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Man falling overboard during unrigging of combined accommodation and pilot ladder

While the Hong Kong registered vessel was underway, the Bosun worked on the lower platform of the accommodation ladder trying to recover the combined accommodation and pilot ladders after the disembarkation of ship pilot. He fell into the water and disappeared. His body was found later but was certified dead. This Information Note draws the attention of the shipowners, ship managers, ship operators, masters, officers and crew on the lessons learnt in the accident.

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Pilot-ladder incidents claim three

Underestimating the physical demands and dangers involved Accidents involving pilot ladders and boarding points have now claimed the lives of at least three seafarers over the past year.In addition, numerous serious incidents have illustrated how, as in the case of the 4,298-teu YM Tianjin (built 2006), seafarers are underestimating the physical demands and dangers involved.Source: Safety4Sea

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