Monday, April 21, 2014

Bridge Preparation for Departure Checklist

Bridge
Preparation for Departure Checklist
   Port:                        .
Vessel:                             .                Date:                        .

No.
Items
Comment
1
Are the gyro & repeaters started & settled?

2
Are gyro & repeaters tested?

3
Are indicators for speed, distance, rudder & propeller in order?

4
Echo sounder checked.

5
Testing gear held. (To be recorded in logbook)

6
Instruction for steering gear change over posted.

7
Communication from / to bridge tested.

8
Signals (aldis lamps-f’cle Bell-whistle & shapes).

9
Bridge windows, wipers tested.

10
Navigation lights & alternative tested.

11
Are radars checked & in order.

12
Communication between bridge & engine room.

13
Navigational warning & weather forecast reports received.

14
Passage plan prepared (SPM 20/3).

15
Charts-pilots-list of lights-tide tables, available & up-to-date).

15
Vessel’s documents & certificates onboard.






2nd Officer:
Name:                                               .

Signature:                                         .

                                                                                               Master:
                                                                                               Name:                                                          .

                                    Signature