It’s not always calm seas, helicopters and fast speedboats. In the third weekend storm this year, the pilot embarks MV VERA D by fast launch craft of the Pilot Station Vessel PROCYON. It takes professional teamwork by Pilotboat crew, the ship VERA D and VTS to board these ships in the harshest conditions in a violent Northsea. Well done and thanks to all players involved!
The MURCIA MAERSK is a ship from the Maersk Triple-E class. They are 400 meters long with a capacity of approximately 18.000 TEU. The 59 meters wide wheelhouse is enclosed
The 368m long THALASSA AXIA was incoming to Amazonehaven ECT DDE berth at 14,8 m draft. We were assisted by the tugs PANTHER and SCHELDE and the KRVE Boatmen.