6 December 2006
Including change 1, 7 December 2006
For boom trucks, outriggers are not blocked by any obstructions and are
not set on top of vault covers, steam covers, or manholes. The boom
should not swing forward of the outriggers.
For reel trucks, place stabilizer jacks.
13-7.2.2 Moving Power Cable Assemblies on Pier. Be sure each set of power
cables is dragged as a unit.
13-220.127.116.11 Cables shall not be permitted to lay on sharp or ragged objects such as
gunwales. Sharp bends must be avoided. Ensure cables are of sufficient length to
allow enough slack for the rise and fall of the tide, but not of sufficient length to permit
them to dip into the water or become wedged between the ship and pier.
13-18.104.22.168 Lay out the cables between the supplying shore power outlet and the ship's
cable port. Lay out excess cable in a manner so as to minimize damage and abuse
from vehicle and pedestrian movement.
13-22.214.171.124 Never use your feet to hold the cable in place as this may result in a foot or
13-126.96.36.199 Keep vehicles off cable.
13-188.8.131.52 Ensure cables are of proper length and visually appear to be arranged neatly
13-184.108.40.206 Ensure ends of cables are not connected to any shore or vehicle device.
13-7.2.3 Inspecting and Testing Power Cable Assemblies.
Connecting, energizing, and testing shore power cable assemblies should
be under the direct supervision of the ship's electrical officer, a qualified
leading electrician's mate, and shore activity personnel.
13-220.127.116.11 Test shore power cable assemblies with voltage tester to ensure cables are
deenergized prior to handling.
13-18.104.22.168 Lay out and visually inspect shore power cable assemblies for any sign of
defects such a cracks, bulges, or indications of overheating. Inspect cable sheath for
cuts, nicks, and gouges. When required, strip insulation from any existing cable
splice(s) and inspect for cleanliness, tightness, and good surface contact. Repair all
defects and reinsulate. When required, splice and insulate 10 ft (3 m) of cable length
with a plug to each cable of a shore power cable assembly.