Q1. With reference to the 0.5% sulphur limit applied to residual fuel oils applicable from 1st Jan 2020, enumerate the regulations in the MARPOL convention according which this limit is applied globally. Also prepare a plan for changeover of ships fuel oil tanks and engine fuel oil systems to low (0.5%) sulphur fuel oil so that the ships tanks are ready to comply with the new regulations.
Q1. A. One of the objectives of UNCLOS is protection of marine environment and prevention of pollution. Define pollution as per UNCLOS and discuss the key features of obligations of coastal states in this regard.
B. State the 3 main tiers of the oil pollution damage compensation conventions of the IMO. In each case elaborate one who is responsible for payment of compensation. Also, state the source of funds as well as certification required by ship under each tier.
Q2. Explain Abraham Maslow's theory of motivation. As chief engineer onboard, stress the issues you will address for lack of motivation, differences in attitude and to increase sense of competitiveness for better management and effective control?
Q1. Discuss the principles of Marine Insurance. Explain each of the principle with suitable examples.
Q3. Define an ‘Unseaworthy ship’ within the meaning of MS Act 1958, as amended. Explain ‘detainable deficiency’ with reference to a PSC inspection and describe the procedure to be followed for timely release of a vessel detained for serious structural deficiencies under PSC.
Q6. Referring generally to a general Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) System, explain;
a. Requirements related to construction and technical performance.
b. Requirements related to onboard installation of the system.
c. Special requirements for tankers and ships carrying dangerous chemicals.
Q9. With reference to “ISM Code” write short notes on
(a) Role of company (b) Advantage of drills and exercises
(c) Documented procedures (d) Management Review.
Q8. In an unfortunate incident of Main Engine Crank case explosion on your vessel, the main engine was badly damaged and two engine room personnel suffered serious injuries. Explain how you will present the vessel for subsequent inspections by P&I and H&M insurance companies with special emphasis on the records and documents required in each case to ensure that only genuine claims are honored.
Q2. With respect to engine room man management enlist the key issues you will address with proper justification in the following areas:
a. Training Programmes b. Long term personnel development concept
c. Attitude and motivation development d. Emergency Response.
e. Copying up with stress.
Question Set: 2019/MAR (Class 1 Exam Q&A)
Total Questions: 9