Operational Quality Assurance

Safety Condition Elements Participants

  • Vessel

  • Vessel Manager

  • Captain

  • Staff Captain

  • Chief Engineer

  • Staff Chief Engineer

  • Safety Officer

  • 1st Officer VPO

  • Name of Inspector

  • Name and Signature of the inspector/Master responsible for the inspection

Jetty, Gangway and Mooring Stations and Lines

  • Jetty and gangways arrangement

  • Is the jetty well controlled?

  • Is a 2 gangways arrangement in place/possible?

  • Are obstacles / dangers / hazards marked and corded off?

  • Mooring Stations and Lines

  • Lines married correctly and taut, rat guards rigged

  • General state of mooring deck / any combustible material?

  • Clear identification of safe / snap back zones (poster)?

  • Is access controlled in port?

  • State of ropes, monkey fists (weighted bags), heaving lines

  • Use of PPE and general deck crew safety awareness (hard hats with chin strap?)

  • Team Briefings, closed loop comm. with bridge

  • Towing plan is available and relevant equipment including Bollards marked up

  • Flame and heat detectors on the stations?

  • SWL stickers/color code applied to lifting points?

  • Are there any high pressure bottles stored on the stations? are lashed and secured properly

  • Emergency procedures / contingency plan in place if anchor brake/pneumatic brake should not hold?

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Walk through Ship (Public and Crew Spaces)

  • General

  • Safety equipment and escape routes unobstructed?

  • Crew appearance & safety awareness- randomly question

  • Position of Compliance & Ethics Telephone provide confidentiality?

  • Laundries and Laundrettes

  • Cleanliness in laundries and laundrettes

  • Lint filters clean / intact?

  • Ducts cleaned regularly? (by whom?)

  • Steam leakages and overall status of the steam lagging

  • Chemical management observed (Person in charge and drain labels (OHS-1110)

  • Laundry dryers set to max temp. of 82.2°C (best: 73.8°C) (HOT-1206)

  • Galleys

  • Galley cleanliness

  • All equipment operational and safety devices currently tested

  • Personnel wearing appropriate PPE and accurate storing

  • Food hygiene logs completed

  • Hand towels and sanitizers available at every sink

  • Cold room man trapped alarm and test procedure/logs

  • Galley Staff knowledge in respect of initial fire response actions

  • Deep fat fryers thermostat test (electrical dept)

  • Crew Areas

  • General state of cleanliness

  • Crew safety awareness and company approved posters

  • Pallet and Forklift Trucks checked prior use (OHS 1108)

  • Workshops and working areas

  • Caution signs in working language?

  • PPE (respirators) INDIVIDUALIZED and OHS-1301 signage in place

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Fire Barriers

  • Structural fire protection -fire screen doors

  • Do fire screen doors Close correctly are they Clearly marked.

    Check for repetitive malfunctions of same nature.

  • Are doors Corrosion or damage

  • Is Maintenance and testing performed according to PMS and/or regulatory requirements.
    Record of testing. Check for history of malfunction associated to the same door if applicable.
    Door(s) of critical boundary found in need of substantial repairs.

  • Remote closing of fire screen doors

  • Check indicators and time before all are closed

  • Penetrations / Fire Insulations

  • Condition of insulation and penetrations/missing insulation of critical boundaries

  • A-60 bulkheads integrity(critical boundaries)

  • Bulkheads surrounding engine spaces including switchboard room and casing, galleys, main and crew laundry, incinerator room and main vertical zone division and Muster stations have A-60 insulation.

  • Verify the SMS Common Procedure P037 Preservation of insulation and penetration integrity is implemented and followed

  • Fire Dampers

  • Do all fire dampers Close correctly / Clearly marked

  • Do dampers exhibit Corrosion or damage

  • Malfunction of dampers fitted in critical boundaries. Indicator lights in each local control station (Working properly).

  • Record of systematic testing and maintenance.

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Fixed Extinguishing Systems

  • CO2 System

  • Condition of Bottles, hoses, valves, lines and diffusers(Vibration can make bottles rotate and tighten/tear hoses) Check for leakage & corrosion

  • Posted instructions matches actual operation

  • Keeping of associated records of maintenance and testing, identify malfunctions (If any) that may jeopardize its efficient deployment and use as suppression system

  • Deviation from internal procedures or corporate standards Maintenance and testing not performed

  • Hi Fog System

  • Condition of valves, diffusers, lines & nozzles Main and isolating valves-operation, leakage & corrosion
    Pumps & emergency pump-operation, Check for condition, corrosion & leakage

  • Keeping of associated records of maintenance and testing, identify malfunctions (If any) that may jeopardize its efficient deployment and use as suppression system.

