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PASSAGE PLAN

Vessel: M.T. SUNLIGHT JEWEL Date: 24 DEC 2004

Voyage no. 005 L From BASRAH To U.S GULF ( LOOP )

1. BA CHARTS FOR THE PASSAGE

1265 2884 2883 2887 2441 3174 3172 2888


3520 2851 3785 4705 4703 4701 3877 1810
648 3300 2087 2086 2095 4156 4155 4153
4152 4146 4150 4151 578 4204 4022 4202
528 520 517 956 1480 1966 2193 702
4402 486 1218 1220 4401 3851 3856

2. OTHER / LOCAL CHARTS

3. REFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
S/No. Publication No. / Volume / etc. Remarks
1. Sailing direction (Pilots) NP: 63, 64, 3, 2 , 5, 7A, 69A See Extracts attached.
2. Routing charts 5126 (12 ), 5125 ( 12 ) AND 5125 (1) 5125 (2)
3. Ocean passages for the world 6.59, 6.57.2, 6.56,2.79, 2.10.7, 4.28.
4. Tide table ATT VOL : 2 AND 3
5. List of lights VOL : D, G AND J
6. Radio signals ALL ALRS VOL
7. Latest notice to mariners CORRECTED
8. Guide to port entry extracts VOL 4 PAGE : See Extracts Attached

4. WEATHER / CLIMATE / CURRENT INFORMATION (Taken into account)

General information from Routeing Chart, NP: 100 and Sailing Directions.
Monitor the regular broadcast of weather reports and forecasts by designated shore stations .
( EGC / Navtex / Weather Fax ). Facsimile stns: Cape naval (South Indian & South Atlantic oceans )
New orleans ( North atlantic ocean / Carribean sea / Gulf of Mexico )

5. PERTINENT NAVIGATIONAL WARNINGS (from


Navtex, Radio Nav Warnings, etc.)
All relevant EGC and Navtex navigational warnings taken into consideration.OOW please check
Navigational warnings during watch and plot on charts in use as necessary.
Navtex Stations: Area IX A ( Bushehr ), B ( Bahrain ), G ( Damman ), M ( Musquat ), F ( Bandar Abbas
) , Area VIII : C ( Mauritius )

Area VII : O ( Durban ), I ( Port Elizabeth ), C ( Cape Town ), B ( Walvis bay )


Area V : Brazil: EGC ONLY. Area IV : H (Curacao), A (Miami), G ( New Orleans )

File: BR 07 Z/OP16-09/02
6. PAST EXPERIENCE OF MASTER AND OFFICERS ON THIS PASSAGE

GULF OF OMAN / PERSIAN GULF : During ‘’ SHAMAL ‘’ ( strong NW’ly winds ) haziness may occur.
SOUTH AFRICA : ‘’ ABNORMAL WAVES ‘’ Under certain conditions Abnormal waves of exceptional
Height occasionally occur off the SE coast of South Africa

7. DEPARTURE PORT INFORMATION PORT: BASRAH


TIME ZONE : -3
Pilot station VHF Ch 12 Port Control VHF Ch VTS VHF Ch N.A

8. DEPARTURE PORT TIDAL INFORMATION

DW Density 1.025
Departure Draft Forward 20.89 Aft 20.89 Midship 20.89

High Water Low Water


DATE Time Height (m) Time Height (m)
24/12/04 10:12 2.0 03:41 0.5
20:57 3.0 14:37 1.5
25/12/04 11:03 2.1 04:20 0.3
21:33 3.1 15:25 1.6
SEE ALSO ATTACHED SHEETS FOR TIDES

9. ARRIVAL PORT INFORMATION PORT: _KHWARFAKKAN


TIMEZONE : -4
Pilot station VHF Ch Port Control VHF Ch 13, 16, 67 VTS VHF Ch N.A

PORT CONTRL : CALL KHWAR FAKKAN PORT CONTROL .


CALL FAL ON CH 82 / 16 FOR BUNKERING.
AGENT ; CONFIDENCE FUJAIRAH CH : 25 / 16
BUNKER BARGE; WILL CONFIRM WHICH SIDE FOR BUNKERING

ETA:
Other information: REPORT TO PORT CONTROL AFTER DROPPING ANCHOR.

10. ARRIVAL PORT TIDAL INFORMATION (Update if


ETA is changed)
DW Density 1.025
Arrival Draft Forward Aft Midship

High Water Low Water

File: BR 07 Z/OP16-09/02
DATE Time Height (m) Time Height (m)

PLEASE REFER TO ATTACHED SHEETS


11. DEPARTURE PORT INFORMATION PORT: KHWAR FAKKAN

Pilot station VHF Ch N.A Port Control VHF Ch 16 / 13 /67 VTS VHF Ch N.A

PORT CONTRL : CALL KHWAR FAKKAN PORT CONTROL AND GIVE


DEPARTURE TIME.
AGENT ; CONFIDENCE FUJAIRAH CH : 25 / 16

12. DEPARTURE PORT TIDAL INFORMATION

DW Density 1.025
Departure Draft Forward Aft Midship

High Water Low Water


DATE Time Height (m) Time Height (m)

PLEASE REFER ATTACHED SHEETS

13. ARRIVAL PORT INFORMATION PORT: __LOOP


TERMINAL__
TIME ZONE : +6
Pilot station VHF Ch 16, 10 Port Control VHF Ch 74 VTS VHF Ch 16, 10

SEE ATTACHED SHEETS.


