Don Cockrill (2017): "Why climate change matters to maritime pilots"
published on 31 March 2022 - 3
Video Kittiwake Mersey Pilot
published on 22 December 2021
Video Polaris Pilot Boat Antwerp Belgium
published on 15 March 2022
Vessel name: Polaris ; Year built: 2012 ; Flag: Netherlands ; Homeport: Rotterdam Length: 81.2m X 13.3m ; GRT: 2501 ; Callsign: PBZN ; MMSI:245142000 ; IMO: 9496915 Type: Special Vessel / Pilot Ship A "Pilot Ship / Pilot Vessel" is a "special type" of ship in which it accommodates a certain and limited Marine Pilots (Sea, River, Harbor Pilots), it also carries small boats/crafts that are used to tender services to and from the Pilot ship. In a Pilot Vessel, the Pilots can take their time...
Video Cagliarie Ferry Pilot Transfer
published on 6 June 2023
Article Rio de Janeiro Pilots have a new president
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 6 April 2020
Article USCG: Ever Forward pilot was distracted before grounding
published on 9 December 2022
Video M/V Santa Loretta Precision Tug Maneuver (AHDPA)
published on 25 June 2020
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.
Video AIS track grounding of Shahraz and Samutra Sakhdil in Singapore Strait - May 10 2020
published on 9 September 2020
Grounding container vessel Shahraz and MV Samudra Sakti in Singapore Strait May 10 2020
MV "Shahraz" and MV "Samudra Sakti I" had run aground to the shallow Batu Berhanti in the Indonesian territorial waters within 6 minutes, which is surveyed with minimum water depths of 8.3 m in the northern part and up to 0.5 m in the southern part . It is located south of TSS Singapore Strait’s eastbound traffic lane.
A chain of events which must be described as extra ordinary rarity....