General emergency alarm signal : Seven or more short blast followed by one long blast

Emergency:- Immediate Action Required/Members of The Team


  1. Stop operation by fastest mean and raise emergency alarm
  2. Prepare rescue harness, ELSA and SCBA

Command Team (C/T) Duties:-

  1. Notify relevant parties as appropriate
  2. Request for shore assistance or Radio Medical Advice as appropriate
  3. Compile communication reports and record all movements/events

Emergency Team(E/T) Duties:-

  1. One man to don SCBA/ Chemical Suite(as applicable) with a spare mask and Rescue pack.
  2. At least two hands should be standby with SCBA/ Chemical suits
  3. Prepare rescue harness and rig tackle
  4. Transfer the casualty to safe area as soon as possible

Support Team (S / T) Duties:-

  1. Prepare resuscitator and stretcher
  2. Provide First Aid and stand by with Antidotes

Engine Room / Roving Team (R / T) Duties:-

  1. Attend to E/ R service and controls.

Remark :

  • When a fire alarm is sounded it is to be left ringing till stopped by the master, master after stopping the fire alarm will sound the emergency signal.
  • For emergency stations crew must carry the life jacket and elsa to their muster stations, life jackets to be worn only at abandon ship
  • Drills to be conducted in such a way as if they are real.
  • Fire alarm is indicated by continuous ringing of the bell (…………)