INFORM LOOP RADAR ( Marked on BA 3851, BA 3857 ) when vessel is 20 miles from PBG.
INCASE VESSEL ANCHORING INFORM LOOP RADAR BEFORE PROCEEDING TO
ANCHORAGE AREA. ALSO REFER TO VESSEL SCHEDULE GIVEN BY AGENT.

ETA: 03RD FEB 0430


Other information: AGENTS: NORD-SUD SHIPPING LOUISIANA

14. ARRIVAL PORT TIDAL INFORMATION (Update if ETA is changed)

DW Density 1.025
Arrival Draft Forward Aft Midship

High Water Low Water


DATE Time Height (m) Time Height (m)

PLEASE REFER TO ATTACHED SHEETS

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15. BAR CLEARING TIDAL INFORMATION LOCATION: _____N/A_______________

Required depth
Draft on Squat at this Min
Ship’s above chart Charted Required
Date arrival speed/draft UKC *
Speed datum depth at bar rise of tide
(A) (B) (C)
(A + B + C = D) (E) (D – E)

* 1 m or 10% of draught, whichever is greater

HW LW Required rise of tide occurs between the following


Date
Time Height Time Height times on this date

and

and
and

and

Outside the times indicated on the above columns, there is insufficient underkeel clearance at the
assumed speed. Due allowance must also be made for meteorological conditions (e.g. high pressure)
which could reduce the underkeel clearance.

The above calculation is based on Time Zone: UTC +/-

16. TIDAL CURRENT AT THE BAR: LOCATION: N.A

DATE TIME DIRECTION (000 degrees) SPEED (kts)

Use additional pages if necessary

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17. SPECIFIC NOTES FOR THE PASSAGE

S/No. NOTES (Indicate chart no. and leg identification before each note)

 Vessel departs from berth. Vessel will be on pilotage from berth to fairway buoy.
 Vessel to follow various courses and speed as marked on chart as per Master’s order
and Pilot’s advice. Total pilotage distance is 28 miles.
 Plot position every 5 min or less. Watch condition 3. Keep Echo Sounder on monitor
and log down ukc regularly.
 Coastal chklist z/op 25 to be strictly complied.
BA  Keep a good lookout for buoys as some of them are missing and some of them only
1265 base is present. Buoys 4, 8 and 10 are missing. Buoy 5 is south of and buoy 12 is
north of their charted positions. These info is also marked on chart along with other
notes for ready reference.
 Keep clear of No go areas as marked on chart. Tidal current avg 1.5kn. ebb 105 and
flood 285.
 Keep a good lookout for fishing boats and incoming tankers proceeding to anchorage.
Read various notes written on chart and Satellite Dervived Positions.

 Follow courses 106 x 24’ , 128 x 67’ and 149 x 82’.


 Report to MIF on ch 16 on posn marked and give them the required info as required.
 Coastal chklist z/op 25 to be strictly complied.
 Monitor depths regularly.
 Watch condition 2 / 1 or as directed by Master. Plot position 30 min or less.
BA  Vessel passing well clear with safe distance between Ardeshir and Soroosh Oilfieds.
2884  Please read various notes written on chart ex SATELLITE DERVIVED POSITIONS,
OIL AND GAS FIELDS.
 Also keep a good lookout for uncharted oilrigs and platforms , give them wide berth as
required.
 Keep clear of No Go Areas as marked on chart. Light to moderate fishing traffic likely
to be encountered.

 Follow courses 149 x 82’ , 114 x 159’


 Plot position 60 min or less. Watch conditon 1 / 2 .
 Coastal chklist z/op to be complied at all times. Monitor depths regularly.
BA
 Keep clear of No Go Areas. Light to moderate fishing traffic likely.
2883  Please read various notes on charts ex- SATELLITE DERVIVED POS, OIL AND GAS
FIELDS
 Also keep a good lookout for uncharted oilrigs and platforms and give them wide berth
as required.

 Follow courses 114 x 159’ , 097 x 71’.


 Plot position 60 min or less. Watch conditon 1 / 2 .
 Coastal chklist z/op to be complied at all times. Monitor depths regularly.
BA  Keep clear of No Go Areas. Light to moderate fishing traffic likely.
2887  Please read various notes on charts ex- SATELLITE DERVIVED POS, OIL AND GAS
FIELDS
 Also keep a good lookout for uncharted oilrigs and platforms and give them wide berth
as required.

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 Follow courses 097 x 71’ and 067 x 69’
 Plot position 15 min or less. Watch condition 1 / 2 .
 Coastal chklist z/op to be complied at all times. Monitor depths regularly.
 Keep clear of No Go Areas. Light to moderate fishing traffic likely.
BA 2441
 Please read various notes on charts ex- SATELLITE DERVIVED POS, OIL AND GAS
FIELDS
 Also keep a good lookout for uncharted oilrigs and platforms and give them wide berth
as required.
 Maintain P.I 4.5’ and 3.4’ from jazireh-ye-bani island and jazireh-ye-forur island
respectively.

 Continue on course of 067 x 69’ heading straight to enterance of Strait of Hormuz TSS
 Plot position 15 min or less. Watch condition 1 / 2 .
 Coastal chklist z/op to be complied at all times. Monitor depths regularly.
 Keep clear of No Go Areas. Light to moderate fishing traffic likely.
 Please read various notes on charts ex- SATELLITE DERVIVED POS, OIL AND GAS
BA
FIELDS
3174  Also keep a good lookout for uncharted oilrigs and platforms and give them wide berth
as required.
 Maintain PI of 3.3’ from saleh oilfield platform as marked on chart.
 Also watch out for other vessels who will be following almost same course heading to
enterance of Strait of Hormuz.

