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Welcome to the website where you can find answers for the CES test in area «Deck Management Chemical Tanker». 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 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.

  • Версия: 4.1, 5.0, 5.1, 6.0.0.
  • Тип теста: STCW.
  • Департамент: Deck.
  • Уровень: Management.
  • Тип судна: Chemical tanker.

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.

«Deck department, Management Level, Chemical Tanker» subject includes theoretical and practical information about safety working with electrical equipment. Knowledge of this information directly shows employee’s competence who holds a relevant post on a vessel. As a Deck Officer on a Chemical Tanker, some of the duties related to deck management may include various of duties. The primary duty of a Deck Officer on a Chemical Tanker is to supervise and coordinate the loading, unloading, and transfer of chemical cargo safely and efficiently. This involves understanding the chemical properties, handling procedures, and stowage requirements of each cargo and ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations and industry standards. Deck Officers are responsible for the safe navigation of the vessel. This includes planning and executing the vessel’s route, maintaining the vessel’s position, and ensuring compliance with all relevant navigation regulations. Watchkeeping, maintenance, safety and security are also entrusted to them

This page contains answers to Seagull CES (Crew Evaluation System) test about Deck Management Chemical Tanker, 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.



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Code: HYTJ What rules and regulations are regulating the watch keeping routines in the engine room?
Both STCW and Class rules.
SOLAS.
Class Rules.
International Standard for Training and Watch keeping (STCW).
Code: #OarD7#Q The time indication 121310z means in maritime radio communication:
12th day, 13:10 hours UTC.
12th month, 13:10 hours UTC.
12th day, 13:10 hours local time.
12th month, 13th day, 10:00 hour local time.
Code: TBXU A Cargo Ship Equipment Certificate will be issued for:
5 years with control every 12 months.
4 years.
A period not exceeding 24 months.
A period not exceeding 48 months.
Code: FAUG A large tanker is proceeding slowly up a narrow channel, using its own engines and assisted by the use of one tug. Where should the tug be connected to assist the ship in maintaining its course in the centre of the channel?
Made fast on a line through the centre lead astern.
Pushing alongside.
Standing-by – ready for use anywhere, as required.
Made fast on a line through the centre lead ahead.
Code: IAKL A vessel berths at two different jetties under the influence of a 1 knot beam current. At the first jetty the ship has an underkeel clearance of 5 times the draught and at the second the underkeel clearance is only 0,5 times the draught. If the current exerted a force of 50 tonnes on the ship at the first jetty, what would be the approximate force exerted at the second if the draught is the same?
150 tonnes.
25 tonnes.
75 tonnes.
Unchanged, remains at 50 tonnes.
Code: WYXW What can be used to reduce the effect of the state of sea-waves?
Vegetable/Fish oil.
Fuel oil.
Foam.
Crude oil.
Code: RBCW When handing over the con of a vessel to a pilot, should the Master insist in discussing the passage plan with the pilot while he is there to use his local knowledge and advice on the navigation of the ship?
A passage plan should be discussed between the Master and pilot, when under pilotage in the same way as discussed with the bridge team when deep sea.
A pilot is responsible for the navigation whilst on board and will be very familiar with what is required, therefore discussing the passage plan is not necessary.
The pilot would probably consider it unnecessary, be more interested in knowing the ship’s characteristics and resist any passage planning discussions with the Master.
The passage is well established and known by the pilot and a plan is therefore not necessary.
Code: POVX When loading oil in oil tankers, why are you only allowed to load maximum 98 % of the tank capacity?
Due to temperature expansion.
It is company policy.
Danger to vessel stability and strength.
Danger of overloading.
Code: AWRG, DLFF Who is responsible for maintaining the vessel’s structural strength?
The Master.
The Flag State Administration.
The Shipping Company and the Classification Society.
The Shipyard.
Code: HNVI The portable walkie talkies required to be carried by GMDSS regulations should have which channels as a minimum?
Channels 6, 13 & 16.
Channels 13 & 16.
Channel 16 only.
Channels 6 & 16.
Code: RJHC Which VHF channel should be used for intership navigation safety communications?
Ch. 13.
Ch. 12.
Ch. 16.
Ch. 06.
Code: NQKI A conventional tanker has most of its tanks slack during the discharging of oil cargo, it is not of any great consequence; however, if an OBO has most of its holds slack during discharging (or loading) of oil cargo this will:
Likely cause a sudden or violent list due to the very large free surface in the broad beamed holds?
