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DCL 38A

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UACC FALCON Name of Port:
22/12/2012 Date of Report:
No. Yes No
1 no
2 Yes
3 Yes
4 Yes
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6 Yes
7 Yes
Yes
9 Yes
10 Yes
Yes
Yes
13 Yes
EPIRB Mountings are in good condition and can float free from its location Yes
HRU for the EPIRB is within its expiry/service date and in good condition Yes
15 Operating instructions for all equipment is displayed beside each of them. Yes
1 no
2
Yes
3
Yes
4 Yes
5 Sailing directions, updated to latest NTM and corrections pasted to file. Yes
6 Yes
7 Yes
8 Yes
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No
10 Yes
1 Yes
2 Yes
3 No
4 Yes
5 Yes
6 Yes
7 Yes
8 Yes
9 Yes
10 Yes
11 Yes
Yes
14 Yes
15 Yes
16 Yes
17
Yes
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Yes
2 Yes
3 Yes
4 Yes
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Navigating officers familiarised on joining and records of the same sighted. Officers
must be able to demonstrate their familiarity with Nav & GMDSS equipment.
Bell book used for marking various buoys/ Marks passing
voyage chart BA-2412 taped
chartco ocean master
EXECUTIVE SHIP MANAGEMENT
NAVIGATION SAFETY AUDIT CHECKLIST
A. Hardware
(To be completed by the Master within 30 days of joining the vessel and by June & December of each year)
File Ref 150.3
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Remarks
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interfaced
All charts and publications onboard are corrected to latest NTM
GMDSS hand held walkie talkies to be operational and charged.
Primary batteries for the above to be within their expiry date and seals are
intact.Batteries are stored in the vicinty of the sets and suitably marked.
Both Radars to be in working order, at least one equiped with an ARPA 12
Temporary/ Preliminary notices pasted in the file & charts are corrected to latest
NTM & ANM. ANM corrected to latest NTM.
Repeaters aligned with master Gyro
Name of Vessel:
All communication equipment in good working order
Magnetic & Gyro compass is clearly visible to the helmsman and illuminated
Spare magnetic compass is available, no bubbles.
Shapes are readilly available and in good condition.(3 balls,1cylinder,1diamond)
Date of Audit:
Rudder angle and rpm indicators on the bridge and bridge wings
telegraph printer not working
tide table corrn to check
to confirm
Item
All navigational equipment in good working order
Gong is available on the bridge.(Vessels > 100 Mtrs)
working and properly illuminated.
Aldis lamp battery for vessels whose keel was laid after the 1st of July'04
speed input from the log, Interswitching device to be provided.
to be logged in deck log book
All required charts and publications for the voyage are available and corrected to
latest NTM
ALRS, list of lights & tide table volumes are kept updated to latest NTM
Gyro/ Mag. compass errors regularly obtained and recorded
Descriptive section of the plan should contain general details of the following:
D.Other Bridge Requirements
AIS is located adjacent to a radar if not interfaced with one
B.Charts, Publications & Voyage Info
Berth to Berth passage planning conducted
Squat, Reporting, Bridge manning, Tides & tidal streams ,anti-piracy measures
and approach. (Visual, radar,sun and star sights)
Valid magnetic compass deviation card
Proper chart correction methods being followed
Charts are in good condition (i.e not torn, taped,course lines not deeply etched,
details not smudged , surface not worn due to excessive erasure etc)
Radio and navigational warnings taken, relevant charts updated and then filed.
Master's monthly checks on chart corrections made as per D-35.
Climactic and weather information regularly taken and filed.
Parallel indexing, currents, no go areas & other hazards, Contigency anchorage
C.Passage Planning
Passage plan and actual courses /distances laid on chart match exactly
Passage planning discussed with all officers and engineers
Echo Sounder used in critical passages. printing start posn to mark on chart
Passage plan meeting the IMO/ local regulations (violation of TSS, Area to be
avoided, etc) and company's requirement (passing distance off shallow, etc)
Evidence of alternate means of position fixing for sea passage, coasting
Large scale charts available for the particualr area is always used
Vessel reporting to authorities as per requirements (as listed in chart, ALRS, etc)
and abort point.
Parallel indexing used whenever possible.
Positions transferred to the next chart on changing charts.
Position fixing as per interval decided in passage plan
Company's UKC & air draft policy complied with
Course alterations and Wheel over posn clearly marked
Aborts and contingencies planned and indicated
All passage plan changes agreed by Master and notifed to all officers
Charts marked with NO GO areas in pencil
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5 Yes
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Yes
7 Yes
8 Yes
9 Yes
Yes
11 Yes
12 Yes
13 Yes
14 Yes
15 Yes
16 Yes
17 Yes
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Yes
19 Yes
20 Yes
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Yes
Yes
Yes
24 NA
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2 Watt
26 AIS annual inspection carried out as per flag requirements.
27 Yes
28 Yes
Yes
Yes
-Reception of distress msg / alert Yes
-Transmission of distress msg / alert Yes
-Guidance to Masters in distress situations as per ALRS Vol 5 displayed Yes
-Cancellation of False alert or Inadvertent transmission Yes
32 Officers are familiar with the procedure for handling distress Tx/Rx Yes
33 VHF is switched off or on 1 Watt in port as per requirements(Tankers only) 1 watt to confirm
Quarterly training for officers operating GMDSS equipment being provided and Yes
35 to check & verify
36 AMOS PMS routines are available and updated for all bridge equipment
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Yes
38 EPIRB annual service and test report available onboard. Yes
Yes
cargo destination/ETA/Nav status etc are being updated in the AIS equipment.
