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Passage Planning For Pilotage Waters

90% of all the shipping casualties occur in coastal and port areas. The coastal passages leading to ports are generally the most dangerous portions of vessel voyages and vast majorities of marine casualties occur during this passage. It is therefore imperative that the bridge team

Master-Pilot Relationship

Why is pilot Required a) Expertise in local navigation b) Sound knowledge of tide / currents c) Local traffic movement d) Dealing with shore authorities e) Handling of tugs The particular elements of the operational relationship between pilots and bridge officers includes: a) The sharing