Article Colombo Dockyard delivers two pilot launches built for Sri Lanka Ports Authority
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 30 December 2019
Video Pilot Boat STEINBURG at Brunsbuttel, Kiel Canal Passage
published on 17 January 2022
Video Pilot Vessel "Golden Gate" under the Golden Gate Bridge
published on 8 December 2021
Article Results online survey into the securing methods of pilot ladders
by Herman Broers - published on 5 March 2021
It has been shown that a majority (51%) of pilot ladders is secured by means of D-shackles, when secured at intermediate length. Previous research (Evans, 2020) has proven that this method has only about 50% of the strength of the pilot ladder when secured at full length (“double ended ladder”), or by means of the “endless-sling” method.
Video Cadet Doyle boarding his ship from the pilot boat
published on 19 January 2022
Video Harbor Pilot Disembarking at Bar Pilot Station Liverpool UK
published on 14 February 2020
After almost four hours of work to safely guide and assist the Ship's Captain in navigating the vessel out from Liverpool's Royal Seaforth Container/Roro Terminal (RSCT) in Liverpool UK, the Harbor Pilot disembarks at Bar Pilot Station, a rendezvous point or certain place where a ship should take the Sea/River/Harbor Pilot on and off. In this video, the Pilot disembarked at the Starboard side (right side), lee side of the vessel which is the normal practice. The term "lee side" means away...
Article Latest edition of the European Maritime Pilots Association newsletter released
published on 23 June 2022
Video Abu Dhabi Ports COVID-19 Preventive Measures
published on 5 April 2020
Video How Biggest Ship Crosses STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR in bad weather | Navigation Bridge Of Ship |
published on 13 August 2020
This video includes how we transit STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR on the biggest ship in the world (EMMA MAERSK)
I have included some bridge procedures we are required to carry out PRE-ARRIVAL and how MASTER-PILOT exchange is carried out .
For aspiring sailors , do watch the whole video as you will learn how life at sea works , the challenges we face and the pros and cons of merchant navy .
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