Watchkeeping in Restricted Visibility

watch-keeping in restricted visibility

If restricted visibility is encountered on suspected the OOW should

  1. Inform the Master about the condition.
  2. Exhibit navigational light.
  3. Commence sound signal.
  4. Engine to standby.
  5. Reduced to safe speed.
  6. Radar operational.
  7. Commence radar plotting.
  8. Engage in manual steering.
  9. Close watertight doors.