 Vessel entering sensitive area STRAIT OF HORMUZ. CALL MASTER AS MARKED


ON CHART AND TRY OUT ENGINES .
 Follow courses 067 x 69’ , 090 x 04’ , 152 x 17’ and 180 x 48’
 Coastal chklist z/op 25 to be complied.
 Vessel to be engaged in hand steering well in advance prior entering TSS.
 Plot position every 05 min or less. Watch condition 3.
 Monitor depths and keep clear of No Go areas as marked on charts.
BA
 Maintain PI from islands as marked on charts. Light to moderate fishing traffic likely.
3172  Also watch out for other vessels who will be following almost same courses heading
to enterance and exit of Strait of Hormuz TSS.
 Please read various notes on charts ex- SATELLITE DERVIVED POS, OIL AND GAS
FIELDS
 Also keep a good lookout for uncharted oilrigs and platforms and give them wide berth
as required.

 Continue on course of 180 x 48’


 Plot pos 30 min or less. Watch condition 1 / 2.
 Light to moderate fishing traffic likely.
 Coastal chklist z/op25 to be complied.
BA
 Please read various notes on charts ex- SATELLITE DERVIVED POS, OIL AND GAS
3171 FIELDS
 Also keep a good lookout for uncharted oilrigs and platforms and give them wide berth
as required.

Note: Attach additional sheets if required.

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14. NAVIGATORS BRIEFING MEETING

Item Yes
1 Persons who attended the pre-departure navigation meeting

ÿ
________ ________ _________ _________ _________
MASTER C/E C/O 2/O A2/O
2 Has the charted plan been discussed? ÿ
3 Have the areas of high risk been determined and discussed? ÿ
4 Have the applicable watch conditions been identified for the different sections of the
ÿ
passage?
5 Have the conditions for increasing the watch been discussed?
ÿ

6 Have the position fixing intervals for th


ÿ
e different sections of the passage been discussed?
7 Have the primary and secondary means of position fixing for the different sections of the
ÿ
passage been discussed?
8 Have the team members been made aware of any defective navigational equipment? ÿ
9 Have above comments been incorporated in the plan? ÿ

Prepared by Rank / Name: Approved by Master / Name:


2ND OFFICER / PRASHANT CAPT A.S. KELKER

Chief Officer KANWARINDER SINGH SOMAL 2ND OFFICER RAJNEESH TIWARI

Note: This Passage Plan is to be completed by the Navigating Officer prior to departure port.

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WAY POINT LIST 1 ( PILOTAGE )

Draft F A

Voyage No 05 L From BASRAH BERTH To BASRAH (FAIRWAY BUOY)


Date Commenced Time Commenced Est Speed 14.5

Position or Dista ETA at Actual Position Fixing4


WP Co DTG UKC3 W.C Remarks1
Latitude / Longitude nce Waypoint Arrival Method Interval
2
104 29 40.9 N 048 48.5 E 146 8.7 26.8 2 V, R, G 5 MIN BASRAH BERTH
18.1 PASSING BETWEEN NO. 10 AND
103 29 33.8 N 048 48.8 E 167 7.5 2 V, R, G 5 MIN NO.11BUOY.KEEP ECHO SOUNDER
ON AND LOG THE SOUNDINGS.
10.6 PASSING BETWEEN NO.05 AND
102 29 26.5 N 048 55.8 E 151 5.3 2 V,R,G 5 MIN NO.08 BUOY.KEEP ECHO SOUNDER
ON AND LOG THE SOUNDINGS.
5.3 PASSING BETWEEN NO. 01 AND
101 29 21.9 N 048 58.8 E 130 5.3 2 V.R,G 5 MIN NO.03 BUOY.KEEP ECHO SOUNDER
ON AND LOG THE SOUNDINGS
100 29 18.5 N 049 03.4 -- -- 2 V.R,G 5 MIN FAIRWAY BUOY

Navigating Officer:Prashant Bhatnagar Master Capt A.S Kelkar

NOTES:
This Checklist is to be completed from BERTH to BERTH. Courses MUST be laid on the chart from BERTH to BERTH.
1. Watch Condition, Time at which Master must be called, or other essential remarks.
2. The O.O.W shall fill in the “Actual Arrival Time” after an alteration of course is made. Based upon this time, ETA at the next waypoint is to be calculated and
inserted. These two columns need not be filled from EOP to FWE and from SBE to RFA.
3. UKC - The Underkeel Clearance shall be filled in for each leg of the passage.
4. Recommended position fixing method shall be filled in as G – GPS, R – Radar or V – Visual, for each leg of the Passage.

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WAY POINT LIST 2 ( Route 4 in FURONO GPS )

Draft F 20.98 A 20.98


Voyage No 05 L From BASRA( FAIRWAY BUOY ) To KHAWR FAKKAN ANCH
Date Commenced Time Commenced Est Speed 14.5

Position or Dista ETA at Actual DTG Position Fixing4


WP Co UKC3 W.C Remarks1
Latitude / Longitude nce waypoint Arrival Method Interval
50 29 18.5 N 049 03.4 E 106 24 555 >10 1, 2 V,R,G 15MIN PILOT STN ( Fairway Buoy )

