What are duties and responsibility of crew while recovering a person from water ?

Duties of the crew are as follow :

The various tasks involved are define and assigned to particular personnel onboard ,like who will be required for the recovery process; who will manage the ship in the meant time etc.

Please refer Annex 2 for detailed information on the duties to be assigned to crew and officers.

Responsibilities Matrix

TITLESHIP NODUTYLIFE SAVING EQUIPMENTPORTABLE RADIOTOOLS
CHIEF OFFICERD-1INCHARGEYESYESNO
4TH ENGINEERE-4INCHARGE L/B ENGINESYESYESNO
SHMD-8BOWMAN:SHIP PLUG, CHK FALL CLEAR, REMOVE TOGGLE PIN FM FWD & AFT CRADLE STOPPER & UNLOCK,REMOVE FWD FPD.YES     YES     NO
SM-IID-10STERN SHEET: REMOVE/CLEAR FWD & AFT GRIPES, REMOVE AFT FPDYESNONO
FITTERE-7MEMBER RESCUE BOAT SQUAD, ASSIT AS INSTRUCTEDYESNOYES

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Responsibility of Master

The initiation or continuation of recovery operations should be at the discretion of the master of the recovering ships ,in accordance with the provisions of SOLAS regulation III/17-1.

The use of ship’s rescue craft must be for the master to decide, depending on the particular circumstances of the incident. Allowable circumstances Are referred to Annex1/ Annex2.

There will be times when recovery cannot be attempted or completed without unduly endangering the ship, her crew or those needing recovery. Only the assisting ship’s master can decide when this is the case.

Master has to establish programs and should carryout drills for emergency actions recovery.

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