Article Update: Guidance to ships for safe Rigging of Pilot Ladders (1st May)
by AIMPA - All India Marine Pilots' Association - published on 1 May 2021
Article The BMA introduces inspection campaign for pilot transfer arrangements
published on 23 July 2021
Video Pilot Boarding Ship in Extreme Weather condition
published on 2 August 2021
Article Watch out for hydrodynamic effects when manoeuvring your ship in restricted waterways
by SWZ|Maritime - published on 14 October 2021
Research on hydrodynamic interaction indicates that if the speed of the ship near a bank is too high, the rudder may be less able to cope with the forces induced and control will be lost. The Nautical Institute highlights this in its latest Mars Report, in which an LPG carrier hit a barge being towed by a tugboat as a result of hydrodynamic forces.
Video EMMA Extension – Smart fairway digitalization pilot in Saimaa
published on 9 October 2020
The smart fairway digitalization pilot is a part of the EMMA Extension project that is funded by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme. This summer, 34 smart buoys were installed in the Saimaa deep fairway, which is Finland’s most important inland waterway for merchant shipping.
Safety is enhanced in particular by the fact that the pilots and VTS can adjust the light output of beacons and the rhythm of lights to support the navigation of vessels in poor visibility and weather conditions....
Video Saab’s Port Management app streamlines Pilot operations at Flinders Ports, Australia
published on 17 August 2021
Have a look inside Flinders Ports, the gateway of trade to South Australia. Pilotage operations have become much more complex, with more and larger ships coming in. With Pilot Control Flinders Ports streamline their pilotage operations – saving them time, raising operating efficiency and ensuring safety as changes can be managed at their fingertips. Visit our homepage: https://goo.gl/bWJr3i Follow Saab on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/saabtechnologies/ Follow Saab on Twitter: https://...