Q1: State how safety is achieved with regard to gas emission in battery rooms where a large number of lead-acid cells are stored with reference to A. Provision of lighting; B. Ventilation if a fan is fitted; C. Type of distilled water container for topping up; D. Use of tools and replacement of defective batteries.
Q2. With reference to lifeboats, describe with the aid of sketches: A. The handbrake used for lowering and state how it may be tested. B. The centrifugal brake and state the method of testing. C. i. A roller ratchet and state the method of testing; ii. Explain why the ratchet is incorporated into the system;
Q3: With reference to Regulation 12 of SOLAS Chapter XII, dealing with Water Level Detection and Alarm Systems to spaces;
A. Type of ships Water Level Detection and Alarm System is required to be installed;
B. Brief description of such installation;
C. Requirements with respect to detection system;
D. Requirements with respect to an alarm system.
Q6. Write short notes on - A. Role of Recognized Organization (Classification Societies) on ship; B. Enhanced survey program (ESP); C. Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS) for oil tankers.
Q5. Receiving of bunkers is an important aspect of a Senior Engineers responsibility, A. Stale the safety precautions that should be observed when bunkering; B. Explain the importance of taking samples when bunkering; C. Explain a preferred method of taking samples; D. Slate the details available in bunker delivery note (BDN).
Q5. A. List the special areas for the purpose of MARPOL 73/78 Annex V; B. Explain the requirements for disposal of garbage within special areas, C. Describe the form of record keeping required; D. Are these records subject to flag State/Port State control officer's scrutiny? E. What could be the consequence of violations?
Q2. With reference to classification society’s survey, explain the following
A. Why a Class certificate is issued to a newly built ship after satisfactory completion of survey and sea trials, what is the purpose of a Class certificate?
B. Is it necessary to call a Class surveyor after repair or alteration to the ship’s structure If so, why?
C. Describe the requirement for initial and periodical survey respect to International Load Line.
Q8. With reference to Port State Control: A. State the various MOU’s and the purpose of having a port state control regime; B. Give at least 3 examples of deficiency which may lead to detention of your vessel; C. If your vessel gets detained by the PSCO owing to a deficiency, what woul be your action for redressal.
Q2. A. A hydraulically operated ballast tank valve situated in the duct keel has failed to close. State as Second Engineer your procedure for directing safe entry by engine room staff to the duct keel to ascertain the cause and possibility to carry out a repair.
B. State if any procedure is to be followed before making an entry, and the relevant IMO code under which such procedures are required
Question Set: 2014/MAR (MEO Class II : SSEP)
Total Questions: 9