51 29 12.0 N 049 30.0 E 129 67 531 >21 1,2 V,R,G 15 MIN

52 28 30 N 050 30 E 149 82 464 >22 1,2 V,R,G 15 MIN FERIDOON OIL FIELDS

53 27 20 N 051 18 E 114 159 382 >40 1,2 V,R,G 15 MIN SOUTH PARS GAS FIELDS

54 26 15 N 054 00 E 097 71 223 >50 1,2 V,R,G 15 MIN JEZIEREHYE

55 26 06 N 055 18 E 067 69 152 >40 1,2 V,R,G 15 MIN SOUTH OF JEZIREH YE

56 26 33. 2 N 056 28.2 E 090 4.0 83 >45 2 V,R,G 5 MIN HORMUZ STRAIT

57 26 33.2 N 056 33 E 152 17 79 >55 2 V,R,G 5MIN EXIT HORMUZ STRAIT


30/60
58 26 18 N 056 42 E 180 48 62 >50 1,2 V,R,G GULF OF OMAN
MIN
59 25 30 N 056 42 E 230 14 14 1,2 V,R,G 5 MIN OFF KHWAR FAKKAN

60 25 21 N 056 30 E -- -- KHAWR FAKKAN ANCH ‘’C ‘’

Navigating Officer Prashant Bhatnagar Master Capt A.S.Kelkar


NOTES:
This Checklist is to be completed from BERTH to BERTH. Courses MUST be laid on the chart from BERTH to BERTH.
5. Watch Condition, Time at which Master must be called, or other essential remarks.
6. The O.O.W shall fill in the “Actual Arrival Time” after an alteration of course is made. Based upon this time, ETA at the next waypoint is to be calculated and
inserted. These two columns need not be filled from EOP to FWE and from SBE to RFA.
7. UKC - The Underkeel Clearance shall be filled in for each leg of the passage.
8. Recommended position fixing method shall be filled in as G – GPS, R – Radar or V – Visual, for each leg of the Passage.
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WAY POINT LIST 3 ( Route 12 in Furono GPS )
Draft F A

Voyage No 05L From KHAWR FAKKAN ANCH To US GULF ( LOOP Pilot Stn )
Date Commenced Time Commenced Est Speed 14.5

Position or Dista ETA at Actual Position Fixing4


WP Co DTG UKC3 W.C Remarks1
Latitude / Longitude nce Waypoint Arrival Method Interval
2
301 25 20.4 N 056 31.9 E 127 151 12012 >50 1,2 R/G/C/V 30 Min KHAWR FAKKAN ANCHORAGE

302 23 49.8 N 058 44.5 E 132 111 11861 >100 1 G/C 30 Min

303 22 35 N 060 14 E 180 35 11750 >100 1 G/C 30 Min

304 22 00 N 060 14 E 206 636 11715 >100 1 G/C 1 Hr

305 12 30 N 055 20 E 203 490 11079 >100 1 G/C 1Hr SOCOTRA

306 05 00 N 052 07 E 210 1142 10589 >100 1 G/C 1Hr

307 11 30 S 042 40 E 198 221 9447 >100 1 G/C 1Hr 29 MILES OFF COMORES ISLAND

308 15 00 S 041 30 E 209 702 9226 >100 1 G/C 1Hr 40 Miles of Mozimbque Coast ( Moz Ch )

309 25 10 S 035 23 E 212 485 8524 >100 1 G/C 1Hr 21 Miles off Cape Lucia

310 32 00 S 030 30 E 234 173 8039 >100 1 G/C 30 Min

311 33 41 S 027 43 E 243 98 7866 >50 1 R/G/C/V 30 Min

312 34 25 S 025 57 E 254 47 7768 >80 1,2 R/G/C/V 30 Min

313 34 38 S 025 02 E 266 134 7721 >80 1,2 R/G/C/V 30 Min

314 34 46.5 022 20 E 262 79 7587 >50 1,2 R/G/C/V 30 Min Cape ST BLAIZE

315 34 57 S 020 44.5 E 248 40 7508 >50 1,2 R/G/C/V 30 Min

Navigating Officer: Prashant Bhatnagar Master Capt A.S.Kelkar

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WAY POINT LIST 3 ( contd )
Draft F A

Voyage No 05 L From KHAWR FAKKAN ANCH To US GULF ( LOOP Pilot Stn )


Date Commenced Time Commenced Est Speed 14.5

Position or Dista ETA at Actual Position Fixing4


WP Co DTG UKC3 W.C Remarks1
Latitude / Longitude nce Waypoint Arrival Method Interval
2
315 34 57 S 020 44.5 E 248 40 7508 >50 1,2 R/V/G/C 30 Min

316 35 12 S 020 00 E 289 104 7468 >50 1,2 R/V/G/C 30 Min CAPE OF GOOD HOPE

317 34 39 S 018 00 E 302 3511 7364 >100 1 G/C 1 Hr

318 04 00 S 035 30 W 302 1761 3862 >100 1 G/C 1Hr

320 11 30 N 060 30 W 277 178 2101 >100 1 R/V/G/C 1 Hr NORTH OF TOBAGO ISLAND

323 11 15 N 061 25 W 287 945 2051 >50 1 G/C/R/V 1 Hr

324 16 30 N 079 00 W 310 465 978 >100 1 G/C/R/V 30 Min SOUTH OF PEDRO BANK

325 21 30 N 085 15 W 327 461 513 >10 1 G/R/V 30 Min C.S ANTONIO

326 27 55 N 089 53.4 W 358 41 52 3 V/R/G 5 Min SAFETY FAIRWAY

327 28 36 N 089 54.7 W 006 11 11 3 V/R/G 5 Min SAFETY FAIRWAY

328 28 47.15 N 089 53.4 W V/R/G LOOP PILOT STN

Navigating Officer Prashant Bhatnagar Master: Capt A.S.Kelkar

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WAY POINT LIST 3 ( Contd )

