Brazil Pilots issue Common Errors in PTA’s notice

Herman Broers

Conapra / Praticagem do Brasil have issued a notice “Common Errors in the pilot boarding arrangement “. In this notice, reference is made to international regulations ( Solas V Reg 23, IMO 1045 and ISO 799 ) as well as national regulations.

The notice deals with the most common errors regarding pilot ladders, combination ladders, fendering and trapdoor arrangements. It can be downloaded here:

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