Amitava Chakrabarty

Amitava Chakrabarty

Amitava Chakrabarty is a Dock Pilot of Kolkata Port Trust, a writer and a poet. He has contributed articles, travelogues, letters, stories and poems in leading newspapers and magazines in India, has penned two anthologies of poetry ( Solitude / So I Used Gray And Other Poems ) and has co authored a children’s story book – Inspirational stories for Children Vol-3
Marine Careers

How To Become A Marine Pilot?

The job of a marine or ship pilot is an exciting and rewarding one. If you are planning to become a marine pilot then this article will guide you with the procedure. Know more about the life of ship pilot inside the article.

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Marine Navigation

How a Ship is Berthed Using An Anchor?

Ship’s anchor is used to turn the ship in the desired side and direction during the berthing process. Learn inside the article as to how a ship is berthed using its anchor as a pivot.

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baltic mooring
Marine Navigation

How Baltic Mooring of Ship is Done?

Baltic mooring is a combination mooring of a vessel alongside the berth which employs a stern mooring shackled to the offshore anchor cable in the region of the “ganger length”. Learn how baltic mooring is done in this video.

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Marine Navigation

How Dredging Anchor is Used for Maneuvering Ships?

Dredging anchor is a method used during maneuvering of a ship when neither a bow thruster nor a tug is available to check the ship’s bow movement. Learn how dredging anchor is used to control ship’s movement in restricted waters.

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