Article Rope snapped: Marine Pilot accident in Durban, South Africa.
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 29 April 2020
A 35-year-old male sea pilot of the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) fell into the sea from a crude oil tanker near the N Shed Wharf in the port of Durban. A rope of the pilot ladder is said to have snapped for an undetermined reason when the man disembarked while leaving the crude oil tanker which was leaving the port of Durban.
Article Marking, Certification of Pilot Ladders
by Herman Broers - published on 5 January 2021
Article Pilot Transfer Arrangements and new Regulations
by Captain Jesus Señeriz Lopez - published on 4 February 2020
As we all know there is a new regulation established since July 2012, this new regulation refers to pilot transfer arrangements. There are other yearly safety campaigns such as IMPA that include SOLAS V.23 and IMO Resolution A 1045 and Resolution A.1108(29). Unfortunately, in this annual overview there were some accidents reported that could have been avoided.
Video Husky Salvage Cruise Ship Pilot Run, Road Town, Tortola, BVI
published on 28 June 2022
In the pre-dawn hours and many other times of the day, local pilots safely guide cruise ships and cargo ships into BVI ports. The pilots provide local knowledge to the ships' captains to ensure safe arrivals and departures. In order to do this, it requires the pilot to climb from one moving vessel to the other. While this maneuver is taking place, the pilot vessel must maintain speed and stay parallel to the ship, allowing the pilot's safe transfer from one vessel to the other. They make...
Article Mega container ship hard aground in Suez Canal (incl. Video)
published on 24 March 2021
Video CSCL Star Ultra Large Container Ship docks at the port of Hamburg - Time Lapse in 4k
published on 6 April 2021
Video Harbor Pilot Disembarks a Containership
published on 6 July 2019
Video Saab’s Port Management app streamlines Pilot operations at Flinders Ports, Australia
published on 17 August 2021
Have a look inside Flinders Ports, the gateway of trade to South Australia. Pilotage operations have become much more complex, with more and larger ships coming in. With Pilot Control Flinders Ports streamline their pilotage operations – saving them time, raising operating efficiency and ensuring safety as changes can be managed at their fingertips. Visit our homepage: https://goo.gl/bWJr3i Follow Saab on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/saabtechnologies/ Follow Saab on Twitter: https://...