Duties Of Master Prior Taking Over Command Of Vessel 1. Go to company office and meet technical superintendents, discuss about: • Ship particulars • Trading areas • Company’s and charterer’s instructions • Voyage instruction, type of charter • Special instruction for maintenance and survey 2.
Preparations Before entry: • Check the stability of the vessel, especially during critical period. • Check the vessel at required draft. • No list. • Prepare mooring lines. • Unused mooring lines stowed. • Standby for dock master and dock mooring gang. • Proper flags