The bridge shall notify the harbor of departure and arrival. The engineer shall stand by the M/E in advance for maneuvering operation at any time when the ship is navigating in narrow or shallow channel. He shall prepare to change the M/E maneuvering system over the emergency maneuvering at any time to meet the requirement of M/E shift. He shall confirm enough power
energy to stand by. Parallel diesel generator sets to perform the instruction from the bridge if necessary.
The engineer on duty shall report to C/E in advance and approved by the bridge, the engine may
be slowdown or shutdown for maintenance and inspection when the M/E system, D/G system or
other machinery and electrical equipment fail to run. After approved by the captain, the C/E may
shut down the M/E when similar situations occur in the crowded navigation region and narrow
During navigation under poor climate, the M/E may properly be slow down approved by the bridge
to decrease the damage to M/E or shafting due to empty propelling. Pay attention to examine M/E
system, D/G system, ballast water system, F/O system, and L/O system. All F/O and L/O service
tank shall be kept higher level.
Before arrival, shall start oil water separator in advance to drain the bilge in E/R and boiler room as
soon as possible.