Article Lessons learned: Failure of outboard side combination railing
published on 17 February 2022
Opinion Pilotage Wisdom
by Frank Diegel - published on 1 September 2020
Video Galveston Pilots boarding Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas
published on 8 November 2022
Video The way of Pilot on boarding
published on 2 December 2021
The pilot plays a crucial role in the safe navigation of the vessel to her destination. Expert in the local waters, a Pilot is imperative to the Bridge Team. Berthing/un-berthing, anchoring, transiting narrow channels etc. are very specialized operations and require expertise of a very objective manner that results in efficient planning, monitoring and execution of safe passage. When a ship needs to enter or leave a harbor, marine pilots are sent aboard via a small pilot boat to safely...
Video History: Pilot Boat Tragedy (1939)
published on 18 May 2020
Full titles read: "PILOT BOAT TRAGEDY"
L/S of almost submerged wreck of a Mersey pilot boat in which 22 men died during storm that wrecked her. M/S of wrecked lifeboat from pilot boat lying on beach.
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Video Pilots gets off Huron Belle Pilot boat and climbs aboard CSL Assiniboine - 08.04.19
published on 25 February 2020
"This is a Lakes Pilot hopping off the Huron Belle Pilot boat after we've pulled alongside the CSL Assiniboine on the Detroit River just above the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit, MI
He walks along the side of the Pilot boat, holding onto the railing and then after the gangway from the ship is lowered into position, he steps up and pulls himself up to then begin walking up the gangway to the deck where he is greeted by the crew.
We then see one of the crew from the Pilot boat tieing up the...
Article Savannah Pilots take delivery of new pilot boat
published on 23 March 2022
Article Houston Pilots Practice Part Art, Part Science in Guiding Ships to Port
published on 11 November 2020
Maritime pilots trace the roots of their profession back to the ancient Greeks and Romans when incoming ship captains employed experienced local fisherman to guide their merchant vessels safely into port. It’s a legacy of skill, strength, and sharp wits, and our Houston Pilots (“Pilots”) have been meeting vessels at Galveston’s bar to carry on these proud traditions for just shy of 100 years.