Video Pilot via Helicopter to our vessel - Time Lapse
published on 6 January 2021
MOST BEAUTIFUL MOMENTS It was an early morning arrival in the port of Le Havre FRANCE 🇫🇷 with the sun just about to rise !! The moment & lighting was so spectacular that the GoPro struggled to capture everything & do justice . I managed to capture - in my opinion the best TIME LAPSE till date . Also not to miss out the catch of the video - HELICOPTER OPERATION 🚁 Stay tuned and don't forget to subscribe to my youtube channel 📹 #MerchantNavy #LifeAtSea #Refueling MY SOCIAL MEDIA...
Article Blackcomb Helicopters doing precision work
published on 12 November 2020
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!
Video Recommendation: Pilot Boarding Ship in Rough Weather in HD
published on 23 May 2020
A maritime pilot, marine pilot, harbor pilot, bar pilot, or simply pilot, is a sailor who maneuvers ships through dangerous or congested waters, such as harbors or river mouths. They are navigational experts possessing knowledge of the particular waterway such as its depth, currents, and hazards.
Opinion Pilot Ladder - The Weakest Link in Marine Pilotage
by Capt. Santosha K. Nayak - published on 10 August 2020
Pilot transfer arrangement is a sensitive topic to be discussed among the pilot’s fraternity. Although ships are designed and operated with compliance to the SOLAS requirements in all respects including the pilot transfer arrangements, there has been numerous deficiencies observed related to pilot transfer arrangements. The small deficiencies from the part of ships cause life threatening accidents for pilots and sometimes to the ship staff themselves. There are many instances of defective ladder and complacency in proper rigging of ladders has been reported almost every day in different parts of the world. Many pilots lost their life, severely injured for life and face many minor to major accidents. The latest incident being the Capt. Timothy Murray of Sandy hooks Pilot.