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Every Step Matters- Pilot Boarding Safety

Every Step Matters- Pilot Boarding Safety
April 18th, 2017 by SecGen

Pilot operations present a number of inherent safety risks which could result in serious physical injury to the pilot. The actions of the ship’s officers and crew play a vital role in ensuring the pilot’s personal safety, and successful pilot transfers.

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#Dangerousladders – The Master could not be convinced that this was an unsafe rigging.

#Dangerousladders – The Master could not be convinced that this was an unsafe rigging.
January 23rd, 2017 by SecGen

The ladder was attached by the use of 2 small chains around the step. The Master could not be convinced that this was an unsafe rigging.

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Near Miss – Pilot Ladder side-ropes failure

Near Miss – Pilot Ladder side-ropes failure
January 19th, 2017 by SecGen

Without warning, the ladder then parted in 2 places in way of the point load over the deck edge.

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IMPA Pilot ladder 2016 Survey Report

IMPA Pilot ladder 2016 Survey Report
January 06th, 2017 by SecGen

Statistics produced by our many surveys over the years sadly demonstrate that non-compliance steadily remains between 15 and 20 percent. This year is no different in that respect.

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