Draft F A

Voyage No 05 From KHWAR FAKKAN ANCH To US GULF ( LOOP Pilot Stn )


L
Date Commenced Time Commenced Est Speed 14.5

Position or Dista ETA at Actual Position Fixing4


WP Co DTG UKC3 W.C Remarks1
Latitude / Longitude nce Waypoint Arrival Method Interval
2
325 21 30 N 085 15 W 327 461 513 1 G/C/R/V 30Min

326 27 55 N 089 53.4 W 358 41 52 3 V/R/G 5 Min SAFETY FAIRWAY

327 28 36 N 089 54.7 W 006 11 11 3 V/R/G 5 Min SAFETY FAIRWAY

328 28 47.15 N 089 53.4 W V/R/G LOOP PILOT STN

Navigating Officer Prashant Bhatnagar Master Capt A.S . Kelkar

NOTES:
This Checklist is to be completed from BERTH to BERTH. Courses MUST be laid on the chart from BERTH to BERTH.
9. Watch Condition, Time at which Master must be called, or other essential remarks.
10. The O.O.W shall fill in the “Actual Arrival Time” after an alteration of course is made. Based upon this time, ETA at the next waypoint is to be calculated and
inserted. These two columns need not be filled from EOP to FWE and from SBE to RFA.
11. UKC - The Underkeel Clearance shall be filled in for each leg of the passage.
12. Recommended position fixing method shall be filled in as G – GPS, R – Radar or V – Visual, for each leg of the Passage.

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WAY POINT LIST

AMMENDED PASSAGE AS VESSEL CALL OFF ARUBA

Draft F A

Voyage No 05 L From KHWAR FAKKAN To US GULF LOOP PILOT STN


Date Commenced Time Commenced Est Speed 14.5

Position or Dista ETA at Actual Position Fixing4


WP Co DTG UKC3 W.C Remarks1
Latitude / Longitude nce Waypoint Arrival Method Interval
2
V/R/G/ 10/30/60
320 11 30 N 60 30 W 277 503 2120 >100 1/2 NORTH OF TOBAGO ISLAND
C MIN
V/R/G/ 10/15/30/
323 12 30 N 69 00 W 261 52 1617 >100 1/2 NORTH OF CURCAO ISLAND
C 60 MN
004 12 22 N 69 52 W 299 9 1565 >100 2 V/R/G 05 MIN SOUTH OF ARUBA ISLAND

005 12 26.4 70 00 W 313 7 1556 > 100 2 V/R/G 05 MIN ABEAM TO ARUBA ISLAND
05 /15
006 12 31 N 70 05 W 295 571 1549 > 50 2/1 V/R/G
MIN
978
324 16 30 N 79 00 W

Navigating Officer Master

NOTES:
This Checklist is to be completed from BERTH to BERTH. Courses MUST be laid on the chart from BERTH to BERTH.
13. Watch Condition, Time at which Master must be called, or other essential remarks.
14. The O.O.W shall fill in the “Actual Arrival Time” after an alteration of course is made. Based upon this time, ETA at the next waypoint is to be calculated and
inserted. These two columns need not be filled from EOP to FWE and from SBE to RFA.
15. UKC - The Underkeel Clearance shall be filled in for each leg of the passage.
16. Recommended position fixing method shall be filled in as G – GPS, R – Radar or V – Visual, for each leg of the Passage.

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 Follow courses 180 x 48’and 230 X 14’
 Plot position 15 / 10 / 05 min or less. Watch condition 1 / 2 .
 Coastal chklist z/op to be complied at all times. Monitor depths regularly.
 Keep clear of No Go Areas. Light to moderate fishing traffic likely.
BA 3520  Please read various notes written on charts ex- SATELLITE DERVIVED POS, OIL
AND GAS FIELDS
 Also keep a good lookout for uncharted oilrigs and platforms and give them wide berth
as required.
 Vessel proceeding to Khawr Fakkan Anchorage ‘C’ for bunkering.
 After anchoring inform khawr Fakkan Port control and give them anchoring time.
 After bunkering vessel continue on course of 125 x 148’

 Follow on courses 125’ x 147, 180 x 35’ and 206 x 636’


 Plot position 60 min. watch condition 1 / 2 depending upon traffic.
 Coastal chklist to be complied at all times.
BA
 Keep clear of no go areas. Light to moderate fishing traffic likely.
2851  Please read various notes written on chart.
 Keep a good lookout for vessels coming out off Ras Al Hadd TSS. Navigate with
caution.

 Continue on course of 206 x 636’


 Plot position 60 mins. Watch condition 1 / 2 ( cond 2 if vessel encounters coastal
traffic )
BA  Vessel will be passing 25 miles off from Masirah Island. Light to moderate fishing
3785 traffic likely. Keep clear of no go Areas marked of chart.
 Currents are mostly in SW direction at mean rate of 0.25kn but there is considerable
amount of variation.
 Please various notes written on charts.

 Continue on course of 206 x 636’ till Wpt 305


 Plot position every 60 min. Watch condition 1.
BA  Vessel will favourable SW current throughout the passage.
4705  Please read various notes written on chart.
 Some light traffic is expected when vessel is abeam to Gulf of Aden. Watch out for
ships coming out from / going to Gulf of Aden.

