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02/12/10 External: Capt Jairam Internal: Capt. Shukla 1. What you know about PSC?

A 787(19) as amended by A 823(21) 2. PSC is the exercise of the right of the port state to inspect a foreign vessel to ensure that it meets the international safety, pollution and other requirements.

What is concentrated campaign carried out by PSC? PSC regions are carrying out CIC on an agreed topic. Besides general routine, they will check certain equipments or documentation on board. Each CIC is lasting for 3 months.

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You are on a Tanker, P/Room flooding action? Sound Emg. Alarm - announce on PA - take head count - display appropriate lights and shapes - all parties to commence action as per emg response plan - sounding of all tanks to assess the situation - investigate for any hull breach - start bilge/ballast p/p as per orders by command team - check vessels stability (intact/damage stability) - informs owners - charterers - class - P&I culb - hull underwriters - coast guard if near the coast - prepare for arresting the hull breach by rigging of collision mat or other alternatives - try listing or trimming the vessel if possible to carry out repairs if possible - keep survival crafts in state of readiness - if situation worsens consider beaching - salvage assistance or if in the middle of the ocean then inform all parties and abandon the ship.

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E/R on fire CO2 used Action after use of CO2? Keep monitoring the temperature of bulkheads and continue boundary cooling once satisfied/confirmed that fire has been put off then send another set of SCBA party to ascertain visually that fire has been extinguished - once SCBA party is out of the engine room then start the ventilation - since the CO2 is used up and fire may break out anytime and there is no second defence so consult with the owner and class socty and head for POR to replenish CO2.

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What is IALA buoyage region A and region B? Charteristics of lights? You find a stowaway on board action? Act firmly but humanely if more than one then separate them search thoroughly for documents, valuables and contraband take charge of the items found, list them and seal it keep one list in the packet and the other list in a safe custody carry

out a formal interview to determine the identity, nationality and address of the stowaway, also the address of next of kin and reason for stowaway inform company, p&i club, last port agents, next port agents inform charterers for delay if any next port agents to arrange for the disembarkation of the stowaway no shore leave at arrival port until the stowaway has been taken over by immigration officials detailed reporting to the company regarding the incident along with the copies of stowaway searches carried out on board. As Per Resolution A 871(20) .MASTER 1.1 to make every effort to determine immediately the port of embarkation of the stowaway; 1.2 to make every effort to establish the identity, including the nationality/citizenship of the stowaway; 1.3 to prepare a statement containing all information relevant to the stowaway, in accordance with information specified in the standard document annexed to these Guidelines, for presentation to the appropriate authorities; 1.4 to notify the existence of a stowaway and any relevant details to his shipowner and appropriate authorities at the port of embarkation, the next port of call and the flag State; 1.5 not to depart from his planned voyage to seek the disembarkation of a stowaway to any country unless repatriation has been arranged with sufficient documentation and permission given for disembarkation, or unless there are extenuating security or compassionate reasons; 1.6 to ensure that the stowaway is presented to the appropriate authorities at the next port of call in accordance with their requirements; 1.7 to take appropriate measures to ensure the security, general health, welfare and safety of the stowaway until disembarkation; 8. What all precautions you will take for helicopter operations ? PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HELICOPTER OPERATIONS 1. Ensure that all riggings and obstructions about the helicopter landing/transfer area are cleared away 2. Secure and stow away any loose items which may become caught with the down draught from helicopter rotor blades 3. Check and ensure communication with the deck controlling officer and between the bridge and helicopter 4. Muster damage control/fire party close enough to the are of operations as to be available in an emergency 5. See that the static hook handler is properly equipped 6. Display wind sock or smoke signal 7. Observe helicopter operations procedures 8. If operating at night ensure adequate lighting without blinding the helicopter pilot 9. Display proper lights and shapes throughout operations

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What all certificates are required on board? REFER ATTACHMENT What all additional certificates required on LPG ships and as per which conventions? REFER ATTACHMENT Contents of damaged control plan / booklet? As per Solas Ch II 1, Reg 23.1 Damage control plans should be readily available or permanently displayed on nav bridge, clearly showing the following :A) boundaries of w/t compartments B) openings in such boundaries and means of closure C) position of controls for such operation Arrangements for correction of list due to flooding In addition, booklets containing the above info shall be made available to the ships officers Indicators to be provided for all sliding/hinged doors in w/t bulkheads Indicators whether doors are open or closed on nav bridge Indicators for shell doors and other openings that could lead to flooding on nav bridge Listing of - equipments, conditions and operational procedures

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As a Master what points would you like to check in passage plan? REQUIREMENT AS PER SOLAS V Reg 34 -Checking a Passage Plan:

1) The following checks should be made while checking a passage plan: 2) All voyage charts are corrected upto the latest NTM available including T&P Notices. 3) All voyage publications are corrected upto the latest NTM. 4) Largest scale charts are available and are being used especially during coasting. 5) Latest Met/Nav. Warning are identified and plotted on chart. 6) The reliability of charts (e.g. Survey dates, date of publishing) has been taken into account. 7) Errors of datum shift is taken into account. 8) NO GO AREAS has been marked appropriately. 9) True courses plotted on the charts are clear of all dangers, taking into account vessels deepest navigational draft, minimum UKC and controlling depth. 10) Places of tidal streams and strong currents are identified and clearly marked on the appropriate charts. 11) Calculation for squat at different speeds of the vessel is done. 12) Contingencies have been identified at each leg of passage and shown on chart, such as abort point, point of noreturn and contingency anchorages. 13) Bridge manning levels and position fixing methods (primary and secondary) identified at various legs of the passage plan. 14) Radar conspicuous objects, transit bearings, clearing bearings/ranges and indexing lines are marked on chart. 15) Course/Speed alteration points taking into consideration, advance/transfer, w/o positions marked. 16) Points where change of machinery status is required. (e.g. Standby Engines, Change over to manual steering, etc.) are marked properly. 17) Reporting points with reference to mandatory or voluntary ship reporting systems (Pilot stations, port control, VTIS, etc.) are marked. 18) Places where less depth may be encountered shall be marked with Echo sounder on & monitor UKC. 19) Pilot embarkation/disembarkation points, points where anchor or mooring stations to be standby are marked. 20) All courses transferred on charts are correct and distance and ETA to each point is shown. 21) Tidal predictions are included at all critical positions. 22) Focal points of heavy traffic are marked. 23) Places where master to be called and master to be on bridge are clearly marked. 24) MARPOL Special areas are marked.

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What do you mean by safety management?

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If you at anchorage area on a tanker in USA port - pollution occurs action? Emg Stop Inform barge if bunkering operations - Raise emg alarm announce on PA manifold personnel to take all measures to prevent oil escaping overboard commence action to control oil spill - activate VRP sorbent booms, mats, transfer of oil, wilden p/p, shoveling etc. Oil spill reporting as per VRP notify company, DP, qualified individual in US, inform port authorities if major oil spill then QI to arrange for local Oil Spill Clean-up Team keep sequential record of incidents all log books including ORB updated. QI (Qualified Individual) drill required to be carried out every 3 months and prior arrival US port.

