What is Pre Port arrival checklist?

VESSEL:

PLACE:                                  DATE:                                      TIME:  
  1. Master’s Office / Responsibilities

No.
Actions
Tick
1.Certificates Original copies of all trading certificates and documents available
2.STCW All personnel adequately certificated and documents available
3.SOPEP Approved, up to date, and with latest contact details included.
4.RECORDS/LOGS (e.g. Oil Record book, Garbage log, Ballast Log etc) filled up correctly, and signed.
5.ISM emergency preparedness/ISPS Drills to be carried out regularly and effectively with documented evidence
Notes:

1. PSC officers will always commence their inspection in the Master’s office. It is essential that certification is up to date and valid.

2. If machinery or equipment is damaged or not operating correctly, make a note of it. Also make a note of the corrective action. This will demonstrate to the PSC officer that you are aware of the problem and that you have procedures in place to report and rectify deficiencies.

  1. Bridge Area

No.
Actions
Tick
1.Nautical publications Valid and as required for the voyage
2.Charts Correct charts for voyages being undertaken and corrected as necessary
3.Magnetic compass Easily readable and correctly adjusted (deviation card)
4.Lights, shapes, sound-signals In good working order
5.GMDSS In good working order & all certified persons trained in its use.
6.EPIRB, SART, RADAR  In working order; updated maintenance records available
7.Fire detection cabinet Alarms in working order
8.EMG. Batteries for GMDSS functioning correctly
  1. Life Saving Appliances

No.
Actions
Tick
1.Emergency lighting and batteries Functioning correctly and in place
2.Lifeboats Structure sound
3.Lifeboat engine Able to start without difficulty, oil level, fuel quantity, etc. all correct.
4.Lifeboat davit Well maintained and in good working order
5.Lifeboat inventory All as required and in date
6.Lifebuoys Correct number and location and in good condition
7.Lifejackets Correct number and location and in good condition
8.Inflatable life-rafts Clear of obstructions. Weak link correctly positioned and hydrostatic release in date
  1. Accommodation

No.
Actions
Tick
1.Fire doors Able to close tight and in good condition
2.Fire fighting equipment Available, in place and in good working order
3.Fire control plan In place and up to date
4.Signs, indications (weathertight doors, fire detectors, fire dampers, ventilation) All in place and as required
5.Emergency lighting and batteries Functioning correctly and in place
6.Sanitary facilities Equipment in place, clean and functioning correctly
  1. Deck Area

No.
Actions
Tick
1.Deck corrosion Ensure deck well maintained, not corroded, holed or wasted
2.Railings, cat walks Ensure all well maintained, not corroded, holed or wasted
3.Cargo and other hatchways Ensure weathertight and the covers are in good

condition with securing devices adequate and in place, hatch coaming drain non-return v/v functional

4.Weathertight doors In good condition and securing correctly
5.Ventilators, air pipes, casings Clearly marked and in good working condition
6.Winches and capstans Clear markings and in good working condition
7.Fixed fire extinguishing installation Bottles correctly serviced and dated; release mechanisms in good condition and in place
8.Fire fighting equipment Available, in place and in good working order

with valid recharge date marked where appropriate

9.Fire dampers, quick closing devices and means of control Clearly marked, easy to operate and corrosion free
10.Signs, indications (weathertight doors, fire detectors, fire dampers, ventilation) All in place and as required
Notes:

1. Corroded or non-operable fire dampers are one of the most common detaining items.

2. The condition of the hatchway covers and their closing devices are always checked during PSC inspections.

  1. Working Spaces

No.
Actions
Tick
1.Emergency fire pump Capable of being started easily and delivering sufficient pressure at hoses
2.Emergency generator Able to be easily operated and connected to switchboard
3.Lighting Ensure adequate
  1. Engine Room
No.
Actions
Tick
1.Retention of oil on board Ensure correct tanks are being used and emptied at port facilities
2.Cleanliness of engine room Clean, no oil leaks, clean bilges and tank tops and no potential fire hazards such as oily rags, paint drums, etc.
3.Auxiliary engines All in working order, clean
4.Propulsion main engine All components functioning correctly, clean
5.Jacketed piping system for high pressure fuel lines Approved system in place
6.Oil filtering equipment (oily water separator) Working correctly, ensure no illegal pipe work
7.15 PPM alarm arrangements Functioning as required
8.Oil record book Data correctly entered
9.Fire pumps In working order with adequate pressure
10.Steering gear Functioning correctly, no oil on the flow plates.
11.Signs, indications (weathertight doors, fire detectors, fire dampers, ventilation) All in place and as required
12.Emergency lighting and batteries Functioning correctly and in place
13.Fire fighting equipment Available, in place, in good working order with valid recharge date marked where appropriate
14.Weathertight doors In good condition, securing correctly and capable of being closed remotely as applicable, door self closing.

 

Note: If any of the above items are inoperative or tests are not satisfactory then the vessels must contact immediately their respective Q&S superintendent AND the Technical superintendent. Necessary explanation must be provided below in the remarks section.
Remarks:

 

MASTER
CHIEF ENGINEER
Name:Name:
Sign: sd-/Sign: sd-/

 

For Office use only
Q & S Representative
Head Q & S
Date:      Date:      
Sign:Sign:


Note:

The following checklist must be completed by Master and Chief Engineer, duly signed by them and faxed to the office (Attention Q & S department)- 24 hours prior arrival any foreign port and to be sent monthly by vessels on the domestic trade.

AMIT KUMAR

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