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Topic started 31 Mar 2015 13:15 by Sengupta
‘Safety is a perceived concept which determines to what extent the management, engineering and operation of a system are free from danger to life, property and the environment.’ The objective of this forum is to start discussion on the tools and techniques that are utilized in Maritime Industry,...
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Topic started 20 Oct 2011 14:39 by admini
Question:-Define the salient considerations during survey of ships under 1)Bare boat charter 2)Voyage charter 3)Time charter As a chief engineer on board,explain with reasons,which of the three surveys is most demanding.
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A charter is a contract between the ship owner and the charterer,for the use of a ship or its services for a voyage/s or for a specified period of time. The contracts for hire of vessels may be either of: a) Bare boat charter b)Time charter c)Voyage charter. Bareboat charter-It is a contract of hire...
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Topic started 20 Oct 2011 13:06 by admini
Question:-Your vessel is bunkering at a port. Describe the procedure you would follow as a Chief Engineer for ascertaining / receiving correct grade / quantity of oil from the Shore supply authorities. In case of disputes regarding lube oil / fuel oil received on board, describe the actions you will...
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Last Post by admini 20 Oct 2011 13:07
When accepting bunkers from a barge or a terminal, the Chief Engineer should always check the local supplier's documents, to make certain that the bunker supply conforms, in terms of quantity, as will as fuel specification, with what has actually been ordered. The flash point, viscosity and other...
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Topic started 20 Oct 2011 13:02 by admini
Question:-Give a brief history and the necessity towards formation of UNCLOS ? What are its important highlights ? With reference to the context, explain (i) Territorial Sea (ii) Contiguous Zone (iii) Exclusive Economic Zone (iv) Continental Shelf and (v) High Seas.
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Last Post by admini 20 Oct 2011 13:04
Oceans always have been a prime source of nourishment for life. Climate and weather changes depend on the interplay between oceans and the atmosphere. They also serve as a convenient medium for trade, commerce, exploration, adventure & discovery . As the mysteries of the ocean gave way to their...
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Topic started 20 Oct 2011 12:45 by admini
Question:-What are the UNCLOS provisions concerning ship’s flag and nationality? In observing the provisions of UNCLOS, what are the Duties of the Flag state and how it are they enforced?
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Last Post by admini 20 Oct 2011 12:47
UNCLOS stands for ‘United Nations Convention on Laws of the Sea’ This is an evolution of the ‘Law of Sea’ Convention-i.c. the means for ensuring freedom of navigation at sea. This lead to the need for establishing an International Law to determine the status of sea areas and the governance...
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Topic started 20 Oct 2011 12:26 by admini
Question:-Explain Port State Control (PSC) What is the scope of it’s inspection and the basis of such inspections. Enumerate the relevant Regulations, Articles and Annexes of SOLAS 74, Load line 66, MARPOL 73/78 STCW & Tonnage 69 which concern Port State Control.
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Last Post by admini 20 Oct 2011 12:26
Port State Control-‘Port State Control’ is an inspection program under which all countries work together, to ensure that all Vessels entering their waters are in compliance with strict International safety and Anti-pollution standards. All countries involved in inspecting ship, will share their...
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Topic started 20 Oct 2011 11:50 by admini
Question:-What are principles of modern Salvage law? Briefly discuss the London Convention of 1989 ? Also discuss the different types of salvage contracts
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Last Post by admini 20 Oct 2011 11:53
Salvage can be described as ‘a Service rendered to save a Maritime property in Danger’ Salvage can be characterized by the following :- 1) Salvage service must be voluntary. 2) Salvage property must be a recognized Maritime property 3) Subject must be is danger. 4) Salvage must be successful....
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Topic started 20 Oct 2011 11:46 by admini
Question:-A successful voyage, as a Chief engineer, is a combination of a ‘trouble-free’ run, optimum use of fuel, minimum Interpersonal conflicts & minimum intervention of Shore authorities. Do you believe this to be true? Considering the Ship as an organization, explain how you, as the Manger,...