  • Maintenance and testing performed according to PMS or regulatory requirements.
    Sprinkler/Hi-fog stations found in good condition (spare heads)

  • Dry / Wet Sprinkler System

  • Condition of valves, lines & nozzles. Main and isolating valves-operation, leakage & corrosion
    Pumps & emergency pump-operation, condition & leakage.

  • Dry sprinkler: Location of valve makes operation easy?
    Keeping of associated records of maintenance and testing, identify malfunctions (If any) that may jeopardize its efficient deployment and use as suppression system.

  • Maintenance and testing performed according to PMS or regulatory requirements. Sprinkler stations found in good condition (spare heads)

  • Fire Pumps Lines and Section Valves

  • Condition of valves, lines & nozzles! Main and isolating valves-operation, leakage & corrosion

  • Pumps & emergency pump-operation, condition & leakage

  • Keeping of associated records of maintenance and testing, identify malfunctions (If any) that may jeopardize its efficient deployment and use as suppression system.

  • Maintenance and testing performed according to PMS or regulatory requirements.

  • Are instructions Posted

  • Hose stations hydrants and nozzles

  • Condition of cabinet, hydrants, valves, lines, hoses & nozzles? Check for leakage & corrosion Markings and instructions
    Spanners (correct type) Nozzle not stuck, but operates (spray & concentrated flow) Hydrants not stuck

  • Are Hoses connected

  • Keeping of associated records of maintenance and testing, identify malfunctions (If any) that may jeopardize its efficient deployment and use as suppression system.

  • Maintenance and testing performed according to PMS or regulatory requirements.
    Posted instructions

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Portable Extinguishing Systems

  • Handheld Extinguishers

  • Appropriate for type of materials in available location

  • Inspected monthly & annually, keeping of associated records of maintenance and testing

  • General condition of fire extinguishers, identify malfunctions (If any) that may jeopardize its efficient deployment and use
    Check that appropriate number of spares are available

  • Wheeled Extinguisher

  • Appropriate for type of materials available

  • Inspected monthly & annually, keeping of associated records of maintenance and testing

  • General condition of fire extinguishers, identify malfunctions (If any) that may jeopardize its efficient deployment and use

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Fire Detection Systems

  • Detectors and Manual call points

  • Function test detector heads, manual call points and alarms, Search for malfunction of fire detectors

  • Maintenance and testing performed according to PMS or Regulatory requirements and keeping of associated records of maintenance and testing. Review records of systematic testing.

  • Check for history of malfunction associated to the same detector if applicable.

  • Main Detection Panels and Faults

  • Check Function test control panel

  • Records of systematic testing

  • Maintenance and testing performed according to PMS or Regulatory requirements and keeping of associated records of maintenance and testing.

  • Observe how faults are dealt with. Are company procedures followed?

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Upper & Open Decks

  • Overall state of preservation of upper / open deck

  • Any issues with doors onto upper / open decks – are they functioning correctly?

  • Any major areas of corrosion / pipe brackets?

  • Boat Deck area clear of grease and oil?

  • Any procedure in place for heavy weather/ strong winds?

  • Paint store properly ventilated / locked when not in use?

  • Any unlashed “heavy objects” near passengers (mobile bars/counters, stacks of sun-chairs, etc.)?

  • Emergency escape signs clearly visible?

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Lifeboats

  • Equipment and Operation

  • Condition of boats and their equipment including bilge inspection
    Pay particular attention to condition and operation of release system, if release wire is positioned inside the bilges, check for corrosion on release cable.

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per PMS and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • Instructions posted and in good condition

  • Documentation for service & testing of hooks & release gear

  • Check for repetitive malfunctions of same nature.

  • Engine starting records? Full fuel tank?

  • Equipment in accordance with MAR 1401
    o Emergency steering?
    o Tender FF procedures?

  • Compasses checked on a regular basis?

  • Launching Arrangements

  • Condition and Operation of launching davits, condition of: Winches, brakes, wires, limit switches, bowsing tackles, tracing pendants, rollers, structural foundations, drip trays, Nitrogen bottles, hydraulic system, oil levels, piping, accumulators, manometers, gauges, valves, Check for corrosion in low areas exposed to weather

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per PMS and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • Wire certificates, service documentation by authorized service provider.

  • Check for repetitive malfunctions of same nature.

