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Engine Room Management

Course Topics

  • Introduction
  • 1. Engine Room resource management
  • 1.1.1 Effective Communication
  • 1.1.2 Allocation of resources
  • 1.1.3 Planning & Co-ordination
  • 1.1.4 Workload Management
  • 1.2.1 Time & Resource constrains
  • 1.2.2 Personal Relationship Onboard ship
  • 1.2.3 Working in multi-cultural Environment
  • 1.2.4 Situational Awareness concept
  • 2. Preparation of Engine
  • 2.1  Preparing Main Engine
  • 2.2.1 Preparing Aux.Engine
  • 2.2.2 Preparing Boiler
  • 2.3.1 Aux. Machineries - Port & Port Operation
  • 2.3.2 First Start Arrangements
  • 2.4 Change Over Procedures of Fuel - Main Engine
  • 2.5 Fuel Oil Changeover Procedures - Auxiliary Engines & Boiler
  • 3. Maintenance
  • 3.1 Objectives of Maintenance
  • Classification of Maintenance
  • Safety Measures - Ship Board Repair and Maintenance
  • Preparation of maintenance schedule for machinery
  • General Safety Precautions during maintenance
  • 3.2 Preparing maintenance schedule for Main engine & Alternator.
  • 3.3 Preparing maintenance schedule for Auxiliary Machineries
  • 3.4 Overhauling procedure for various auxiliary machineries
  • 3.5 Maintenance of Continuous running pumps
  • 3.6 PMS Maintenance of Hydraulic Jacks & Tools
  • 4. Breakdown Operations
  • 4.1 Preparation of engines for emergency operation
  • 4.2 Emergency repair for engine room machineries
  • 4.3 Emergency steering
  • 4.4 Propulsion Engine-Unit Cut-out
  • 4.5 Eemergency procedures for change-over from remote/automatic
  • 5. Spare Parts Management
  • 5.1 Preparing store inventory
  • 5.2 Just –in – Time ( JIT ) concept
  • 5.3 ABC Analysis
  • 5.4 Consumable Store list requisition
  • 5.5 Bunker estimates.
  • 6. Monitoring of Engine Performances
  • 6.1 Taking Indicator cards and Interpretation of Card
  • 6.2 Trouble shooting from engine parameters
  • 6.3 Crankcase Inspection,
  • 6.4 Engine and propeller design
  • 6.5 Oil Mist Detector and Other Safety Features
  • 7. Management of Engine Room Crew
  • 7.1 Engine Room Watch
  • 7.2 Fitness for duty.
  • 7.3 Duties & responsibilities
  • 7.4 Main and Aux.Machines
  • 7.5 Safety and Emergency procedures
  • 8. Safe Engineering Watch Keeping
  • 8.1 Routine pumping operations - Fuel Oil, Ballast Water
  • 8.2 Routine pumping operations of fire pump and cargo pumping system.
  • 8.3 Interpretation of functional tests on communication and control system.
  • 8.4 Maintenance of machinery space, Log book and the significance of readings taken.
  • 8.5 Safety precautions, observation & immediate action to be taken in event of fire or accident, with particular reference to oil systems.
  • 9. Engineering watch (underway)
  • 9.1 General, Taking over watch,
  • 9.2 Periodic checks of machinery
  • 9.3 Engine Room Log, Preventive repair and maintenance; Bridge notification.
  • 9.4 Navigation in congested water and during restricted visibility
  • 9.5 calling the attention of the Chief Engineer Officer
  • 10. Engineering Watch (Unsheltered anchorage)
  • 10.1 Conditions to be ensured. Watch-keeping (in Port)
  • 10.2 Watch arrangements; Taking over the watch; Keeping a watch.
  • 10.3 Oil, Chemical & Gas Tankers-Principles
  • 10.4 Characteristics of Cargo; Toxicity hazards
  • 10.5 Safety equipment; Protection of Personnel.
  • 11. Pollution Prevention
  • 11.1 Pollution Prevention Methods
  • 11.2 Bilge Water Management
  • 11.3 Bilge Water Management
  • 11.4 Garbage Management
  • 11.5 Sludge Management
  • 12. Marine Environment
  • 12.1 Marine Environmental awareness
  • 12.2 Discharges to sea & their environmental impact
  • 12.3 Proactive measures to control pollution & maintain environment.

Introduction

Objective of Learning Engine Room Management

To enable the student to acquire knowledge for operation and maintenance of marine machinery and take care of Engine Room Environment.

Introduction to Engine Room Management

Management – is that Co-ordinates the efforts of people to accomplish goals and objectives by using available resources efficiently and effectively.

Engine Room Management - is an approach to achieve a ship’s safe navigation by appropriately managing the resources of personnel, equipment and information in the machinery space and by effectively utilizing them.