On the figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term “BREADTH” given. Which one is the correct one?
Breadth is given by B on the figure.
Breadth is given by A on the figure.
Breadth is given by C on the figure.
Breadth is given by D on the figure.
In the diagram, which arrow is pointing at the position known as the “Bridge”?
The Bridge is indicated by A.
The Bridge is indicated by B.
The Bridge is indicated by C.
The Bridge is indicated by D.
The figure shows the cross section of a ship floating in water with the hull coloured in red and the seabed below the vessel shaded. On this figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term “UNDERKEEL CLEARANCE” given. Which one is the correct one?
Underkeel clearance is given by A.
Underkeel clearance is given by B.
Underkeel clearance is given by C.
Underkeel clearance is given by D.
What is the correct understanding of the term “Bottlescrew”?
A bottlescrew is a metal threaded sleeve which adjust the length and tenstion on rigging or stays.
A bottlescrew is the connection ring on the ships deck used to connect lashings and rigging.
A bottlescrew is the threaded screw used to open large bottles.
What are the duties of an effective bridge look out?
Keeping a constant observation around the ship.
Ensure there is always a bridge lookout on duty and only leave the lookout when given permission.
Keep a lookout for other ships; navigation lights and any other dangers which may have no lights.
All of the alternatives specified.
What is the meaning of the term “Steady as she goes” when acting as helmsman?
While altering the ships head, the instruction “steady as she goes” means reduce the ships swing as rapidly as possible and steady on present course.
Reduce the number of helm movements used when steering a set course.
Try to reduce the continuous swinging either side of the course when steering a compass course.
Keep the applied rudder constant until the next helm order.
What is the inherent danger in welding/cutting in piping containing freon?
Development of nitrous gases.
Depletion of the ozone layer.
Depletion of oxygen in the air.
Development of explosive gas.
When you are on watch during a stay in port, what should you always ensure is ready at the head of the gangway?
Notice board stating the sailing time of the ship.
A telephone to contact shore terminal control.
When a vessel arrives at a port to pick up a pilot and enter harbour, there should be someone required to stand by the anchor forward. How should the anchor be prepared and ready?
The brake securely applied, all cement/covering into the chain locker and securing arrangements from windlass removed. The guillotine can remain for removal when ready.
The brake may be insufficient to hold the anchor, so leave everything in place except the cement/covering of the chain locker.
The use of the anchor will not normally be required when going straight into port, so the anchor does not need to be prepared, but left ready for going back out to sea.
What is the necessary protection when you are rust chipping with air tools?
Protective clothing, safety shoes, gloves, goggles, earmuffs.
Goggles and ear protectors.
Protective clothing, safety shoes, earmuffs.
Gloves, goggles, earmuffs.
The process of settling of slops on an oil tanker is:
Allowing the oil and water to separate out.
Allowing any waxy layers to settle below the residual oil.
Allowing the mixture to rest once it has been pumped into the slop tank, so that any static charge disperses.
Allowing any sediment to separate out and drop to the bottom of the tank.
After having discovered a small leak of oil at the ships manifold during discharge, you would:
Notify the Officer in charge of the operation.
Put a bucket under the leak.
Pretend you have not seen it.
The correct method to dispose of any oily/water mixture in the manifold drip-tray is to:
Transfer it to the sloptank and later discharge it to a reception facility.
Drain it to a cargo tank.
Mix in an appropriate quantity of dispersant chemicals and drain it overboard when in open water.
Drain it overboard when the vessel is 50 nautical miles off the coast.
When you are taking an “ullage” on a cargo tank on an oil tanker, what are you actually doing?
Measuring the distance from the surface of the cargo to the ullage reference point.
Measuring the distance from the bottom of the tank to the ullage reference point.
Measuring the distance from the bottom of the tank to the surface of cargo.
Measuring the distance from the surface of the cargo to the underside of the maindeck.
An inert gas system is used during a Crude Oil Washing operation:
To ensure a safe atmosphere in the cargo tank throughout the operation.
To build up internal pressure and so increase the pumping rate.
To protect the condition of the steel structure of the tank.
Which is the “STARBOARD BOW”, in the figure?
Starboard bow is given by A.
Starboard bow is given by B.
Starboard bow is given by C.
Starboard bow is given by D.
What indicates “MIDSHIPS”, in the figure?
Midships is indicated by B.
Midships is indicated by D.
Midships is indicated by C.
Midships is indicated by A.
Which mooring lines are shown in this picture?
The forward back springs.
The forward breast lines.
The forward headline and breast rope.
Mention some important thoughts for what you have to do when you recognise that fire break out onboard.
Report to bridge or duty officer, actuate the fire alarm, call the persons around the fire and join the fire squad.
Go to the lifeboat start the motor then call the duty officer and commence fight the fire.
Report to bridge or duty officer, actuate the fire alarm, organise and commence fighting the fire.
What is the meaning of this symbol?
The diagram shows the direction that a rope runs during a mooring operation and a possible place where it may break. Where would be considered the safest position to stand?
What will you bring in a lifeboat if the ship is abandoned?
Warm clothes, blankets and lifevests.
As much biscuit and canned food as possible.
All pets that will most likely not be able to enter the boat by themselves.
All valuables like money, jewelry etc.
A class D fire involves what type of material?
Wood or other carbonaceous material.
Which one of the listed fire-extinguishing medium is to be preferred to fight a fire in an electric installation (for example the main switchboard)?
