Emergency Procedures

Fire drill

Fire drills should be held:
  • In port, just before the departure of the ship (especially if new crewmembers have embarked.
  • At sea, at least once a week.
During the fire drills, attention should be paid:
  • in showing the location of all fire equipment on board
  • in properly explaining the working of the fire equipment
  • in demonstrating the proper use of the fire equipment.
From time to time, a simulated fire-fighting drill should be organised in :>
  • a cargo hold
  • an accommodation
  • the engine room
  • the galley
  • several store rooms
  • etc.
Enter all drills and exercises in deck logbook