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Update: New PDF "Pilot Ladder Safety" is available


by Herman Broers - published on 17 March 2021 278

A new hardcopy of the pilotladdersafety website by Herman Broers is now available online, including a new page on “Marking and Certification” as well as “Handholds and Stanchions”. Get it here!
Unlimited License Maritime Pilot, Port of Rotterdam. Pilot ladder safety, active marine pilot - Loodswezen Rotterdam - Rijnmond

Maritime Pilot in port of Rotterdam, Author of www.pilotladdersafety.com
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Editors note:
The shown protections are very massive in our opinion.
What does our community think about?

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