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What steps are required when passage with less than minimum permitted UKC is unavoidable?

31 Oct, 02:01

Oct. 31, 2021, 2:01 a.m.
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Answer:

1) Do not make the transit without obtaining agreement from the MSI that the minimum UKC is acceptable.
2) Carry out full risk assessment
3) Inform and consult the Marine Superintendent
4) Prepare and follow at berth operations plan
5) Determine the possible minimum UKC using all available local information:
- Sounding charts / Information for the berth
- Tidal range and times 6) Commence cargo operations to make best use of the height of the tide
7) Vacate the berth if in doubt of risk of grounding
8) Ensure tugs are available when required
10) Keep the company, charterers, terminal and owners informed

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