General Duties of 3rd Officer.

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  • AT SEA

He keeps a bridge watch from 0800 to 1200 hours and from 2000 hours to 0000, Under the Supervision of the master.

  • AT PORT

Keeps a cargo or deck watch for 12 hours in 2 shifts

  • DURING ARRIVAL AND LEAVING PORT

Responsible for the forward station (what is forward and aft station ?). The forward station is responsible for anchor operation.

  • OTHER DUTIES
  • In Charge of maintenance of LSA and FFA under the supervision of the chief officer.
  • In drills and emergencies assist Master.
  • Incharge of LSSA (Light and sound signaling apparatus).
  • Incharge of all Meteorological equipment on board and Flags.
  • He makes cargo plan under the direction of Chief officer.

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