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Tuesday, April 2, 2024
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Accidents

Australia Fines Ship Master and Company Over Serious Pilot Ladder Accident

Australia has successfully prosecuted a ship’s master and shipping company, Hong Kong-based Fu Ye Shipping, following a serious accident involving a ship’s

April 2, 2024
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Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Pilot boat and cargo vessel at sea. Pilot embarkation. Pilotage.
Shipping

Turkish Ship Pilot Dies in Boarding Accident

A Turkish ship pilot has died after falling into the water during a pilot transfer operation at the Bosphorus Strait. The accident took place Sunday morning

February 6, 2024
Total Views: 4999

Thursday, June 1, 2023
ship pilot ladder
Accidents

Australia Convicts Ship Operator, Master After Pilot Ladder Fall Injury

A Magistrates Court in Perth, Australia has convicted the Master and operator of a Cyprus-flagged cargo ship following an accident involving a substandard

June 1, 2023
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Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Fishing Vessel Sinks After Collision with Virginia Pilot Boat
Shipping

Fishing Vessel Sinks After Collision with Virginia Pilot Boat

A fishing vessel has sunk after colliding with a pilot boat on the James River at the Port of Virginia on Tuesday morning. The U.S. Coast Guard says it

May 30, 2023
Total Views: 23608

Monday, February 13, 2023
ship pilot ladder
Ports

Singapore Harbor Pilot Killed in Fall Accident

A Singaporean harbor pilot has died after falling overboard while disembarking a vessel off of Singapore’s Southern Islands, the Maritime and Port

February 13, 2023
Total Views: 7195

Monday, February 14, 2022
Former Oil Spill Response Vessel Delivered to Sandy Hook Pilots After Conversion
Shipbuilding

Former Oil Spill Response Vessel Delivered to Sandy Hook Pilots After Conversion

A former oil spill response vessel (OSRV) has been converted to a pilot station vessel and redelivered to the New York & New Jersey Sandy Hook Pilots

February 14, 2022
Total Views: 5092

Monday, August 24, 2020
pilot boarding san francisco
Maritime News

Captain George Livingstone: Crossing the Bar

I’ve spent the last few mornings looking out over the San Francisco Bay wondering about the far-flung, widespread scope of marine transportation. I remember

August 24, 2020
Total Views: 871

Thursday, August 6, 2020
new york pilot boat
Interesting

Fatal Fall: Sandy Hook Pilot Dies in Boarding Accident

A Sandy Hook ship pilot has died following a fall while boarding a tanker arriving at the Port of New York and New Jersey on Wednesday. The incident follows

August 6, 2020
Total Views: 2327

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
ship pilot ladder
Maritime News

Safety Alert: Don’t Forget About Pilot Gangways and Ladders!

The following is a Safety Alert issued today by the United States Coast Guard regarding the safety of pilot gangways and ladders after a ship pilot

August 21, 2018
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Ship Pilot at Port of Corpus Christi Dies After Gangway Collapses: Report
Interesting

Ship Pilot at Port of Corpus Christi Dies After Gangway Collapses: Report

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the death of a veteran ship pilot at the Port of Corpus Christi who reportedly fell while boarding a ship on Saturday,

June 19, 2018
Total Views: 294

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Saddam Hussein’s Former Superyacht Now a Hotel for Maritime Pilots in Iraq
News

Saddam Hussein’s Former Superyacht Now a Hotel for Maritime Pilots in Iraq

By Ulf Laessing BASRA, Iraq, May 22 (Reuters) – The king size bed in Saddam Hussein’s superyacht is made, the silk curtains around it have been

May 22, 2018
Total Views: 1057

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Watch: Here’s How Maritime Pilots Board Vessels During Winter in Finland
News

Watch: Here’s How Maritime Pilots Board Vessels During Winter in Finland

You know the saying, “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade”. That’s exactly what maritime pilots in Finland do when it’s simply

May 9, 2018
Total Views: 758

Sunday, April 22, 2018
This Video Will Make You Want to Become a Houston Harbor Pilot
News

This Video Will Make You Want to Become a Houston Harbor Pilot

Check out this video about the Houston Harbor Pilots and the integral role they play in the safely navigating vessels of all types through the busy Houston

April 22, 2018
Total Views: 1139

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
singapore express containership
Interesting

Port of Lisbon Pilot Dies in Disembarking Accident

A ship pilot at the Port of Lisbon in Portugal has died after falling into the water while disembarking from a containership early Wednesday morning. The

February 28, 2018
Total Views: 108

Monday, January 22, 2018
Dutch Pilot Boat Damaged in Collision with Bulk Carrier
Maritime News

Dutch Pilot Boat Damaged in Collision with Bulk Carrier

A Dutch pilot boat was severely damaged after colliding with a bulk carrier off the coast of Netherlands on Sunday morning. According to Dutch media reports,

January 22, 2018
Total Views: 118

Monday, December 11, 2017
Finnish pilot boat overturns
Interesting

Two Killed After Pilot Boat Capsizes Off Finland

Two Finnish pilot boat operators have died after the boat they were on capsized and sank in the Gulf of Finland on Friday. The accident occurred at

December 11, 2017
Total Views: 139

Friday, September 22, 2017
U.S Great Lakes Pilots Reject Martin Associates’ Study
Press Releases

U.S Great Lakes Pilots Reject Martin Associates’ Study

The American pilots on the Great Lakes reject the recently released study, Analysis of Great Lakes Pilotage Costs on Great Lakes Shipping and the Potential

September 22, 2017
Total Views: 43

Monday, May 22, 2017
Miami Pilot Boat Underway With Maersk Kentucky
Blog

Pilotage: Local Places and Tight Spaces

By Capt. George H Livingstone, One could make the argument that international marine transportation is the singular thread running throughout the world. 

May 22, 2017
Total Views: 164

Saturday, October 8, 2016
San Francisco Bar Pilot Boat Golden Gate
Interesting

On The Danger Of Becoming A Marine Pilot

By Captain Paul Lobo – Sadly, today I read in gCaptain about another ship pilot killed in the line of duty. This time the accident happened while a

October 8, 2016
Total Views: 856

Thursday, October 6, 2016
London Ship Pilot Killed in Boarding Accident
Interesting

London Ship Pilot Killed in Boarding Accident

A ship pilot with the Port of London Authority has been killed in an accident while boarding a ship on the River Thames. The PLA said Thursday the incident

October 6, 2016
Total Views: 189
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