The Nederlands Loodswezen (Dutch Pilotage Service) has ordered our M-class jet-driven pilot tenders at Next Generation Shipyards (NGS). The vessels are to replace four 1996 Discovery-class tenders and will serve in the various pilotage regions of the country. The...
With the outbreak of war between Russia and Ukraine, the focus of the media was immediately on the superyachts of the Russian oligarchs. Except for the problems with the Russian ownership of Heesen, which has been transferred to a Dutch foundation controlled by CEO...
In its latest Mars Report, The Nautical Institute points to the fact that in some jurisdictions, pilots can disembark before the vessel has actually exited the port. In the report, a meeting of a tanker and another vessel at a narrow port entrance resulted in the...
Speaking a language not everyone on the bridge understands leaves room for a communication gap. A recent Mars Report deals with such an event in which the master did not understand the pilots and the ship ended up colliding with a breakwater. The Nautical Institute...
Quarrelling between the two pilots of the Ever Given seems to have played an important role in the container giant’s grounding in the Suez Canal on 23 March. This follows from conversations recorded by the voyage data recorder on board, reports of which are...
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