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Welcome to the website where you can find answers for the CES test on the subject «Deck, Support, Container Vessel». This site will help you as a marine specialist improve your knowledge with the help of open information, where you can find questions as well as answers for them. CES/CBT based on practical information and marine specialists experience.

CES tests developed for evaluating seaman basic knowledge by Seagull Company (rebranded as «OTG»), is an evaluating online-tool, used for revealing any professional preparation needed in specific fields of knowledge, defined by STCW.

  • Test type: STCW.
  • Version: 5.2.7.
  • Department: Deck.
  • Level: Support.
  • Vessel type: Container Vessel.

CES tests have proven themselves as good tools for the selection and recruitment process, as well as advancing the level of knowledge of the current officers and crew. Ocean Technologies Group use various subjects for question creation, which includes:

  • Crowd and Crisis Management;
  • Integrated Navigation System (INS);
  • Ballast water management;
  • Handling and Stowage;
  • Vessel operation management and safety;
  • Marine engineering;
  • Maintenance and repair, etc.

Current test contains Seagull CES questions on the subject «Work on Container Vessel». Those questions can be used for competence verification specialist. Knowledge of this information directly shows employee’s competence who holds a relevant post on a vessel. A sailor working on a container ship requires a high level of professionalism and physical endurance. Their primary task involves overseeing the loading and unloading of containers, necessitating precise distribution of weight loads to ensure the vessel’s stability. Sailors must also be well-versed in all technical aspects of the ship and capable of promptly responding to any emergency situations.

Furthermore, container ships often operate on international routes, entailing extended periods at sea and limited time ashore. This demands a high level of resilience to stress and adaptability to varying onboard living conditions. Sailors must adhere to strict international safety and environmental protection standards, as container ships carry substantial cargo volumes, making it crucial to avoid any potential accidents or mishaps. Overall, the job of a sailor on a container ship is challenging but vital for global trade and commerce.

This page contains answers to Seagull CES (Crew Evaluation System) test about Deck, Support, Container Vessel, and serve as a database of questions and answers, using which seafarer can prepare to exams for getting certificate of competence, or just to challenge yourself with knowledge in this theme.



CES – Deck, Support, Container Vessel

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Code: EODR On the figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term “AFT” shown. Which one is the correct one?

Scheme of the ship

Aft is defined as A on the figure.
Aft is defined as C on the figure.
Aft is defined as B on the figure.
Aft is defined as D on the figure.
Code: DBSU On the figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term “BOLLARD” given. Which one is the correct one?

Scheme of the ship #2

Bollard is given by D on the figure.
Bollard is given by C on the figure.
Bollard is given by B on the figure.
Bollard is given by A on the figure.
Code: KBJS In the diagram, which arrow is pointing at the position known as the “Bridge”?

Scheme of the ship #3

The Bridge is indicated by A in the figure.
The Bridge is indicated by D in the figure.
The Bridge is indicated by B in the figure.
The Bridge is indicated by C in the figure.
Code: AXYU On the diagram, which letter indicates what is meant by the word “DRAUGHT” of the ship?

Scheme of the ship #4

Draught is indicated by D, in the figure.
Draught is indicated by B, in the figure.
Draught is indicated by C, in the figure.
Draught is indicated by A, in the figure.
Code: IVGQ On the figure there are four (4) possible directions, shown by the arrowed lines, which could be the correct direction associated with the term “HEAD LINE”. Which one is the correct one?

Scheme of the ship #5

Head line is given by B on the figure.
Head line is given by C on the figure.
Head line is given by D on the figure.
Head line is given by A on the figure.
Code: ICYJ On the figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term “WINDLASS”. Which one is the correct one?

Scheme of the ship #6

Windlass is given by B on the figure.
Windlass is given by C on the figure.
Windlass is given by D on the figure.
Windlass is given by A on the figure.
Code: HHIJ On the figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term “CENTRE LINE”. Which one is the correct one?

