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Piraeus Harbor Pilot Disembarks Disney Dream – 6/16/2023


published on 24 August 2023 10 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Disney Cruise Line Blog". Originally published on 2023-07-30.
For more, please visit our trip report for this day at: https://disneycruiselineblog.com/2023/07/trip-log-day-5-8-night-silver-anniversary-at-sea-greek-isles-cruise-from-civitavecchia-rome-italy-piraeus-athens-greece/
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Video MAERSK: Staying safe out at sea - a message from our seafarers

published on 8 September 2022

A special message from our seafarers👷🏽‍♂️👇🏽 Last week, we marked our annual Global Safety Day with the theme 'We Learn and Adapt'.
In our industry, hazards are a normal part of operations and we constantly work to identify the safety risks before anything happens and put in place safeguards to ensure that even if something goes wrong, it does not lead to severe injury.
Safety procedures on board our vessels ensure that our seafarers protect themselves and their colleagues while on...

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Opinion Pilot transfer arrangements - Sharing knowledge matters – but problems go beyond non-compliance to SOLAS itself

by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published on 23 September 2020

Like many seafarers I have long been a keen follower of The Nautical Institute’s MARS programme, and along with many other members I listened to the recent webinar on that topic. One theme which was repeated more than once was that it is better to learn from someone else’s misfortune rather than have it happen to you. Having personally been involved in two near misses resulting from unsafe pilot transfer arrangements in a relatively short space of time, I asked how experiences and knowledge specifically about pilot ladder safety could best be promulgated to avoid repeating common accidents or near misses.

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Video Smooth Sailing: Pros and Cons of a SWATH Vessel

published on 7 August 2020

When you think about SWATH ships, remember seakeeping. Imagine gliding gently over waves. That serenity is what SWATH ships deliver. It comes at the price of several new design challenges. But for the right mission, a SWATH is worth it. Maybe the tradeoffs are right for you? Learn about the strengths and weaknesses of a SWATH. REFERENCES [1] Mecaflux, "Midship, Frontal Surface Area and Flotation," Mecaflux, [Online]. Available: https://www.mecaflux.com/en/Maitre_couple.htm. [Accessed...

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Article BW guide to Pilot Ladder compliance

by www.bw-group.com - published on 14 October 2021

Good initiave: A very good summary about Pilot Ladder commpliance by BW group.
Some are aware and are going the extra mile for the safety of pilots, a big shout out for those who do! Worth reading.

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Article Hybrid-electric Pilot Boat Delivered in Singapore

published on 9 April 2021

Penguin International Limited has delivered Singapore’s first hybrid-powered ship - a 15-metre, 12-pax aluminium pilot boat christened "Penguin Tenaga".

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Video New Pilot Vessel "SEA MASTER" / Bulk Carrier Ship "TAI HAWK"

published on 27 April 2020

New Pilot Vessel "SEA MASTER" / On board Bulk Carrier Ship "TAI HAWK" - Arriving at #Recalada #BoardingStation #KM239_1 #PuntaIndioChannel #RioDeLaPlata #Argentine Nueva Lancha de Prácticos "SEA MASTER" / A bordo del Buque de Transporte a Granel "TAI HAWK" - Llegando a Recalada #EstaciónDeEmbarque KM 239,1 del Canal Punta Indio, del Río de La Plata #Argentina This video (original sound) was filmed on board Bulk Carrier Ship "TAI HAWK" (IMO Number: 9284556) and shows the moment when the...

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Video River Tyne - Pilot Boat "Hadrian" / Fishing Boat / NAVY P2000 Vessel

published on 8 September 2021

HADRIAN (IMO: 9222259) is a Pilot Ship that was built in 2000 (21 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of United Kingdom.
Her length overall (LOA) is 16.13 meters and her width is 5.3 meters.

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Video MV CAPE PRIDE Inbound to Europoort

by Herman Broers - published on 13 February 2023

Today the 17,9 meters draft CAPE PRIDE enterded the Port of Rotterdam via the Eurochannel. Two pilots were put onboard by NHV helicopter, provided by the Rotterdam Pilots.

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Video Remotely operated Vessel by Seafar - Bridge Passage Watertruck X

published on 30 June 2021

Drone visuals of a bridge passage of a remotely controlled barge on the Plassendale Canal (Ostend). The vessel is controlled by a captain in the Seafar Control Center in Antwerp (100km away). All operations are approved by the Flemish Waterway Authorities. Want to know more? www.seafar.eu info@seafar.eu

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