On no account should excessive trims or lists be allowed without specific permission from theMaster/Chief Officer.2.8MAINTENANCE, HOT WORK, WELDING, ENTERING SPACESIn port, ship and equipment maintenance should be carried out when necessary to ensure the safeoperation 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 theMaster/Duty Officer informed.2.9STORM/OTHER SHIP DAMAGE TO OWN GANGWAY AND MOORINGSIn the event of unpredicted storms, surges caused by passing ships, etc. ropes may be parted rendering themooring 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 acollision with a passing ship the watchman must note all relevant details in the log book andinform Port Authorities of the incident. Full details should include time and date, name of other10
PUNCAK SAMUDERA LOGISTIK SDN BHD Issue Date: 01/06/2014Issue Status: SAFETY MANAGEMENT MANUALAuthorisation: CEOvessel (which must be ascertained from Port Authorities in the event of darkness), the directionand estimated speed of passing of the other vessel.(b)The Marine Superintendent and/or Duty Officers must be informed if the moorings which havebeen parted constitute a safety hazard to the vessel and the watchman cannot adequately run moreropes ashore alone.(c)The watchman must ensure that the gangway is adequately lit and attended throughout his periodof duty. Snow and ice must be cleared when necessary and a safety net must be in position at alltimes.Stanchions and manropes must be kept correctly adjusted allowing for the rise and fall of the tide.2.10LIAISON WITH LOCAL AUTHORITIESThe ship should, where necessary, liaise closely with the local port authority. All relevant VHF channelsfor 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 movementsand safety. Full liaison can be supported by communications via VHF radio telephone or the use of thevessel’s cellular telephone if fitted.2.11LOCAL BYE-LAWSThe Harbour Bye-Laws must be observed at all times. 2.12LOCAL EMERGENCY SERVICESThe 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 eventof no telephone system being fitted onboard he is to be aware of the nearest telephone ashore.