What are action in case of Abandon Ship Procedure ? |

What are action in case of Abandon Ship Procedure ?

ABANDON SHIP PROCEDURE

Normal procedure will be for the Abandon Ship Signal to be preceded by the General Alarm.

The Abandon Ship order may only be given by the Master, or Officer in Charge of vessel (if Master incapacitated).   The signal is as per the Muster List; sounding Short  –  Long  –  Short  –  Long signals (repeatedly) on both General  Alarm and Whistle. This signal will be given after verbal orders are issued to Abandon.

CHECKLIST

 

WHO DONE Req’d by Managing office
*RA        *WR          *DE
01 Sound General Alarm Master X X
02 Send message informing vessels in area/coast station & INMARSAT of intention to Abandon Designated GMDSS operator  

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

03 Take all way off vessel Master X
04 Prepare Sat-M for transfer to boats if time permits OOW  

X

05 Take SOLAS radios, Sarts and EPIRB to boats Designated Person as per Muster List  

X

06 Take additional stores to boats Designated Persons as per Muster List  

 

07 Take additional clothing to boats Designated Persons as per Muster List
08 Take Log Books etc to boats OOW / Master
09 Prepare boats for launching As per Muster List X
10 Ensure all personnel accounted for OIC  Lifeboat  

X

11 Give Abandon Ship signal Master X
12 Ensure personnel securely strapped in prior to lowering boat OIC  Lifeboat  

 

13 Ensure all personnel drinks sufficient water and takes seasickness tablets prior boarding. OIC Lifeboat
14 Once boat waterborne – move well clear of vessel OIC  Lifeboat

 

*RA  :   Radio Advice

*WR :  Written Report

*D/E :  Documents/ Evidence

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