Video

How not to climb down a Pilot Ladder


published on 1 July 2020 3676 -

The video was found on some social media channels in June 2020.

When so many elementary mistakes are made and so many risks are taken, this is exactly what can happen!

It's a demonstrative example of an unprofessional action:
1) Where is the life jacket?
2) No backpack on the shoulders. Use a rope to have the backpack lifted by the deck crew.
3) Where is the rest of the crew (on vessel / on the small boat) for safe assistance?

What other mistakes have you discovered?

We do not put videos of accidents on our website out of voyeurism. We would like to point out that the work of a pilot or a seafarer is always dangerous, especially when embarking and disembarking!
These incidents should be a warning. It can hit anyone out of carelessness.
Dear people, please always be mindful and always think of your safety!
We hope no one was seriously injured.
Paranaguá harbor, Brazil

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Frank Diegel Germany
on 21 September 2020, 15:36 UTC

This is the only right and safe way for a bag, Dennis!
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DR
Dennis Robinson United Kingdom
on 21 September 2020, 15:31 UTC

Thank you for that info Paulo, He should still have been told to send his bag down on a line,
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Frank Diegel Germany
on 21 September 2020, 15:28 UTC

Thank you for information Paulo. We were relatively sure that this could not have been a trained pilot.
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Paulo Barbosa IMPA - International Maritime Pilots’ Association, Brazil
on 21 September 2020, 14:54 UTC

The guy showed on the video is not a Pilot; He's from the shore team.
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DR
Dennis Robinson United Kingdom
on 21 September 2020, 10:04 UTC

Back pack....AGAIN!!
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