Pilot Ladder Safety, 6th Edition 2012  (eBook)

Published Date

January 2012

Pilot Ladder Safety, 6th Edition 2012 (eBook)

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The 6th Edition has been revised to include and explain the latest SOLAS Regulations for the safety of pilots and others who have to undertake the hazardous operation of boarding a ship by a rope ladder. It also aims to provide guidance for ships’ personnel who are responsible for the safe rigging of these ladders.

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The illustrations and the straightforward seaman-like English will be readily understood by Pilots and Shipmasters of all nationalities. The book is of great assistance when it is necessary to explain the need for changes to ships' equipment. No pilot should be without one. Nautical schools, Marine Surveyors, ships' agents, port authorities, and other personnel who are involved in climbing, owning, making or inspecting pilot ladders will all find this publication to be an invaluable investment.

 

The book gives a practical understanding of the rules and recommendations, based on the author's own experience - he has climbed thousands of pilot ladders, he has kept abreast of developments in pilot ladder construction and has been an active participant for many years with the International Maritime Pilots' Association.

The Company was established in a small way about 1850 as a retail stationery business, with initial premises on the south side of the River Clyde in Glasgow, next to the Railway terminus in Bridge Street. Later came moves to Drury Street, then to York Street and about the year 1908 to 52 Darnley Street, before a final one to the present premises at 4/10 Darnley Street, in December 1981.

The scope of the Company's publications was broadly increased so that they now covered every phase of sea life. Although too numerous to mention here, publications covered many aspects of nautical knowledge, which, by then had become far more of an exact science. The publishing activities of the company were not, however, limited to nautical affairs. When the Boy Scout and Girl Guide movements started, the Company saw further scope for its activities and became connected with both Associations. Activities have since further expanded into the fields of Scottish literature and plays. The list of the latter is extensive and, judging by their successes in play festivals, has been made up with discrimination. Brown, Son and Ferguson are the leading play publishers in Scotland, with over 200 one act and 100 full length plays always in print.

Title: Pilot Ladder Safety, 6th Edition 2012 (eBook)
Edition: Sixth
Product Code: BF1004EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-84927-046-5 (9781849270465), ISBN 10: 1-84927-046-5 (1849270465)
Published Date: January 2012

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