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Contents of a Fire control plan? REQUIREMENT as per Solas II-2 Reg 15 2.4 - FIRE CONTROL PLANS: Fire control plan is the detailed drawings which give complete details of ships total fire fighting equipment viz. portable fire extinguishers, mobile extinguishers and fixed fire fighting installations and their exact locations in each zone on board including the refills for the portable extinguishers where stored and location of fire party lockers and their contents The fire control plans also indicates clearly the access and escape routes in different zones of the ship and the fire fighting equipment/fire hydrants/fire hoses-nozzles etc. available in each zone and their exact location.The location of fire pumps/fire and bilge pumps/emergency fire pumps, the complete layout of the fire main system, the various main/bulkhead/isolating valves and the points/switches from where these pumps can be started in emergency. The plan also gives to complete layout of different machinery compartments/spaces and accommodation, dinning and galley areas, main stores, various ventilation and exhaust blowers fitted and their dampers and the location from where they can be operated/shutdown in case of emergency/fire. In case of a major fire, to assist the shore fire fighting organization, a copy of fire control plan is also kept safely in a steel tube painted red and marked Fire Control Plan in white. Fire control plan drawing is periodically checked and updated and is duly approved by the competent Shipping Authority (MMD/DGS). Any change in number of portable or mobile fire extinguishers or change in their locations on board or any modifications/alterations in fire main system of other fixed fire fighting installations are incorporated in the fire control plan and approval for the new fire control plan is taken from the approving authority.

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You are on an Indian flag vessel and collide with fishing boat in Egyptian waters action?

Take over con stop vsl emg alarm muster and take head count all parties to take action as per contingency plan - investigate damage to own vessel - As per MSA 348 duties of master in case of collision is to render assistance to the fishing vessel without endangering own vessel and personnel exchange information between vessels OLB entry keep record of all events inform owners, p&i club, class soc., coastal state rescue personnel etc Action as MS ACT article 348~350 & 358~362

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Vessel entering English channel as a master what all you will check? The surveyor want to hear SPECIAL AREA(ECA), it is to be marked on chart, the bunker to be change over prior entering the SECA region. Try out Engines & steering gear prior entering English Channel Carry out bridge team meeting in advance, reporting area, crossing traffic, contingency anchorages, use of tide(ETA will be amended), WOP marked, consider precautions for Restricted visibility, if Wx bad deep sea pilot may be taken. Statutory certificates required on Chemical tanker? REFER ATTACHMENT You are discharging crude oil in US port - spillage occurs what all reporting you will do? - Inform terminal - Emg stop - Raise emg alarm announce on PA manifold personnel to take all measures to prevent oil escaping overboard - commence action to control oil spill - activate VRP sorbent booms, mats, transfer of oil, wilden p/p, shoveling etc. Oil spill reporting as per VRP notify as per reporting procedures to company, DP, qualified individual in US, inform port authorities if major oil spill then QI to arrange for local Oil Spill Clean-up Team keep sequential record of incidents all log books including ORB updated.

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You are on an Indian flag vessel and you vessel gets grounded in south china sea what all investigations needs to be carried out? As Per MS Act article 358-362

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Berthing of a vessel with onshore wind without tug?

Approach berth at an angle of 25-30 deg when bow of vsl is one beam width off the berth operate astern propulsion bow will cant to stbd vsl now will be parallel to berth and drifting slowly on to the berth pass respective lines and make fast the vessel portside. If strong onshore wind then use stbd anchor at abt one and half beam width pay out cable accordingly to adjust the heading. Just confirm if we will use anchor in case of offshore wind.

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ROR cards Sailing vessel / Pilot vessel / Mine clearance vessel.

Internal: Capt. Deepak Kapoor 1. What is the water provision requirement for the crew on an Indian flag vessel as per MS Act? - Water to be of sufficient quantity available on board as per crew article of agreement. - In every ship to which these rules apply, there shall be available a supply of fresh water
sufficient for the was-basins, baths and showers fitted in compliances with these rules. The supply shall be provided from tanks of a capacity of at least 45.46 litres for each member of the crew for each day likely to elapse between successive replenishments of the water or by other equally efficient means. If service tanks are fitted for that purpose they shall be directly connected with the ships main washing water or drinking water storage tanks. In ships of 1,000 tons or over any pumping necessary for the supply of fresh water shall be mechanical power. In every ship to which these rules apply, a supply of drinking water shall be provided in the crew accommodation from tanks of an adequate capacity for the purpose from tanks of an adequate capacity for the purpose having regard to the number of persons in the crew and the time likely to elapse between successive replenishments of the water or by other equally efficient means.

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Various other MS Act questions?

Q. What are the requirements for loading Iron ore in an Indian port? Surveyor
i) The ship owner shall comply with the provisions of SOLAS Chapter VI, IMSBC Code and additional safety measures for bulk carriers under Chapter XII of SOLAS 1974, if applicable; ii) The shipper shall provide the master or his representative with appropriate information on cargo sufficiently in advance, prior to of the loading of iron ore fines to take precautionary measures, which may be necessary for proper stowage and safe carriage of this cargo. iii) The Port Authorities shall ensure that shipper gives current cargo information such as Moisture Content,( including Flow Moisture Point (FMP) and Transportable Moisture Limit (TML), and Cargo Density declaration. They shall also fulfill their relevant obligations specified in the IMSBC Code which includes the provisions specified in the Code of practice for the safe loading and unloading of bulk carriers (BLU Code);

iv) The agent of the ships calling Indian Ports for shipment of captioned cargo shall advise and encourage the Masters to use their discretion and overriding authority under SOLAS 1974 as amended; v) The masters are directed to verify the moisture content of the iron ore fines, if in any doubt, in accordance with the provisions of IMSBC code prior to the acceptance of the shipment during the entire loading operations; vi) The Ports are requested to facilitate entry of vessels in need of assistance as places of refuge when the masters are apprehensive about
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the safety of their vessels due to excessive moisture contents, taking into account the provisions of IMO Resolution A.949 (23) that deals with Places of Refuge. In doing so, the Port shall take all measures for the safety of their own Port. If in any doubt, the Port Authority shall consult the D.G. Shipping, notified as Maritime Assistance Service (MAS) in accordance with IMO Resolution A.950 (23).

