Welcome to THE PILOT, the magazine of the United Kingdom Maritime Pilots’ Association (UKMPA) www.ukmpa.org

Magazine Editor: Mike Robarts

Website updated by: John Clandillon-Baker FNI (JCB)

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3rd March 2018

 THIS WEBSITE IS NOW RUNNING IN PARALLEL TO THE MAGAZINE SECTION OF THE NEW UKMPA WEBSITE WHERE THE LATEST ISSUE WILL BE HOSTED IN PDF FORMAT ONLY.

 ISSUE 323 (AUTUMN 2017) WAS PUBLISHED IN NOVEMBER 2017. THE PDF COPY  AND THE SEARCHABLE CONTENT HAS NOW BEEN ADDED TO THIS SITE   : JCB

Last Voyage
 
I retired last September. This was my final pilotage act and was taken whilst I was passing Gravesend for the last time. 
Photo: Andy Wallace
 

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 HIGH SPEED PILOTAGE PASSAGES!

Houston pilot Louis Vest has taken some time lapse photo sequences navigating  in the upper reaches ofthe Houston Ship Canal. Enjoy them at the following links:

http://vimeo.com/22820403

http://gcaptain.com/maritime/blog/running-the-houston-ship-channel-at-night/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/oneeighteen/2443170048/in/photostream

The last page also has a link to a transit of the Panama Canal in 75 seconds.

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The content of this website is freely available for research but if you wish to reproduce any articles or features, please contact the editor.

The views and opinions expressed in the articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the UKMPA. Likewise the interpretations of incident reports are my personal viewpoint and reference should always be made to the official reports via the embedded links.

John Clandillon-Baker FNI 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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