Cause extreme strain to the hull on the listed side if a list develops?
Cause the vessel to develop a slow rolling motion?
Have not much effect on stability as these vessels are designed for such conditions?
Code: TCUD At what calendar interval must lifting appliances on board a vessel be suitably tested by a competent person?
5 years.
2 years.
2 1/2 years.
Annually.
Code: OLHT, SVIW At least, how often shall life boats be launched with their assigned operating crew aboard and manoeuvred in the water according to SOLAS?
Every 3 months.
Every week.
Every month.
Every 2 weeks.
Code: EVNT What is the correct setting of the “Anti Sea Clutter” control on the radar?
A few sea returns remaining on the screen.
No sea returns left on the screen which may confuse with small target echoes near the ship.
A removal of all the sea returns down to about a mile from own ship.
All of the suggested answers.
Code: HWCB What is the probable cause of an error in position of the ship obtained from the GPS system?
Incorrect height of the antenna.
A three dimensional instead of a two dimensional position output.
Abnormal sun spot activity causing unusual radiation effects.
All of the suggested answers.
Code: PODI Notification logging procedures (OPA-90).
Every report or message must be logged including time and date.
Only initial reports to be logged.
Only verbal reports for documentation.
Only communication with USCG.
Code: GRWD When a Master takes the leadership in approaching a problem, must his first action be a decision that will directly solve the problem?
Not necessary, he shall use all available resources. He should resist the temptation to step in and do it all by himself.
Yes, take full control. Do not delegate to other officers, to avoid mistake.
No, he should observe the situation, and let the other senior officers solve the situation.
Yes, with his experience, it is most likely that he has the best solution.
Code: XPNC, YUYX For how long is the health certificate valid for a seafarer in foreign trade?
One year.
3 months.
2 years.
No time limit.
Code: VYLW The prescribed test of EPIRB, SART and portable VHF radio set must be entered in:
Ship’s radio log.
Maintenance manual.
Radio equipment manual.
Equipment survey.
Code: GNHN The time indication 121310z means in maritime radio communication:
12th day, 13:10 hours UTC.
12th day, 13:10 hours local time.
12th month, 13th day 10:00 hours UTC.
Code: FQVB By the term “Stand by” the operator of a coast-station means that one should:
Wait until the coast-station calls again.
Switch back to the calling channel.
Give the position of the ship.
Code: LWXH A message is send by the Inmarsat-C set. The land earth station will:
Only send a positive delivery notification (PDN) to the sender if the sender requested, so in the send menu.
Automatically send a positive delivery notification (PDN) to the sender.
Never send a positive delivery notification (PDN) to the sender. The addressed will have to confirm the message through the ground-station and request for further information, if desired.
Code: SMBG Via Inmarsat-C a message is sent to an Inmarsat-C mailbox with a positive delivery notification (PDN). The ground station will:
Send a PDN, if the message has arrived in the mailbox.
Not send any PDN for this message.
Send a PDN, as soon as the message is collected from the mailbox.
Send no PDN’s with messages intended for the mailbox.
Code: TVHI Regular “updating” of a ships position in an Inmarsat-C installation is necessary:
To have the correct position in case of accidents.
To keep to the correct Inmarsat region.
To enter the correct data to the disk antenna.
To inform the satellite of ships position.
Code: DFLS A DSC distress alert is received. The message states that communication by radiotelex is preferred. One preferably uses:
FEC mode.
ARQ mode.
SELFEC mode.
Code: QTYE When on HF band a DSC distress alert is received, you have to listen to:
The radio telephony distress frequency in the band in which the DSC distress alert was received.
8 414,5 kHz (DSC distress frequency in 8 MHz).
The radio-telex distress frequency in the band in which the DSC distress alert was received.
Code: RQDE Wire antenna of 12 metres long is probably:
A MF/HF-antenna.
A VHS-antenna.
An Inmarsat-antenna.
Code: MGCN The position that is determined by built in GPS-receiver in an Inmarsat-EPIRB has an accuracy of about:
200 metres.
4 200 metres.
2 200 metres.
1 200 metres.
Code: CONY A satellite receives the transmissions of the 406 MHz Cospas-Sarsat EPIRB. The transmissions of the EPIRB will be:
Always passed on to a LUT.