04/12/10 Capt. Khatri 1. How will you go about handing over / taking over as a Master? - Usual H/T over procedure as per the notes - Refer ASM orals questions no. 254 2. You are doing briefing in your company how will you come to know which surveys are due on board the ship you are joining? - Ask for Class Quarterly Report it mentions about the surveys and inspections due for the next quarter of the year. 3. What all information is available on a quarterly survey list? - Same as above 4. What is Continuous Machinery Survey? - Different items are opened up and inspected on a continuous basis during the period of 5 years at shipowners convenience, depending upon the type of equipment such that all equipments over a period of 5 years are inspected at the required intervals. The society provides a quarterly report of the items due for survey during that quarter. Any item not shown is carried fwd to the next quarter. 5. What are different types of surveys? Initial Survey, Annual Survey, Intermediate Survey, Renewal survey, Special survey, Ship condition survey

6. Prepare your vessel for IOPP annual, intermediate and renewal survey ? - Oil record book properly filled & updated - Oil discharge monitoring & control system in good working condition - OWS & OFE in good condition - Pumping & piping system min good condition - SOPEP is updated & endorsed - Antipollution gear is sufficient - Record of ODME is maintained. 7. What is the difference between all the above 3 surveys? 8. Have you seen an IOPP certificate - what information available on 1st page and 2nd page? Check the certificate in MARPOL Annex 1, Appendix II 9. What all other certificates available on board ship? REFER ATTACHMENT 10. You are joining a bulk carrier - how will you come to know from the jetty whether the ship can carry heavy density cargo or not? - You will see a solid equilateral triangle on the ships hull on both sides of the ship sides 300mm below deckline and sides of 500mm. 11. Your vessel can not carry heavy density cargo - but your charterers / owners are forcing you to load heavy density cargo what action you will take? USE MASTERS OVERIDING AUTHORITY Mon 6/12/10 J.B.Singh Q1. What is place of refuge as per MAS(marine assistance service). As per A.949(23) Place of refuge means a place where a ship in need of assistance can take action to enable it to stabilize its condition and reduce the hazards to navigation, and to protect human life and the environment. MAS means a maritime assistance service, as defined in resolution A.950(23), responsible for receiving reports in the event of incidents and serving as the point of contact between the shipmaster and the authorities of the coastal State in the event of an incident Q2. What is CSR & why is it reqd. Refer Solas XI-1 Reg 5 Q3. Which are non solas ships. Solas Chapter 1 Reg 3

Ships of War & troopships, Cargo ships of less than 500 GT, ships not propelled by mechanical means, wooden ships of primitive build, Pleasure yachts not engaged in trade, Fishing vessels Q4. You r PSC inspector boarding a bulk carrier.How would u go abt inspection.

A port State control visit on board a ship will normally start with, as a minimum and to the extent applicable, examination of the following documents 1. International Tonnage Certificate (1969); 2. Passenger Ship Safety Certificate; 3. Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate; 4. Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate; 5. Cargo Ship Radio Telegraphy Certificate; 6. Cargo Ship Radio Telephony Certificate; 7. Cargo Ship Safety Radio Certificate; 8. Exemption Certificate; 9. Cargo Ship Safety Certificate; 10.Document of Compliance (SOLAS 74, Regulation II-2/54) 11.Dangerous goods special list or manifest, or detailed stowage plan; 12.International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Liquefied Gases in Bulk, or the Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Liquefied Gases in Bulk, whichever is appropriate; 13.International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk, or the Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk, whichever is appropriate; 14.International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate; 15.International Pollution Prevention Certificate for the Carriage of Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk; 16.International Load Line Certificate (1966); 17.International Load Line Exemption Certificate; 18.Oil Record Book, parts I and II; 19.Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan 20.Cargo Record Book; 21.Minimum Safe Manning Document; 22.Certificates of Competency; 23.Medical certificates (see ILO Convention No. 73); 24.Stability information; 25.Copy of Document of Compliance and Safety Management Certificate issued in accordance with the International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention (IMO Resolutions A.741(18) and A.788(19));

26.Certificates as to the ships hull strength and machinery installations issued by the classification society in question (only to be required if the ship maintains its class with a classification society); 27.Survey Report Files (in case of bulk carriers or oil tankers); 28.For ro-ro passenger ships, information on the A/A-max ratio; 29.Document of authorization for the carriage of grain; 30.Special Purpose Ship Safety Certificate; 31.High Speed Craft Safety Certificate and Permit to Operate High Speed Craft; 32.Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit Safety Certificate; 33.For oil tankers, the record of oil discharge monitoring and control system for the last ballast voyage; 34.The muster list, fire control plan, and for passenger ships, a damage control plan; 35.Ships log book with respect to the records of tests and drills and the log for records of inspection and maintenance of lifesaving appliances and arrangements; 36.Reports of previous port State control inspections; 37.Cargo securing manuel; 38.For passenger ships, list of operational limitations; 39.For passenger ships, a plan for co-operation with SAR-services; 40.Bulk carrier booklet; 41.Loading/Unloading Plan for bulk carriers; 42.Garbage Management Pan; 43.Garbage Record Book; 44. Certificate of financial insurance or any other financial security in respect of civil liability for oil pollution damage; 45.Intertnational Ship Security Certificate (ISSC); 46.Continuous Synopsis Record. In addition the PSCO conducts a general inspection of several areas on board to verify that the overall condition of the ship (including the engine room and accommodation, and including hygienic conditions) complies with that required by the various certificates. If valid certificates or documents are not on board, or if there are clear grounds to believe that the condition of a ship, its equipment or its crew does not substantially meet the requirements of a relevant convention, a more detailed inspection will be carried out. If the ship is found to comply, the PSCO will issue a clean inspection report

(Form A) to the master of the ship. Next, the data of the respective ship and the inspection result will be recorded on the central computer database, located in Saint Malo, France. For the purpose of control on compliance with on board operational requirements, examples of clear grounds are, amongst others, the following:

evidence of operational shortcomings revealed during port State control proce dures in accordance with SOLAS 74/78/88, MARPOL 73/78 or STCW 78; evidence of cargo operations or other procedures not being conducted safely or in accordance with IMO guidelines; involvement of the ship in incidents due to failure to comply with operational re quirements; evidence, from the witnessing of fire or abandon ship drills, that the crew are not familiar with essential procedures; absence of an up-to-date muster list; indications that key crew members may not be able to communicate with each other or with other persons on board.

Furthermore, control on compliance with on board operational requirements may be included in the control procedures, particularly if the PSCO has reason to believe that the crew demonstrates insufficient proficiency in that area.
Q5. Purpose of ISM code & what is masters responsibility & authority. Q6. What r statutory -mandatory & obligatory certificates with examples. Q7. How to load grain.Criterias for getting DOA.How 2 load without DOA. Q8. Advantages & disadvantages of multimodal transport.Types of containers. Q9. When is interim certificate of class issued & its validity. Q10. COLREGS amendment (2009). Q11. Latest SOLAS & MARPOL amendments. Q12. MLC 2006 contents. Title 1. Minimum requirements for seafarers to work on a ship Regulation 1.1 Minimum Regulation 1.2 Medical Regulation 1.3 Training and qualifications . Regulation 1.4 Recruitment and placement Title 2. Conditions of Regulation 2.1 Seafarers employment agreements . Regulation 2.2 Wages Regulation 2.3 Hours of work and hours of rest Regulation 2.4 Entitlement to leave Regulation 2.5 Repatriation Regulation 2.6 Seafarer compensation for the ships loss or foundering . Regulation 2.7 Manning levels Regulation 2.8 Career and skill development and opportunities for seafarers