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Liferafts

  • Equipment and Operations

  • Condition of rafts

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per PMS and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • Documentation for service & testing of rafts

  • Instructions posted and in good condition

  • Check for repetitive malfunctions of same nature.

  • Launching Arrangements

  • Condition and Operation of launching davits, winches, brakes, wires, limit switches, structural foundations, Weak Links, Hydrostatic release units, lashing and shackles

  • Check for corrosion in low areas exposed to weather

  • Check condition of equipment to launch multiple liferafts at the same station (tackles, winch, rollers, lashing)

  • Documentation for service & testing of hooks, hydrostatic release.

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per PMS and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • Wire certificates, service documentation by authorized service provider.

  • Check for repetitive malfunctions of same nature.

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Rescue Boats

  • Launching Arrangements

  • Condition and Operation of launching davits, winches, brakes, wires, limit switches, structural foundations, Weak Links, Hydrostatic release units, lashing and shackles

  • Check for corrosion in low areas exposed to weather

  • Check condition of equipment to launch multiple liferafts at the same station (tackles, winch, rollers, lashing)

  • Documentation for service & testing of hooks, hydrostatic release.

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per PMS and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • Wire certificates, service documentation by authorized service provider.

  • Rescue boats equipped with AIS transponders?

  • Check for repetitive malfunctions of same nature.

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Muster Stations

  • Equipment and Operations

  • Crew assigned certified and good knowledge

  • Updated boards and manifests

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per PMS and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • Instructions posted and in good condition

  • Muster Station equipment (boxes) readily accessible / ready to use / equipment checks recorded?

  • Routes and Signage

  • Condition of signs and no obstructed access routes or muster stations.

  • Secondary muster station locations

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per PMS and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Other Lifesaving Appliances

  • Lifejackets

  • Lifejackets types, quantity, condition, lights, whistle, reflective tape, cleanliness
    Extension straps, Expiration date of light

  • Storing containers / stores

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per PMS and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • Lifebuoys & lights

  • Condition and markings

  • Expiry date of light/smoke signals

  • Not obstructed launching

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per PMS and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • Survival Suits

  • Condition and markings

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per PMS and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • Pyrotechnics & line throwing devices

  • Number, condition and expiry date

  • Appropriately attached to Lifebuoys & lights

  • Launching not obstructed (bridge wings)

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per PMS and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • Posted Emergency Instructions

  • Inside cabins – Condition updated

  • In crew area – Condition and updated (Fire Control Plans)

  • In Guest Areas – Condition and visible

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Materials Storage

  • Store rooms/Stacking & Storage

  • Areas clean & in good order

  • Adequate securing arrangements as per applicable procedure, Documentation in place as per requirement

  • Shelves & racks not overloaded / Stored below line

  • Chemicals & Paints

  • Paints only stored in paint locker with fixed fire extinguishing system

  • Chemicals stored in secure area / PPE available

  • Warning signs and handling instructions available

  • Hazardous chemicals adequately separated to avoid incompatibility reactions

  • Compressed gases

  • Stored upright and secured. Turned off when not in use.

  • Segregated by contents and clearly marked

  • Caps in place and hand tight

  • Stored away from heat sources, inspected for dents, corrosion, test records

  • Waste receptacles

  • Non combustible! Appropriate type for specific use

  • In compliance with SOLAS

  • Garbage sorted properly

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Escape Ways

  • Low Location lighting

  • Condition and location

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per PMS and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • Corridors and Alleyways

  • Clean and tidy, and Clear of material

  • Clearly marked

  • Clear and unobstructed

  • Stairs and staircases

  • No storing of materials

  • Clearly marked

  • Clear and unobstructed

  • Good lighting

  • Emergency Exits

  • Clearly marked

  • Clear and unobstructed

  • Doors function and condition

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per PMS and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Emergency Power Supply

  • Emergency Diesel Generator

  • Local Fuel tank full, gauge working

  • Cleanliness and condition

  • Crew knowledge and competence

  • Tools available / spare parts available - in room or adjecent space

  • Sufficient fuel, Function start (under simulated load or idling)

  • General condition of the Em. Gen. Room (cleanliness, no rugs)

  • Test of Emergency Air Compressor

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per OEM and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • ADG/Additional Diesel Generator

  • Local Fuel tank filled, gauge working

  • Cleanliness and condition

  • Crew knowledge and competence

  • Verify plans and capability to connect and replace Emergency Diesel Generator.

