Notes on order of procedure
Switch to local control when working at the
substation and when plugging in shore-to-
ship cable plugs
After receiving clearance from the ship's
electrical officer, seat the power plug
correctly which mechanically makes up the
microswitch that allows the plug's circuit
breaker to be closed.
3 Switch circuits to remote control at the pier
This connection will be made by ship's
personnel with the circuit breaker open.
Do not close circuit breaker by remote
control unless directed by the ship's
Procedures in Safely Energizing a Ship From a Shore Electrical Circuit
Unusual Shore-to-Ship System Hazards
The additional risks posed by shore-to-ship power cable connections involve:
a. Split personnel shore/ship responsibilities.
b. Portable power cable and outlet safety assurance.
c. Electrical equipment accessibility and working space.
d. An ungrounded, adequate and correctly phased electrical power input.
e. Minimizing any parallel operations.