CHAPTER 6 ADDITIONAL MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT
Section I. Description and data
Description. Additional miscellaneous equipment installed onboard includes two eyewash stations, guard rails,
permanent rubber fendering, removable rubber floor in ROWPU space, and storage areas located throughout the barge.
Component identification labels, component functional labels, operational placards and notices, cautions, warnings, and
danger signs are posted throughout the barge to aid the crew in operating the barge.
Eyewash stations. One eyewash station is in the ROWPU space on the port bulkhead forward near ROWPU 1
control station. Another eyewash station is in void 2 port near the chlorination unit. Eyewash stations are for immediate
flushing of eyes when chemicals are accidentally splashed into the eye. Eyewash station installation is shown on
drawings listed in Appendix A.
Guard rails. To prevent personnel from falling overboard, guard rails are located around the edge of the main
deck and deckhouse top. Guard rails installation is shown on drawings listed in Appendix A.
Fendering system. To prevent damage to the barge when moored or from approaching vessels, fenders are
installed on both sides of the barge. This rubberfendering, as installed on the barge, is shown on drawing listed in
Removable deck covering. To prevent accidental slipping due to wet deck in the ROWPU space, a removable
vinyl deck covering is installed around the ROWPU installation. On Barges 2 and 3, each individual mat is labeled with a
number for ease of reinstallation. When the mat is laid down, the mat label number must be opposite the matching
structural label number. The removable rubber floor, as installed on the barge, is shown on drawing listed in Appendix A.
Storage areas. Storage areas for storing repair parts, consumables, hoses, etc., are located throughout the
barge. Storage arrangement is shown on drawing listed in Appendix A.
Component identification and functional labels. Labels identifying components, such as COAGULANT
PUMP, SEAWATER PUMP 1, OIL PRESSURE, START, STOP, are located throughout the barge to help the crew in
locating, identifying and operating components. Labels, as installed (including location) on the barge, are shown on
Drawing 13226E1893 listed in Appendix A.
Operational instruction placards. Operational instruction placards for the barge systems are located
throughout the barge to help the crew operate the barge systems. Copies of these instructional placards, including
location, are available on drawings listed in Appendix A.
Notice, caution, warning, and danger signs. These signs are posted throughout the barge to ensure crew
safety and prevent damage to equipment. Signs, as installed, are shown on drawing listed in Appendix A.
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