Article Bermuda pilots order new launch from Gladding-Hearn
published on 18 January 2022
Bermuda’s Department of Marine and Port Services has returned to Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corp., for a new Chesapeake-class pilot boat. The launch will be built to Lloyd’s Register class, with delivery scheduled for early 2023. The Somerset, Mass., shipyard built a 61-foot pilot/rescue vessel for the port service in 2011.
Video PNG Ports Corporation christians Siabo Pilot Boat
published on 28 April 2021
PNG Ports Corporation has christianed the Siabo, the first in a series of five pilot boats, each worth seven million Kina. The pilot boats are part of PNG Ports’ re-fleeting plan to satisfy the demands of its clients, to meet international standards. State Enterprises Minister, William Duma commended PNG Ports for its consistency in producing outstanding results. #pngnews #looppng #tvwannews LATEST NEWS: http://www.looppng.com/ SUBSCRIBE to Loop PNG on YouTube: https://bit.ly/LoopPNG-YT...
Video MV LYRIKA (Lithuania) and Harbour Pilot Cutter leaving Port of King's Lynn
published on 14 May 2021
Video Transit of the Panama Canal with an XDF LNG Carrier on the Newly expanded locks under pilotage
published on 19 December 2020
Join me as we transit through the Panama Canal from the North-East side to the South-West. An interesting vlog on how an XDF LNG carrier transits through the newly expanded Panama Canal.Find out its history and which vessel and Captain transited the Canal on its opening day on the 15th of August 1914.The interaction with the Pilot Captain Arnulfo Cepetno who assist me on transit the Cocoli locks.
Video Pilot transfer by helicopter is a demanding task
published on 8 December 2021
transfer of Marine Ship's Pilots by helicopter hoist is a demanding task.
Berthing means bringing a vessel to her berth until the ship is made fast. ... The berthing and unberthing manoeuvres require great knowledge and skill by the master, officers and the crew, as well as an excellent team-work with the rope-runners and the mooring party ashore
Video The River Pilot Vessel Relief Picks Up A River Pilot At Temco Portland In Portland, Oregon.
published on 11 April 2022
Opinion A Corrected Version on Positioning of Pivot Point
by Capt. Santosha K. Nayak - published on 18 November 2020
Understanding the fundamentals of the pivot point is highly required for understanding the alteration of the courses. Pivot point is an imaginary point on the vessel which turns on a circular path on the perimeter of vessel’s turning circle when the vessel makes a turn. The knowledge about the position of the pivot point in a manoeuvring situation provides the ship handler with the information on the geometry of motion of the ship.