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The use of ship lines as towline, as shown in the video, is not recommended. See `Tug Use in Port'.
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Video Pilot Transfer - New Zealand (Auckland) & Australia (Melbourne/Fremantle)
published on 21 October 2021
Video Video of Training - Arrangements of embarkation and disembarkation of Practical
published on 6 September 2020
Summary: Important lessons, that they can assist the Practical one, in the best possible way, in the transfer operations.
Found on YouTube. Created by "Praticagem do Brasil".
This video was elaborated by the National Council of Praticagem with the objective of reminding to the masters and sailors, some important lessons, so that they can assist the Practical one, in the best possible way, in the transfer operations.
Opinion 1000 stanchions around… Which ones are correct and which ones are killers?
by Arie Palmers - published on 6 December 2022
Video Technical Seminar - The role of the Habourmaster by The Nautical Institue
published on 29 November 2022
Video How not to climb down a Pilot Ladder
published on 1 July 2020
The video was found on some social media channels in June 2020. When so many elementary mistakes are made and so many risks are taken, this is exactly what can happen! It's a demonstrative example of an unprofessional action: 1) Where is the life jacket? 2) No backpack on the shoulders. Use a rope to have the backpack lifted by the deck crew. 3) Where is the rest of the crew (on vessel / on the small boat) for safe assistance? What other mistakes have you discovered? We do not put videos...
Video SAMMON Demo Planning FtLauderdale Arrival with comments
published on 20 January 2021
This updated video shows how easy it is to develop an arrival plan with the SAMMON Planning Tool. As a sample the arrival from appraoch until the berth to Ft. Lauderdale is used under strong current of 2kn. At the simulator training courses where we used this tool for preparation of a manoeuvring plan during the briefing sessions all nautical officers involved stated afterwards: "Why don't we have this tool on our ships?"
Opinion Anti-Entrapment Pilot Boat
by Captain Francesco Aiello - Honorary Member Fedepiloti ROMA, Italy - published on 21 April 2020
Article P&O Maritime Logistics taking over pilotage operations in Jebel Ali and Port Rashid (UAE)
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 23 January 2020
P&O Maritime Logistics officially taking over the pilotage operations for the ports of Jebel Ali and Port Rashid in the UAE.Topaz Energy and Marine has merged with P&O Maritime and become P&O Maritime Logistics. Jebel Ali Pilots are now members of ISPO | International Standard for maritime Pilot Organizations.