Thursday, May 13, 2021
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Video

What if Tony Stark Was A Ship Pilot?

With a rich family history in Aviation, former Oil Trader & Royal Marines Reservist, Richard Browning, founded pioneering Aeronautical Innovation company, Gravity Industries in March 2017, to launch human flight...

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 3547

Monday, August 24, 2020
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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 as a boy my father taking...

August 24, 2020
Total Views: 537

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
News

American Ship Pilots Sound Alarm on Unsafe ‘Trapdoor’ Arrangement

The American Pilots’ Association has sent a letter to state pilotage authorities across the United States on behalf of approximately 1,200 American ship pilots to improve safety following the death...

February 19, 2020
Total Views: 357

Thursday, January 23, 2020
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Interesting

IMO Urged to Crack Down on Dangerous Ladder Arrangements After Pilot’s Death

The International Maritime Pilots’ Association (IMPA) is calling on the International Maritime Organization to crack down on a commonly used-yet-dangerous pilot transfer arrangement that may have contributed to the death of...

January 23, 2020
Total Views: 223

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
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 too icy for the pilot boats. The video...

May 9, 2018
Total Views: 508

Thursday, March 15, 2018
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News

One Missing After Marine Pilot Transfer Helicopter Ditches Off Port Hedland, Western Australia

Friday Update – Search operations for the missing helicopter pilot off Port Hedland resumed Friday morning involving four vessels, seven helicopters and AMSA’s Challenger search and rescue jet. Thursday –...

March 15, 2018
Total Views: 54

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Maritime News

WATCH: Cape Cod Canal Pilot Transfer at Night

Here’s an awesome video showing a pilot transfer from a cruise ship in the Cape Cod Canal. According to the uploader… The Cruise Ship Insignia…..in high wind and the threat...

October 12, 2017
Total Views: 31

Thursday, February 9, 2017
Interesting

WATCH: Sketchy Pilot Transfer Arrangement

Check out the video below showing preparations for a pilot transfer at the Port of Sines in Portugal. The video was posted online with the caption: This is the new...

February 9, 2017
Total Views: 199

Thursday, October 6, 2016
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 occurred...

October 6, 2016
Total Views: 75

Friday, March 18, 2016
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Incidents

“I think the pilot turned off the radio!”

By Owen Palmiotti (Coeval, Inc.)…I may have been in diapers when I first learned about communicating. Back then, I was most likely talking to my brother about which crayon tasted...

March 18, 2016
Total Views: 93

Monday, November 16, 2015
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 Head in 35 knot...

November 16, 2015
Total Views: 23