Action in case of fire in Port during Cargo or Bunker Operations.

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Action in case of fire in Port during Cargo or Bunker Operations.

  • Raise the alarm.
  • Inform port authorities.
  • Inform the Master.
  • Cease cargo or bunker operations & Caste off bunker barge that is alongside.
  • Non essential persons to be sent ashore.
  • One man standby at the gangway with cargo plan, fire wallet, international shore connection to act as a guide for shore fire party.
  • Muster all crew- head count. Fire party briefed.
  • Proceed to scene off fire and investigate.
  • Shut down all ventilation.
  • Start emergency fire p/p.
  • Try to fight the fire by conventional means.
  • Try to fight the fire by conventional means.
  • Maintain boundary cooling at all times.
  • After fire brigade comes-Hand over fire wallet.
  • Co-ordinate closely and assist as required.
  • Constant check on stability at all times.
  • If cargo space fire- close and batten down hatches.
  • If accommodation fire then isolate all electrical circuits.

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