Scheme of the ship #7

Centre line is given by B on the figure.
Centre line is given by C on the figure.
Centre line is given by D on the figure.
Centre line is given by A on the figure.
Code: OWGN “Overshoot” is an expression we use when talking about a ship’s steering ability. What is the definition of this expression?
It is how many degrees a ship continues to turn after you apply counter rudder.
It is the way a ship turns when you put the helm in a hard over position.
It is the way a ship shoots forward when you give “a kick ahead”.
It is the way a ship continues to turn when the helm is put amidship.
Code: WTWR Read the text in and answer the question: “What should be given to prospective seafarers”? It is recommended that every prospective seafarer should, before being employed in a sea-going ship, receive proper training in personal survival techniques. In respect of such training several recommendations are made.
Approved training in survival techniques.
Passport and visa.
Recommendations.
Survival and protective clothing.
Code: YXWW When acting as helmsman would you expect the reading of the gyro compass to be the same as the magnetic compass?
Very seldom would they be the same.
They would always be the same.
They would always be within 1 or 2 degrees of each other.
They would never be the same.
Code: TCQW What does the term “Hard a Starboard” or “Hard to Starboard” mean?
Put the wheel fully over to starboard.
The wheel is difficult to turn to starboard.
Do not allow the vessel to swing to port.
Start the ship swinging to starboard.
Code: OSDQ Who is authorised to operate lifting equipment around the ship?
Those ship’s personnel who have been assessed as competent and are duly authorised to do so by the master as per the procedures as outlined in the ship’s SMS system.
Stevedores, manufacturer’s maintenance engineers and senior ratings only.
All deck officers and ratings.
Deck officers and ratings, engineering officers and ratings, GP crew if applicable, who are in possession of crane operation training certificates issued by the company.
Code: ELPO When two ships are lying alongside each other in a ship to ship operation and one ship is lying at anchor, anchor watch duties must be carried out as follows:
Both ships have normal anchor watch responsibility in addition to watching ship to ship fendering, mooring etc.
Anchor watches are not kept as the duty officers will be on deck conducting the cargo operations.
Anchor watch responsibility rests with the vessel which has its anchor down and the ship to ship connections is the responsibility of the other vessel.
Code: BFIR Breathing apparatuses is an important piece of equipment for being able to fight a fire onboard a vessel. What routine precautions to be observed with regard to use and maintenance of such equipment?
All the mentioned alternatives.
That personnel having a beard are not selected as smoke divers.
That personnel that are appointed as smoke divers, primarily are given a shore based proper basic education and training.
That the equipment always to be kept cleaned, checked and bottles are recharged immediately upon use, and frequently inspected.
Code: TKRN What kind of extinguishing-remedy would you choose to put out an electrical fire?
Dry extinguishing remedy.
Water.
Combination of powder and water.
Foam.
Code: QYUD What kind of safety clothing should be worn during a mooring operation?
Helmet, safety shoes, gloves and protective clothes.
Gloves and helmet.
Safety shoes and boiler suit.
No particular safety clothes are required.
Code: KLAP What is the meaning of “Make Fast”?
Make Fast means to secure a rope.
Make Fast means to avoid all meals.
Make Fast means to act very quickly.
Make Fast means to coil a rope.
Code: FNCM What is understood by the term “Boat Drill”?
“Boat Drill” means the practical training in the various aspects of getting all the people onboard safely off the ship, in the event of abandoning ship.
“Boat Drill” is an exercise to launch the lifeboats and move the boats clear of the ship.
“Boat Drill” is an exercise in the practical and safe methods to secure a boat alongside the ship.
Code: HFRA, KEKN Give the meaning of the following symbol:

Symbol: fasten seat belts

Fasten seat belts.
Fasten lifejacket belt.
Secure hatches.
Secure buoy line to the ship.
Code: FUKP, HDKP How much food per person is supplied on a liferaft?
Not less than 10 000 kJ.
Not less than 20 000 kJ.
Not less than 5 000 kJ.
None, only barley sugar sweets supplied.
Code: AECJ A drip tray containing oil is on fire. The only fire-fighting equipment available is water hose with spray jet/spray nozzle. How, if at all, should you attempt to put out this fire using water?
The water can be applied in a fine spray starting from the front in a sweeping motion.
Water should be applied in a jet to the back of the fire.
Water should be applied to the oil in a single jet only.
Water should not be used on any type of oil fire.
Code: SKFX Which of the following are frequent causes of fires in accommodation?
1. Smoking in bed. Covering of electric fires with blankets. 3. Overloading electric plugs.
Covering of electric fires with blankets.
Smoking in bed.
Overloading electric plugs.
Code: AIGK What is the main responsibility of a bridge lookout at night?
Inform the bridge of any new lights when they appear over the horizon or any other items observed which may affect the ship.
Inform bridge of changing weather patterns.
Inform bridge of any lights when they appear over the horizon.
Inform bridge of any other ships observed, which appear to be getting closer to your own ship.
Code: VPHS During restricted visibility, you are posted as bridge lookout and you hear 1 long blast at intervals of about 2 minutes on your port bow. What will you report to the OOW (officer on watch)?
Fog signals of one long blast heard on the port bow.
Power driven vessel under way and making way on the port bow.
A vessel at anchor on port bow.
Power-driven vessel making no way on port bow.
Code: RXCL What will you do if you are helmsman and the OOW (officer on watch) gives you the order: “Starboard ten”?
Fog signal of one long blast heard on the port bow at regular intervals of about 2 minutes.
Repeat the command back and then change course 10 degrees to starboard of present course.
Repeat the command back and then put the wheel over sufficiently for the ship to swing at a rate of 10 degrees per minute to starboard.
Code: IIES How will you act if you are helmsman and the OOW (officer on watch) gives you the order: “Nothing to port”?
Don’t let the ship turn to port.
Let the ship turn to starboard.
Alter course to starboard.
Don’t give port rudder.
Code: ITPC What is the signal actuated by a detection system?
A visual and audible alarm signal at the control panel.
An audible signal at the control panel.
An audible and visual signal consisting in 7 short signals followed by a long one.
A visual signal at the control panel.
Code: YJGQ What are the main components of the atmospherical air?
O2: 21 %; N2: 78 %; H2O: traces; CO2: traces; Rare gases: traces.
O2: 21 %; N2: 72 %; H2O: 5 %; CO2: 2 %; Rare gases: traces.
O2: 75 %; N2: 10 %; H2O: 5 %; CO2: 5 %; Rare gases: traces.
Code: DQKN In which one of the following an oil, the flash point of which only needs to be over 43 °C, may be used?
In emergency generators.
In the main engine.
In the kitchen.
In inert gas generators.
Code: OJHE A stevedore is working in a cargo hold of a bulk carrier while completing discharge of a concentrate cargo. You suddenly notice that he appears to be taken ill. You should:
Assume problem due to lack of oxygen and/or toxic gas and rescue with self-contained breathing apparatus.
The foreman stevedore will deal with this situation.
Immediately enter space and give first aid.
Assume possible heart attack and give CPR.
Code: CTSK On a bulk carrier at the completion of loading and before closing hatch covers, the track ways must be:
Track ways swept and checked clear of obstructions.
No sweeping required.
Track ways washed down.
No specific checks.
Code: NFRF When preparing the hold of a bulk carrier for cargo when that hold has previously been ballasted, which of the following must be checked?
The ballast lines must be blanked off and the bilge lines opened and tested.
Previous cargo swept out.
The heating coils fitted.
Paint coating re-painted.
Code: RUUF What must be done after completion of ballasting operations on a bulk carrier?
All valves closed, tank ventilators in open position and sounding pipe caps replaced.
Sounding pipe caps left off.
All valves and lines left open.
All valves closed and tank ventilators to closed position.
Code: ISUD Which of these series of sizes corresponds to the international standard for nozzles?
12 mm, 16 mm and 19 mm.
10 mm and 20 mm.
10 mm, 20 mm and 30 mm.
5 mm, 10 mm and 20 mm.
Code: NXCC What alarm signal must be sounded by the alarm bells in case of fire?
The signal which is stated in the muster list.
A continuous signal.
Series of short blasts.
One long blast followed by seven short blasts.
Code: BIWP Give the meaning of this symbol:

