Video

Pilot Boat Alongside Scarlet Lady Cruise Ship


published on 18 August 2021 39 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Mark & Marie's Travels". Originally published on 2021-08-18.
From our deck 12 cabin balcony, some footage of the pilot boat coming alongside Virgin Voyages' cruise ship Scarlet Lady in the Solent between Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. If you're expecting action and excitement then brace yourself for not quite that at all, but it is fairly impressive how close the pilot boat gets to the larger vessel, bouncing around on the waves. I did want to see the pilot leap from the ship to the boat but in truth got tired of waiting so if that's the bit you're keen to see then you might want to find someone else's pilot boat video to watch instead.
What's your opinion on this?
Login or register to write comments and join the discussion!
Read more...

Video 16m Pilot Boat Stainsby - Launching

published on 8 October 2020

Short time lapse video of the lauching of Pilot Boat Stainsby prior to her delivery triop to PD Ports at Teesport Middlesbrough. She is a 16m Pilot Boat designed by Camarc Design and built by Holyhead Marine.

1

Video New Pilot Boat arrives at Dublin Port

published on 5 December 2019

On December 1st 2019 Dublin Port received a delivery of a new Pilot Boat - DPC Tolka.
This 1,195 horsepower 17.1m Orc vessel with a 5.3m Beam & Range 150 can reach greater distances and will allow Dublin Port’s highly skilled marine pilots to board larger ships in all weathers.
DPC Tolka has allowed Dublin Port to upgrade equipment in line with customer investment in new ships and additional capacity on existing routes.
Designed by French Naval Architect Pantocarene for both fuel...

0

Article Brightlingsea Pilots order new Seaward 29 Pilot Boat

published on 27 May 2021

Brightlingsea Harbour - a mixed leisure and commercial port on the East Coast of England
has recently signed contracts with Seaward to have a new pilot boat built, The demands of Pilot duties as well as working as a patrol boat and harbour launch, and the sea conditions that can occur in the area made the Nelson hulled Seaward the natural choice of vessel.

0

Video Pilot Vessel "Golden Gate" under the Golden Gate Bridge

published on 8 December 2021

Boat to boat Pilot transfer, to the Pilot Vessel Golden Gate, under the Golden Gate Bridge.

0

Video PTR Holland Company Movie

published on 8 January 2020

PTR Holland Company Movie

0

Video Dublin Port | Pilot Operations

published on 2 November 2021

DPC provide a Pilot Service for vessels visiting the port, the service involves putting on and taking off Pilots from the vessels both in port and at sea. Only personnel who are qualified, trained and passed out as competent in their respective roles are involved in this operation which will normally involve a Coxswain to helm the boat, a boatman to look after the deck operations and ensure the safety of the Pilot throughout the operation. Following correct procedures and utilising all...

0

Video Wind drift making headway - practical experiments for getting useful data for planning

published on 31 March 2022

Another great education video by Knud Benedict (Germany): Practical experiments for getting useful data for planning.

0

Article Ever Given: Egypt claims 900 million dollars in damages

published on 15 April 2021

For days, the container freighter "Ever Given" had blocked the Suez Canal. Now Egypt and the shipping company are apparently arguing about compensation. For safety's sake, the canal authorities had the ship chained up.

1

Article ISPO code and Control Manual (latest edition 1/1/22)

by ISPO - International Standard for Maritime Pilot Organisations - published on 4 January 2022

The latest edition of the ISPO Code and Control Manual has just been published: From January 1st 2022, the new ISPO Code and ISPO Control Manual will come into effect.

0