Captain has gone off ship for the weekend and you are alongside, what considerations do you have?

07 Feb, 20:34

Feb. 7, 2022, 8:34 p.m.
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In the absence of the Captain:

  • Chief Mate is taking over command and not allowed to disembark
  • Chief Mate has to take over Master's responsibilities with regards to reporting and communication
  • Vessel can not sail (as per Minimum Safe Manning certificate).
  • In case of emergency at berth/terminal vessel has to inform Port Captain regarding its crew status and conduct necessary maneuver to safe anchorage under command of Chief Mate
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08 Feb, 10:30

Feb. 8, 2022, 10:30 a.m.
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