Pilot was boarding cargo ship on approaches to Hualien port, eastern coast of Taiwan, in a fresh weather. He already was on ladder, but still too low, when a wave pushed pilot boat into ship, pilot’s right leg was caught between boat and ship’s hull, crushing the feet. Luckily, pilot wasn’t knocked out by hit and by pain, and managed to climb up the ladder, jumping on steps with left leg. Footage is quite recent, ship’s details remained unknown, but in this case, it’s irrelevant. Video illustrates dangers of boarding the ship even when all necessary measures are taken. Sea is sea and weather is weather, and there are many things and risks man can’t foresee, and guarantee absolute safety.