Survey on Pilotladder Legislation

Herman Broers

Capt. Ewan Rattray suffered a serious injury while boarding a vessel as a Pilot in 2018. He is still working in the ports industry and has decided use his professional knowledge and academic skillset to conduct much needed research into the boarding and landing of pilots. The purpose of this […]

An Offline Copy

Herman Broers

Recently, after boarding a ship, I discussed the pilot ladder’s layout with the master, showing him the new website at the same time. At that point he told me there was only limited internet access onboard, so he would be very interested in an offline copy of the website to […]

Does He Make it Across every time?


Pilot Boarding is a critical operational and the most frequent operation on Container Ships. The ship is well prepared to embark or disembark the Harbour Pilot’s safely In accordance with SOLAS Regulation V/23 & IMO Resolution A.1045(27)