What matters should, as a minimum, be included in master’s standing orders?

At sea: (1) strict adherence to Collision Regulations;ย 

(2) general bridge procedures; (3) use of engine controls, whistle, navaids, charts and radio equipment; (4) checks on course, position, compass error and other navaid errors; (5) keeping of logs and records; (6) conduct required in restricted visibility; (7) procedures when at anchor; (8) watch ratings’ duties; (9) circumstances in which to call master (but reminding OOWs of their full authority to take action whenever necessary); (10) ship security instructions. In or approaching port: (1) OOW duties when under pilotage; (2) preparations for anchoring; (3) rigging of access equipment; (4) watchmen’s duties; (5) preparations for departure.


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What advice does the Bridge Procedures Guide contain about keeping a bridge order book?

What advice does the Bridge Procedures Guide contain on master’s standing orders?