west ship

You are heading west, west cardinal buoy right ahead your action

Plot the position on updated chart and check ship position with respect to danger. In case of:    

  • Encircle missing buoys and write time on chart
  • Check the depth on chart w.r.t danger and present available depth on echo sounder.
  • Make broad alteration to 90 toward ample sea room.
  • Call Master.
  • When bearing of buoy becomes less than SW alter course SW.
  • After passing clear from danger pass from W of buoy into general direction of
  • Inform missing buoys to port authorities.
  • On chart search for other buoy if present.
  • Call port authorities for drifted buoy
  • Pass at a safe distance from buoy