Action in case of Steering failure in TSS.

  • Engaged in emergency steering.
  • Inform master.
  • Inform E/R
  • Inform VTS
  • Reduce speed/stop engine.
  • Take action to manoeuvre the ship in safe place.
  • Take hand steering & go to inshore traffic zone.
  • Plot vessel position.
  • Exhibit NUC signal.
  • Prepare anchor party.
  • Broadcast Urgency message.
  • Watch on VHF channel 16
  • Modify AIS status.
  • Post extra look out.
  • Obtain latest weather report and log book entry.


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