Opinion Why do we see so many unapproved and low-quality pilot ladders?
by Frank Diegel - published on 4 September 2020
Video Dangerous disembarking. Very unprofessional actions.
published on 28 July 2021
Article Pilot ladders - bits and pieces and a bit of testing
by Capt. Troy Evans - published on 14 October 2020
Video Pilot Boarding Bulk Carrier SAMMY in Saudi Arabia.
published on 5 July 2021
This video was kindly provided by a friend of Pilot Captain Haitham Alzahrani, Saudi Arabia. Pilot Ladder Check: non-compliant, no retrieval line Editor's note: A backpack on the back in combination with a lifejacket is usually not a good idea. There are only a few lifejackets that unfold in the water without any problems even with a backpack! More Information: SAMMY (IMO: 9582491) is a Bulk Carrier that was built in 2012 (9 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Panama. It’s carrying...
Article Amended Hong Kong-Shenzhen pilot rules
published on 7 June 2022
Video Venice pilot boat alongside "Rhapsody of the Seas" sailing from Venice Italy
published on 2 February 2021
Video Marine Pilot falls in Water During Embarkation
published on 4 July 2019
We do not put videos of accidents on our website out of voyeurism. We would like to point out that the work of a pilot is always dangerous, especially when embarking and disembarking!
These incidents should be a warning. It can hit anyone out of carelessness.
Dear pilots, please always be mindful and always think of your safety!
Video Chart Projections and Chart Accuracy - ECDIS
published on 11 July 2020
With the increasing accuracy and reliability of navigational receivers, this part of the video module will try to establish a better understanding of the mathematical definition of the Earthâ€™s surface and mapping of this curved shape onto a plane surface. Chart Projections and Chart Accuracy https://youtu.be/kOaWimnAN-U Principle Used For Creating Electronic Charts https://youtu.be/xY_MBubhUFs Display of Electronic Charts https://youtu.be/qnoFO0T-cLo Route Planning With ECDIS https://...