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 from side to side, which makes it very comfortable to sail and manoeuvre these ships in and out of port.
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