Action in case of Bridge Control Telegraph Failure

  1. Inform to the duty in E/R  and then switch to Engine Room Control
  2. Inform to the Master
  3. Establish Emergency Communication with E/R
  4. E/R to be in Manned condition

Entries to be made in the Deck Log Book should cover, but not be limited to the following information:-

  1. Standard Meteorological data which must be carefully assessed
  2. Record of Navigational and Pilotage events during watch
  3. Record of Vessel Position at regular intervals
  4. Behaviour of Vessel and Effect of Heavy seas
  5. Change from Hand to Auto steering and vice versa including Trial of Hand Steering every watch 
  6. Verification of Compass error also including mention if unobtainable.