Exclusively passed on to a LUT only between 70° N and 70° S.
Exclusively passed on to a LUT if the satellite sees both the EPIRB and the LUT.
Code: MIJF The battery of a SART:
Must be replaced before the expiry date is exceeded.
Must be re-charged weekly.
Charged condition must be checked weekly.
Code: OWQM While navigating using a paper chart marked WGS84 the OOW plots the ships position by four different methods and they all give slightly different positions. Which of the following would be considered the most accurate.
Radar ranges from two radar destinctive headlands.
GPS set on WGS84 datum.
Bearing and distance from a navigation buoy close to the vessel.
Gyro compass bearings from two lighthouses.
Code: BRCF On area A2 the function “Transmission and reception of on scene communications” is mainly based on:
The use of MF and/or VHF R/T.
The use of VHF DSC.
The use of MF DSC.
The use of SART transponder.
Code: BYKY What is false regarding the function “Transmission and reception of on scene communications”.
On area A4 this function is based on the use of HF R/T.
On area A1 this function is based on the use of VHF R/T.
On area A3 this function is based on the use of VHF or/and MF R/T.
The use of SART transponder.
Code: GKVI On area A4 the function “Transmission and reception of on scene communications” is mainly based on:
The use of MF and/or VHF R/T.
The use of HF DSC.
The use of SARSAT COSPAS EPIRB.
The use of MF and/or HF R/T.
Code: NBSF On area A3 the function “Transmission and reception of on scene communications” is mainly based on:
The use of MF and/or VHF R/T.
The use of HF DSC and/or Inmarsat-C.
The use of HF DSC.
The use of MF and/or HF R/T.
Code: XOWT On area A1 the function “Transmission and reception of on scene communications” is mainly based on:
The use of VHF R/T.
The use of SART transponders.
The use of MF DSC.
The use of VHF DSC.
Code: ULWC Which word will precede a routine message?
No specific word will precede a routine message.
ROUTINE.
MAYDAY.
PAN PAN.
Code: KWPJ When should a crew member joining a ship for the first time be given some training and instructions in the use of the ship’s fire-fighting appliances?
As soon as possible but not later than 2 weeks after he joins the ship.
As soon as possible.
As soon as possible but not later than 24 hours after he joins the ship.
As soon as possible but not later than 2 days after he joins the ship.
Code: PBTW The steps of the embarkation ladder used must be spaced apart by a distance of:
Equally spaced not less than 300 mm or more than 380 mm.
Equally spaced not less than 200 mm or more than 280 mm.
200 mm.
300 mm.
Code: OYAM If your chemical tanker is equipped with high velocity venting valves, at what minimum height above the weather deck or catwalk should they be installed?
3 metres.
6 metres.
2,5 metres.
4,5 metres.
Code: UNCQ What do you understand by the term “Risk Assessment”, and how would this be carried out on board?
Identify the hazards, quantify the risks, put control measures in place, monitor the work activity and review.
States than when work has a degree of risk that the work is not carried out.
Requires a great deal of preparation and involves recording everything on paper.
Identify the hazards and specify the personal protective equipment that would be required to complete the work.
Code: NRCW Which personnel must undergo familiarization training on board?
Everyone.
Only the ratings.
Only catering staff.
Only the deck officers.
Code: YTKY Which one of the listed requirements regarding service and maintenance of life-saving appliances correspond to present regulations?
Instructions for onboard maintenance of life-saving appliances in accordance with the regulations shall be provided.
Maintenance and repair of all life-saving equipments shall be carried out by the certified ship staff only.
Maintenance and repair of all the life-saving equipments will be carried out ashore in work shop only.
Code: CBAH, LFAP During helicopter evacuation of an injured man, what course should the ship steer?
As instructed by the helicopter pilot.
Directly into the wind.
With the wind fine on the bow opposite to the helicopter operating area.
Code: BNEO, HYRN What is the minimum number of channels required for the portable two-way VHF’s for survival craft?
Channels 6, 13 & 16.
Channel 16 only.
Channels 16 & 12.
Channels 6, 16 & 12.
Code: BFDT You are witness to a collision between two other ships close to your vessel. What immediate action should you take?
Nothing, just standby and wait to see if any assistance is required.
Send out a distress message on their behalf.
Contact one or both vessels involved in the incident and offer assistance.
