It is not often that this blog is used to show bad practice, however in this case some pictures tell a whole story. Ship is compliant by design for rigging a combination. How about the operator(s)? The recessed supporting points are not used for securing the ladder at 1,5 meters […]
One year on, Pilot Ladder Safety Booklet July 2021 edition is now online
After one year online, the website pilotladdersafety.com has attracted nearly 200.000 page visits. In this time, a lot of interaction has been achieved with ship crews, shipowners, P and I clubs, classification societies and manufacturers of pilot ladders. The PDF hardcopy of the website reflects what has been achieved by […]
Test Your Knowledge about PTA’s, do the quiz!
During the last year, on many occasions I came to the conclusion that training is of vital importance in order to increase the awareness on the safe use of pilot ladders. This website was primarily meant as a reference for mariners, pilots and ship operators. This website can now be […]