Accommodation Ladder

Standard range of accommodation ladders built to ISO 5488 / BSMA89.
Third party approvals include NMD, GL, RINA.
Design & manufacturing service available for:

  • New Buildings
  • Replacement equipment
  • Survey & repair service.
Self-leveling step accommodation ladder
Using a specially extruded step section which gives a safe walking surface through angles of inclination 0 – 55 degrees, the steps automatically adjust themselves to always remain horizontal. Accommodation ladders of this type can be manufactured up to a length of 30 metres. Portable self-locking stanchions, hardwood boatspar, shipside roller, bottom platform and mild steel shore roller are provided as standard. Options include folding handrails, stowage brackets and the provision of special sheave housings. Non-standard equipment can be designed to suit the existing stowage arrangements providing adequate information is made available.
  • Extrude step section
  • portable, self-locking stanchions
  • Hardwood boatspar, shipside
  • Roller & bottom platform
  • Mild steel shore roller


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Curved Step accommodation ladder
Using a specially extruded rigid step section which gives a safe walking surface through angles of inclination 20 – 55 degrees, accommodation ladders of this type can be manufactured up to a length of 30 metres. Portable self- locking stanchions, hardwood boatspar, shipside roller and mild steel shore roller are provided as standard. Options include folding handrails, stowage brackets and the provision of special sheave housings. Non-standard equipment can be designed to suit the existing stowage arrangements providing adequate information is made available.
  • Extrude step section
  • portable, self-locking stanchions
  • Hardwood boatspar, shipside
  • Roller & bottom platform
  • Mild steel shore roller


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Stowing system

The standard range of stowing equipment is manufactured in mild steel and comprises turntable top platform, davit arm, davit post and torque tube. Optional extras include winch, winch seat, waisted rollers and stowage posts. Equipment which is not deck welded is supplied with suitable corrosion protection whilst deck welded equipment is provided with a coat of weldable primer. Stowing systems can utilize both of our standard ranges of accommodation ladders or can be designed to suit an existing ladder. Non-standard equipment can be designed to suit the customer’s exact need providing adequate information is made available.

Horizontal stowing system

Horizontal stowing systems consist of an accommodation ladder , top platform, davit arm, running tracks, stowage seats and clamps. Hydraulic or electric control equipment is provided. Corrosion protection is provided in the same manner as the standard range of stowing equipment.