Inform the local coast radio station of the incident and submit your name as a witness.
Code: OAEQ Part way through a profiling interview with a supplier, the package the individuals is carrying arouses your suspicion. What do you do?
Discreetly inform someone of your suspicions so he or she can get assistance.
Confront the individual and demand that he open the package.
Call for help on the radio.
Take the package and open it.
Code: RJUQ If drugs are discovered onboard your ship:
Ensure the witness to the discovery signs your incident report.
Write a report a few days after the event and describe everything that occurred.
Disembark crew and passengers as quickly as possible at the next port of call so the authorities can conduct their investigation.
Notify the authorities after you arrive at the next port of call.
Code: ENHB A tanker in ballast, having recently left the discharge port is involved in a collision. The two vessels are still interlocked after the collision and a survey of the ships gives all crew members are safe and the damage is focussed to the vicinity of the impact. What should be the greatest concern at this time?
The ships moving together in the swell/seaway will cause a spark and consequently an explosion.
The possibility of pollution.
The vessels moving together will create even greater damage to their structures.
When the two vessels separate, one (or both) of the vessels will have insufficient stability to remain afloat.
Code: KLRW What action should be taken by the Officer of the Watch in the event of fire being reported to the bridge during the 00:00 to 04:00 watch?
Sound the Fire Alarm.
Send the bridge lookout down to investigate.
Stop engines and inform the engine room.
Call the Master.
Code: KXDO “Passivation” is a restorative process periodically applied to stainless steel tanks on a chemical tanker. What effect does this process have on the steel surface?
It restores and reforms the passive Chromium Hydroxide surface layer.
It restricts active corrosion on the surface steel.
It restores the surface steel to an even and smooth finish, thereby encouraging drainage during discharge.
Code: LTAN What is the minimum permissible distance measured horizontally between the ship’s shell plating and the outer side bulkhead of the first cargo compartment on a type II chemical tanker?
Not less than 760 mm.
Not less than moulded breadth/15.
Not less than 1 250 mm.
Not less than moulded breadth/5.
Code: IUFP You are to load a number of chemical cargoes in Rotterdam in December, for eventual discharge in Australia, after the ship has called at Singapore and Malaysia. None of the cargoes on board at any stage of the voyage require heating. None of the tanks to be discharged in Singapore and Malysia will require hot washing after discharge. What will need to be considered when determining the filling limits of the tanks containing the Australian cargoes?
The maximum anticipated temperature that the cargoes will reach bearing in mind ambient air and sea temperatures to be encountered on passage, so that any expansion does not result in overflow.
The accuracy of the tank level monitoring systems in potentially sub-zero conditions.
The anticipated cargo loss due to the projected evaporation rates as the vessel passes through the tropics.
Code: NOWX “…a ship… …intended to transport products with appreciably severe environmental and safety hazards which require significant preventative measures to preclude escape of such cargo. Usually the ship is of double-hull construction, with a variety of tank sizes/capacities”. What is this the definition of?
A type II chemical tanker, as per the IBC Code.
A type I chemical tanker as per IBC Code.
A parcel chemical tanker as per the IACS Construction Regulations.
Code: FEQX Which of the following groups of chemical cargoes is particularly susceptible to polymerisation, especially through exposure to heat?
Monomers.
Aldehydes.
Paraffins.
Aliphatic Amines.
Code: PAUK The IBC Code prescribes certain design conditions for a cargo heating or cooling system fitted to a chemical tanker. What does it require in respect of pressure within such a system, for any condition other than when it is empty?
That a higher pressure can be maintained within the system than the maximum pressure head that could be exerted by the contents of the cargo tank on that system.
That an automatic alarm is fitted to alert the operator when the pressure within the system drops to within 0,2 bar of the pressure measured at the lowest cargo pressure sensor within the tank.
That the system must be fitted with automatic control valves that will maintain the inlet pressure at not less than 0,2 bar above the return pressure.
Code: AKGL What is the MARPOL definition of a “high-viscosity substance”?
A noxious liquid substance in category “X” or “Y” with a viscosity equal to or greater than 50 mPa×s at the unloading temperature.
A noxious liquid substance of any category with a pour point of greater than 37,8 °C.
Any noxious liquid substance, the residues of which cannot be stripped from a cargo compartment and its associated piping and pumping system to equal to or less than 75 litres.
