Deck officers at bridge need to be fully aware and conversant with various bridge control systems and use of main engine. Learn about few basic points they must consider while operating the main engine from bridge.
Deck Officer on Ship
Working extra hours while carrying out cargo operations on ports, deck officers on container ships might forget some important points due to hectic schedule. Mentioned in this article are ten important points they should always check during cargo watch.
The rank of a junior officer has become commonplace with a lot of shipping companies recently. The gateway to having full OOW rights on a vessel, the rank is between obtaining the 2MFG license and that of Third Mate.
Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) has brought a drastic transformation in ship navigation. Learn about the pros and cons of paperless navigation on ships.
A smooth and safe bridge navigational watch majorly depends on how the taking over of the watch has been carried out. Learn about eight important points which ship’s navigation officers must consider while taking over a watch.
The Officer on Watch (OOW) when on duty is in charge of the ship’s navigation and safety. However, there are certain situations when he must call the ship’s master to the bridge to avoid any kind of unwanted trouble or risk to the safety of the ship.
Learn about ten important things deck officers must know interlocks, starting procedure, resetting and fault finding while operating main engine from the ship’s bridge.
A deck cadet has to perform a variety of jobs on board ship as assigned by a senior officer. Learn about ten important duties that are commonly assigned to a deck cadet on almost all types of ships.
The officer on watch (OOW) on the ship’s bridge should be familiar with the working of all navigational equipment used on the ship. He should also be aware of the procedure for trouble shooting in case any equipment fails.