  • Condition of cables and connection points

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per OEM and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • Emergency Batteries

  • Condition and charging level

  • Inspections, maintenance and testing done as per OEM and regulatory requirements, up keeping of records, history of malfunction associated with the same appliance* (If applicable)

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Other Machinery and Equipment

  • Hydraulic System

  • General condition and maintenance / Leakage

  • Electrical Systems / hazards

  • General condition and maintenance

  • Machine tools & guarding

  • General condition and maintenance

  • Not authorized alteration / Missing guards

  • Mobile Equipment

  • General condition and maintenance

  • Not un-authorized alterations

  • Securing while at sea

  • Lifting / Hoisting Equipment

  • General condition and maintenance

  • SWL clearly marked

  • Certified / Five yearly full inspection & load test

  • Annual inspection

  • Condition of wires and ropes

  • Valves & Mechanical Controls

  • General condition and maintenance

  • Ventilation System

  • Ducting, filters and screen in good condition* (In general)

  • Filters and screen of ventilation machine are clean

  • Laundry ducts – Laundry ceiling space above panels - Dryers machines - Mangler machines are clean and lint free

  • Guest and crew launderette ducts and dryers are clean and lint free, report any excess of lint.

  • Linen room ventilation ducts and filters* are clean and lint free

  • Grease accumulation in ducts and dampers of galleys and cooking areas, conditions of Halton hood nozzles of galleys and cooking areas, accumulation of dust* in the air conditioning ducts & diffusers.

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

General Appearance and Condition - Cleanliness

  • Bilges

  • General condition and maintenance

  • Clean and tidy, Well lighted.

  • Large pools of oil on tank top, engine foundations, foundations of purifier modules, boiler burner front, viscosity modules

  • Pipe Insulation

  • General condition and maintenance

  • Oil soaked pipe insulation especially around fuel/lub oil strainers, purifiers, viscosity modules, boiler burner fronts, diesel generators

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Machinery Space and Boilers

  • Machinery & Boilers

  • General condition and maintenance

  • Safety system and shut downs

  • Moving parts adequately guarded

  • Spaces fitted with proper fire-fighting equipment

  • Spray Guards

  • General condition and maintenance

  • Moving parts adequately guarded

  • Leakage / Lack of spray guards/splash tapes on flanges

  • Engines Hot Spots: Engine manifolds, turbo charger and exhaust piping, boiler burner front and exhaust piping, steam pipes.

  • General condition and maintenance

  • History of hot spot associated to same area addressed

  • Check records of monthly thermography readings

  • Review adequate actions to mitigate any hot spot in excess of 220 degrees C (Work orders + action plan in place, documented)

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

HMP and Bridge administration

  • HESS

  • HESS MS structure understood and knowledge of HMP procedures?

  • HSC/HAT meetings held and recorded (separate folder for company replies)

  • HMP 1104 HESS Round documentation acc. process?

  • HMP 1300 series well understood / open Audit points reviewed regularly

  • Relevant contact numbers for port authorities / agents?

  • Bridge

  • WTD Training and Assessment administered correctly?

  • Sufficient knowledge of Officers how to secure VDR data? (knowledge where to find the hardware)?

  • Agreement made in what situations an emergency backup should be started? (is there any Masters Order overriding?)

  • MAR 1104 “List of required Log Book Entries” available and used?

  • Talkback working sufficiently (loud and clear)?

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Bridge Equipment

  • Navigation & Radio Equipment

  • General condition and maintenance

  • Bridge Procedures

  • Company procedure followed.

  • Takeover of watch (e.g. check list not done aloud with closed loop), briefing and de-briefing executed as per procedure

  • Use of English language for all work related communications.
    Master standing orders.

  • Nautical charts, Publications & Voyage Plan

  • Chart edition and corrections

  • Electronic charts use

  • Publications corrected and up to date editions.

  • Verify that all defined publications are onboard

  • Voyage plans not prepared as per procedure, check amended plans and not performing according to functions of bridge team (including co-navigator, etc.)

  • Recording Equipment (VDR etc.)

  • Voyage Data Recorder

  • Course recorder

  • Echo sounder

  • Pitch/Engine recorder

  • NACOS recording

  • General condition, maintenance & testing done

  • GMDSS & Radio Equipment

  • General condition, maintenance & testing done Check logbook

  • Steering Arrangements

  • Leakage & condition in steering gear room & bridge

  • Emergency operating instructions

  • Failure alarms

  • Proof of Officer’s knowledge of Emergency Steering Procedure

  • Emergency Transponders

  • EPIRB & SARTS and Radar Transponders

  • Function test

  • Expiry date of battery

  • Radars, Compasses and Navigational Aids

  • General condition, maintenance & testing done

  • Compass calibration (gyro and magnetic)

  • Navigational Lights, shapes and sound signals As required by regulations

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Voyage Planning & Chart / Publication upkeep

  • As per MAR 1301 – use of company checklists (A2 Planning CL, A3 UKC,…, A4 VSP, A8 Risk Assessment?)