employment . Title 3. Accommodation, recreational facilities, food and catering Regulation 3.1 Accommodation and recreational facilities Regulation 3.2 Food and catering Title 4. Health protection, medical care, welfare and social security protection Regulation 4.1 Medical care on board ship and ashore . . Regulation 4.2 Shipowners liability . Regulation 4.3 Health and safety protection and accident prevention . Regulation 4.4 Access to shore-based welfare facilities Regulation 4.5 Social security Title 5. Compliance and enforcement . Regulation 5.1 Flag State responsibilities . Regulation 5.1.1 General principles . Regulation 5.1.2 Authorization of recognized organizations . Regulation 5.1.3 Maritime labour certificate and declaration of maritime labour compliance . Regulation 5.1.4 Inspection and enforcement . Regulation 5.1.5 On-board complaint procedures Regulation 5.1.6 Marine casualties . . Regulation 5.2 Port State responsibilities . Regulation 5.2.1 Inspections in port . Regulation 5.2.2 Onshore seafarer complaint-handling procedures . Regulation 5.3 Labour-supplying responsibilities Q13. Principles of ice navigation. Q14. Why r there diff types of tonnages viz. suez - panama - etc. Q15. Quote COLREGS rule 10. Q16. VLCC transiting Singapore strait - lights to display. Q17. Why registration of ships reqd. Q18. What is suspension & cancellation of certificates. Q19 What is CBA. Kapoor(not too sure but something like) Q1. Grain loading. Q2. various codes required. Q3. What is code - convention - protocol etc Q4. IMDG code blah blah blah Khatri (no idea)

Date: 07/12/2010 Day: Tuesday Surveyor : Internal: Deepak Kapoor - No External. (Other Externals In DG Shipping today : Capt Dubey With Saggi - Capt Gupta With Shukla N Capt Deepak Kapoor Alone no External.) Started Looking at my file and Asked me which Company working with and why? 1) What difference do you find between Indian Legislation and other country Flag Legislation like Hongkong - Panama - Cayman Island Flag ? 2) What are the international conventions governing Indian MS Act or Legislation is based ? 3) What is definition of Master As per MS Act 58? 4) Is Master a seaman as per Act? If yes then under which Act states that & for what purpose? 5) List all the codes that are in force and the one recently gonna cum in Force? 6) Tell me Any MS Notice related to Cargo? (I told him MS Notice 9 for Iron ore Fines) 7) What does MS notice 09/2010 says or deals with? 8) How will you load Iron ore Fines on General Cargo Ship in new manglore? 9) As Master as per MS Act what checks to be carried out when loading iron ore fines? 10) What re special provisions given in IMSBC for iron ore fines? 11) VSl under pilotage abt to berth..causes damage to the berth - your duties and obligations as Master ? 12) General Cargo in Dry dock. How will you implement ISM as master? 13) What al surveys will be carried out in drydock for General Cargo ship? 14) Differenece between Special Srvey and Enhanced survey? 15) In drydock as Master how will you prepare for SAFCON? 16) V/l loaded with iron ore fines what all preparation as Master before sailing from MAnglore? 17) Vessel sail out from MAnglore to China - as per MS Act Master duty at sea? 18) General Cargo ship fully loaded with iron ore suffered extensive damage in Bay of Bengal. As master action and obligation as per Act? 19) If towing then under what requirement as per M S notice or circular? 20) Crude oil tanker VLCC in territorial water in India anchored? relatively Small oil tanker approaching from port quarter for STS? How will you do STS ? (Note: give reference regarding Latest Annex in MArpol for STS of oil tanker plan to be prepared and approved ) 21) While doing STS oil v/l approaching for STS collided with VLCC on port Quarter and causes damage and Oil spill? Obligation as Master and Action? 22) Vessel to be towed to POR from STS after Damage. How will you prepare your V/l as Master? 23) Showed me Special Mark buoy and asked me what it thi and where it is used? 24) At night 0200hrs ur vessel VLCC and u being called by D/O .Other vessel on port Bow and 0.3 miles off . Ur Action and Obligation as per MS Act58?

Capt Panigarhy's questions were as follows on 08.12.10 - Wednesday 1.How would you review the company SMS onboard 2.What is IAMSAR and explain in detail 3.Ship has foundered... action 4.Constructional requirements for chemical tanker and container ship 5.Contents of MSA 6.Quote rule no.8 7.Masters duty as per MSA(wants actual duties as in MSA)

1. Getting his name endorsed on the COR as the lawfully appointed Master of the vsl. 2. Any changes in COR to be duly endorsed by registrar of port of registry 3. Signing crew articles of agreement. 4. Payment, advance and allotment of crew wages. 5. Duty to fill up Official Log Book and keep up-to-date 6. Duty to check provisions, water, accommodation, galley and stores on a regular basis. 7. To assist in case of collision. 8. To report dangers to navigation. 9. Render assistance on receiving distress signals. 10. Reporting of Shipping casualties.
8.P&I Clubs role in case of oil pollution ?
P&I Clubs P&I Clubs are mutual, non-profit making associations which insure their shipowner members against various third-party liabilities, including oil pollution. Whilst each Club bears the first part of any claim, the concept of mutuality is extended by the pooling of large claims by the major P&I Clubs that are members of the International Group. To safeguard members in the event of a catastrophic claim above the limit of this pool, excess reinsurance is placed by the International Group Clubs on the worlds insurance markets, in the case of oil pollution up to US$1 billion. It should be emphasized, however, that this sum has no relevance in the vast majority of oil spill cases since it would only be available in rare circumstances, for example if a tanker owner lost the right to limit his liability under the CLC in a very expensive case.

9.Harmonisation of contingency planning...wants explanation in full details of all 6 modules

To avoid duplication, shipboard contingency plans must differentiate between "initial actions" and the major response effort involving "subsequent response", depending on the emergency situation and the type of ship. It is recommended that a uniform and integrated system of shipboard emergency plans should be treated as part of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code, forming a fundamental part of the company's individual Safety Management System (SMS).
I Introduction :- should provide guidance and an overview of the subject-matter. II Provisions :- should contain information and explanations on how the system could be

developed on the basis of suggestions for improvement made by the individual company and

shipboard personnel.
III Planning, preparedness and training :- should provide for emergency training and education

of shipboard personnel with a view to developing general awareness and understanding of actions to he taken in the event of an emergency.
IV Response Actions :- should provide guidance for shipboard personnel in an emergency when the

ship is under way, berthed, moored, at anchor, in port or in dry dock.


V Reporting Procedures :- should take care of the following:

Every effort should be made to assure that information regarding: - ship interest contacts; - coastal State contacts; and - port contacts for reporting emergencies are part of the system and are regularly updated.
VI Annexes :- * Plans and diagrams concerning details of the ship's general arrangement

* Bunker and ballast information * Additional documents (e.g. list of contact points) * Industry guidelines * Cargo information, etc.
These were the questions he asked within a span of 10 minutes. Small explanations are not enough for him.

(Wednesday external: Capt. M.C.Yadav - Capt. Panigrahi - Capt.Baweja) (Thursday external: Capt. Baweja) 8th Dec10 Internal: Capt. D. Kapoor - No external Dec 10 1. What is CLC convention? - International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, 1969 as amended by Protocol of 1992 - International convention adopted to ensure that adequate compensation is available to persons who suffer from oil pollution damage by ships even if the owner is unable to pay the same. 2. What are the requirements? Applicable to tanker of 2000 GT and above to maintain insurance or other financial security such as bank guarantee to ensure that the tanker can meet her pollution damage liabilities to the reqd extent. On the above basis, the flag state issues CLC Cert.

