TUF LADDER Ships Ladders

Like all of our ladders, TFCO’s lightweight, industrial aluminum ships ladders are designed for ease of installation and are virtually maintenance free. Their rugged stability and flexible design make our ships ladders the perfect choice for your unique application.

Thompson Fabricating’s Ships Ladders are custom fabricated to meet your precise job requirements.

All TFCO’s Customizable Aluminum Ship Ladder Models Include:

  • 60° standard slope with other slopes available upon request
  • Lightweight, high strength, corrosion-resistant, low maintenance aluminum
  • All stainless steel hardware
  • Extruded, striated treads for maximum safety and strength
  • Standard mill finish 
  • Anodized or powder coated handrail options available at no additional cost

OSHA defines a ship stair in section 1910.21(b) as: “A stair that is equipped with treads, stair rails, and open risers, and has a slope that is between 50 and 70 degrees from the horizontal.”​​

Types of Ships Ladders

Crossover Model

Standard Model

​Hatch Model

Landing Model

Tread Details