Fog signal apparently four points forward of the ship’s beam, on the starboard side. No target is visible on the radar screen. Action as OOW?« Back to Questions List

Posted by marinetales
Asked on June 30, 2021 2:13 pm

Following actions shall be taken by OOW -

1. Inform Master if not already on bridge
2. Immediately stop the vessel and if required take all the way off
3. When underway but stopped - change the fog signal from the previous one prolonged blast to two prolonged blasts at intervals not exceeding 2 minutes.
4. Increase number of lookouts and change range on the radar and adjust so as to get the target details on the radar.
5. Increase the frequency of fog signals

Posted by marinetales
Answered On June 30, 2021 2:18 pm