In The Netherlands, Maritime Pilotage is a public duty performed by a private system of pilots since 1988. The maritime pilot is an independent professional giving independent advice to a
On January 6th, 2023 the 250 m long CRUDESUN was inbound with 13m draft. Two tugs were used for bringing this lady safely alongside to Shell 103 in Europoort.
Improving Teams Performance in Pilotage Waters By: Herman Broers | February 1st, 2022 Abbreviations HCC Harbor Coordination Center VTS Vessel Traffic Service Introduction This paper aims to explore the possibilities of improving
On march 24th, 2022, the bulkcarrier BERGE BIMBERI entered Port of Rotterdam via the Eurochannel. The ship had a draft of 17,6 meters and two pilots were flown in by
Within the context of E-navigation, several concepts have been developed which could revolutionize the handling of traffic at sea and in the port. Several conditions, including the improved connectivity with
Measuring 400 meters long and with a draft of 16 meters, the EVER GOVERN came into port in December 2021. Foggy conditions and a strong SW’ly wind made it a
The Netherlands pilots have a close cooperation with Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen (NHV) for pilot transfer operations. These helicopters are used by NL Coastguard as well. Recently, a Search and Rescue
On july 1st, the 327 meters long bulk carrier SHINWA MARU entered Port of Rotterdam with 20,6 meters draft, underway to EECV terminal at the Caland channel, Europoort. Due to