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Tag: Procedures

     Oleh: Mas Edy

     On board, 23 August 2009

  • Company’s Bridge standing orders shall be complied.
  • The relieving officer shall report to the bridge at least 5 minutes before the hours and must ascertain the vessel’s position before the relieve officer leaves the bridge.
  • All watch keeping Officer’s should know how to operate all bridge equipment and GMDSS certificate holders should be able to send DSC message on the MF/HF radio.
  • Engine and steering on your disposal, do not hesitate to use whenever it’s required.
  • The OOW shall not engage the look out man in long frivolous talks.
  • At a time, the 2/OF shall ensure that there is an effective look out man on duty whilst he preparing the noon report.

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Oleh: Mas Edy

On Saturday, 11 July 2009

Minimum Underkeel Clearance

(minimum UKC)

In order to promote the safety and environmental security of the waterway resources of the Port or Channel, minimum Under Keel Clearance (UKC) (between Keel to Sea Bed) should be kept as follows, in case of no any specified recommendation by the Port authority, Pilot, Facility representative or Agent.

Minimum UKC = 10 % of ships` Draft

Example:Ships` Draft= 5.5m

UKC = 10 % of ships Draft

Draft= 5.5 m x 0.10 = 0.55 m

Requered minimum dept = 5.5 m + 0.55 m = 6.05 m

Minimum UKC = 10 % of ships` Draft


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