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Last Post by admini 20 Oct 2011 11:48
The ship’s Owner has an insurable interest in his ship. The Cargo owner has an insurable interest in his cargo. But in certain Success is the achievement one’s goals. All the above listed items are important for the safe ramming and profitability of a ship’s operations. Safety on a ship is...
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Topic started 20 Oct 2011 11:44 by admini
Question:-Describe the four Fundamental Principles of Marine Insurance.
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Last Post by admini 20 Oct 2011 11:45
Insurable Interest: The first principle makes it clear, that insurance is not mere gambling; the marine Insurance Act prohibits the insurance of any ‘property’ or ‘adventure’ in which a person has no insurable interest. Law defines the’ insurable interest’ as : “In particular, a person...
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Topic started 20 Oct 2011 11:41 by admini
Question:-Highlight the role of Classification societies in providing set of standards for sound merchant ship construction Also state the importance of International Association of Classification Societies and how they contribute in improving standards of hull and machineries
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Last Post by admini 20 Oct 2011 11:42
Classification societies are independent third party bodies who have set, standard rules and regulations for construction and maintenance of ships on behalf of the ship owners, At the beginning of the 19th century, Underwriters had taken unreasonable risks and many heavy losses were mainly due to...
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Topic started 20 Oct 2011 11:26 by admini
Question:-Differentiate between Statutory, Classification and Regulatory service List under these categories the surveys which are to be conducted, (i) Every six months (ii) Every year (iii) Every thirty months (iv)Every five years.
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Last Post by admini 20 Oct 2011 11:35
Statutory surveys/certificates issued are those which must comply with the law. The flag State lays down the rules/regulations as how the ships must be built and equipped with regard to structure, equipment and machinery. These rules in various Flag States are similar to each other as they have been...
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Topic started 20 Oct 2011 10:49 by admini
Question:- Explain the jurisdiction of application of ‘PSC’ ands its control regulations, State the salient clauses from different International Conventions that form basis and focus of ‘PSC’
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Last Post by admini 20 Oct 2011 11:14
Port State control authorities undertake inspection of ships in their territorial limits, to ensure that they meet the requirements of international standard laid in the Conventions. It is possible that during a certain period the ship may not have called its home port, certificate may have been not...
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Topic started 20 Oct 2011 10:45 by admini
Question:-During Port State control inspection, Port State control officer desires to carry out detailed inspection of the vessel. What are the ‘Clear Grounds’ for ‘PSCO’ to conduct a more detailed inspection? State your answer, with an example.
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Last Post by admini 20 Oct 2011 10:48
Answer:-Regulation 4, Chapter XI of SOLAS 1974 makes it possible for Port State control officer inspecting foreign ships to check their operational requirements especially when there are “Clear Grounds” for believing that Master or crew are not familiar with essential ship-board procedures...
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Topic started 20 Oct 2011 10:41 by admini
Question:-Draw up an appropriate ‘Training Plan’ for Engine Room personnel towards successful handling of (i) Major fire in Engine Room and wheelhouse (2) Pollution involution involving cargo / bunkers
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Last Post by admini 20 Oct 2011 10:43
Answer:-Muster and drills are required to be carried out regularly. Muster and drills are exercises, which have the objective of preparing a trained and organized response to potentially hazardous situations, which may unexpectedly threaten life, or the environment. It is important, that they should...
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Topic started 20 Oct 2011 10:36 by admini
Question:-Discuss the ‘managerial skills’ which are needed to be a successful Chief Engineer. Why ‘human skills’ are so important to become a successful Manager?
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Last Post by admini 20 Oct 2011 10:37
Answer:-Following are some Managerial skills to make a successful Chief Engineer: 1) One must know one’s own Strengths and Weaknesses; so that one can improve Strength could be utilized for achievement of organizational goals-on board ship. 2) Endeavour to give your best experience and knowledge...
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