Video Robust pilot boats of Netherlands and Belgium
published on 7 August 2020
These are some of the reliable sturdy Pilot boats of Netherlands and Belgium to bring and pick up Marine Pilots to and from commercial merchant vessels either inbound or outbound. The Marine Pilots are licensed PROFESSIONALS who have a thorough knowledge of a certain port and they guide the Master/Captain of commercial ships in and out of the foreign Seaport. Location: Steenbank Pilot Station, Flushing/Vlissingen Pilot Station, Wandelaar Pilot Station. Boats in order of appearance in this...
Video Marine pilot by helicopter // A whale in rough weather // Berthing in Durban port
published on 25 October 2021
In this video we would like to share our experience while berthing in port Durban … weather was rough .. witnessed a whale enjoying in big waves .. a doctor came onboard for covid test … received pilot by helicopter and so on …
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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...
Article Port Of Cromarty Firth Marine Support Manager ‘Honoured’ To Join UK Harbour Masters’ Association’s National Council
published on 3 September 2021
Article A Pilot named Ziggy from Ngqura (Africa)
published on 19 August 2020
Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Port of Ngqura customers can count on experienced piloting services when their vessels are being moved in and out of the port. Ngqura boasts the services of Marine Pilot Ziggy (Siegfried) Duwe (62), who has achieved more than 4,000 ship movements in the last 12 years. He is the first pilot with this accomplishment in Algoa Bay, according to company records.
Opinion UK Marine Pilot’s Perspective of Seafarer’s Challenges.
by Ivana-Maria Carrioni-Burnett - published on 24 August 2020
Video 1969 Pilot Boat in Italy
published on 1 March 2022
Archival footage shot by an amateur filmmaker while heading Turkey with a ferry in August 1969.
It contains stock footage of Brindisi, a city in the region of Apulia in southern Italy: passengers relaxing in the deck of the ship, the pilot boat driving the ferry to the port, ships docking in the port, Brindisi waterfront including the Roman pillar marking the end of the Via Appia route, and more.
Article Safe Passage - Edition Summer 2021/22
by Australasian Marine Pilots Institute - published on 15 November 2021
Article Ninth Pilot 1820 - twelfth pilot boat for the demanding Norwegian market
published on 5 September 2022
Kewatec builds the twelfth pilot boat and the ninth Pilot 1820 boat for Buksér og Berging in Norway. The boat is of the same series as the previous Pilot 1820 boats that have been delivered during the last five years. The boats have a total length of 18.2 meters and are the flagships of Kewatec's pilot boat range.