Video Pilot boat catches fire off Singapore's coast; one person taken to hospital
published on 11 September 2023
Video Self-Righting Test Fast Pilot Launch for Dutch Pilots (2012)
published on 23 April 2020
Video Not an easy pilot boarding in rough conditions: Milford Haven - 15-01-15
published on 10 March 2021
Video Crazy Pilot Boarding when the vessel is rolling heavy
published on 21 December 2019
Opinion Active Pilot Deaths Between 1961-2023 in Turkey
by Uluç Hanhan - published on 31 January 2023
Article Watch out for hydrodynamic effects when manoeuvring your ship in restricted waterways
by SWZ|Maritime - published on 14 October 2021
Research on hydrodynamic interaction indicates that if the speed of the ship near a bank is too high, the rudder may be less able to cope with the forces induced and control will be lost. The Nautical Institute highlights this in its latest Mars Report, in which an LPG carrier hit a barge being towed by a tugboat as a result of hydrodynamic forces.
Video A Pilot Underway To Work
published on 28 February 2020
It’s not always calm seas, helicopters and fast speedboats. In the third weekend storm this year, the pilot embarks MV VERA D by fast launch craft of the Pilot Station Vessel PROCYON. It takes professional teamwork by Pilotboat crew, the ship VERA D and VTS to board these ships in the harshest conditions in a violent Northsea. Well done and thanks to all players involved!