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AMSA: Safe pilot transfer arrangements vital for safe operations


published on 14 September 2022 121 -

Picture by AMSA

There have been several recent incidents where manropes have failed whilst pilots have been using the pilot boarding arrangements.

AMSA would like to remind shipowners, operators, masters, crews, recognised organisations, marine pilots and pilotage providers of the importance of safe pilot transfer arrangements.

Operators should pay particular attention to the condition of manropes, ongoing maintenance and how they are stored to ensure they remain in a safe condition.

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