A ship pilot with the Port of London Authority has been killed in an accident while boarding a ship on the River Thames. The PLA said Thursday the incident occurred Wednesday night at about 6:10 p.m. when one of its pilots was involved in an accident while boarding the ship Sunmi in Gravesend Reach. “Our […]
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The Port of London Authority (PLA) has ordered a new purpose-built survey catamaran, a CTruk MPC19, due to enter service on the river Thames later this year. The
Three Milford Haven ship pilots have been injured after their pilot boat made ‘hard contact’ with an LNG carrier during a routine transfer, the port authority has confirmed. The Port of Milford Haven says the incident occurred early...
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By Captain Paul Lobo – Sadly, today I read in gCaptain about another ship pilot killed in the line of duty. This time the accident happened while a pilot was boarding MV Sunmi, a tiny Bahama registered freighter, in the Thames River...