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Pilot Embarkation - Gangway Access - Unsafe Practice at Sea CHIRP Maritime Safety


published on 4 July 2019 1033 -

The hazards of Pilot boarding

Throughout 2016, the International Maritime Pilots’ Association (IMPA) held a safety campaign focused upon the standard of pilot ladders and associated equipment. CHIRP supported this campaign and received many reports on the subject.

This first report describes issues concerning pilot access near
the non-parallel ends of a ship, and use of a retractable platform.
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