When TANK LEVELS Page Display on EMS video monitor shows tank(s) is nearly empty, stop fuel oil transfer.
Push STOP button on fuel oil pump controller or on remote control stop switch near day tank. Once off-barge
transfer has been completed, use bilge pump with pickup foot and hose to completely drain storage tank(s) of
remaining fuel oil and residue. This method will transfer this to sludge tank for later disposal.
Detach utility hose and replace in appropriate location. Reconnect quick disconnect coupling.
Close valves opened in step b.
Cease display of red flag (BRAVO) or red warning light from mast on deckhouse top.
3-4.1 General. Procedures for shutting down the fuel oil system depend upon how long the system will be down, and if
personnel will remain aboard. For fuel oil system storage procedures, see Chapter 5. For emergency shutdown
procedures, see paragraph 3-4.2 below.
Perform after operation procedures in Appendix C as applicable.
3-4.1.1 Shutdown procedures
If system will be down for a few hours (less than 12 hours) and personnel will remain aboard:
Make sure there are no leaks of fuel oil. If there are any leaks, close appropriate valves.
Make sure fuel oil transfer pump is turned off, either at pump motor controller or remote off switch beside day
If system will be down for extended time (more than 12 hours but less than 7 days) and personnel will be off
Close (OFF) all valves.
Open (OFF) power panel circuit 2P5.
Open (OFF) switchboard circuit breaker P5.
3-4.2 Emergency shutdown
3-4.2.1 General. The barge has two emergency shutdown modes. One mode shuts down individual systems such as
the ventilation system or a diesel HP pump and the other shuts down all barge operating systems.
Both modes are activated by pushing a red button protected by a metal guard. On individual system shutdowns, either
fuel or electrical power is shut OFF to that system only. On total shutdown, fuel and electrical power is shut OFF to all
Seven red system shutdown buttons are located on the ROWPU space starboard bulkhead just aft of the personnel
door. These system shutdown buttons (Figure 3-6) control shore power, ventilation systems, ROWPU 1 diesel HP pump,
ROWPU 2 diesel HP pump, SAG, SSG 2, and SSG 1. Six red total shutdown buttons are:
· On ROWPU space starboard bulkhead aft of personnel door above and forward of system shutdown buttons.
· Outside ROWPU space starboard door on weatherdeck.
· Outside ROWPU space port door on weatherdeck.
· Inside ROWPU space port door to weatherdeck.
· Outside dayroom door to weatherdeck.
· Inside dayroom door to weatherdeck.