  • Use and understanding of MAR 1301 A3 (calculation sheet) – newly updated!

  • Voyage Plan Portfolio complete MAR 1301 A4 (paper or electronic) / information gathered in one folder and not in various locations.

  • RA carried out for areas without sufficient information

  • 2nd person check done. Waypoint list signed by Master?

  • Voyage plan / track uploaded to Back up ECDIS?

  • Check ECDIS / paper chart / publication correction status

  • MAR 1303 A1 used to define Alarm management?

  • Guide to Voyage Planning used MAR 1301 A7?

  • Check Radio Navigational warnings and T&P notices

  • Weekly correction records retained

  • Monthly folio report and audit conducted & report made

  • Monthly Nautical Meeting held and recorded?

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

BRM / In port - At Sea Watch keeping

  • English as standard working language on the bridge?

  • Situational awareness (both Officers engaged in computerized work?)

  • OOW aware of prevailing conditions/operations/permits

  • PTW management effective and form filled correctly?

  • LOTO (OHS 1101) fully understood?

  • Status board up to date

  • Liquid Management Order available?

  • Current checklists and broadcasts available? (EMR 1501)

  • Access controlled correctly? (Closed Condition Management)

  • BRM / ERM procedures followed?
    • Take/Hand over watch using checklists?
    • Proper watch coordination with the EOOW?
    • Use of checklist (ARR / DEP/ Take – Handover)
    correct manning, positive inclusive atmosphere?

  • (De-) Briefing sufficient, comprehensive?
    • CE on the Bridge for Arrival / Departure briefs
    or TALK BACK conference call?
    • Capt. fosters challenging by all team members
    • (Un-)Docking done by others than the Capt?
    • Use of screen or ECDIS display

  • Closed loop comms., thinking aloud & cross checking

  • Number of Compass Checks conducted?

  • ECR notified before significant changes to the RPM/pitch?

  • Pre-setting of helm before handover from Automatic?

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Certificates and Plans

  • Vessel Statutory Certificates & Exemptions

  • All required certificates up to date

  • All exemptions up to date

  • Officer & Crew Certificates

  • Officers & Crew certificates valid

  • Flag state endorsements valid

  • Muster list & Emergency Instructions

  • Adequately posted, Updated

  • Plans & Drawings

  • Adequately posted

  • Updated with formal approval of changes

  • SOLAS Training Manual

  • General condition and up keeping

  • Availability to the crew

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Watertight Integrity and Stability

  • Freeboard and Draft marks

  • All visible and clearly marked

  • Clearly visible Plimsoll mark and as per load line certificate, Plimsoll mark not submerged in any port

  • Watertight Doors / Semi / Splash Doors

  • General condition and up keeping

  • Close correctly, with appropriate signals

  • Remote indications working

  • All 4 ways of closing working: Closing by electrical switch/handle by door
    Manual pumping by door, Remote closing from the bridge working

  • Manual pump stations for each zone inspected and tested
    Tightness, packing, dogs, clamps

  • Properly painted

  • History of malfunction associated with the same door(s) (If applicable)

  • Watertight Doors Management At Sea, Kept closed as per procedure
    Operated according to Company and regulatory procedures

  • Watertight Bulkheads, Progressive flooding

  • Cross flooding arrangement, Down flooding arrangement

  • Integrity of watertight bulkheads (penetrations & corrosion)

  • Engine room sounding pipes from bottom tanks are all closed properly to prevent progressive flooding if grounding

  • Stability

  • Stability records including NAPA stability computer

  • Tank soundings readily available

  • Deviations from regulatory requirements

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Pollution Prevention and Response

