Witherby: Pilot Ladder Manual – Advanced Edition
Incorporating Pilot Transfer Arrangements including Combination Ladders
This guide details the procedures that should be followed when preparing for pilot embarkation and disembarkation. It sets risk in context through relevant excerpts from IMO regulations and findings from the 2016 IMPA Safety Survey. Photographs and diagrams effectively demonstrate good and bad practice.
This publication emphasises the importance to ship operators and seafarers of adhering to established rules when preparing for pilot embarkation and disembarkation. It covers the responsibilities of all personnel involved in pilot transfer, pilot ladder construction and securing the pilot ladder. IMPA Safety Survey findings highlight areas of preparation that are often missed, raising awareness of possible risk mitigating measures. The guide includes the complete text of IMO Resolution A.1045(27) on Pilot Transfer Arrangements.
Publication Code: GP633
Publication Subtitle: Incorporating Pilot Transfer Arrangements including Combination Ladders
Publication Edition Number or Year: 2017
Publisher Name: Witherby Publishing Group