3. Is it for all oil cargoes? Non-persistent oils including spills from bunker oils 4. Masters obligations for CLC? 5. What do you know about HNS convention? Protocol on Preparedness, Response and Co-operation to Pollution Incidents by Hazardous and Noxious Substances, 2000 Related to pollution incidents by hazardous and noxious substances other than oil Based on principles of OPRC convention Not yet into force

6. Masters obligations for HNS convention? Master, port authorities and others are required to report pollution incidents without delay to coastal authorities and owners. 7. Masters obligation to crew as per MS Act? 8. Can you talk about crew accommodation requirement? As per Crew Accomodation Rules from MS Rules and Act on DG Shipping website 9. What is the requirement for water - provisions etc for crew? As per Crew Accomodation Rules from MS Rules and Act on DG Shipping website 10. Where can you get the details of requirement for water - provisions etc for crew? As per Crew Accomodation Rules from MS Rules and Act on DG Shipping website 11. Have you gone through MS Rules on DG website? 12. What does MS rules talks about? 13. What does MS rules says about crew accommodation spaces? 14. What does MS rules says about Ship structural rules? 15. What are the advantages of sailing as Master on an Indian flag vessel? 16. How as a Master you will be benefited from MLC 2006? 17. Masters duties at port? What with respect to container ship? 18. Who is Master as per MS Act? 19. Can Master be considered as crew member? 20. In what all cases? 21. You are joining as Master on Indian flag vessel at JNPT - how will you go about taking over? Container ship on a liner trade? 22. Your vessel is loading containers and found one broken container duty as per Master? 23. Your vessel loaded with DG cargo container found leaking at sea? 24. Is Class certificate compulsory? 25. Why you need to maintain Class certificate? 26. MS Act is based on what all conventions? 27. Your vessel departs JNPT and hits a buoy in the channel and buoy sinks? 28. What does the Wreck convention talks about?

29. Masters obligations as per Wreck convention? 30. Is there any requirement / certificate for Wreck convention to be carried on board? 31. What are the National colors? 32. When do you raise them? 33. Master duties on a Container ship departure port? 34. Masters cargo relating job on a Container ship? 35. Departure port what all things you will check or consider with pilot on board? 36. Master duties at sea? 37. What all you do as a Master to ensure Vessels seaworthiness at sea? 38. What you do to maintain Certificate of Class? 39. What all Codes you know about? 40. What all conventions you know about/ 41. Tell about various liability conventions? 42. Which liability convention - in process - will be applicable for LPG ships? 43. Do LPG ships carry Bunker CLC certificate? 44. How do you apply IGC code in use? 45. What all things you will check for Safety Certificate of LPG ship? 46. Talk about only additional requirement for ICOF certificate as per IGC code? 47. What chapter talks about the constructional requirement for LPG ships in IGC code? 48. What all additional safety equipment required to be carried on LPG ships as per IGC code? 49. What all documents are signed by Master on departure of container ship? 50. Is B/L on a container ship? Do you sign B/L for all containers loaded? 51. Do you know about Multimodal transport? 52. Which is the document issued under Multimodal transport? 53. Who issues the Multimodal B/L? 54. How as a Master will you implement ISM at sea? Talk about ISM other than w.r.t. training - drill - management? 55. Is PMS required on board? 56. Where is it mentioned how you maintain your vessel? 57. Solas Chapter-I /reg.11 read it and explain? 58. You are in a company whose owner says that he wants 0-incident - 0-Non conforms and 0detention. Now you have PSC inspection next port - how will you prepare your vessel? 59. You are at sea - C/O comes and report that cadet is missing and also his life jacket and immersion suits are missing what will you do? 60. Is this a casualty? 61. What you do for casualty? 62. You are taking in (flooding) water in FPk and also in E/R and off 45Nm from the coast what action? 63. You continue to take in water and now about 20Nm off coast - can you think of beaching your vessel? 64. What consideration will you take before you beach your vessel? Shore authorities is telling you not to beach your vessel? 65. What is the difference between MAS & INDSAR? 66. When will you change your Urgency alert to Distress alert? 67. How will you decide when you can abandon your vessel? Please note if the ship . What do you consider as the most important rule in colregs?

09.12.10 & 10.12.10 Internal: Capt. Shukla - External : Capt. Baweja MISBAH Result - Passed 09th Dec10 - Thursday Capt. Baweja 1. Started with ROR cards : Day light signal: Trawler - Mine clearance - V/l engaged in diving operation - Pilot vessel - Shown aground v/l light 2. What is difference between LOF 95 & LOF 2000? 3. Define Scopic clause 4. Defination of casuality 5. What is PI & FI? 6. When there is no need to conduct Pi(Ans- In case of serious casuality) 7. Duties of Master departure port - & at sea? 8. Give 5 differences between ISM & ISPS 9. What is short turn? 10. What is GMDSS functional requierements? 11. Why IAMSAR volume 3 is required to have on board?(Ans : As per SOLAS Chapter 5 Reg21 - it is mandatory to carry on board) 10th Dec10 - Friday Capt SHUKLA 1. What is COLREG? 2. When COLREG came in to force? Contents of COLREG 3. Which rule doesnt give contravening statement?(Ans Rule 13) 4. What is FUND convention? 5. Certificates as per MARPOL? 6. What are the Latest certificates which came into force since last 3~4 years as per MARPOL & SOLAS? 7. Who issues the Sanitary certificate? 8. Certificates to be carried on board as per SOLAS? 9. How to proceed to POR? 10. U r heading to Fujairah - have major structural damage & presently at off TUTICORIN Coast of India - Can u proceed to Cochin? 11. If yes to above wht will be ur action - as u dont have chart of COCHIN - but few harbor charts lying in sleeping Folio - not corrected since 2006? 12. To whome u will report of the above action? 13.Entry in OLB pertaining the above action?

14.Your vessel berthed carried our major steel renewal - prior departure what is the most important thing u will check as master?(Want to hear Call Magnetic compass adjuster & get new deviation card) 15. You have taken over Timber vessel 3000 DWT at anchorage from previous management - the vessel is on the same trade for fast 1 year - the vessel was berthing without assistance of Pilot Tug. The terminal personnel board the vessel in the evening & asked your vessel will berth in the morning to load timber cargo. What all information you will require - & will you berth? Ans : He want to hear the CURRENT factor is very important 13/12/10 Pramod Naik Ext- khambata Int- shukla Result-passed Q1. Taking yard delivery of ship.how wil u ensure ISM compliance.contents of SMS. Ans. Told him criterias to fulfill so that interim SMC is issued viz. company shud have DOC or IDOC for that type of ship -audit planned within 3 mts - approved SMS on board - officers 2 get fam with sms - instructions reqd 2 be posted b4 sailing etc. contents of sms. Q2. contents of cert of fitness for chemical tankers. charterer wants to load cargo named xyz - but its not listed in ur cof so u refused -charterer says ship has loaded it 1 yr back. Ans- tell him contents of cof. Ask chartere the un no. of the cargo bcause its possible that the name has altered.check the un no. in cof. Q3. 2/O calls u at 0100.v/l in TSS.u go on bridge & VTS tells u that ur v/l had crossed into wrong traffic lane.2/o admits he had 2 bcause of some collision avoiding action. What wil u do. Ans- tell vts that it was emergency situation so u needed to cross lane.make addition in ur night orders that all oows to call u if he needs to take such action again & inform vts if any v/l impeding nav.make entry in deck log book of circumstances & actions. Entry in vhf log w.r.t comm.. with vts regd the same bcause vts may report ur actions to flag state. Q4. man over board actions. Man overboard for 5-6 hrs in cold waters & it has got dark.wud u abandon the search & proceed. Ans Tell him mob actions.inform owner & p&I of situation.keep touch with mrcc as they hv more experience & knowledge abt the area than u.make consensus with mrcc -owners -p&1 to decide wether 2 abandon search. Q5. SOLAS amendments w.r.t Ch 5 & ch 2 for year 2010. Ans. Tell him all amendments(order not necessary). Q6. engine room fire.actions.2 e/r crew missing & last seen in e/r -need 2 release co2.what to do.

