accommodation ladder

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(nautical) a portable ladder hung over the side of a vessel to give access to small boats alongside

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In addition to gangways, the firm has diversified into a range of other aluminium structures, including accommodation ladders, shore-based pedestrian access equipment and special structures.
The current work, as a subcontractor to BAE Systems, is to making accommodation ladders for the two new aircraft carriers, which are due to be completed in 2016 and 2018 respectively.
comProposes gangways, accommodation ladders, platforms, shell doors and all type of davits for mega-yachts above 25 m all in CARBON FIBER or classical stainless steel or aluminium.
Among the items on our list were four unrep stations, heavy-weather lifelines, towing gear, sterngate emergency-raising gear, close-in refueling rig, accommodation ladders, well-deck and flight-deck gear, and small boats.