A noxious liquid substance in category “Y” with a viscosity equal to or greater than 100 mPa×s at 37,8 °C.
Code: FUBY Cargo residues of certain chemical substances are permitted to be removed by ventilation. What criteria is applied in determining if a cargo can be cleaned in this way? (Always accepting that local port authorities may have over-riding regulations on ventilation).
That the cargo discharged has a vapour pressure greater than 5 KPa at 20 °C.
That the vessel’s ventilation system is capable of delivering a minimum of 20 charges of atmosphere per hour within the compartment.
That the cargo discharged has a vapour expansion coefficient of at least 1,025.
That the volume of the tank does not exceed 1 750 cubic metres, that the maximum remaining residues are less than 75 litres and that ventilation is additionally possible directly down the pumpstack.
Code: YLFA Chemical tankers of 20 000 tonnes DWT or above, with a keel laid on or after 1st July 1986, when carrying flammable products with a flashpoint not exceeding 60 °C, such as those listed in chapters 17 and 18 of the International Bulk Chemical Code, are exempt from the requirement to be fitted with and use an inert gas plant provided certain conditions are met. Which of the following is a summary of those conditions?
The cargo tank does not exceed 3 000 cubic metres capacity/each tank washing machine nozzle does not exceed 17,5 cubic metres per hour delivery rate/the total wash water input to the tank from all tank washing machines does not exceed 110 cubic metres per hour.
The cargo tank does not exceed 1 250 cubic metres capacity/each tank washing machine nozzle does not exceed 12,5 cubic metres per hour delivery rate/the total wash water input to the tank from all tank washing machines does not exceed 90 cubic metres per hour.
Code: YGTM Which of the following is a definition of “dew point”?
The temperature at which a gas is saturated with respect to a condensable component, as in operational terms is seen at the point when air is saturated with moisture.
The temperature at which a saturated gas exhibits condensation.
The temperature at which dry-ice melts in Acetone.
Code: BVOA You are to carry a cargo of Phenol across the North Atlantic in winter time. What precaution will you take with the double bottom tank located under the cargo tank containing the Phenol?
It should be empty, to avoid cold water contacted the structure around the product because Phenol has a relatively high melting point.
It should be continuously vented to avoid the build up of condensation on the structure around the product.
It is not necessary to take any additional precautions with the double bottom tank because it is part of an entirely separate pumping system.
It should be inerted, because Phenol has a very low Flash Point.
Code: PNJC A tank which contained a category “X” product must undergo a prewash before leaving port in compliance with MARPOL. The resulting residues shall be discharged to a reception facility until the concentration of the substance in the effluent, as indicated by analysis of samples of the effluent taken by the authorized surveyor reaches a certain level. What is that level?
0,1 % by weight.
0,1 % by volume.
0,2 % by weight.
0,3 % by volume.
Code: AKNP What significant change to the requirements for the carriage of Vegetable Oils in tankers was introduced by the amendments to MARPOL and the IBC Code on 1st January 2007?
They must now be carried in double-hull tankers.
They must now be carried in type II tanks.
Code: CAGI In a typical shipboard de-humidifier plant as may be found on a modern chemical tanker, operating on a “rotating bed” principle, what names are given to the two parts of the rotating bed?
The “process sector” and the “reactivation sector”.
The “active sector” and the “dormant sector”.
The “inbound sector” and “outbound sector”.
The “live sector” and the “reserve sector”.
Code: DCDJ Ballast introduced into a cargo tank on a chemical tanker which has been washed to such an extent that the ballast contains less than 1 ppm of the substance previously carried may be discharged into the sea without regard to the discharge rate, ship’s speed and discharge outlet location, but under certain conditions. What are those conditions?
That the vessel is not less than 12 miles from the nearest land and is in water that is not less than 25 metres deep.
That the vessel is not less than 50 miles from the nearest land and is proceeding on route.
That the discharge is passed through the Oil Discharge Monitoring Equipment and a visual watch is maintained on the vessel’s wake.
Provided the ship is underway and a sample of the ballast water has been drawn from the tank and is stored on board there are no additional conditions to be imposed on such a discharge.
Code: AVUA You are close to the entrance to a port in thick fog. You hear the following signal. What does it mean?
That there is a vessel at anchor in the vicinity. She is less than 100 metres in length.
That the port is closed.
