1. Sound the general alarm and stop the engine.
  2. Refer to vessel contingency plan.
  3. Muster all crews and headcount.
  4. Damage control party to close the weathertight doors of affected areas & follows all weathertight doors of the ship's length.
  5. Pump out affected compartment & take regular soundings.
  6. If holed above water line, build a collision patch to damage area & consider safe port for repairs.
  7. If holed below water line, assess & see if you can list the vessel on the opposite side taking into consideration that vessel has adequate stability & bringing the damage area above the water line to effect a temporary repair.
  8. Send Urgency signal to all ship's & to the nearest coast station.
  9. Inform owner, charterer and agents and DPA.
  10. Standby party to lower the lifeboats to embarkation deck.
  11. Observe weather.
  12. If vessel is sinking, abandon the vessel in due time for survival craft to clear the area.


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GROUNDING EMERGENCY PROCEDURE

  • Sound the general alarm & stop the engine.
  • Refer to the vessel contingency plan.
  • Muster and head count
  • Damage control party to close all weather tight doors on deck & throughout the ship's length.
  • Sound round the tanks to assess damage & sound round the vessel.
  • Check the engine room & steering platform for damage.
  • Standby party to lower the boat to the embarkation deck.
  • Check the vessel position on the chart and check echo sounder.
  • Display appropriate signal.
  • Send Urgency signal to all ships in the vicinity & to the nearest coast station.
  • Inform owners, charterer and agents and DPA.
  • Drop anchor underfoot, until damage has been confirmed, to prevent vessel from drifting to deep water during HW.
  • Check the height of tide & calculate the loss of GM.
  • If holed, request for a diver to carry emergency repair.
  • Consider the option of abandoning the vessel in the event that vessel is sinking.

COLLISION EMERGENCY PROCEDURE

  1. Consider the option of abandoning the vessel in the event that vessel is sinking.
  2. Sound the general alarm and stop engine.
  3. Refer to vessel contingency plan.
  4. Muster all crews & conduct head count.
  5. Do not withdraw the vessel until damage has been ascertained.
  6. Emergency party to prepare FFA for possible fire due to impact.
  7. Damage control party to close all weathertight doors on all weather deck area.
  8. Assess damage & casualty if any.
  9. Pump out damage compartment if flooded.
  10. Standby party to lower lifeboats up to embarkation deck.
  11. Send Urgency signal to all ships in the vicinity & to the nearest coast station.
  12. Inform owners, charterer, agents and DPA.
  13. Establish communication with the other vessel give the vessel information. Own vessel name, port of registry, last and next port of call.
  14. Render assistance to the other vessel & remain on standby until assistance is no longer required.
  15. Having the options of abandoning the vessel if sinking, giving allowance for the lifeboats to stem away.
  16. Also consider a nearest port of refuge.

ENGINE ROOM FIRE EMERGENCY PROCEDURE

  1. Sound the general alarm and stop the engine.
  2. Muster all crews and head count.
  3. Refer to vessel contingency plan.
  4. Emergency party to proceed to the scene of fire & backup party to establish boundary cooling.
  5. Stop all the ventilation to the engine room and shut all dampers.
  6. Manoeuver the vessel to avoid the wind blowing to the accommodations
  7. Inform owner, charterer and agents and DPA.
  8. Standby party to lower the lifeboats to embarkation deck.
  9. Send Urgency signal to all ship's & to the nearest coast station.
  10. Hoist the flag "Y".
  11. Keep the communications with the chief engineer and or emergency team on the progress of the fire.
  12. Have options of safe port of refuge & injection of CO2 when necessajy.

MANIFOLD FIRE EMERGENCY PROCEDURE

  1. Sound the general alarm.
  2. Inform terminal to stop loading / discharging.
  3. Muster alJ crews and head count.
  4. Refer to vessel contingency plan.
  5. Have main engine ready to bring vessel out of terminal
  6. Deck personnel be ready to make fast tug.
  7. Commence blanket fire with foam.
  8. Purge cargo tanks with Inert Gas.
  9. Inform owner, charterer and agents and DPA.
  10. Standby party to lower the lifeboats to embarkation deck.
  11. Send Urgency signal to all ship's & to the nearest coast station.
  12. Hoist the flag"Y".
  13. Keep the communications with the chief engineer and or emergency team on the progress of the fire.
  14. Standby party to lower the lifeboats to embarkation deck.

VESSEL IMMOBILIZED IN HEAVY WEATHER EMERGENCY PROCEDURE

  1. Inform all department, heavy weather precaution.
  2. Trim the vessel by the head to avoid beam seas ( ballast F.P.T)
  3. Reduce the windage area with consideration of her adequate stability.
  4. Avoid free surface effect in all ballast tanks.
  5. Lower the anchor and or mooring lines to have a drag effect.
  6. Use your bow thruster (if any ) to heave to.
  7. Derricks, cargo lashing & LSA securing must be tight.
  8. Rig lifelines on deck.
  9. Check vessel position
  10. Obtain weather forecast
  11. Close all weathertight doors
  12. Minimize manpower on deck / no person on deck without master permission.
  13. Display appropriate signal (N.U.C )

ENGINE FAILURE IN COASTAL WATERS EMERGENCY PROCEDURE

  1. Check the vessel's position.
  2. Anchor party to standby & select a good spot or ground for possible anchoring.
  3. Advise the coast station and request a tug for standby in the event of anchoring is not possible.
  4. Advise all vessels in the vincinty.
  5. Display appropriate signal

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