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Pilotage São Paulo invests in technology

Date: 12 August 2014

To ensure increased safety in entry and exit manoeuvres of large ships in the Port of Santos, “Praticagem São Paulo” (Pilotage São Paulo) has acquired equipment to calculate distances and identify obs…


Pilot Pack - Industrial strength bags, custom-made for Navicom Portable Pilot Units

Date: 1 October 2018

These industrial strength backpacks protect the equipment from harsh maritime conditions while allowing Pilots to easily transport Navicom gear while on job. They are water-repellent and highly rugged…

Tags: marinepilot; PPU; backpack; PPU backpack; ChannelPilot; HarbourPilot;

Crescent River Pilots choose Navicom Portable Pilot Units

Date: 3 October 2018

Crescent River Port Pilots - The Lower Mississippi River

We recently completed delivery of 105 GyroPilots to the . The Crescent River Pilots are a gro…

Tags: Portable Pilot unit; PPU; PPUS: IMPROVING SAFETY AND EFFICIENCY; GyroPilot;

A seamless way to set up your Portable Pilot Unit - PPU

Date: 13 November 2018


  • Ensure the communication links are set up properly (Wi-Fi/BT) between the PPU sensor and the laptop/tablet running the ECS.
  • Ensure the units are talking to…

Tags: Portable Pilot unit; marinepilot; PPU; set-up;

Maximising situational awareness in pilotage

Date: 24 July 2020

Maximising Situational Awareness in Pilotage

Increasing accuracy and safety in all conditions by the use of PPUs

Paul Stanley, FNI

 Although pilotage has traditionally been conducted …

Tags: PPU; Portable Pilot unit; situational awareness; marine pilot;

Enhancing a Pilot's skills with Portable Pilot Unit (PPU) training

Date: 12 January 2021

Enhancing a Pilot’s skills with PPU training   Portable Pilotage Units (PPUs) have been in the marine industry for many years and are fast becoming 'normal' on the bridges of ships in pilotage waters …

Tags: PPU; marine pilot; portablepilotunit; PPU training; marine pilot training; navicom training;