Article Origins of the IMPA pilot mark
by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published on 24 October 2019
There are many things in both our everyday and professional lives which we take for granted and never question the origins of, an example of this might be the IMPA recommended ‘pilot mark or pilot line’, which is sometimes seen on the side of vessels indicating where a vessels freeboard exceeds 9 metres.
Video How to build a safe Pilot Ladder. The production at PTR Holland
published on 20 December 2019
Video Pilot going bridge to pilot seafers
published on 19 September 2022
Video Metal Shark and Sea Machines Launch New Sharktech Autonomous Vessel
published on 11 December 2019
USA-based shipbuilder Metal Shark and Sea Machines, a Boston-based leading developer of autonomous marine technology, have partnered on the introduction of a new 29-foot autonomous vessel now being offered through Metal Shark’s “Sharktech” autonomous division. Full story here: http://bit.ly/seamachines
Article Re-Powering Pilot Boat New York
by JMS Naval Architects - published on 7 October 2021
Article Hong Kong pilotage dues set to rise for the first time since 2016
published on 20 October 2022
Opinion Pilot Ladder - The Weakest Link in Marine Pilotage
by Capt. Santosha K. Nayak - published on 10 August 2020
Pilot transfer arrangement is a sensitive topic to be discussed among the pilot’s fraternity. Although ships are designed and operated with compliance to the SOLAS requirements in all respects including the pilot transfer arrangements, there has been numerous deficiencies observed related to pilot transfer arrangements. The small deficiencies from the part of ships cause life threatening accidents for pilots and sometimes to the ship staff themselves. There are many instances of defective ladder and complacency in proper rigging of ladders has been reported almost every day in different parts of the world. Many pilots lost their life, severely injured for life and face many minor to major accidents. The latest incident being the Capt. Timothy Murray of Sandy hooks Pilot.
Video Review singkat|PILOT BOAT Christina 98|| pelaut indonesia di Muara,Brunei
published on 27 February 2022
Video review singkat di pilot boat christina 98 di jetty MPA Muara Brunei Darussalam. #pelautindonesia #BruneiDarussalam #PilotBoat Song: Abandoned & GalaxyTones - Luna (Feat. DNAKM) [Mendum Remix] [NCS Release] Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds Free Download/Stream: http://NCS.io/LunaRMX Watch: http://youtu.be/eV-9l9AzA6c
Opinion What is a Tug's Bollard Pull and How İt is Calculated?
by Capt.Alpertunga Anıker - published on 24 November 2022
The Bollard Pull value, which can be interpreted as the maximum thrust that is developed for a specific amount of time by the propulsion systems of any vessel to the fullest , when it has zero speed in the forward direction, is the criterion that allows us to understand how suitable a tugboat is for a port maneuver or a towing operation.