gangway

What are the checks of Gangway and Accommodation Ladder?

GANGWAY: It is across the ship side

  • Gangway not to be at an inclination of more than 30 Degree to the horizontal.
  • Stanchions, rails, intermediate guides (fencing), lifelines to be properly rigged and free of damage.
  • Safety net free of damage and properly rigged.
  • Bottom platform horizontal to jetty.
  • Gangway area properly illuminated.
  • Lifebuoy with light and line, heaving line with rescue quoit available at access area.
  • Gangway free of any obstruction or slippery substance.
  • Gangway wires (free of damage) and all rollers moving freely.
  • “No Smoking” and “No Unauthorized Persons” signs displayed.
  • Fire wallet available at gangway.
  • Gangway not to be unattended at any times.

accomodation ladder

ACCOMODATION LADDER: It is along the ship side

  • Accommodation ladder not to be at an angle of inclination of more than 55 Degree to the horizontal.
  • If freeboard is more than 9m pilot ladder must be use.
  • It must be properly secured with the pilot ladder.
  • Lifebuoy with light and line, heaving line with rescue quoit available at access area.

SUNIL KUMAR

Leave a Comment