An experienced ordinary seaman (OS) lost his life when he went down the accommodation ladder in order to set the railings and the lower platform. Read more about the unfortunate accident inside the article.
Learn about the importance of observing safe pilot boarding arrangements on ships such as pilot ladder in accordance with SOLAS requirements.
A video showing a pilot boarding a moving cargo ship has gone viral. The footage, shot by a drone on April 2, 2018, near the coast of Hailuoto in Finland.
A number of accidents have occurred in the past due to improper maintenance and rigging of pilot ladder on board ships. Learn important points that must be considered while handling pilot ladders.
While getting off a ship, the pilot loses his grip when climbing down the ladder and falls onto the Pilot Boat. Read inside to know more about the accident.