Systems involved in vetting inspection

At this stage you have been preparing for vetting inspection.
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* Ship Management
* Oil Major Vetting
* vetting Inspection

* Services
* Transportation

* Mumbai - Maharashtra - India

MUMBAI, India - March 7, 2014 - PRLog -- At this stage you have been preparing for vetting inspection. After this you need to demonstrate the proper working of few devices/systems such as:  Combustible gas detectors or fixed gas detection system, Oxygen analyser, Toxic gas detector, Overboard discharge monitor, etc. There are few alarm systems that should be working fine like Cargo pump Emergency shut down and bearing alarms, High level alarms, Overfill alarms along with quick closing valves.

In addition to the above systems, there are few more systems that should work fine with you. They are as follows: inert gas system alarms, oily water separator, steering gear etc. There are few systems that are used in emergency situations such as firefighting system - used at the time when fire breaks out, emergency generator, engine room ventilation shutdowns and fuel oil cut-off valve. These are the systems that keep emergency situations under control therefore they are of vital importance for smooth operation of a ship.

In addition to these devices there are some more items that should be checked and kept ready. They are as follows:  Firemen's outfits, International shore connection, Navigation equipment, Charts, publications, and corrections, EPIRB, pyrotechnics and hydrostatic releases, Flame screens, bunker tanks, Suitable paint locker and  Marine sanitation device.

The following items also decide an overall impression of the ship:

1.  Warning Signs: All the warning signs should be placed at the right spot and should direct properly.

2. Gangway: Check whether Gangway is arranged correctly or not. The net of the gangway should be rigged and a life ring must be placed near it.

3. Deck watch: confirm with the duty officer whether hard hat is there. Emergency equipments/walky talky are ready, equipments required for cargo loading/discharging are ready. Make sure one crew member accompanies the inspector to the ship office.

4. Crew: The crew members at all positions who are working on the deck should wear hard hats and must be having necessary protection gear.

5. Deck: The deck should be clean, free of oil and without any barrier.

6. Fire Equipment at the Manifold should be correctly rigged and present

7. Cargo Information: It must be made sure that all the workers who are working on the ship know what cargoes are being loaded or discharged. All points must be written in a readable format.

8. Scuppers: Make sure they are blocked and emergency pump is kept in position and discharge is connected to it.

9. Emergency Equipment: Make sure that all of the emergency equipments are present on the deck and are in working condition. They should also be clearly marked.

10. Moorings: It should be checked whether moorings are in good order and no lines are present on the winch ends.

11. Accommodation: Least but not last, before the inspection is carried out check whether all doors are closed and clean.

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Tags:Ship Management, Oil Major Vetting, vetting Inspection
Industry:Services, Transportation
Location:Mumbai - Maharashtra - India
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