ISO 799:2004 Ships and Marine Technology - Pilot Ladders - Australian Government


Note that this standard has been updated and you will need to meet the requirements set out in ISO 799-1:2019 Ships and marine technology — Pilot ladders — Part 1: Design and specification.

You must comply with this standard if you operate a merchant vessel which embarks and disembarks maritime pilots while the vessel is underway.

This standard sets out the minimum requirements for pilot ladders on board vessels. A pilot ladder is provided to enable a maritime pilot to embark and disembark a vessel safely along a vertical portion of the ship hull.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Marine Order 12 (Construction - Subdivision and Stability, Machinery and Electrical Installations) 2016 Australian Government

Navigation Regulations 2013 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Ship Safety Division

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