What are points to be taken into account when Joining Vessel as Master ?

M.V / M.T                                Port:                                                                          Date:

Please be informed that as of    ……….LT     the    ……………,  2016      I, Capt………    ….. , Master of the above vessel, have handed over command of the said vessel  safely afloat to Capt………………………………, to his entire satisfaction and with the following reserves on board;

Bunkers            H.O.  ………MT                    D.O ……… MT                      F.W   ……… MT

Cash (Rupees)              Crew Advance:              Impressed……………….          Bond in stock: $ ………/-

(Foreign currency)       Crew Advance   NIL       Impressed……………….

Cost of Provisions in stock (Rupees)…..RS…………./- (USD ……/-)

The incoming Master has also sighted  and satisfied himself as to the availability of the following certificates, documents and records;

1. Certificate of Registry Y/N
2. Other certificates as listed in Form D-13 – Status of certificates (attached herewith) Y/N
3. Articles of Agreement for officers and ratings Y/N
4. Suez Canal Certificate /  Panama Canal Certificate Y/N
5. Documents relating to enhanced survey Y/N
6. Record of Safety Equipment Y/N
7. Official Log Book Y/N
8. Chain Register Y/N
9. Naval Documents Y/N
10. Oil Record Book Y/N
11. Charter Party for current charter Y/N
12. Condition of Safety equipment as listed in Form D-31- Status of Equipment (attached herewith)               Y/N
13.

 

List of QSMS documents, Navigational Publications and Technical Library Books on board

(attached herewith)

 

Y/N

14. Ship’s Plans and Drawings available on board Y/N
15. Voyage charts and publications corrected to Notices to Mariners  No.29 of  2016……. Y/N
16. Port Clearance Y/N    
17. List of Surveyable items from Classification Society – Hull / Master List of survey items Y/N   
18. Keys and combination of the ship’s Safe Y/N   
19. Password for the ship’s computer Y/N
20. List of high cost items on board Y/N   

An entry in respect of change of command has been made in the Official Log Book.

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