Accommodation Internals Spaces
General Round of Forecastle area
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Accommodation, CCR, Aft Deck
Main deck, Forecastle
Step 1: Assign a Seafarer
Designate a seafarer who can take a quick round after arrival. This would ideally be a Junior officer. Keep more than one officer prepared for the job, so that way you can allocate whoever is available.
Step 2: Prepare
Let the assigned person complete our module on E.H.C. well before arrival to prep him in advance. You can also let interested deck ratings or cadets complete the module; it will help them identify issues at the Gangway, Deck, etc.
Step 3: In port checks
After you arrive and make fast, let the assigned person take a quick round and note any defects. With a little practice, these checks take less than an hour. Any defects must be rectified immediately, or the Department heads must be informed.