Video Pilot Boat - Departure from Adelaide, Australia
published on 6 April 2021
Article IMO opens discussion on SOLAS Convention to amend pilot boarding arrangements
published on 28 November 2022
published on 26 July 2021
Video Marine pilotage - a pilot's boat trip in Helsinki (Finland)
published on 28 September 2021
This video is filmed in 2015, edited 2021.
A maritime pilot, marine pilot, harbor pilot, port pilot, ship pilot, or simply pilot, is a mariner who maneuvers ships through dangerous or congested waters, such as harbors or river mouths. They are navigational experts possessing knowledge of the particular waterway such as its depth, currents, and hazards, as well as being experts in handling ships of all types and size. A Maritime pilot is an expert ship handler who is licensed or authorised...
Video How to build a safe Pilot Ladder. The production at PTR Holland
published on 20 December 2019
Article Swift Action By UK Maritime Pilots Avoids Blocking Southampton Water
published on 31 January 2023
The United Kingdom Maritime Pilots Association (UKMPA), is the representative professional body for Maritime Pilots in the United Kingdom. Almost every ship entering or leaving a port, is required under UK law to engage a duly Authorised Maritime Pilot, who either boards the vessel in port or at sea and takes conduct of the safe navigation of that vessel. This undertaking is critical to protecting the country’s national infrastructure and environment from damage or pollution, supporting the UK’s economy, and ensuring the safe, timely and efficient movement of all trade.
Video Captain David Gelinas presents Penobscot Bay Piloting
published on 8 March 2022
Recorded from a live Zoom program on January 27th, 2022 Captain David Gelinas will discuss Maine's State Pilotage System and how it is practiced on Penobscot Bay. The talk will cover State Law requirements for foreign flag ships, the role of the State Pilot, Training, and local practices. Check out more videos from the Penobscot Bay & River Pilots Association here: https://www.penbaypilots.com/video-gallery/ Captain Gelinas has been a State Pilot for Penobscot Bay and River since 1992. He...