 Follow courses 206 x 636’ , 203 x 490’ and 210 x 1142’


 Vessel passing 50 miles off Socotra island and more than 160 miles from Somalian
Coast. Strong currents may be encountered.
 Plot position 60 min. Watch condition 1. Please read various notes written on chart..
BA
 When on course of 203 x 490’ and 210 x 1142’ strong favourable SW currents will be
4703 encountered. For more details on currents please also see Routing Charts 5126 ( 1 )
and also refer extracts from sailing directions and ocean passages and diagrams
attached .

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 Continue on course of 210 x 1142’ till WPT 307.
 Plot position 60 min or less. Watch condition 1 ( 2 in case of traffic ).
 Currents : South Equatorial Current of 1-3kn will be encountered when on course of
BA
210 x 1142’. Read various info written on charts. For more details on currents please
4701 also see Routing Charts 5126 ( 1 ) and also refer extracts from sailing directions and
ocean passages and diagrams attached .

 Continue on course of 210 x 1142’, 198 x 221’ and 210 x 702’.


 Plot position every 60 min or less. Watch condition 1 ( 2 in case of traffic ).
 When plotting GPS positions, do read note on SATELLITE DERVIVED POSITIONS
and other notes written on chart.
 Vessel passing 29 miles off from Grande Comore Island.
 Past experience shows that vessel experienced strong variable currents when near to
BA Grande Comore Island. Hence give set as required to keep the vessel on charted
3877 track.
 Light coastal traffic mainly fishing boats may be encountered. Keep clear of no go
areas marked on chart.
 When on course of 198 x 221’ strong Mozambique Current will be encountered. For
more details on currents please also see Routing Charts 5126 ( 1 ) and also refer
extracts from sailing directions , ocean passages and diagrams attached .

 Continue on course of 210 x 702’.


 Plot position every 60 min or less. Watch condition 1 ( 2 in case of traffic ).
 When plotting GPS positions, do read note on SATELLITE DERVIVED POSITIONS
and other notes written on chart.
BA
 Depths in fathoms. Throughtout the passage vessel is more than 100 fathom depth.
1810  Light coastal traffic mainly fishing traffic may be encountered.keep clear of no go
areas.
 Currents: See Routing Charts 5126 ( 1 ) and also refer extracts from sailing
directions , ocean passages and diagrams attached

 Follow courses 210 x 702’ and 214 x 493’


 Plot position every 60 min or less. Watch condition 1 ( 2 in case of traffic ).
 When plotting GPS positions, do read note on SATELLITE DERVIVED POSITIONS
and other notes written on chart. Depths in fathoms. Throughtout the passage vessel
is more than 100 fathom depth.
BA 648  Light coastal traffic mainly fishing traffic may be encountered.Keep well clear of no go
areas.
 Currents – vessel will get favourable Mozambique Current which flows SW. The
currents is strongest from OCTOBER TO FEBUARY with rates upto 4 kn may be
experienced. See Routing Charts 5126 ( 1 ) and also refer extracts from sailing
directions , ocean passages and diagrams attached.

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 Follow courses 243 x 98’, 254 x 47’ and 266 x 134’
 Plot position every 60mins or less. Watch condition 1 ( 2/3 in case of traffic or
restricted visibility )
 Coastal and light to moderate fishing traffic likely.
 Read T & P notice 2090 (P) / 04 which is written on chart.
BA
 Keep clear of no go areas as marked on charts. Monitor Navtex , VHF broadcasts on
4156 ch 16 by various coast stations and EGC.
 Currents: Vessel will get favourable Agulhas Currents throughtout the passage.
Maximum rates upto 31/2 knots may occur at all times of the year. For more details
please refer Routing Charts 5126 (1) and extracts and diagrams from sailing
directions. And refer to extracts attached regarding Abnormal Waves.

 Follow courses 266 x 134’ .


 Plot positions every 30 min or less. Watch condition 1 ( 2/3 in case of traffic or
restricted visibility )
 Coastal chklist Z/OP 25 to be complied.
 Light to moderate east bound traffic plus light to moderate fishing traffic likely to be
BA encountered.
4155  Read T & P notice 2090 (P) /04 which is written on chart regarding suspended wells
not dangerous to surface navigation.
 Keep clear of no go areas marked on chart.
 For currents please refer attached sheets for AGULHAS CURRENTS.
 . Monitor Navtex , VHF broadcasts on ch 16 by various coast stations and EGC.
. And refer to extracts attached regarding Abnormal Waves

 Follow courses 266 x 134’ , 262 x 79’


 Plot positions every 30 min or less. Watch condition 1 ( 2/3 in case of traffic or
restricted visibility )
 Coastal chklist Z/OP 25 to be complied.
 Light to moderate east bound traffic plus light to moderate fishing traffic likely to be
BA encountered.
4153  Read T & P notice 2090 (P) /04 which is written on chart regarding suspended wells
not dangerous to surface navigation.
 Keep clear of no go areas marked on chart.
 For currents please refer attached sheets for AGULHAS CURRENTS.
 . Monitor Navtex , VHF broadcasts on ch 16 by various coast stations and EGC. And
refer to extracts attached regarding Abnormal Waves

 Follow courses 248 x 40’


 Plot positions every 30 min or less. Watch condition 1 ( 2/3 in case of traffic or
restricted visibility )
 Coastal chklist Z/OP 25 to be complied.
 Light to moderate east bound traffic plus light to moderate fishing traffic likely to be
BA encountered.
4152  Read T & P notice 2090 (P) /04 which is written on chart regarding suspended wells
not dangerous to surface navigation.
 Keep clear of no go areas marked on chart.
 For currents please refer attached sheets for AGULHAS CURRENTS.
 . Monitor Navtex , VHF broadcasts on ch 16 by various coast stations and EGC. And
refer to extracts attached regarding Abnormal Waves

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 Follow courses 301 x 3508’ and then 302 x 1761’
 Plot position every 60 min or less. watch condition 1 ( 2 in case of heavy traffic or
restricted visibility )
 Keep clear of no go Area as marked on chart.
 Light to moderate fishing and coastal fishing traffic likely.
BA 528  Please do read various notes written on chart.
 Currents : vessel will get favourable South Equatorial Current which flows westwards
to Brazilian coast, where it is diverted in NW to flow parallel with that coast as the
Guiana Current. For more details please refer Routing Charts 5125 (1) and extracts
and diagrams from sailing directions attached.

