check certificate is valid, limit switches are tested, visual condition of the wire and sheave, oil in gearboxes and ensure gap between clutch is upto 2mm. adjust if reqd. conduct load test if in doubt and check condition of beams, sheaves, whether any deformation
1.as a deck officer inform duty engineer.
2.monitor the sparks.
3.send persoonnel for frequent fire round.
4.in case dangerous cargo on deck,inform master.
1.due 2 change of grade possibility of problem with auto f.o. filter,as i experienced once,frequent increase in differential & draining.
2.due to decrease in sulphur content,decreased lubrication to plunger-barrel,increased chances of seizure of plunger-barrel,so lubricating additives are added to f.o. tank having low sulphur.
3.since booster & supply pump on old ship are not designed for presently used low sulphur,so different set of screws are provided to be changed prior change over to low sulphur.
stop vessel. close sea chest. stop pump/s after line is partially drained, as per location either blank and use other sea chest. various engg techniques can be utilised for repair of the crack depending on the extent and location of the crack.