Article Kiel Canal, Germany : Freighter rams Kiel lock gate on Sun 14th Mar 2021
by Frank Diegel - published on 14 March 2021
Article Roberta Coppa (Fedepiloti): "There are still too many gender prejudices in our world".
by ShipMag.it - published on 9 March 2021
Article Dardanelles: Turkish pilot falls from pilot ladder
by Frank Diegel - published on 8 March 2021
Article Results online survey into the securing methods of pilot ladders
by Herman Broers - published on 5 March 2021
It has been shown that a majority (51%) of pilot ladders is secured by means of D-shackles, when secured at intermediate length. Previous research (Evans, 2020) has proven that this method has only about 50% of the strength of the pilot ladder when secured at full length (“double ended ladder”), or by means of the “endless-sling” method.