Monday, April 21, 2014

Bridge Preparation for Arrival Checklist

Bridge
Preparation for Arrival Checklist


No.
Items
Comment
1
Has the essential information to destination port extracted from NP?

2
Has ETA been sent to local authorities?

3
Is the E.R notified for the maneuvering?

4
Is the vessel’s draft & heeling suitable for D. port?

5
Are large-scale charts for pilotage and D. port exist and ready as per voyage plan?

6
Are the navigational warnings and weather forecast reviewed?

7
Is communications equipment ready for receiving the port instructions?

8
Are pilot embarkation arrangements ready (ladder-buoy & light)?

9
Is the pilot exchange information arranged?

10
Testing of M/E & testing gear carried out?

11
Steering gear tested (to be entered in logbook)

12
Is all the required navigational equipment in operation?

13
Is the manual steering now in operation?

14
Is depth of water for approaching areas defined?

15
Are mooring /windlass winch tested & ready for use?


·         D. pert : Destination Port.
·         E.R.      : Engine Room.
·         NP        : Nautical Publications.
·         M/E      : Main Engine.