Distress signal indicates that a mobile is in grave and imminent danger and requires immediate assistance
any speed at which we can safely navigate in that area
any speed at which we can safely navigate in that particular area
It is a speed at which one can take proper n immediate action to avoid collision n b stopped at a distance appropriate in prevailing circumstances n condition
the speed at which full effect of the controls (rudder n propeller) can be achieved.
brendon n kamlesh
it is the minimum speed at which the ship can be manoeuvered
speed at which the alteration of ships course can take place
Pillar or spar shape
Topmark- upright X(+)
Colour-Alternate stripes of blue and yellow colur,minimum 4 and maximum 8.
Light-Alternate flashing yellow and blue.
WIG craft move at high speed. to distinguish from distance
Air cushioned vessel r susceptible to wind effect.
brendon n kamlesh
1) Inform Master.
2) Inform E/R.Get engines ready for manoeuvering.
3)obsrve visually and make a note of all the traffic in sight,
4)switch on ARPA and commence plottng.
5)Switch on navigational lights.
6) change over to hand sterering,
7) switch on the other stering motor,
8) post double lookouts, one on the bridge wing, other on forecastle.
9)try out pneumatic wistle and electric klaxon and the manual foghorn, by giving a very short blast on each, try out automatic fog signal unit,
10) stop all noises on decks so that the fog signals of other vessels would not get drowned in the noise ,,
11) keep open the outer doors of the wheel house so that the fog signals of other ships may be heared, even if they are very faint,
12) commence sounding fog signal before entering into the fog.
13) reduce to safe speed before entering fog.
14)restrict hold ventilation.
15) record all the happnings in bridge record book.
inform master n engine room
post look outs
switch on n operate radar
switch on nav lights
activate sound signals
proceed at safe speed
brendon n kamlesh
inform to master, stop all noisy work, switch on the navigational lights, one pro longed blast in interval not more than 2 min
inform to master
inform to engine room keep the engine raedy to manouvere and in safe speed
start sounding the signal as per ror
stop all noisy work like chipping
switch on all navigation lights
keep the bridge wing door open
continuos observation of radar and arpa mUST
keep plotting the position by all available means
if it idicates the presence of any other vessel,acess the suitation and take the action immidiately in ample time
annex1-position and technical details of lights and shapes.
annex2-addl. lights for fishing vessel fishing in.close proximity.
annex3-technical details of sound signals
SOLAS is and international maritime safety treaty. SOLAS convention in its successive form is generally regarded as the most important of all international treaties concerning the safety of merchant ship.
The International Convention
for the Safety of Life at Sea
(SOLAS) is an international
maritime safety treaty. The
SOLAS Convention in its
successive forms is generally
regarded as the most important
of all international treaties
concerning the safety of
system b , special marks -odas, tss where use of conventional channel marking may cause confusion, spoil ground ,military exercise zone, cable or pipeline mark, recreation zone.
safe water mark- centre line marks and mid channel marks.an alternative to cardinal or a lateral marks to indicate a land fall