Symbol: lifebuoy

Lifebuoy.
Lifebuoy with line.
Lifebuoy with light.
Lifebuoy with light and smoke.
Code: SPAG Which part of the float-free arrangement for inflatable liferafts is made to release the liferaft after being automatically inflated during the ship is sinking?
The weak link.
The lashing strap.
The hydrostatic release unit.
The painter.
Code: HYDL The wearer of a lifejacket can jump into the water without injury and without damaging the jacket from a height of at least:
4,5 m.
7 m.
12 m.
10 m.
Code: YXCS A person wearing an adult lifejacket shall be able:
To swim a short distance through the water and board a survival craft.
To dive half a meter under the water surface.
To jump from any height into the water without being injured or damaging the lifejacket.
To swim half a mile distance and board a survival craft.
Code: OWFT Which of air and water is the fluid that transfers the greatest amount of heat during the same time, given that the fluid is not flowing along the immersed body?
Water.
Air.
Both are transferring equally.
Code: NPLF, RBEN Which one of the following types of rope is the most dangerous to work with?
Nylon.
Manila.
Still wire.
Polypropylene.
Code: NNPQ, NKTF The responsibility for safety and security rests with everybody on board the vessel. General house-keeping rules should be followed. Which of the listed rules is the most important?
Keep your working area clean and tidy.
Keep tools within easy reach during work.
Do not carry lighters or matches when working outdoors.
Code: VVBI Which Security Levels requires the highest security alert?
Security Level 3.
Security Level 2.
Security Level 1.
Code: NVCD What do crew, visitors and contractors all have in common?
They all have opportunity to smuggle drugs.
They’re all employees of the ship.
They’re all onboard the ship for the duration of its voyage.
They’re all trained in ship emergency procedures.
Code: RDHU What is “defrosting” associated with?
Reefer containers.
Fan containers.
Containers carrying IMDG cargoes.
Dry cargo ventilated containers.
Code: KGIV On a container vessel, what would you do if you saw a container being damaged during loading operations?
Note the date and time of occurrence, container number and if possible take photographs.
Inform the relieving watchkeeper.
Inform the master.
Call the duty officer.
Code: ISAH On board a container vessel, which of the following is not likely to be displayed by the loading computer?
Stowage positions of high-cube containers.
Stresses in the sea-going condition.
Fluid GM.
Stack weights incorporating high-cube containers.
Code: KGFM On a container vessel, what indicates the correct weight of a wrongly declared container?
Strain gauges fitted to the shore gantry cranes.
The ship’s loading computer.
The container CSC plate.
The tare weight stamped on the container.
Code: CHTJ On a container vessel, with regard to fire precautions, what must be ensured prior to securing hatch pontoons?
That all cargo clusters have been removed from the hold.
That under-deck cargo operations have been completed.
That the cargo hold fire-fighting system has been checked.
That the duty officer’s permission has been obtained to secure the pontoons.
Code: JKJV On a container vessel, what will attending surveyors inspect when containers have been lost overboard?
Certificates of approval related to lashing equipment used to secure those containers.
The vessel’s Safety Construction certificate.
The on-board cargo lashing inventory.
The vessel’s Class certificate.
Code: JLCJ On a container vessel, what should be done if a twistlock is found cracked at the base?
Remove it from service.
Use it to lock under-deck container stows.
Use it in the lowest tier on deck.
Code: DBRU What will be the consequences of a ship’s failure to correct an unsafe stevedore working practice in the United States?
The ship will be prosecuted.
The master will be arrested.
The port will lodge a protest against the ship.
The duty officer will be arrested.
Code: VMEJ What is a “Fantainer” used for?
Carrying dry cargoes prone to condensation.
Carrying steel coils.
Carrying reefer cargoes prone to condensation.
Carrying dangerous goods prone to condensation.
Code: BCBD On a container vessel, under the IMDG Code what class is assigned to a Fumigated Container?
Class 9.
Class 8.
Class 6.
Class 5.
Code: RHFC On a container vessel, under which IMDG Class is fishmeal carried when not treated with anti-oxidants?
Class 4.2 – Flammable solid.
Class 4.1 – Flammable solid.
Class 9 – Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles.
Class 5.1 – Oxidizing substances.
Code: QLMC Why must duty crew members supervise the lashing of containers?
