Has the operation of the following equipment been studied and fully understood:
1. Bridge and deck lights
2. Emergency arrangements in the event of main power failure.
3. Navigation and signal lights, including searchlights, signalling lamp, morse light.
4. Sound signal apparatus, including whistles, fog bell and gong systems.
5. Safety equipment including:
o LSA equipment including pyrotechnics, EPIRB & SART.
o Bridge fire detection panel.
o General fire alarm signalling arrangements.
o Emergency pumps, ventilation and watertight door controls.
o Internal ship communications facilities, including: Portable radios, Emergency ‘batteryless’ phone system, Public address system.
o External communication equipment, including: VHF and GMDSS equipment.
o Alarm systems on bridge.
o Echo sounder.
o Electronic navigational position fixing system.
o Gyro compass/repeaters.
o Magnetic compass.
o Off course alarm.
o RADAR and ARPA
o Speed / distance recorder.
o Engine and thruster controls.
o Steering gear, including: Manual an Autopilot, Emergency changeover and testing arrangements.
o Automatic track-keeping system.
o ECDIS and electronic charts.
o IBS functions.
o Locations and operation of ancillary bridge equipment (e.g. binoculars, signalling flags, meterological.
o Stowage of chart and hydrographic publications.
o Other checks.