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Contingency Planning

What is Contingency Planning Contingency Planning means preparing a documented plan for emergencies and to ensure all on board are trained and exercised toward its execution. Every seafarer is required to be prepared for emergencies. Such preparedness can only be built in through well laid

Mariner Role In Collecting Evidence

BASIC PRINCIPLES a) Legal dispute is an inherent risk in shipping business. b) Availability of evidence is essential in settling any dispute. c) If good, clear and methodical records and documents are produced, following advantages will accrue : Disputes and claims will be resolved quickly.

Collision “Actions to be taken”

Immediate actions: Follow emergency procedure as per company emergency procedure manual, which should include: • Sound general emergency alarm. • Stop Engines. • Announce by PA. • Head count, look for casualty and establish communication. • Close watertight doors. Activate SOPEP and take preventive actions

COLREG in easy language (Rule 15 & 16)

Rule 15 Crossing situation  When two power-driven vessels are crossing so as to involve risk of collision, the vessel which has the other on her own starboard side shall keep out of the way and shall, if circumstances of the case admit, avoid crossing ahead

COLREG in easy language (Rule 14)

Rule 14 Head-on situation  (a) When two power-driven vessels are meeting on reciprocal or nearly reciprocal courses so as to involve risk of collision each shall alter her course to starboard so that each shall pass on the port side of the other. Rule 14:

COLREG in easy language (Rule 13)

Rule 13  Overtaking (a). Notwithstanding anything contained in the Rules of part B, sections I and II, any vessel overtaking any other shall keep out of the way of the vessel being overtaken. Rule 13: OVERTAKING  Rule 13 has no exceptions; the overtaking vessel always

COLREG In Easy Language (Rule 2,5,7 & 8)

Collisions are among the most high profile of all maritime accidents. The number of collisions and their cost (personal and financial) has increased in recent years and “human error” seems to be the only common factor. Collisions should not happen but they do; sometimes with