The Ultimate Guide to Deck Machinery Procedures and Operations
A deck officer on board ship is responsible for a number of important jobs, which also includes handling ship’s navigation. From monitoring loading and discharging of the cargo to maintenance and primary upkeep of the ship, deck officers perform some of the most vital operations which allow smooth operation of the ship.
No matter what type of ship you are working on, as a “deck officer” or “mate” it’s your primary duty to ensure that proper procedures and safe working practices are followed while carrying out master’s order. Needless to say, working as a deck officer is not an easy job. Sometimes you are required to handle a number of jobs simultaneously whereas other times you might have to face unexpected dangerous emergencies. Whatever the situation, you being a responsible deck officer are required to be thoroughly prepared to ensure minimum risk to the ship and its crew.
What do we cover in this ebook?
Considering these points, along with a number of queries we have received over the past years, Marine Insight has compiled the eBook- The Ultimate Guide to Deck Operations and Procedures to help deck officer and crew members in carrying out all the important deck jobs with utmost ease and safety.
If you are a deck officer working on ships or are studying to become one, then you must be aware of the nitty-gritty involved with deck and cargo operations. While performing duties such as standing watch for navigation and security, operating and maintaining deck equipment systems, and handling lines to secure vessels to piers or other vessels, a deck officer needs to follow step-by-step procedures in order to avoid risks to the ship and his life. Following safe working procedures therefore a must while handling deck operations and that is exactly what this eBook provides.
The eBook Answers Some of the Frequently Asked Questions
Chapters in Detail
Part III – Emergency Preparation
Part IV – Emergency Operations
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