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Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Viking Ship Organization was aware of US Pilotage Requirements on the Great Lakes

By Capt. George Haynes ,Pilot, Vice-President ,Lakes Pilots Association  The Norwegian Viking Ship Drake Harald Harfagre is on its way to Chicago from Bay

July 23, 2016
Total Views: 49

Friday, May 27, 2016
Video: What It’s Like to Be a Ship Pilot in New York Harbor
Maritime News

Video: What It’s Like to Be a Ship Pilot in New York Harbor

Lying below the surface of the bay and extending from the tip of Sandy Hook to the south shore of Long Island is a series of shoals that separate

May 27, 2016
Total Views: 175

Friday, May 20, 2016
International Shipping Crisis – What about the Professional Mariner?
Blog

International Shipping Crisis – What about the Professional Mariner?

By Captain George Livingstone [su_box title=”Author’s Note”] I have accepted an invitation from the good folks at gCaptain to

May 20, 2016
Total Views: 75

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Classic Video: Legendary Pilot Used to Dive Off Ships, Swim Back to Shore
Blog

Classic Video: Legendary Pilot Used to Dive Off Ships, Swim Back to Shore

Apparently this guy was a local legend down in Brazil. He was known around the port of Aracaju as Zé Peixe, or Joe Fish, aka the swimming pilot. He spent

February 3, 2016
Total Views: 1318

Monday, November 16, 2015
RAW VIDEO: Heavy Seas Pilot Transfer Off St. Ann’s Head
Maritime News

RAW VIDEO: Heavy Seas Pilot Transfer Off St. Ann’s Head

Video filmed by Alex Brown on November 15, 2015 shows a Milford Haven pilot being taken off the 257-meter shuttle tanker Ingrid Knutsen off St. Ann’s

November 16, 2015
Total Views: 75

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
ITF Raises Concerns Over Tugboat Safety in Expanded Panama Canal Locks
Maritime News

ITF Raises Concerns Over Tugboat Safety in Expanded Panama Canal Locks

  The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has commissioned a study into the maneuvering feasibility of the new Panama Canal locks

September 15, 2015
Total Views: 49

Friday, January 23, 2015
WATCH: Pilot Transfer in Heavy Seas from BP Oil Tanker
Interesting

WATCH: Pilot Transfer in Heavy Seas from BP Oil Tanker

Check out this video showing a pilot transfer in heavy sea conditions outside Milford Haven, Wales. The tanker in the video is BP

January 23, 2015
Total Views: 959

Monday, January 12, 2015
rotterdam pilot
Maritime News

Rotterdam’s Ship Pilots Drop in from the Chopper

It’s probably safe to say that Rotterdam ship pilot Marijn van Hoorn is not afraid of heights.  Not only does he get to pilot the vast assortment of

January 12, 2015
Total Views: 111

Friday, July 25, 2014
Watch: Pilot Boat Coming in Hot
Blog

Watch: Pilot Boat Coming in Hot

Check out this video showing a pilot boat that made its approach a little too hot, leading to a collision. The boat in the video is the pilot-tender

July 25, 2014
Total Views: 186

Thursday, June 5, 2014
PHOTOS: Pilot Boat Goes Up in Flames
Fire Incidents

PHOTOS: Pilot Boat Goes Up in Flames

A pilot boat went up in flames yesterday while moored at the port of Fiumicino, Italy, and it was all captured on camera.

June 5, 2014
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Time Lapse: Rainy River Clyde Passage
News

Time Lapse: Rainy River Clyde Passage

A pilot guides the 77,198 DWT bulk carrier MV King Milo up the River Clyde on its way to

May 6, 2014
Total Views: 52

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Sandy Hook Pilot's Pilot
Maritime News

Coast Guard: Four Injured After New York Pilot Boat Collides With Cargo Ship – UPDATE

A U.S. Coast Guard Marine Inspector and an Investigating Officer are responding to a report of a vessel collision involving a New York Pilot boat and a

March 19, 2014
Total Views: 159

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Ship Photos of The Day – Port of London Authority Pilot
Interesting

Ship Photos of The Day – Port of London Authority Pilot

Here's a series of photos from the Port of London Authority showing a rather typical occurrence on the River Thames: bringing a ship into

February 12, 2014
Total Views: 63

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
elka apollon
Collision

NTSB Report of Elka Apollon Collision Shown to be Misleading

Video interactive reconstruction assists vindicating pilots in October 2011 collision on Houston Ship Channel. A recent administrative hearing held at the Port

October 8, 2013
Total Views: 136

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
pilot ladder fail
Multimedia

Another Reason Ship Pilots Should Do Pullups [VIDEO]

A fair bit of upper body strength is required by maritime ship pilots while boarding vessels, especially in inclement weather, or when all of the sudden a

July 17, 2013
Total Views: 9

Thursday, March 14, 2013
MV Pipit Arrow
Incidents

Ship Pilot Dies in Accident off Panama City [UPDATE]

Update 1 – Statement from Florida Harbor Pilots Association added While boarding the Pipit Arrow, a 656-foot bulk carrier at the Panama City, FL sea

March 14, 2013
Total Views: 239

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
NBC News: Navigating the Seas of the San Francisco Bay [VIDEO]
Ports

NBC News: Navigating the Seas of the San Francisco Bay [VIDEO]

NBC Bay Area’s Joe Rosato Jr. gives us an inside look at the training process San Francisco Bar pilots go through, including simulator training held at

December 4, 2012
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
stealth skyros
News

Maritime Strike Continues in Norway, “We risk running empty on ethanol by the end of the week”

OSLO -(Dow Jones)- Southern Norway risks a gasoline shortage in the coming days, as maritime pilots strike as part of a wider public sector dispute over wages,

May 30, 2012
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
MT Saturnus
News

While Maritime Pilots Strike in Norway, Gasoline Supplies Run Low

OSLO (Dow Jones)–Southern Norway risks a gasoline shortage in the coming days, as maritime pilots strike as part of a wider public sector dispute over

May 29, 2012
Total Views: 14

Friday, February 24, 2012
elbe pilots
Incidents

Tragedy on the River Elbe – Ship Pilot Dies After Fall

Tragic news from Nick Cutmore, Secretary General of the International Maritime Pilots’ Association… We have the sad duty to inform you of the

February 24, 2012
Total Views: 114
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