Video Kittiwake Mersey Pilot
published on 22 December 2021
Video Polaris Pilot Boat Antwerp Belgium
published on 15 March 2022
Vessel name: Polaris ; Year built: 2012 ; Flag: Netherlands ; Homeport: Rotterdam Length: 81.2m X 13.3m ; GRT: 2501 ; Callsign: PBZN ; MMSI:245142000 ; IMO: 9496915 Type: Special Vessel / Pilot Ship A "Pilot Ship / Pilot Vessel" is a "special type" of ship in which it accommodates a certain and limited Marine Pilots (Sea, River, Harbor Pilots), it also carries small boats/crafts that are used to tender services to and from the Pilot ship. In a Pilot Vessel, the Pilots can take their time...
Video Taking the last Pilot off before heading home
published on 5 May 2023
Video Kingston 1 & Kingston 2 - Pilot Boats - Naming & Commissioning 2018
published on 29 August 2020
On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, the #PortAuthorityJa hosted a Naming & Commissioning Service for #Kingston1 and #Kingston2, two new pilot boats for the service of Jamaica. The new boats replace older, undersized and malfunctioning ones, and is part of ongoing meaningful improvements to maritime operations at at our ports island-wide! Here are highlights, courtesy of #WeirzWorldMedia!
Article ARANSAS PILOT III – Pilot Boat for Port Aransas, Texas
by Baird Maritime - published on 2 September 2022
Video Hurricane winds Ireland Febuary 2014 from aboard Pilot boat
published on 17 December 2019
Video Life At Sea, Pilot Boarding Ship in Rough Weather
published on 7 February 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.