  • Oily Water Separator

  • General condition and cleanliness

  • Maintenance in accordance with company policies

  • Testing in accordance with company policy

  • Integrity and functioning

  • Signs of any tampering

  • White Box

  • General condition and cleanliness

  • Maintenance in accordance with company policies

  • Testing in accordance with company policy

  • Integrity and functioning

  • Signs of any tampering

  • DACO Equipment

  • Quantity according to equipment list

  • Condition of equipment

  • Storage location protecting equipment

  • SOPEP Plan

  • Easily Available

  • Up to date contact information

  • Formal approval

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Hazard Controls

  • Work Permit System

  • Filled out correctly

  • Adequately used

  • Deviation from internal procedures

  • Warning / Hazard Control System

  • Proper notices in dangerous places

  • Signs & tags according to regulation or Company instruction

  • Work & Rest Hours Compliance

  • Filled out correctly

  • Adequately used

  • Deviation from internal procedures

  • Check all duty deck & engine officers

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Crew Proficiency - Lifeboat Operations

  • Lifeboat Proficiency

  • Lifeboat Commander – verify SCC certification, 2nd in command – Verify SCC Certification, Motorman

  • Verify launching knowledge from operators

  • Check competence related to how to board the craft, keeping families together, How to launch the craft, What to do after craft is free of the vessel, familiarity with equipment onboard, seasickness tablets, general crowd and crisis management questions.

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Crew Proficiency - Liferaft Operations

  • Liferaft Proficiency

  • Life raft Commander – verify SCC certification, 2nd in command – Verify SCC Certification

  • Liferaft launching operators knowledge

  • Check competence related to how to board the craft, keeping families together, How to launch the craft, What to do after craft is free of the vessel, familiarity with equipment onboard, seasickness tablets, general crowd and crisis management questions.

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Crew Proficiency - Muster Stations

  • Muster station proficiency

  • Muster station Leaders– verify SCC certification

  • Muster station staff evacuation knowledge

  • Check familiarity with Muster station equipment, What to do if children are found alone, how to account for people, locations of lists for Persons On Board, Reporting lines to management, How to deal with persons that get panic, How to deal with disabled persons.

  • Check competence related to how to board the lifesaving craft, keeping families together, How to launch the crafts, What to do after crafts are free of the vessel, familiarity with equipment onboard, seasickness tablets, general crowd and crisis management questions.

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Crew Proficiency - Fire Fighting Systems and Emergency Generator

  • Fire Fighting Proficiency

  • Check familiarity with operations, limitations and restrictions of the equipment. Crew has good overview over testing & maintenance requirements and schedules.

  • Knowledge of location of section valves, secondary options to activate if problems are encountered with equipment during operation (switch from fresh water to sea water, change of supply pumps etc.)

  • Good awareness of critical dampers that may shut down operation of emergency diesel generator, and other operationally critical items.

  • Strong awareness of operation of Fixed firefighting systems, including CO2 system.

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Crew Proficiency - Emergency Guides and Emergency Response

  • Emergency Proficiency

  • Stairway guides directing guests & crew to muster stations Zone Leaders Searchers of cabins

  • Check familiarity with location of Muster stations,

  • What to do if children are found alone, how to account for people, locations of lists for Persons On Board, Reporting lines to management,

  • How to deal with persons that get panic. How to deal with disabled persons. Closest phone.

  • Ask general crowd and crisis management questions.

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Guest Muster and Crew Drill

  • Drill Proficiency

  • Guest mustering done in line with company standard and expectations.

  • No bars open serving guests during the drill.

  • Announcements made as per company procedures.

  • No sales items obstructing the passageways during the drills.

  • If crew drill while at sea, the crew knows to make corridors safe and secure loose items (gift shop tables / art auctioneers / room stewards).

  • Crew drills completed in accordance with company policies and expectations. All necessary drills done in accordance with SMS schedule.

  • All crew not participating to drill are on excuse list, and make up drills for crew on excuse lists are done in accordance with company policies.

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Firefighting Teams Follow SOP

  • Firefighting SOP

  • Observe that fire drills (and emergencies) are done in line with company procedures and the current Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for firefighting onboard company vessels.

  • All roles & functions are filled and equipment is in good working order.

  • The process described in the SOP is followed.

  • Check specially for the communications, the fire teams entry, exit with casualty, command and control, use of stretcher teams, fire team equipment and donning, use of thermal imaging camera, activities at staging, refilling team etc.

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Boundary Cooling Teams

  • Fire Boundary Cooling

  • Boundary cooling teams are appropriately dispatched, positioned and equipped in line with company procedures and the current Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for firefighting onboard company vessels.

  • Check location and instructions of all the boundary cooling teams. Verify that they are correctly found at this location.

  • Which hydrants they have connected to, if space is cleared for crew/guests, did they understand their instructions.

  • Photographs of Observed Conditions

Area's Inspected Deck

  • Deck Department Categories Inspected

Area's Inspected Engine

  • Engine Department Categories Inspected

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