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Jacobsen Pilot Service and Los Angeles Pilot Station publish notice to all ships


published on 15 August 2020 572 -

Jacobsen Pilot Service and Los Angeles Pilot Station published a notice to all ships to inspect pilot ladders before the pilot boards.

Reason is an incident happened at the port of long beach in July 2020. Pilot ladder rope broke while the pilot was on the ladder - luckily the pilot was able to hold on.


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