 1 October 2020
Video Transport maritime : le rôle crucial des pilotes du St-Laurent
published on 17 October 2022
Toutes les 40 minutes, un pilote du Saint-Laurent embarque à bord d'un navire de commerce qui transite entre Montréal et Québec. 230 pilotes sont chargés de guider les embarcations dans la voie maritime : une des plus dangereuses au monde. Un métier essentiel à l'économie du Québec, qui est payant, mais qui vient avec son lot de contraintes et de stress. Catherine François nous amène à bord d'un porte-conteneur qui sillonne le fleuve. Le reportage de Catherine François au #TJ18H -- Rendez-...
Opinion Pilot: “Adviser” and/or “Specialist”?
by Ed Verbeek - published on 27 April 2021
I have had the privilege of being at quite a number of meetings, conferences and seminars, sometimes representing The Netherlands, but mostly representing the Netherlands pilots. I have had many discussions about the role of pilots and pilot organisations, which lead me to write an article “What is the added value of pilotage?”, published in the February 2020 issue of Seaways.
Opinion Piloting in the Corona Era - Understanding differences in COVID-19 mitigating procedures
by Herman Broers - Rotterdam / Netherlands - published on 20 April 2020
Video MV Wakashio breaks in two off Mauritius coast
published on 17 August 2020
A Japanese bulk carrier that has spilled more than 1,000 tons of oil since running aground off the coast of Mauritius has broken in two. Officials said the split was caused by a crack in a cargo hold, after the ship's condition deteriorated severely overnight. Emergency teams and thousands of volunteers have been racing to siphon off remaining fuel on board the ship.