Because stevedores often apply container lashings haphazardly or place twistlocks incorrectly.
Because of local port regulations.
Because it is an international requirement under the ISM Code.
Because of time containers on the vessel towards the end of cargo operations.
Code: ABMW What determines how containers should be lashed?
The cargo security manual.
SOLAS 74/78.
OSHA regulations.
Advice from shore planners.
Code: KLHX What does OSHA stand for?
Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Occupation and Safe Health Association.
Overseas Sea Hazard Association.
Occupational Safety and Health Aids.
Code: MQXC Where do OSHA regulations apply?
United States of America.
European Union.
Australia.
United Arab Emirates.
Code: FNDY What general background colour is used on warning signs which require a specific “mandatory” action, such as one which might require the wearing of goggles during particular work task?
Blue.
Yellow.
Red.
Green.
Code: NYNA What general background colour is used on warning signs that indicate emergency of first-aid features, or indicate a safe condition?
Green.
Yellow.
Red.
Blue.
Code: KLAP What is the meaning of “Make Fast”?
Make Fast means to secure a rope.
Make Fast means to avoid all meals.
Make Fast means to act very quickly.
Make Fast means to avoid all meals.
Code: OVFY What do you understand by “Bitter end”?
The end link of an anchor cable that is secured within the chain locker.
The toggled end of a lifeboat painter.
To the very last moment.
A foul taste at the end of a meal.
Code: WDEJ Which of the following is false when a casualty is bleeding?
Cover the wound with a cloth.
Control bleeding.
Treat for the shock.
Encourage patient to lie quite and re-assure.
Code: PYPE All heat burns should be:
Cooled as quickly as possible with running cold water for at least 10 minutes.
Treated by the doctor only.
Applied with soothing lotion as soon as possible.
Covered with Gauze or bandage immediately.
Code: YSQG Port State Control Officers are authorised to:
Inspect and detain ship that are not meeting the requirements until they are able to demonstrate compliance with the regulations.
Detain ships that are not meeting the requirements for a minimum of 30 days.
Regularly inspect ships known to meet the requirement.
Code: OSOO Which of these emission control requirements is correct?
Low sulphur fuels reduce emissions of volatile organic compounds.
Installation of an exhaust gas cleaning system reduces emission of nitrogen oxide.
Equipment containing ozone-depleting substances may be dumped at sea 50 miles from land.
Incineration of PCB’s is permitted.
Code: OIQO On a container vessel, where should containers with untreated fishmeal cargo be carried?
On deck.
Under deck.
On deck away from sunlight.
Separated from Class 4.2 containers.
Code: DWDH, KMRH On a container vessel, what is the purpose of fixed stacking cones?
To prevent horizontal movement of 20′ containers in 40′ cell guides.
To prevent the horizontal movement of 40′ containers at tank top level.
To prevent movement of 20′ and 40′ containers at deck level.
Code: AJAS On a container vessel, where should a mid-bay guide be positioned?
On the tank top mid-way in 40′ guides to prevent transverse movement of 20′ containers.
On the tank top at the ends of 40′ container bays.
At the base of cell guides.
Code: VWPG When will a hatch pontoon’s side cleat need replacement?
When the rubber washer is compressed and hardened.
When the cleat retainer is rusty.
When the cleat retainer is distorted.
When the cleat has sprung open at sea.
Code: DAMK What is the function of a lashing plate?
As tie down point for turnbuckles on deck or hatch cover.
A means of securing buttresses under-deck.
A means of securing the hatch covers.
Code: GRPM A container vessel must alter her trim to depart even keel from the berth. Select the most appropriate means of altering trim.
By internal shift of ballast.
By altering the cargo disposition.
By discharging ballast from the deepest draught end of the vessel.
Code: QMYB On a container vessel, where will you find the Dangerous Goods List?
In Part 3 of the IMDG Code Volume 2.
In SOLAS 74/78.
In the Cargo Securing Manual.
In Chapter 3.6 of the IMDG Code Volume 2.
Code: NMES On a container vessel, which of these motions is not taken into account when calculating forces on a container stow?
Surging.
Heaving.
Rolling.
Pitching.
Code: GRRY Why should a container with a damaged corner post not be loaded?
Because its strength is weakened.
Because during discharge the ship could be held responsible for the damage.
Because it will not fit properly into a container stack.



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