Ans- actins in case of fire.now out of control.search parties to e/r for finding missing men. Ask squad leaders (c/o -c/e -2/o -e/e -3/o)to ask their team members if anybody seen them.ensure em fire escapes are not blocked. Q7. MARPOL annex 6.all about it Ans. All abt air polln -seca -sulphur limits -nox limits Q8. risk assessment.all abt it. Ans severity vs frequency of occurrence graph. Q9. Equipments reqd for GMDSS area A3. Q10. checks reqd on Fixed CO2 bottles(annual/5 yearly).How much qty is reqd for cargo space/engine room etc.if 3 btls leaked r u still complying with reqt.(check wts of other btls & total them to see if u comply by having min reqd). Q11. u r PSC inspector.how will u go about ur job.(ascertain age/tonnage/type of v/l to know what regs apply etcthen cert. -v/l insp. -form a & b).how do mous target v/ls.(I told him that I had read abt paris mous calculations by which a v/l gets rating. For each criteria the v/l gets a rating which are sumarised to determine if the v/l has 2 be inspected or not.some of these criterias are last visit -type -age -single/double skin -type of cargo -flag - last detntion reports -owners etc & he was convinced). Diff between white flag & grey/black flags/FOCs.(white flags ensure compliance with conventions & keep vessels in good maintenance so not a pollution rust bucket problem) Shukla: when do u beach(wants 2 hear cargo shift).how 2 beach.how 2 select place of beaching(ref seamanship danton) - All about timber loadline(position -who requires it etc) - He will ask u abt the cargoes being carried on ship types uve sailed9be prepared). Lucky 2 have both reasonable surveyors & what they r looking for is confidence & practical approach. -

James Pereira Date: 13/12/10 (Monday) Duration: 45 min Internal:Capt Saggi External: J.B. Singh Result: Failed a. Latest Solas and marpol amendments

List of amendments expected to enter into force in the coming years

January 2011: Entry into force of December 2008 amendments to SOLAS Amendments to SOLAS chapter VI to make mandatory the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code (IMSBC Code) The IMSBC Code will replace the Code of Safe Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes (BC Code), which was first adopted as a recommendatory code in 1965 and has been updated at regular intervals since then. The aim of the mandatory IMSBC Code is to facilitate the safe stowage and shipment of solid bulk cargoes by providing information on the dangers associated with the shipment of certain types of cargo and instructions on the appropriate procedures to be adopted. 1 January 2011: Entry into force of June 2009 amendments to SOLAS ECDIS and BNWAS to be made mandatory under SOLAS Amendments to SOLAS regulation V/19, to make mandatory the carriage of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) and Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm Systems (BNWAS), under SOLAS chapter V, Safety of Navigation. The requirements will be mandatory for new ships and phased-in for existing ships. Other SOLAS amendments coming into force: an amendment to SOLAS regulation II-1/3-5.2, to prohibit all new installations of asbestos on board ships, without exceptions; and amendments to the title of Chapter VI to read, Carriage of Cargoes "and Oil Fuels" and to Regulation VI/5-1 on Material safety data sheets (MSDS) to require MSDS to be provided for ships carrying oil or oil fuel, prior to the loading of such oil as cargo in bulk or bunkering of oil fuel. The MSC also approved Recommendations for material safety data sheets (MSDS) for MARPOL Annex I type cargoes and oil fuels. 1 January 2011: Entry into force of July 2009 amendments to MARPOL MARPOL Annex I - transfer of oil cargo between oil tankers at sea Amendments to MARPOL Annex I for the prevention of marine pollution during some ship-to-ship (STS) oil transfer operations. The new chapter 8 on Prevention of pollution during transfer of oil cargo between oil tankers at sea will apply to oil tankers of 150 gross tonnage and above and will require any oil tanker involved in oil cargo STS operations to have, on board, a plan prescribing how to conduct STS operations (the STS Plan), which would be approved by its Administration. Notification to the relevant coastal State will be required not less than 48 hours in advance of the scheduled

STS operations although some relaxation to this rule is allowed in certain, very specific, cases. The regulations are not intended to apply to bunkering operations. Consequential amendments to the International Oil Pollution Prevention (IOPP) Certificate, the Supplement to the IOPP Certificate and the Oil Record Book. Amendments to MARPOL Annex I regulations 1, 12, 13, 17 and 38, relating to the on board management of oil residue (sludge). The amendments clarify long standing requirements and remove existing ambiguities in order to facilitate compliance by ships' crews. Definitions for oil residue (sludge), oil residue (sludge) tanks, oily bilge water and oily bilge water holding tanks are introduced for the first time. Related amendments to the Supplement to the IOPP Certificate, Form A and Form B, and to the Oil Record Book.

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Latest MS notices Defination of standard, mandatory, class certificates Damaged control plan Manoeuvring Info What is MAS What is SAR Principle of International ocean towage agreement Ans(it can be per day hire or lumsump,,the main principle is that the money has to be paid in advance and it is non-refundable) Danger of ice navigation Navigational hazards in higher latitudes Types of container ships and containers What is Grain code and to what does it apply Document of credit Suez and panama canal tonnage (method of measuring and why) What is place of refuge and masters and states duty if any to comply with it Importance of ISM Transitting Singapore Straits u r VLCC and see a NUC ahead action and what lights and shapes displayed (he wants to hear that u will alter into the wind or current so that the NUC does not drift on to u) What is a Code,and why is it given as a code Defination Convention, Protocol,Resolution

He wants word to word bookish definations ..one line definations and does not like explanations
14th/dec/2010 Capt. Mishra Orals with capt mishra is like rapid fire round. He will listen to first couple of points and proceed onto the next. Also if you are a bulk carrier hand he will ask you about tankers and gas carriers.

I have added short answers as given by me. However dont know weather correct or not.pls recheck.

