MARINE TRANSPORT CONTINUED
9. Fuel tank on machine must be filled in accordance with Military Traffic Management Command (MTMC) port
RO/RO Loading Procedures
Stand clear of frame articulation area when machine is operating. There is no clearance
for personnel in this area when machine turns. Crushing could occur, resulting in injury or
death to personnel.
1. Start engine and allow machine to warm up (TM 5-3805-298-10).
2. Unlock hydraulic controls (TM 5-3805-298-10).
3. Raise loader arm as required so that loader arm and work tool clear ship ramps (TM 5-3805-298-10).
Always use a ground guide when moving machine up ramp to load onto vessel. Failure to
use a ground guide may result in an accident, causing death or injury to personnel or
damage to equipment.
4. At all times, follow ground guide's instructions when moving about the ship.
5. At all times, keep machine under control and within the speed limit of 5 mph (8 km/h). Negotiate ramps in 1st
6. After loading, stop machine where directed to do so and engage parking brake (TM 5-3805-298-10).
7. Lower work tool and loader arm onto wood blocking (TM 5-3805-298-10).
8. Stop engine. Turn on ignition but do not start engine (TM 5-3805-298-10).
9. Move hydraulic control levers through all positions to relieve hydraulic system pressure in lines. Return levers
to HOLD position (TM 5-3805-298-10).
10. Lock hydraulic controls (TM 5-3805-298-10).
11. Turn ignition OFF (TM 5-3805-298-10).
12. Turn battery disconnect switch to OFF position (TM 5-3805-298-10).
Steering frame lock must be connected between front and rear frame before transporting
machine. Machine may move during transport and may result in damage to equipment
and injury or death to personnel.
13. Connect steering frame lock between front and rear frames (TM 5-3805-298-10).
14. Secure machine (TM 5-3805-298-10).