On no account should excessive trims or lists be allowed without specific

On no account should excessive trims or lists be

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On no account should excessive trims or lists be allowed without specific permission from the Master/Chief Officer. 2.8 MAINTENANCE, HOT WORK, WELDING, ENTERING SPACES In port, ship and equipment maintenance should be carried out when necessary to ensure the safe operation of the vessel. Such maintenance should not prejudice the operation of essential safety services. Equipment affecting safety should be properly checked and tested as appropriate after maintenance. Where welding or cutting or other hot work is involved a “Hot Work Permit” is to be issued and the Master/Duty Officer informed. 2.9 STORM/OTHER SHIP DAMAGE TO OWN GANGWAY AND MOORINGS In the event of unpredicted storms, surges caused by passing ships, etc. ropes may be parted rendering the mooring system inadequate. The basic steps to be taken are noted below: (a) If ropes are parted or the gangway is damaged by either a surge caused by a passing ship or a collision with a passing ship the watchman must note all relevant details in the log book and inform Port Authorities of the incident. Full details should include time and date, name of other 10
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PUNCAK SAMUDERA LOGISTIK SDN BHD Issue Date: 01/06/2014 Issue Status: SAFETY MANAGEMENT MANUAL Authorisation: CEO vessel (which must be ascertained from Port Authorities in the event of darkness), the direction and estimated speed of passing of the other vessel. (b) The Marine Superintendent and/or Duty Officers must be informed if the moorings which have been parted constitute a safety hazard to the vessel and the watchman cannot adequately run more ropes ashore alone. (c) The watchman must ensure that the gangway is adequately lit and attended throughout his period of duty. Snow and ice must be cleared when necessary and a safety net must be in position at all times. Stanchions and manropes must be kept correctly adjusted allowing for the rise and fall of the tide. 2.10 LIAISON WITH LOCAL AUTHORITIES The ship should, where necessary, liaise closely with the local port authority. All relevant VHF channels for the various safety services should be displayed in the wheelhouse. The local port authority must be kept fully informed of all aspects concerning the vessel, its movements and safety. Full liaison can be supported by communications via VHF radio telephone or the use of the vessel’s cellular telephone if fitted. 2.11 LOCAL BYE-LAWS The Harbour Bye-Laws must be observed at all times. 2.12 LOCAL EMERGENCY SERVICES The Duty Officer is to familiarise himself with procedures for contacting local emergency services. Telephone numbers of police, ambulance and fire services, etc. must be readily available and in the event of no telephone system being fitted onboard he is to be aware of the nearest telephone ashore.
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