What are duties of master as per MS ACT? - Maintenance of vessel - sign on/off of crew - crew accom inspection - provisions medical facilities etc. 3) What do you mean by wreck? - As defined in MS Act. 4) What is the frequency accommodation inspection as per msa? What all item you will check? - 10 days - condition of accom - galley/stores cleanliness - condition of provision lsa/ffa in accommodation. 5) How will you come to know when the meat gets spoiled? - Will turn blue. 6) 2nd mate not reported back from shoreleave. Action? - Inform agent. Check seamans club - bar - pubs. Inform police station - inform owners inform shipping master at port of engagement. Check safe manning certificate if can sail without 2nd mate. Make entry in OLB. 7) What is Harmonized system of surveys? - As per circular. 8) What certificates are not harmonized with safcon and loadline survey? - Dont know the answer (I guess ISSC) 9) Is IOPP and IAPP harmonized? - yes 10) What is CSR? Why do u need it? - Definition - record of vessel from delivery to grave yard 11) Contents of CSR? - Particulars of vessel - details of ISM and ISPS certificate. 12) Details for ISM and ISPS certificate? Where do you find details of issuing authority? - in CSR 13) ROR car vessel ram towing from astern.(he has ror cards with him) 14) What is FOC? - Open register - genuine link - social - technical commercial - Flag of Convenience To Reduce operating cost & to avoid strict Flag state rules 15) Difference between stoway an refugee? - Stowaway :- comes on board without knowledge of master - owner - mate - Refugee:- person rescued at sea - war zone - seeking asylum 16) Action after rescuing a person from sea? - Inform owner - medical attention - details of person rescued - entry in OLB. 17) What is iamsar? Search patterns? - As per defination 18) What conventions govern SAR operation? - Solas - SAR convention - unclos. 19) What is UNSRC? - Dont know 20) When will you beach a vessel? - Listing due to shift of cargo - sinking.
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What is DOA? - For loading grain 22) How will you go about loading? - As per grain loading booklet etc. 23) What do you mean by stowage plan and loading plan? - This is easy 24) What do you mean by of harmonization of contingency planning? - There is a circular on this - pls check It out. 25) What do you understand by rule-2? - explain 26) Procedures for loading cargoes that may liquefy? - ref imsbc code - can test
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Old MMD 16th Dec10 Tuesday Capt. Mandal What is Marine Board? What is MSA section 406/405/360? What is SUA convention and when it came in force? What action you will take in Oil Pollution as per what act & Regulation? For piracy attack in Indian Reg. Vessel on high seas who should be informed first and why? What is Certificate of Registry? What action needs to be taken in case of missing Certificate of Registry and as per what Regulation? What is high seas definition? What is CLC & Fund and when it came in Force? What is Casualty and as per which act? If owner does not pay money for oil spill - What action needs to take place? What is PI & FI? As per which act? In collision as per what regulation you will take action? Limitations of CLC and Fund? What is HNS convention? What are the documents to be checked by immigration and custom? What is UNCLOS?

16th Dec10 Sandeep Yadav External : Capt. Jay Kumar Internal : Capt. Saggi

Result : Passed 1) As a master what is your opinion abt implementation of ISM on board? 2) Latest amendments of ISM code? 3) What certificates to be carried as per ISM? 4) What is PSC? How to go for PSC inspection? 5) What is CIC? 6) What is MOU - India under which MOU? 7) Which all countries under Indian Ocean MOU? 8) Pump room flooding - action?Followed by oil spill - then Fire action? 9) In case Oil spill in US - Action? Including reporting? 10) What is QI? - Who appoints QI? 11) Contents of Fire Control? 12) Harmonized Contingency planning? Resolution A.852 13) List all certificates on ur ship - as per which convention? 14) Special certificates on chemical tankers? 15) HNS protocol? 16) Define shipping casualty as per MSA? 17) Two vessel collided - your obligation and action as per MS act? 18) What is proceeding from Indian court? Want to hear abt PI& FI 19) Berth the vessel port side along side - with offshore wind - no current. 20) ROR cards Pair trawling - Towing vessel - Pilot vessel - Two All round red lights with one white light at lower level of red lights - Lateral Hand mark Region B stbd. 21) Sound signal of vessel at anchor - vessel aground - pilot vessel. CAPT. JAYKUMAR ALSO ASK QUESTIONS OF THE VESSELS WHICH U HAVE NOT DONE - SO JUST BE PREPARED. ALL THE BEST TO ALL Date: 20/12/2010 Srinivas.K.Vodepelli. Day: Monday Result : Passed Surveyor : Internal: Capt.Deepak Kapoor , No External. 1. DIFFERENCE IN DUTIES IN CHIEF OFFICER & CAPTAIN . Master is the supreme authority on board the vesselchief officer will directly report to Master. Master will have overall view of the onboard acitivitiesand On instructions from Master,C/O will prepare loading /unloading plan,carry out PMS of the Deck dept,carry put drills and impart training to the crew. 2. TAKING OVER CONTAINER SHIP. - Refer ASM orals questions no. 254

3. AS A MASTER HOW WILL YOU IMPLEMENT ISM ON BOARD. -implementing the safety and environmental-protection policy of the Company;
-motivating the crew in the observation of that policy; -issuing appropriate orders and instructions in a clear and simple manner; -verifying that specified requirements are observed; and -periodically reviewing the safety management system and reporting its deficiencies to the shore-based management

4. MASTERS DUTIES AS PER ISM. -implementing the safety and environmental-protection policy of the Company;
-motivating the crew in the observation of that policy; -issuing appropriate orders and instructions in a clear and simple manner; -verifying that specified requirements are observed; and -periodically reviewing the safety management system and reporting its deficiencies to the shore-based management as part from above

-making sure that all the crew members are aware of companys policies -making sure all the crew members are working towards to achieve the goals in safer manner. -making sure that before commencing any task all safety precautions are taken care, tool box meetings held, checklist filled up and followed -making sure all the task are carried with zero accidents and protecting the environment. 5. MASTERS DUTIES AS PER MS ACT. a. All documents and certificates received same entered in OLB as per Art 208(2) b. Duty of master in sign on/ sign off crew & article of agreement Art 100,101 c. Reporting to port authorities in case of oil pollution. d. Master responsibilities to ensure ship is seaworthy. Art 335 e. Duty of master in case of death Art 152,153 f. Duty of master to assist in case of collision Art 348 g. Collision to be entered in official logbook & signed by master, mate or one of the crew Art 349 h. Report to central government and nearest principal officer of the accidents within 24 Hours - Art 350. i. Duty of Master to report danger to navigation. Art 354 j. Duty to render assistance on receiving signal of distress, if unable to do enter in OLB with reasons. Art 355, 355A k. Master to give facilities to seaman for remitting wages. Art 184 l comply with colregs 6. MASTERS OBLIGATIONS TOWARDS CREW AS PER MS ACT. a. Sign on signoff, articles of agreement b. To hear & attend any complaint, grievances made by crew member. c. Remitting wages of crew. d. Take care of health of seaman, and if require send for medical check up e. Behavior & discipline of the crew f. Inspection of crew accommodation & entry of the same in OLB.

