SNAKES OR LADDERS : A mixed methodology review into the boarding and landing of maritime pilots

Herman Broers

In this recent study, Ewan Rattray MSc MM, conducted research aimed at investigating the factors affecting compliance of pilot transfer arrangements (PTA’s).  The researcher identifies the nature of the regulations, PTA regulation enforcement, training, statistics, safety culture and vessel design as possible factors. Pilots feel helpless in the battle against […]

IMPA Safety Campaign Analysis 2016-2020

Herman Broers

The IMPA safety campaign on pilot ladders has run for a long time now. In this document the results of the IMPA safety campaign have been analyzed from 2016 to 2020. This analysis shows a growing involvement of maritime pilots in the area of safety of pilot ladders, with the […]