2002 Operations Workshop by gegeshandong


									2002 Operations Workshop

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Maintaining Readiness
Communication in Troubled Times
Harbor Patrols - The Auxiliary
Challenge of 2001 & Beyond
Things that Go Bump in the Night
Team Coordination Training – An
OWT Case Study
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                                     Let’s Agree!

   Ask Questions
   Answer Questions
   Share experiences
   Share insights

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                          Harbor Patrols

Harbor patrols are needed by the
Coast Guard – today and in the
   Since we are the eyes & ears of the
    Coast Guard, what sorts of things
     should you look for on a harbor

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                                 Harbor Patrols

What do I look for?
 Vessels involved in commerce                        (cargo ships,
 passenger ships, tank vessels, commercial fishing, barges)
    Name, number & position
    Load line position
    Lack of crew activity on deck
    Cargo operations (especially liquid bulk)
       – Bravo flag or red light
         indicating transfer
    Welding or cutting on board

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                          Harbor Patrols

Aids to Navigation
 Observe each aid
   Is it on station?
   Displaying proper characteristics?
 Bridges & fixed structures
   Lit properly?
   Suspicious activity?

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                            Harbor Patrols

Hazards to Navigation
 Natural (trees, logs), man-made (docks, barrels)
 Report to controlling station
 DO NOT handle floating barrels!
 Unsafe vessel operation or infractions
  of Rules of the Road
 Notify CG of unsafe conditions

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                         Harbor patrols

Safety or Security Zones
 Auxiliary may be tasked with advising
  or escorting vessels by CG

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                           Harbor Patrols

   Oil in water, booms, clean-up equipment
   Calmer areas in the water
   Unusual water fowl activity
   Wrecked or beached vessel
   Dark streaks on side of a vessel
   Unusual activity on deck, pier or beach

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                         Harbor Patrols

Pollution, continued
 A vessel listing deeper than load line
 Vapor clouds or smoke
 Overboard discharge from vessel
 Discoloration in water
 Unblanked hoses or manifolds on
  waterfront facility pier
 Run-off from sewers, banks, shoreline
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                           Harbor Patrols

Notify controlling unit of…

   Location of the incident
   Body of water affected or threatened
   Material spilled, if known
   Estimate of quantity spilled
   Size of slick or sheen
   Source of the discharge

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                        Harbor Patrols

        Risk Management

In this case, it means that you must
   evaluate the risks, minimize the
  hazards and determine if you can
safely complete a mission involving
 the discharge of oil or a hazardous

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                                 We Need You!

• Seek out the facilitators
• Participate actively
• Offer to lead the Harbor Patrol
• Go on Patrol to mentor crews
• Develop job aids for the local
• Keep in touch with the DSO-Ops

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