How the Master Pilot Exchange of information carried out?

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Master hands over to the Pilot:

  • Ship heading
  • Compass error, gyro error
  • Speed per RPM
  • Vessel pivot point on turn
  • Vessel draft
  • Present position
  • Proximity to threatening traffic
  • Radio frequencies being monitored
  • Radar range scale and display mode in use
  • Response time on rpm change
  • The time required bringing the main engine from sea speed to maneuvering speed.
  • Astern power
  • Type of propeller (right or left hand screw)
  • Availability of bow thruster
  • Loaded or in ballast
  • Vessel handling characteristic
  • Limitations on all equipment and instruments

Pilot informs master on:

  • Estimated time of arrival, tide state off the berth and average speed on final approach
  • Present tide and state of current and depth of water en route
  • Day versus Night restrictions
  • Navigational track plan including maximum and
  • minimum acceptable speed.
  • Need of special maneuvers in narrow or bends
  • Planned and emergency use of anchors
  • Communication method between vessel and tugs
  • Location of meeting of tugs for docking
  • Expected traffic along route
  • Tug positioning and power
  • Which side for berthing
  • Number of mooring lines
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