The following pictures will help you to understand about the general location of engine room in a ship. Engine room is in the bottom aft portion of the ship from where main engine drives the propeller and rudder is used for steering. In the 2nd picture you will understand that there are many compartments in E.R 3rd picture shows the full ship and the location of engine room for your understanding.
Learn and know the ship and its parts in the given sketch
FAMILIARIZATION WITH DUTIES AND ENGINE ROOM ENVIRONMENT
New crew members or officers joining a ship must be familiarized with their duties and important information about the ship. This is to ensure that the new people on board ship understand their responsibilities thoroughly before commencing their duties.
The main aim of the familiarization training is to make the new crew aware of important safety procedures that are to be carried out on ships while working or during an emergency situations.
It is the responsibility of captain/ chief engineer that new person joining onboard should be familiarized.
It is the duty of the officer in charge of the training to train the new crew regarding.
Apart from the above mentioned points, the officer must also ensure that the new crew members know the following:
Rating comes to the engine room entrance. The door is marked with precautions to enter engine room and he wears boiler suits with all the safety gears. Opens the door and enters the engine room. Goes to the engine control room, and meets duty engineer/2nd engineer for orders. Goes for engine room rounds first checks the funnel then climb down to all platforms in sequence. In the top platform checks the expansion tank for water level then goes to the boiler platform checks all the parameters of boilers and incinerator. Goes to various platforms, the main engine cylinder head -fuel pump -coolers/Heat exchanger -fresh water generator (FWG). Takes round of generator room and various machineries like Pumps, shafting, purifier room, oily water separator. Checks bilges and sumps for levels then goes for routine work.
1.ENTER engine room wearing PPE (Helmet, Safety shoes, Boiler suits, Ear muff etc.)
2. Go to ECR (ENGINE CONTROL ROOM) for orders from engineer officer.
3. Go for engine room rounds starting from funnel
4. Expansion tanks for checking level
5. Boilers and incinerators
6. Main engine cylinder head platform
7. Fuel pump platform, coolers and heat exchangers, FWG
Fuel pump platform
(SHELL AND TUBE TYPE)
(PLATE TYPE )
8. Generator room
9. Bottom platform- Pumps, Shafting, Purifier, OWS, Bilge, Sump