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Officer of the Watch - Unlimited

Shipboard Officer / Personnel / Crew
  • Maintaining a proper watch along with general surveillance of the ship
  • Monitoring and recording all bridge activities
  • Checking navigational equipment in use at regular interval of time
  • Following a proper navigation plan to avoid any kind of collision according to COLREGS
  • Using Automatic Radar Plotting Aid (ARPA)
  • Using ECDIS
  • Conversant with the ship’s speed, turning circles, and ship handling characteristics
  • Keep a continuous watch on GMDSS radio for any kind of distress or general signals
  • Preparing, executing, and monitoring a safe passage plan
  • Ensuring handing over of the watch is done according to shipboard operation procedures
  • Asking for support whenever required
  • Contacting the Master when need arise
  • Fully aware of all safety equipment on board ship
  • Use of helm and signalling apparatus whenever required
  • How to use all equipment meant for prevention of pollution at the sea and safety of lives
  • Officer of the Watch - Unlimited II/I Jan 2016
Preston, Lancashire,
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