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MASTERS DUTIES IN PORT AND WHAT OBLIGATION TOWARDS THE PORT. -As a Master I will comply with the Port act/Coastal regulations and also with special ref to the security requirement as required in that port (ISPS) -As a Master I will make sure that my vessel fully comply with the Port rules and regulations. -As a Master I will make sure that my vessel is safe to berth and carrying out loading/unloading operation safely. -As a Master I will make sure that my vessel is not causing any harm to the environment and nor causing any harm to the third party. YOUR VESSEL IS LOADING DANGEROUS GOODS AND FOUND ONE LEAKING, WHAT IS YOUR DUTIES. - As a Master I will Reject the Cargo(use my overriding authority power) For safety of my ship/crew/envrnmnt. WHAT DOES MS RULES SAY ABOUT DANGEROUS GOODS. -MS rules about Dangerous goods gives us guidelines for safely loading/stowing/carriage/unloading dangerous goods and what precautions to be taken for the safety of crew/ship and evnirnment. MASTERS DUTIES OUT AT SEA. -As a Master I will make sure that my vessel is complying with international conventions..i.e solas/marpol. -As a Master I will make sure that my crew is aware of the hazards associated with the cargo/and normal perils of the sea and I will impart proper training by carrying out regular drills, I will take care of the welfare of the crew -As a Master I will make sure that all my LSA/FFA are in state of readiness -As a Master I will make sure that proper navigational watches are kept and accordingly watchkeepers are complied with work n rest hours. -As a Master I will comply with the Lawful requirement of the Owner /Charter -As a Master I will make sure that vessels PMS is followed. -As a Master I will make sure that my crews moral is all time high.

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MASTERS DUTIES TOWARDS OWNER. -As a Master I will comply with the Lawful requirement of the owner - carry the passage in safe n shortest route so tht the owner is beneficial -carry out PMS of the vessel show that der shud not be any breakdown..which cud cause delay n fines 12. WHAT ALL CODES YOU KNOW ABOUT. -casualty investigating code -FSS code -LSA code -BLU code -IMSBC code -CSC code -Grain code

-IMDG code -ISM code -ISPS code -INF code 13. 14. WHICH LATEST CODES ARE COMING IN FORCE -IMSBC code. WHAT ALL CONVENTIONS YOU KNOW -Solas,colreg, stcw ,sar,Inmarsat, Marpol,dumping convention,Antifouling,BW, CLC,Bunker CLC,HNS

15. WHICH ALL LATEST CONVENTIONS ARE COMING IN FORCE -- BW,HNS. 16. OUT AT SEA D/O COMES AND REPORTS 3/O MISSING,DUTIES/OBLIGATION AS PER MS.ACT Safe manining document, if part of it, I will not sail 17. CLAUSES WITH RESPECT TO CARGO IN C/P 18. AT NIGHT 2/O CALLS YOU,YOUR OWN VESSEL IS LNG,OTHER VESSEL ON PORT BOW AND 0.2 MILES OFF COLLISION IMMINENT WHAT ACTION AND WHAT ALL COLREGS APPLY. -prepare for collision. -M/E stop - Hard port - Take impact on bow(collision bulkhead) - As per MS Act 348, procedure for collision - Entry in OLB as per Art 349 - Report to central government as per art 350 Please be through PI & FI art 358 ~ 362 19. FOR ABOVE ACTION WHATS YOUR OBLIGATION AS PER MS ACT. Casualty reporting 20. ON WHAT GROUNDS YOU CAN DISQUALIFY YOUR C/E AND WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE YOU WILL FOLLOW. - if C/E has became serious threat to the safety of the vessel and the safety of the crew member den I can disqualify. - Procedure: warn him,inform the company abt the same ans tel company to keep ready C/E to replace him in short notice,if C/E stil not improving den make log entry in presence of one senior management level officer and one of the crew member as witness. 21. WHO WAS THE SAFETY OFFICER ON YOUR LAST VESSEL. C/O 22. WHEN WILL YOU CARRY OUT SAFETY MEETINGS. a. Every Month

b. In case of any new fleet circular received from company, pertaining to safety & environment. c. Any critical & major work to be carried out on board. d. In case of any accident taking place on board, to avoid reoccurrence of the same.

22nd Dec09 Umesh Pandey WED. Internal : Capt. Jairam External : Capt. Saggi 1115~1120 1. You are on a Tanker - P/Room flooding action? 2. E/R on fire CO2 used Action after use of CO2? 3. Contents of damaged control plan / booklet? 4. Contents of Fire Control Plan? 5. Vessel entering English channel as a master what all you will check? 6. You are on an Indian flag vessel and collide with fishing boat in Mediterranean sea action? 7. Berthing of a vessel port side - with onshore wind without tug? 8. Vessel in TRS - dangerous quadrant - what is ur action as Master? 9. ROR cards Mine clearance vessel - Fishing vessel(two possibilities) - Preferred channel to Port? 10. Work rest hour requirement as per MLC 2006?

VIJAY AGHICHA Date:22/12/2012 Internal:Capt. Shukla External:Capt. Jayram Result:Failed 1.What is SMS and everything about ISM? 2. What do you know about PSC and all about it? 3. What do you know about CIC? 4. What all precautions you will take for helicopter operations? 5. What all certificates are required on a 10,000 DWT chemical tankers along With conventions thereof?

6.IMO has MSC(Maritime Safety Committee),what are the subcommittees of MSC? 7.Functional requirements of radio installations? 8.Fixed fire fighting system requirements for a foreign going vessel? 9.Your vessel is in a narrow channel with a head on current of 3 knots,how Will you manouvere /handle your vessel?Imphasis on speed 10.Same ques. As above but now current is from astern 3 knots? 11.Which all countries under Indian Ocean MOU? 12.How will you register an Indian vessel ? 13.Sox ans NO x requirements now and upcoming? 14.ROR cards Lateral port hand mark-Region A,Preffered channel to port Region A,Trawler,F.V.,Dredger R.A.M.? 15.How will you as a Master ensure practical compliance with and Sox Emissions in Sox control areas? 16.Vessel entering gulf of aden area(piracy area) your actions as a Master? 17.A vessels identification number where is it required to be displayed On a cargo vessel as well as a tanker? 18.Duration of long blast and short blast) as per COLREGS?

Prashant S. Widge Date: 22/12/10 Duration: 10 mins Internal: Capt. Mishra External: None 1st Attempt: Pass 1. Name the various liability conventions? 2. The ones which are ratified by India? 3. Why is the HNS & the Stockholm Conventions not ratified by India? 4. What is difference between HS, VS & Cofferdam? 5. Detention related entries on Gas Tanker wrt; ORB? 6. ISM, its elements & which is d most imp one n why? 7. Damage stab requirements & assumptions for Gas Tankers? 8. What is floodable length? What is the no. of comp that can be flooded on a 2PG type ship? 9. Extra safety requirements on Gas Tankers as per IGC Code? 10. Difference between Stowaway & Refugee? 11. Difference between water tightness & weather tightness? 12. Process to take over a ship from a different nationality? 13. ROR Cards, 6-8 & actions, real quick fire?

14. In one situation, u come on d bridge at 0.5 NM with other V/L is on d Port Bow, collision is imminent, actions? 15. After colliding, there is an option between pirate attack & crew being picked up frm d other ship, actions? 16. Answer to No. 15 as per which convention, explain? 17. Rule No.24 & 38, contents in totality?