Here are Five Important ways to maintain pilot ladder to avoid accidents or loss of life at sea.before i explain more, lets understand What is Pilot ladder and it functions?
|Ship Pilot ladder|
Why pilots need to board the ship?
– Observations: failure to notice deterioration of the natural fiber ropes used in the pilot ladder construction or broken/torn chocks used to support the ladder steps can cause the ladder to give ways or cut under stress.
– Records : it is very imperative that the pilot ladders certification , periodic inspections, reports and most important records are very maintained on board by ship crews . this records most details the actual condition of the pilotladders.