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PTR Holland® B.V.

Dintelweg 107
3198 LB Europoort-Rotterdam


PTR Holland ® Group has more than 30 years experience in the production of MED & USCG approved Pilot – Embarkation (rope) ladders for the marine and off-shore industry. Furthermore according to IMPA or ISSA we currently stock over more than 12.000 different products and counting.

Since 1967 we are committed for the safety of Life and property at Sea & have been serving Marine, offshore & Oil & Gas industry worldwide ever since. We are progressive and Positive Company & share the same vibe with our colleagues and clients. We acknowledge our clients as integral part of the company & consider their needs as our prime focus. We believe in everything is possible thru dedication & hard work. At PTR we don’t simply just sell but assist our clients to buy the right product.

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PTR Holland® Group has more than 30 years experience in the manufacture of rope ladders.
PTR’s MED and USCG approvals cover the full range of Pilot and Embarkation Ladders for the Marine and Offshore industries.
Additionally we have an extensive stock of ISSA and IMPA listed Ship-stores – today in excess of 12,000 line articles.


Rotterdam Office
  (+31)10 - 714 49 45
PTR Holland® B.V.
Dintelweg 107
3198 LB Europoort-Rotterdam
The Netherlands
Singapore Office
  (+65) 62 65 65 95
PTR Holland Singapore® PTE LTD
16 Fan Yoong Road
Singapore 629793
Houston Texas Office
Joris J. Stuip
Senior VP PTR Holland Group global
  (+1) 713-702-1975
822 E. Sam Houston Pkwy S.
Pasadena, 77503
United States of America
United Kingdom Office
  (+44) 191 263 0191
Marine Safety Supplies Ltd. U.K.
Marine House - Unit 2-3
Willington Quay
Wallsend - Tyne & Wear
NE28 6SU United Kingdom
China Office
  (+86) 05 326 800 3145
Qingdao CO. LTD
1457 Wangsha Road,Chengyang,Qingdao
Peoples republic of China
Hellas Office
  (+30) 694 804 0675
PTR Holland Group Hellas
Markou Mpotsari 19
18538 Piraeus Greece

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by PTR Holland® B.V. - published on 10 November 2022

Latest Version: Necessary knowledge about pilot ladders by PTR Holland. Very good summary! Download free of charge.


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Top condition. Quality assurance with label, certificate and registration. Truly exemplary work in the service of safety for pilots. Great to see that.


Article PTR Holland offers free pilot ladder load test

published on 1 December 2021

Register your pilot or embarkation ladder today and receive a free 30 months mandatory load test, when the ladders been delivered to one of our factories in Rotterdam, Singapore, New Castle UK or Houston Texas.


Article BW guide to Pilot Ladder compliance

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Good initiave: A very good summary about Pilot Ladder commpliance by BW group.
Some are aware and are going the extra mile for the safety of pilots, a big shout out for those who do! Worth reading.


Video Sustainability in pilot and embarking ladders - PTR Holland (c)

published on 5 November 2020

Sustainability concerns us all. PTR Holland (c), as a leading manufacturer of pilot and embarking ladders, is committed not only to produce the safest ladders, but also to protect our planet earth through sustainable production. PTR does so by sourcing the timber for the production of the ladders exclusively in accordance with the Federal Stewardship Council (FSC). Look for the FSC logo when buying your ladder. Take responsibility and protect our valuable rainforest! PTR Holland - Often...


Opinion Why do we see so many unapproved and low-quality pilot ladders?

by Frank Diegel - published on 4 September 2020

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Article Shareable Survey "Boarding and Landing Arrangements for Pilots" by Ewan Rattray

by - published on 26 August 2020

This survey on pilot ladder safety was initiated by Ewan Rattray. It is supported and recommended by well-known heads of the #dangerousladders Facebook group like Kevin Vallance, Arie Palmers and others.


Opinion "A Pilot Ladder has its Price!" - Statement of Joris J. Stuip (PTR Holland)

by PTR Holland® B.V. - published on 10 February 2020

Please read this statement of Joris J. Stuip from PTR Holland, Partner of

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Article Product Pirates risk the lives of Marine Pilots!

by - published on 17 December 2019

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