Article Safehaven´s "Celso Madeira" for Portugal's Sines Port starts sea trials
published on 17 December 2021
Article Metal Shark Announces New 55-Foot Pilot Boat Now Under Construction
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 29 April 2020
Shipbuilder Metal Shark is building a welded aluminum 55’ x 17’ pilot boat for the Pascagoula Bar Pilots Association in Mississippi.
Designed in-house, the new 55 Defiant Pilot being built for Pascagoula Pilots represents the latest evolution in Metal Shark’s pilot boat lineup. The distinctive vessel incorporates the“faceted hull” design initially developed by Metal Shark for the US Navy 40 PB program, and features an enhanced version of Metal Shark’s signature “pillarless glass” in a two-tiered, reverse-raked arrangement.
Video M/V PILOT 62 (CHEOY LEE shipyards 17m Self-righting Pilot Boat)
published on 9 November 2021
Article The Pilot Magazine, Issue 331 by UKMPA
by United Kingdom Maritime Pilots Association - published on 14 December 2021
Video The Maritime Blockade of Ukraine | What's Going on With Shipping?
published on 1 June 2022
The Maritime Blockade of Ukraine What's Going on With Shipping? April 22, 2022 In this episode, Sal Mercogliano - former merchant mariner and maritime historian at Campbell University - discusses the ongoing maritime blockade of Ukraine. He assesses some recent commentary and analysis on the naval operation, including the sinking of Moskva, and the commercial implications of the war in the Black Sea. #Ukraine #Russia #BlackSea #Moskva #Blockade #trade #commerce #logistics #supplychain...
Video Port Revel Ship Handling in France | by National Geographic
published on 27 September 2020
They look like toy boats, but they serve a serious purpose. An outsider at this facility near Grenoble, France, may see grown men riding arounda lake in miniature ships. But these are pilots of the world's largest ships, and they're practicing navigation with meticulously engineered 1:25 scale models of real cruisers, tankers, and containerships. Port Revel Shiphandling Training Centre, in operation since 1967, has had more than 6,000 maritime pilots and merchant ship officers from all over...