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Life of Reef Pilot - Capt. Vikram Hede


published on 23 May 2023 11 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Vikram Hede". Originally published on 2023-05-23.
My background
Why does a ship need a marine pilot
How did we get here b.w.o training and qualification?
Background history of Reef Pilots
Info on different pilot stations within the Great Barrier Reef
Torres Straits with its complex tides
Our commute to work - boat & helicopter videos
Different types of ships, cargoes and nationalities trading within the Great Barrier Reef
Work life onboard.... the good, the bad and the ugly
Some trivia and fun facts about mariners’ life at sea
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