What is Bulk Carrier Safety Checklist ?

M.V………………………………………….. 

DATE OF ARRIVAL…………………….           

TIME OF ARRIVAL…………………….

PORT……………………………………….   

BERTH…………………………………….

S. No.
Check
Yes/No
Code
Remarks
1.Is the ship securely moored? R  
2.Is there safe access between the ship and shore? R  
3.Are sufficient personnel on board to deal with emergencies? R  
4.Are bunker manifolds valves fully closed and manifolds blanked?    
5.Is  E/R oily water separator overboard valve fully closed and lashed?    
6.Has the following information been obtained by the Master from the port/shippers;

a.   Maximum safe draft at berth                            ……………………….Metres

b.   Tidal range

c.   The number of hours on either side of high water that the vessel can                    berth or sail

d.   Draft limitations within port limits                   ……………………….Metres

e.   Characteristics of loading or discharging equipment

f.   Maximum  agreed loading/discharging rate     ………………………..MT/hr

g.   The number of loaders or discharging units to be used    …………….

h.   Stowage factor of the cargo to be loaded                         ……………..

i.    Any restriction on deballasting

j.    Any restrictions on Air draft…………….

    
7.Has the following information been provided to the shipper by the Master;

a.   Quantity of cargo to be loaded / discharged         ………………………..MT

b.   Cargo loading / discharging sequence

c.    Maximum sailing draft                                     ………………………Metres

d.   Air draft to highest point of mast/aerial             ……………………….

e.    Details and capacities of ship’s cargo handling equipment

    
8.Has appropriate information about the cargo and its hazards, if any, and cargo declaration been obtained from the shipper?    
9.Has the BC Code been referred for stowage and carriage of cargo?    
10.Has the doc. ESCSM been referred for safe stowage and securing of cargo units and other break-bulk cargoes?    
11.Has the ship’s stability and distribution of cargo been calculated for the intended loading condition?    
12.Where appropriate, has the Administration Approval been obtained?    
13.Have means of communication, including emergency communication been established and agreed by ship and shore? R  
14.Have checkpoints been agreed by the ship and shore at which quantity of cargo handled can be verified and compliance with cargo plan confirmed? R  
15.Have the hull stresses been calculated to confirm that they do not exceed the maximum allowable at any point during loading / discharging? R  
15.Have all ballasting and deballasting systems been checked? Does the vessel have adequate pumping capacity to meet the requirements of the cargo plan? R  
16.Has the need to trim cargo in holds been discussed and agreed?    
17.Has an emergency procedure been agreed between the ship and terminal to stop cargo work?   
NOTE:          
  1. The safety of operations requires that all questions should be answered by both parties in affirmative. Where any check is “Not Applicable”, it  shall be marked as “n.a”.
  2. Entries regarding draft and cargo information  indicated in S.Nos 6 and 7 shall be made in the appropriate space given after the question.
  3. The presence of letter R in the column ‘Code’ indicates items to be re-checked at specified intervals.
DECLARATION

I have checked, where appropriate jointly with  shore representative, the items on this check list and have satisfied myself that the entries made here are correct to the best of my knowledge and arrangements have been made to carry out repetitive checks as necessary on items marked ‘R’ in the column ‘Code’.

Signature…………………………………………..

MASTER / CHIEF OFFICER

Date……………………….

 Time…………………..

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