 Continue on course of 302 x 1761’.


 Plot position every 60 min or less. watch condition 1 ( 2 in case of heavy traffic or
restricted visibility )
 Keep clear of no go Areas as marked on chart.
 Light to moderate fishing and coastal fishing traffic likely.
BA 520  Please do read various notes written on chart.
 Currents : vessel will get favourable Guiana Current in NW’ly flow parallel to coast but
Occasional sets in other directions may be experienced. Rate are generally 1-2 kn and
sometimes exceed to 3 kn. For more details please refer Routing Charts 5125 (1) and
extracts and diagrams from sailing directions attached.

 VESSEL ENTERING MARPOL SPECIAL AREA WIDER CARIBBEAN REGION


( ANNEX V )
 Follow courses 302 x 1761’ and 277 x 503’.
 Plot position every 60 min or less. watch condition 1 ( 2 in case of heavy traffic or
restricted visibility )
 Keep clear of no go Areas as marked on chart.
BA 517  Light to moderate fishing and coastal fishing traffic likely.
 Please do read various notes written on chart.
 Currents : vessel will get favourable Guiana Current in NW’ly flow parallel to coast but
Occasional sets in other directions may be experienced. Rate are generally 1-2 kn and
sometimes exceed to 3 kn. For more details please refer Routing Charts 5125 (1) and
extracts and diagrams from sailing directions attached.

 Follow courses 302 x 1761’ and 277 x 503’


 Plot position every 60 min or less and then reduce to every 10 min as marked on
chart.
 Maintain PI with north of Tobago island Lt House as marked on chart.
 Keep clear of no go Areas as marked on chart.
 Light to moderate fishing and coastal fishing traffic likely.
BA 956  Please do read various notes written on chart.
 Depths are in fathoms.
 Currents : vessel will get favourable Equatorial Current which maintains relatively
constant NW'’y flow at an average rate between ½ and 1 kn, although 2 kn may
exceed at all times. For more details please refer Routing Charts 5125 (1) and extracts
and diagrams from sailing directions attached.

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 Continue on course of 277 x 503’.
 Plot position every 60 min or less. Watch condition 1 ( 2 in case of traffic or restricted
visibility )
 Keep clear of no go Areas as marked on chart.
BA  Light to moderate fishing and coastal fishing traffic likely.
1480  Please do read various notes written on chart.
 Depths are in fathoms.
 Currents vessel will get favourable Equatorial Current which maintains relatively
constant NW'’y flow. For more details please refer Routing Charts 5125 (1) and
extracts and diagrams from sailing directions attached

 Continue on course of 277 x 503 and then change to chart BA 2193 as marked. This
chart will be in use again when the vessel is on the course of 295 x 571’ after using
chart BA 2193.
 Plot position every 30 min or less. Watch condition 1 ( 2 in case of traffic or restricted
visibility )
BA  Keep clear of no go Areas as marked on chart.
1966  Light to moderate fishing and coastal fishing traffic likely.
 Please do read various notes written on chart.
 Depths are in fathoms.
 Maintain PI as marked on chart.
 Currents : read the information written on the chart. For more details please refer
Routing Charts 5125 (1) and extracts and diagrams from sailing directions attached

 Follow courses 277 x 503’ and 261 x 52’ and then change to LARGER SCALE CHART
FOR ARUBA BA 702. This chart will be in use again for a brief period after BA 702
when the vessel will be on the course of 295 x 571’.
 Plot position every 30 min or less and then reduce to every 15 min and 10 min as
marked on chart. Watch condition 1 ( 2 in case of traffic or restricted visibility ).
BA  While on course of 277 x 503’ , maintain PI of 6.8’ from BONAIRE ISLAND and when
2193 on course of 261 x 52’ , maintain PI of 5’ from CURACAO ISLAND as marked on chart.
 Keep clear of no go Areas as marked on chart.
 Light to moderate fishing and coastal fishing traffic likely.
 Please do read various notes written on chart
 Currents : read the information written on the chart. For more details please refer
Routing Charts 5125 (1) and extracts and diagrams from sailing directions attached

 Follow courses 261 x 52’ , 299 x 9’ and 313 x 7’ and finally 295 x 571’
 Plot position every 05 min or less. Watch condition 2 ( 3 in case of traffic or restricted
visibility )
 Keep clear of no go Areas as marked on chart. Maintain PI when on courses of 299 x
9’ and 313 x 7’ as marked on chart.
 Please do read various notes written on chart including SATELLITE DERVIVED
BA 702 POSITIONS.
 Watch out for pleasure crafts and small fishing boats and other vessels inbound and
out bound from various ports situated in Aruba island. Monitor navtex egc warnings
and vhf broadcasts. Some tanker vessels may be underway to transhipment area for
sts oper (RAM) , keep well clear of them.
 Call coastal Marine VHF ch 08 / 16 for crew change info and liase with them
accordingly.