If the relief for the bridge lookout does not appear at the end of the watch, when required, what should be the actions of the existing lookout?
He should inform the Officer of the Watch and wait for instructions.
The lookout should go down the accommodation to see where the relief is and make him/her go to the lookout position.
Inform the Officer of the Watch that you are going to call your relief.
How is a EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) activated?
Most EPIRBs are automatically activated when they enter the water.
Most EPIRBs are remotely activated from the ship.
The EPIRBs is always transmitting and does not need to be activated.
What will you do if you are helmsman and the OOW (officer on watch) gives you the order: “Port 20” and after a while the order: “Ease to 10”?
Apply 20 degrees of rudder towards port and then after the second command reduce the wheel to 10 degrees of helm.
Turn the wheel until the rate of swing of the ship is 20 degrees per minute and then after the second order, reduce the wheel to make it swing at only 10 degrees per minute.
Apply the wheel to alter the course 20 degrees to port and then after the second command change the heading a further 10 degrees.
How should you, as helmsman, give feedback to the OOW (officer on watch) that his orders are understood?
You don’t have to give any feedback.
In which ways is heat transmitted?
Conduction, convection and radiation.
Delay, conduction, radiation.
Gasification, conduction and convection.
Radiation and gasification.
What are three diameters of fire hoses most commonly found on ships?
You are carrying out a search in a smoke filled compartment wearing a breathing apparatus. At what stage should you start to make your way out of the compartment?
Regularly check your pressure gauge and note how much air you used to reach your work area. Start to return when you have this amount left plus a reasonable reserve.
Wait until the breathing apparatus warning whistle sounds.
Wait for the appropriate signal on your safety line as the personnel outside will be keeping a track of the time you have spent inside.
Give the meaning of the following symbol:
Secondary means of escape.
A person wearing an anti-exposure suit shall be able to:
Perform all duties associated with abandonment, assist others and operate a rescue boat.
Jump from a height equal to that of the stowage of liferafts arranged to be thrown overboard.
Don and remove the suit in the water in no more than 5 min. If it impairs ability to swim.
Dive into the water to the maximum draft of craft that the ship is provided with.
In which way shall a survivor be hauled out of the sea?
An inflatable lifejacket will inflate:
Either automatically on immersion or by a single manual motion or by mouth.
Either automatically on immersion or by mouth.
Automatically on immersion.
Either automatically on immersion or by a single manual motion.
How many thermal protective aids are carried in each liferaft?
10 % of the number of persons the liferaft is designed to carry, or two, whichever is the greatest.
How many rocket parachute flares are carried in each lifeboat?
When must personal protective equipment be worn:
At all times when identified as a control method with risk assessment.
When making the vessel fast.
What kind of warning signs should be placed on manholes into void spaces?
Warning signs that indicate lack of oxygen inside.
Danger of explosion signs.
Breathing apparatus mandatory sign.
What is the purpose of the Ship Security Plan?
Protect your ship from risks posed by security threats or incidents.
Outline the organizational structure for the ship.
Outline specific measures for your ship to move from security level 1 to 2 and from 2 to 3.
This device can detect a package of drugs inside a large delivery of ship’s stores. What is it?
You have been assigned to enter a hold and check the general cargo stowed in it, as part of an on-passage monitoring procedure. What must be in place before you can do that?
The necessary permits, based on valid atmospheric and other applicable tests.
Written instructions from the Chief Officer on what to check in the hold.
A list of the items stowed in the applicable hold, extracted from the Cargo manifest, must be available for reference during the check.
What is understood by the term “take the helm”?
Take over the steering of the ship.
Take over heaving of a rope.
Change the place where the lookout is standing.
Is it always possible to use the word “ship” instead of the word “boat”?
Normally a small vessel is called a “boat” rather than a “ship”, otherwise it is not important.
A boat can only be used for vessels under 50 metres in length.
Either can be used anytime.
What do you understand by “Secure the tug”?
To pass a line to the tug.
What do you understand by “Secure the tug”?
To pass a line to the tug.
How would you alert others onboard if you saw a person falling overboard?
If I saw a person falling overboard I would shout repeatedly, “Man overboard”.
If I saw a person falling overboard I would shout once, “Man overboard”.
If I saw a person falling overboard I would run to the Bridge.
If I saw a person falling overboard I would inform the Bosun.
Whenever there is a major bleeding, the first priority should be to:
Take the pulse of the patient.
You must not attempt to move a casualty carelessly, if you suspect patient with:
During cargo or bunker operations, oil response equipment is to be:
Used elsewhere in the ship.
When is it good practice to check the pressure-vacuum valves?
After cargo transfer operations.
Before the next dry-docking.
The Explosimeter is an instrument to measure:
The composition of hydrocarbon gas / air mixtures in a tank atmosphere.
The amount of H2S gas in a tank atmosphere.
The level of oxygen present within a tank.
The oil product particularly associated with the danger of contracting leukaemia through exposure to its vapours is:
When loading a static accumulator oil, to minimise the risk of explosion through electrostatic charge in a tank it must be ensured that:
No metallic devices such as those used for gauging and sampling, should be introduced into the tank during loading and for 30 minutes after completion of loading.
No metallic sampling devices over 2 litres capacity should be permitted on the cargo deck at any time, unless thoroughly cleaned beforehand with soapy water.
No rubber containers over 1 litre capacity, such as those used for sampling, should be introduced into the tank between completion of loading and for 10 minutes after that time.
The rotating jet water outlets on tank cleaning machines used on board oil tankers is called: