Video Pivot Point Specials 2 - position for ship moving ahead or astern
published on 12 May 2022
Opinion Scientific Fact: The ‘traditional’ understanding of the ship’s pivot point is wrong!
by Tim Cummins, Harbour Pilot, Portsmouth International Port - published on 9 July 2020
Article Overview of Associated British Ports Marine Pilot Apprenticeships
published on 8 November 2020
Video Safe at sea with satellites (AIS)
published on 5 June 2020
At sea, space technology is used to help save lives every day: managing traffic between ships, picking up migrants and refugees in distress or spotting oil spills. The European Space Agency is once again at the forefront developing new technologies and satellites: to keep us safe at sea and to monitor the environment. Space makes a difference here on Earth and certainly at sea where there is no infrastructure.
Recommendation by Marine-Pilots.com
AIS services are offered by, for example:
Video S-100 Services for Safe & Optimized E-Navigation
published on 27 August 2020
“The world of hydrography is going digital and the S-100 standard is an essential component of that move.” See how the Canadian Hydrographic Service has led Canada to become one of the first countries in the world to start using the S-100 standard, and how implementing these standards will benefit Canadians through increased safe navigation in Canadian waters. S-100 Producer: http://www.charts.gc.ca/data-gestion/index-eng.html#S100 email@example.com S-100 Cloud: https://www....
Video New podded cruise ship at Port Revel
published on 24 October 2019
Article The Pilot Magazine, Issue 331 by UKMPA
by United Kingdom Maritime Pilots Association - published on 14 December 2021
Video AIS Track APL MEXICO CITY - Accident in Antwerp on 09.12.2019
published on 10 September 2020
Video AIS Track by Nolan Dragon - www.MarineTraffic.com What had happened: Container ship APL MEXICO CITY broke off her mooring at Doel, Antwerp, in the afternoon Dec 9, drifted across harbor and contacted DP World pier crane. Crane collapsed and was totally destroyed. No injures reported. Cause of the accident (according to the report from FEBIMA): "The allision of the mv APL MEXICO CITY with a gantry crane at the Port of Antwerp on 9 December 2019 stemmed from exceptional meteorological...