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 Follow courses 295 x 571’ and 310 x 465’
 Plot position every 30 min or less. Watch condition 1 ( 2 in case of traffic or restricted
visibility )
 Keep clear of no go Areas as marked on chart.
 Light to moderate fishing and coastal fishing traffic likely.
BA 486  Please do read various notes written on chart.
 Depths are in fathoms.
 Currents : vessel will get favourable North Equatorial Current which sets predominatly
in WNW direction with rates upto 2kn. For more details please refer Routing Charts
5125 (1) (2) and extracts and diagrams from sailing directions attached

 Follow courses 310 x 465’


 Plot position every 60 min or less. Watch condition 1 ( 2 in case of traffic or restricted
visibility )
 Keep clear of no go Areas as marked on chart.
BA
 Light to moderate fishing and coastal fishing traffic likely.
1218  Please do read various notes written on chart.
 Currents : vessel will get favourable North Equatorial Current over greater area of
chart with mean rate of 1 to 1.5 kn and max rate of 3 to 4 kn. For more details please
refer Routing Charts 5125 (1) (2) and extracts and diagrams from sailing directions
attached

 Follow courses 310 x 465’ and 327 x 461’


 Plot position every 60 min or less. Watch condition 1 ( 2 in case of traffic or restricted
visibility )
 Keep clear of no go Areas as marked on chart.
 Light to moderate fishing and coastal fishing traffic likely.
BA
 Please do read various notes written on chart .
1220  Vessel may encountered cross traffic inbound and outbound from TSS off Cabo San
Antoino.
 Currents : Detailed notes regarding currents is mentioned on chart, do read them and
for details please refer Routing Charts 5125 (1) and (2) and extracts and diagrams
from sailing directions attached.

 Follow courses 310 x 465’


 Plot position every 60 min or less. Watch condition 1 ( 2 in case of traffic or restricted
visibility )
 Keep clear of no go Areas as marked on chart.
 Light to moderate fishing and coastal fishing traffic likely.
 Please do read various notes written on chart.
BA
 Vessel will be entering EEZ 200 miles of US as marked on chart and also Morgan City
4401 CTOP Zone for LOOP Terminal which is also marked on chart.
 Also while bound for LOOP Terminal vessel will be passing through No.2 Gulfmax
Lighterage Area. Watch out for tanker vessels ( ULCCs / VLCCs ) engaged in STS
operations while they are underway and are Restricted in Ability to Manouver ( RAM ),
GIVE WIDE BERTH TO THESE VESSELS. Monitor their VHF broadcasts ( Securite )
message. Plot EGC and Navtex warnings on charts.

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 Follow courses 310 x 465’ , 358 x 41’ and 006 x 11’
 Plot position every 20 min or less. Watch condition 2 ( 3 in case of traffic or Restricted
Visibility )
 Keep clear of No Go Areas as marked on Chart.
 Please do read VARIOUS NOTES WRITTEN ON CHART .
 Coastal chklist Z/OP 25 to be complied.
 Depths in fathoms.
 Moderate and coastal traffic ( inbound and outbound ) from SOUTHWEST PASS PBG
( MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUTLET ) may be encountered.
BA  Uncharted rigs and platforms may exist keep well clear of them.
 Plot visual and Radar fixes and Crosschecked with DGPS.
3851
 WHILE JOINING SAFETY FAIRWAY WATCH OUT FOR TANKER VESSELS
BA ( ULCCs / VLCCs ) ENGAGED IN SHIP TO SHIP TRANSFER OPERATION WHILE
3857 UNDERWAY OR THEY MAY BE MANOURVEING. THESE VESSELS ARE
RESTRICTED IN THEIR ABILITY TO MANOUVER , GIVE A WIDE BERTH TO
THESE VESSELS.
 Monitor VHF broadcasts , EGC and Navtex warnings and plot accordingly.
 INFORM VTS LOOP RADAR AS MARKED ON CHART WHEN VESSEL IS 20 MILES
FROM PBG.
 Currents : Heavy outflow from Missisippi River may cause WESTERLY CURRENTS
( 75% of the time ) with and average rate of 0.72kn to 2kn or more. for details please
refer Routing Charts 5125 (2) and extracts and diagrams from sailing directions
attached.

 Follow courses 358 x 41’ , 006 x 11’


 Plot position every 5 min or less. Watch condition 2 ( 3 in case of traffic or Restricted
Visibility )
 While on course of 358 x 41’ and 006 x 11’ maintain PI of 1.1’ , 3.0’ and 1.4’
respectively with the oil platforms.
 Monitor depths once the vessel comes under 100 m contour. Depths are in metres.
 Coastal chklist Z/OP 25 to be complied.
 Uncharted rigs and platforms may exist keep well clear of them.
BA
 Plot visual and Radar fixes and Crosschecked with DGPS.
3856  Keep clear of No Go Areas as marked on Chart.
 Please do read VARIOUS NOTES WRITTEN ON CHART.
 Obtain permission from LOOP RADAR before procceeding for anchorage.
 Monitor VHF broadcasts , EGC and Navtex warnings and plot accordingly.
 Currents : Heavy outflow from Missisippi River may cause WESTERLY CURRENTS
( 75% of the time ) with and average rate of 0.72kn to 2kn or more. for details please
refer Routing Charts 5125 (2) and extracts and diagrams from sailing directions
attached.
Note: Attach additional sheets if required.

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