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 Tug in Iceland picks up pilot from cruise ship
published on 28 December 2020
The tugboat "Magni" in Reykjavik (Iceland) use as pilot boat to pick up the pilot from the cruise ship "FTI Berlin". "Magni" was built by Damen shipyards in Gorinchem (Netherlands). The tug is a Dana stan tug 2208 operated by Reykjavicurhofn (IMO: 9339727). Under the flag of Iceland. A tugboat (tug) is a boat that maneuvers vessels by pushing or towing them. Tugs move vessels that either should not move themselves, such as ships in a crowded harbor or a narrow canal, or those that cannot...
Video Sailing Falmouth Pilot Cutter Pellew
published on 10 September 2022
Some impressions from a sail on the Falmouth Pilot Cutter Pellew in October 2021. The Pellew was built by Luke Powell and his team in Truro at https://www.workingsail.co.uk/ between 2017 and 2020.
Trips on Pellew can be booked through Venturesail on their website https://venturesailholidays.com/voyage-finder
Article Finland's Ministry of Transport and Communications launches project to reform Pilotage Act
published on 7 April 2021
Article IMS Bahamas’ Marine Pilots licensed to Greater Bimini Area
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 26 March 2020
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Article Command or Control?
by Capt. Gürhan Aktürk - published on 27 October 2019
“Piloting the vessels was there since there was a sea transportation” This is one of the most popular and might be most proud phrase for pilots. During the maritime history, piloting the vessels evolved in many aspects, however main core is never changed; trustworthy colleague from neighbourhood will be close by for safe passage.