What are action in case of Blackout on Ship ?

In ALL emergencies, Captain/Chief Eng. will take control of situations as soon as possible – but initiative must be taken by other individuals where immediate action is required.
Sounding the alarm must be loud and clear – use of the General alarm and PA System is encouraged.
Any available spare person should be nominated as writer as soon as possible to prompt actions from this checklist and record events as they happen.  



Req’d by office

1Do not move around in darkness
2Allow auto start of stand by generator and auto restoration of power to main switchboard to take place. Do not interfere.
3Observe automatic sequential restart of all essential auxiliaries. See list attached. Do not interfere.
4Check plant conditions and parameters
5Check if power is restored to emergency switchboard. * If not, do so manually at the emergency switchboard. (Switch select mode to Manual, stop engine and close bus tie)
6Start and parallel a second generator.
7Bring bridge control to stop and then restart main engine to bridge requirements.
8Start all non automatic restart auxiliaries. See list attached.
9Stop G/E electric gasoil pump.
10Reset boilers electric failure trip at local board.
11Check that emergency generator is stopped.
12Establish cause of blackout and rectify.
13Note position at time of failure & at power resumption
14Change to Steering Mode One & Gyro One when EM switchboard up
15Engage manual steering and alter away from any danger
16Call Master
17Clear away anchors if near coast / shallow water
*RA  :   Radio Advice*WR :    Written Report*D/E :   Documents/ Evidence


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