I would fix my position using visual bearings.
(as it is not stated whether the ship is sailing near the coast or in open sea)
It is the minimum temperature at which enough vapours are produced to bring about a momentary flash when a source of ignition is introduced.
There are two methods for finding flash point:
on radar it must have a constant speed .and by checking the aspect..
his special attention was towards the fact that we must always also rig embarkation ladder so that in case vessel has not sunk and we need to come back on ship then there should be a means to come back onboard.
i said on the hull
In the hull and also certificate of approval displayed in lifeboat
i said its regulation,he said thts ok but why, i said for people working in fwd area,then he said do u know normalyy how a ship breaks and sinks,then i came to know wht he wants.in sinking normally aft goes first in water so u stuill have time in fwd to inflate it(as per him).
i told as per annex 6,sufficient time before so that previous fuel fully drains from the system, he insisted on amount of hours,when i was helpless i told him 2 to 3 hours on my ship.then he said who is incharge of changover,i said chief engineer,thyen he said its simple then u have to ask him how many hours notice he wants.