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ME RMAI D MARI NE AS I A

S AF E T Y MANAGE ME NT S Y S T E M
FO-F-0019
15/10/2012
(Rev 1)
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MMAS OFFSHORE FACILITY APPROACH CHECKLIST

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Document Custodian: International Fleet Manager Review Period: 5 Years
This Form shall assist Masters and Deck Officers in preparing for the arrival of their vessels at an Offshore Facility.
Each vessel will complete an Offshore Facility Approach Checklist containing as a minimum the items below.

It is the intention that vessels will develop a Vessel Specific Offshore Facility Approach Checklist and submit to their
Vessel Manager for approval and inclusion in the IBMS.

The Vessel Specific Offshore Facility Approach Checklist shall be completed by the Master prior to entering the 500
metre restricted zone and signed by the Officer of the Watch.

Offshore Facility Checklist

Facility: Location:
Vessel: Date/Time:
Description of item Checked
Water-tight doors closed
Have all permits been forwarded to and from facility prior to entry?
Proposed work scope agreed with the Facility: start time, breaks
Cargo Operations. Heavy lifts, tublars, bulk, dangerous goods, bunkers
Standby Operations, see procedure
Offtake Operations, tanker, duration, use v/l procedure
Hazards to Operations in area
Planned operations by Facility, helicopters, other vessels, drills
Toolbox meetings and JHAs completed
Weather and sea state forecast available and acceptable
Tidal currents estimated
Master and crew rested
Engine Room informed
Withdraw Hot Work Permits; no smoking on deck
Two engines online and available
Anchors housed and secured
Bow/Stern/Azimuth thrusters tested
Main Engines, pitch control, clutch tested and operational
Steering Gear, two motors on line and tested
Auto Pilot disengaged, manual steering
DP available
Joy stick available
Communication channels agreed with facility:

Deck VHF/UHF Channel___
Facility VHF/UHF Channel___
______ VHF/UHF Channel___

Winchs available and tested if required, tow line prepared
Pumps available and tested if required
Permission to enter 500m granted
Set up 50/70m off the installation, check vessel response
Plan escape from position
Other checklists required, Standby, Bulk Operations, Bunker
Date and time of completed checklist entered in log

Master Signature:


O.O.W Signature: