Pre-15 Equipment checks


Departure port

Voyage time ex-Dover
Voyage time ex-Calais
Voyage plan in DGPS & ECDIS

Relevant tidal information displayed

Navtext printer checked

Engine controls (4 checks)


15 - 5

15 Minutes to ECR

15 Minutes to Port control

15 Minutes to Info

Muster list on bridge

Confirm muster list mode to ECR

10 Minutes to Master

RADARs set up

Radios set appropriately

5 minutes to ECR (ETD -10)


Propellers clear

4 steering motors on, hand steering tested

Bunker barge disconnected and clear

Skywalk clear

Car deck fire detection reinstated

Heeling tanks disabled

Car deck fans set for sea

Muster list received ashore

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.