Article MVD Harbour Pilots Society signed for two Interceptor 48 pilots by Safehaven
published on 26 March 2021
Video Watching the Columbia River Bar Pilots in Astoria, OR
published on 21 February 2022
Watching Bar Pilots navigate the Columbia River in Astoria, OR and learning some history about the old pilot boat “Peacock”. Beautiful sunny day on the river with Sea lions, Gulls, ducks and more. Learn why it’s absolutely necessary for the bar pilots to help the ships get through one of the most treacherous parts of the Columbia.
Article A Day in the life of a Mentor Pilot
by North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation - published on 1 November 2021
Luke Sorensen began his career as a Marine Pilot in 2011. Now the Manager of Pilotage Services, North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP), he mentors Pilots moving through the NQBP Training Framework to become competent and confident in bringing ships into berth at our ports. Luke explains the process of mentoring.
Article Pilot Boat "Tampa": Repowering After 19 Years of Continuous Service
published on 18 October 2022
Article PSA Marine awards contract to Lita Ocean for the construction of 2 pilot boats
published on 22 November 2022
Video Safe Passage in The Singapore Strait - Eastbound
published on 11 July 2020
Safe Passage in The Singapore Strait is a training package of two videos and an Interactive computer-based learning module produced by the maritime authorities of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. The aim is to improve safe navigation in the Strait. It is distributed free of charge worldwide. Copyright is with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (c) 2016.
Video HMM - Maiden voyage of HMM Algeciras #12(final)-London
published on 18 July 2020
Article NTSB investigation: Higher speed contributes to contact of tow with bridge
published on 14 December 2020
NTSB issued an investigation report on the contact of tow William C with a Rock Island railroad bridge protection cell, on Des Plaines River, in January 2020. The investigation established that high speed prevented the pilot to correct the tow’s position after completing the transit through the previous bridge.
Article SVITZER STRENGTHENS OPERATIONS IN AFRICA WITH NEW CONTRACT WINS
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 8 June 2020
Recently, Svitzer took an important step towards strengthening its presence in Africa by signing a five-year contract with Nacala Logistics in Mozambique for harbour towage, occasional pilot transfer and potential salvage work in the port of Nacala. At the same time, Svitzer also secured a five-year extension of its current contract with Egyptian LNG assisting the land-based Idku LNG plant with four tugs, two mooring boats and one pilot boat.