That there is a vessel at anchor in the vicinity. She is more than 100 metres in length.
That there is a vessel aground in the vicinity.
Code: CAHU You are in an area of restricted visibility. You hear this sound signal. What does it mean?
That there is a vessel in distress nearby.
That there is a vessel at anchor in the vicinity.
That there is a vessel aground in the vicinity.
That there is a vessel engaged in underwater operations in the vicinity. She has divers down.
Code: PHEK What type of search pattern is recommended in the IAMSAR Manual as most effective when the location of the search object is known within relatively close limits?
Expanding Square Search.
Track Line Search.
Sector Search.
Parallel Sweep Search.
Code: WGKM According to the IAMSAR Manual, what is the expected survival time for a person in water of 4-10 °C, without special protective clothing?
Less than 3 hours.
Less than 1 hour.
Less than 12 hours.
Less than 6 hours.
Code: GAUP Which of the following is a definition of the “Proper Shipping Name”, as found in the IMDG Code?
The name to be used in any documentation relating to the transportation of the dangerous substance, material or article, such as on forms, labels and placards.
The correct chemical name of a potentially hazardous material, as identified from the Chemical Cargo List.
The name under which a dangerous material, substance or article is described for export purposes in the country of loading.
The name assigned by the manufacturer to a material, substance or article for the purposes of shipment.
Code: BKWH Substances, materials and articles shall be stowed as indicated in the Dangerous Goods List of the IMDG Code, in accordance with a series of stowage categories. How are those categories designated?
5 categories, labelled A-E.
10 categories, lattered A-K (excluding I).
Three categories, numbered I, II and III.
10 categories, numbered 1-10.
Code: EHVR What type of Bill of Lading covers “door to door” shipment?
A Through Bill of Lading.
A Destination Bill of Lading.
A Multi-Phase Bill of Lading.
An Ocean Bill of Lading.
Code: LUHR Which Convention first placed on the shipowner an obligation to exercise due diligence to make a ship seaworthy, requiring him “before and at the beginning of a voyage … to … make the ship seaworthy … and … make the holds…and all other parts of the vessel in which goods are carried, fit and safe for their reception, carriage and preservation”?
The Hague-Visby Rules.
The Antwerp Convention.
The Paris Memorandum.
The Nassau Protocol.
Code: QKBV By what formula is the displacement calculated? W = Displacement; L = length; B = Breadth; D = depth of vessel; Cb = Block Coefficient; Cw = Coefficient of waterplane; RD = relative density.
W = L×B×d×RD.
W = L×B×d×RD/Cb.
W = L×B×d×Cw.
W = L×B×d×Cb.
Code: FEUW Onboard training should be organised in such a way that:
It is an integral part of the overall training plan.
Each crew member is trained individually.
It does not contravene with the rest hours of the crew.
None of the above.
Code: KLOA Master of every ship must provide:
A link between the shipboard training officer and the company training officer ashore.
The training during crews working hours only.
Proper rest to the crew after each training programme.
Facilities to conduct training whenever required by the training officer.
Code: ADQP You have just joined a chemical tanker. Where would you find a description of the ship’s cargo handling equipment, details on the ship’s cargo unloading procedures and tank stripping and details on procedures relating to the cleaning of cargo tanks, the discharge of residues, ballasting and deballasting?
The Annex II Procedures and Arrangements Manual.
The applicable equipment manufacturer’s maintenance and operation manuals.
The Cargo Handling Logbook.
MARPOL 73/78.
Code: AVED In order to maintain the condition of the steel surface, stainless steel tanks on chemical tankers are periodically given an acid-based treatment. What name is given to this process?
Passivation.
Percolation.
Restoration.
Molybdenum-concentration.
Code: BEJM On a chemical tanker having 2 foam tanks for deck monitor use the foam quality has been found to have deteriorated. A new supply of foam is ordered. Your usual chandler does not have the required quantity of foam in one type and offers 2 types of foam instead, one for each tank. You would:
Reject the offer?
Accept but insist on a lower price?
Accept the offer?
Accept but put a written notice in the foam room that different types of foam exist in each tank?
Code: BJWL What nominal filling restriction exists under the IBC Code for a single tank on a type III chemical tanker? Not counting actual capacity or structural and cargo specific limitations.
There is no filling restriction for a type III chemical tanker.
1 750 cubic metres.
1 250 cubic metres.
