Article Shareable Survey "Boarding and Landing Arrangements for Pilots" by Ewan Rattray
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 26 August 2020
Video Ever Forward Versus Ever Given Grounding & Salvage | What's Going on With Shipping?
published on 23 March 2022
Video Fantastic mobility in the smallest of spaces: Lynx
published on 10 October 2020
Video Safehaven Marine: Rough weather sea trials of Svitzer Oued Martil.
published on 17 March 2021
Video Goodchild Marine, PLA hybrid pilot cutter boat 'Leader' in 2019
published on 11 March 2021
Video Ship handling - Scenario 01: Berthing port side alongside in calm conditions
published on 13 October 2020
Maneuvering simulation in scenario of berthing port side to a quay without current, wind, wave. This scenario utilizes the characteristics of the right-handed propeller for docking a ship. With a right-handed propeller, when reversing engines, the effects of transversal force will swing the ship stern to the port side.
Video Understanding and Preventing Tug & Barge Risks
published on 15 January 2021
Blog: https://www.merrimacins.com/understanding-and-preventing-tug-barge-risks/ Understanding and Preventing Tug & Barge Risks The maritime industry relies on tugboats and barges for a wide range of applications. Tugs are used to pilot vessels into and out of ports, while barges are used to transport bulk materials. The relationship between tugs and barges is critical, as most barges are not self-propelled and must rely on the skilled operation of a tug or tugs for propulsion. At Merrimac...
Article Results online survey into the securing methods of pilot ladders
by Herman Broers - published on 5 March 2021
It has been shown that a majority (51%) of pilot ladders is secured by means of D-shackles, when secured at intermediate length. Previous research (Evans, 2020) has proven that this method has only about 50% of the strength of the pilot ladder when secured at full length (“double ended ladder”), or by means of the “endless-sling” method.