Taking on Water
- To identify risk to vessel and take appropriate steps
- Captain and crew members, as assigned.
|Step||Taking On Water|
|1||Call out “Water in or on the [location]”.|
|2||Start pumps or have someone start bailing.|
|3||Determine where the water is coming from.|
|4||If there is a risk to the vessel, contact authorities and surrounding vessels to advise your situation and your position.|
|5||Take steps to stop or slow down the leak. Consider grounding the vessel if unable to bring the flooding under control.|
|6||If vessel stability is at risk, prepare to abandon ship.|
|7||Keep authorities advised on the situation.|
|8||Complete an incident report form and advise company and authorities as necessary.|
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