What all checks are done in order to ensure that the vessel does not drag anchor?« Back to Questions List

Posted by marinetales
Asked on July 5, 2021 4:21 pm

Following shall be done by the OOW in order to keep a check on the vessel's position while she is on anchor -
OOW shall comply with the Master's Standing Orders / Night orders along with company's standing orders.
The position of the ship is required to be fixed by:
(a) Visual Anchor Bearings
(b) Radar Range and Bearing
(c) Global Positioning System (GPS)

Additionally, the OOW shall -
(a) monitor weather conditions
(b) monitor weather forecast
(c) monitor other ship's position in the vicinity
(d) monitor VHF Ch 16 for communication from VTS

Posted by marinetales
Answered On July 5, 2021 4:32 pm