SVDR certificate of compliance and annual test report is available onboard. Yes
-Equipment for downloading back up data is available onboard Yes
-Equipment for continuous recording in an emergency is available onboard Yes
-Instructions for downloading of data is displayed close to the equipment and Yes
officers are familiar with the procedure for carrying out the same.
41 LRIT certificate of compliance and test report available onboard to check
Yes
43
Yes
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30
Prior departure and whenever there are changes parameters such as draft/Haz
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Appropriate watch levels are being maintained for various watch conditions.
Inventory of all nav equipment spares and list of critical spares are available
onboard
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Mooring Plan/Arrangement of mooring displayed on bridge
Verify close out and completion of corrective action from previous Nav.Audit
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training.A back up system of charts or duplication is available and updated
42
Posters depicting the following emergency procedures for
DSC/MF/HF/VHF/SAT-C NBDP are available in the vicinity of the equipment:
Verify compliance with company's alcohol policy.
(3-monthly unannounced test, yearly unannounced test & Mastre's random check
of the bridge team prior arrival port)
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If vessel is fitted with an ECDIS is it operational and do all officers have ECDIS
Vessel participating in POSREP systems such as AMVER
Chronometer error known and logged.
GMDSS log: daily,weekly and monthly tests to be logged. External test record
Daily and Weekly hours of rest as stipulated in flag/ company manuals
If vessel is at anchor, turning circle to be drawn on the chart and vessels
Checklists DCL 3,4,5,7,8,9,10,11 and 12 where applicable is completed
and filed.
Duty officer keeping a good watch on helmsman during handstg.
Radar log book is maintained and the results of the performance monitor test is
8)Muster List
2)SRT certificate 3)IMPA Guidelines 4)Table of Life saving signals
Evidence of maintaining proper lookout and same in compliance with
Time when master takes the conn, to be logged
During pilotage radar/ Visual position fixing regularly done by OOW
position to be logged at regular intervals.
Control tests as per (33 CFR 164.25) to be logged .
Log book entries are correctly made and the log completed.
the company's bridge manning and watchlevel requirements
Master's day/night orders maintained and followed
indicated in the log book for every watch.Intial pages with PM readings filled
recorded in the GMDSS log book
5)Master's standing orders 6)Watchkeeping Schedule 7) Squat diagram
Following to be posted on Bridge:1)Man.Characteristics including turning circles
Ships Arials to be grounded at the time of operations. (tankers only)
Name and Signature of Auditor
with a CRS to be attached.
AIS to be switched off in port or power reduced to 1 Watt as per terminal
requirement
Publications as required by company.
Echo sounder print out available, with details of voy, time and port
Master-Pilot exchanges - both ways in evident usage. Pilot card is being completed
with all the information provided.
Bridge team members are fully aware of their duties duirng navigation with pilot on
board.
Testing of steering gear prior arrival / departure port as per SOLAS Reg 26 carried
out and log entry made
to check
Watch schedules in evidence to prevent fatigue control
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Code
No.
Corrective Action PIC
Target
Date
Completion
Date
Name & Signature Auditor
Observations
High Risk
Obsrv Y/N
OBSERVATIONS and CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
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EXECUTIVE SHIP MANAGEMENT
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3 Temporary and preliminary corrections file not being updated and corrected on voyage charts. (Ref: B 3)
4 Inadequate Passage plan Not meeting the IMO/ Company requirements. (Ref: C 17)
5 Absence of a system to compile Navigational Warnings and updation of the charts for relevant warnings. (Ref: B 6)
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Bridge team management during navigation with pilot on board was not effective. (Ref: D 5 & 6)
Charts and Publications other than required for voyage, not corrected to the latest NTM on board. (Ref: B 2)
Hour of work & rest form is not filled up correctly. (Ref: D 9)
Appropriate watch levels not being maintained. (Ref: D 7)
Inadequate demonstration of compliance with companys alcohol policy. (Ref: D 43)
Watch keeping officer Lack of familiarity with the operation of some of the bridge equipments. (Off course alarm of Gyro, AIS-
Information & changing to low power, SVDR) (Ref: D 1)
Monitoring of UKC & air draft. (Ref: C 4)
Navigation High Risk List
As per Safety Circular No. S45 [Navigation Audit Observation Summary] Rev 4, the navigational high risk observations are:
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EXECUTIVE SHIP MANAGEMENT File Ref 150.3