3 000 cubic metres.
Code: BTOO Your chemical tanker is fitted with sumbersible deepwell cargo pumps. When stripping a tank, if excessive air is allowed to be drawn into the suction line, which of the following may occur?
The pump will “race” and there will be a loss of suction.
The cargo pump impeller will stop rotating.
The back pressure will increase.
Control of the operation will be lost and the tank will rapidly empty.
Code: BYKV You are on a 10 000 ton chemical tanker that in addition to fixed foam monitors, is equipped with portable foam applicators. One of the applicators is lost. When ordering a new one you would order one with:
A throughput of at least 400 litres a minute and a “throw” of 15 metres?
A throughput of at least 20 litres a minute and a “throw” of 5 metres?
A throughput of at least 250 litres a minute and a “throw” of 12 metres?
A throughput of at least 100 litres a minute and a “throw” of 10 metres?
Code: CKAY Chemical tankers are built with either “gravity” or “pressure” type cargo tanks. A “gravity” tank is one having a design pressure at the top of the tank of:
0,7 bar.
0,1 bar.
2,7 bar.
1,7 bar.
Code: DAVJ In a Type “1” chemical tanker (one that is certified to carry the most hazardous chemicals) the maximum amount of cargo contained in any one tank must not exceed:
1 250 m3.
1 750 m3.
750 m3.
2 250 m3.
Code: LGTJ What is the maximum quantity of cargo permitted to be carried in a single tank on a type II chemical tanker?
3 000 m3.
3 400 m3.
2 400 m3.
2 750 m3.
Code: LTAN What is the minimum permissible distance measured horizontally between the ship’s shell plating and the outer side bulkhead of the first cargo compartment on a Type II chemical tanker?
Not less than 760 mm.
Not less than 1 250 mm.
Not less than moulded breadth/5.
Not less than moulded breadth/15.
Code: WBEG What is the maximum quantity of cargo permitted to be carried in a single tank on a type I chemical tanker?
1 250 m3.
750 m3.
3 000 m3.
2 400 m3.
Code: DGTV What signal may be given by sound and by light to indicate that a vessel fails to understand the intentions or actions of another vessel, or is in doubt that sufficient action is being taken by the other to avoid collision?
One prolonged blast (flash), followed by five or more short and rapid blasts (flashes).
Five short and rapid blasts (flashes).
Three short and rapid blasts (flashes).
Five prolonged blasts (flashes).
Code: GCEQ For how long time must the printout from the Oil Discharge Monitoring Equipment (ODME) be retained onboard?
2 years.
3 years.
4 years.
6 months.
You are on a vessel 10 nautical miles off the coast of Nigeria, West Africa. Are you allowed to dump empty glass bottles overboard?
No, glass bottles can not be dumped overboard.
Yes, glass bottles can be dumped overboard.
Yes, the bottles can be dumped if they are ground so that the resulting particles can pass through a screen with 50 mm openings.
I don’t know.
Code: VPWQ Who are responsible for safe working conditions onboard?
The safety officer.
The officer of the watch.
The individual person.
Master, Chief Engineer & Chief Officer.
Code: DOBS A “Standard Format for Search and Rescue Situation Reports” (SITREPs) should be used by vessels in distress. The SITREP can be compiled as a short form (urgent essential details). Which of the following information shall be included when using the “short form”?
Oil spill possibility.
Position.
Weather on-scene.
Cargo information.
Code: RYMM Which of the following requirements regarding on board stability data corresponds to present regulations? (NSCL 4/12.1).
Drawings and calculations documenting the stability of the ship, both in intact and all possible damage condition.
A calculation example showing the use of “KG” limitation curves.
A calculation example showing use of “GM” limitation curves.
Stability data produced by stability calculation instruments.
Code: EYJG The authority to order the use of distress signal or distress alerts is:
The first person to discover the distress situation.
The person designated to maintain communication during distress situations.
Only with the master.
I don’t know.
Code: DTRU With what system is a NAVTEX-message transmitted?
JRC.
ARQ.
FEC.
SELFEC.
Code: GAAK Inmarsat Telex Service code “33” can be used:
When technical problems are experienced with the Inmarsat-terminal.
To ask for maritime enquiries.
When the coast-station is disfunctional.
I don’t know.
Code: GEGA On board an accident happened. Urgent radio-medical advice is needed. We choose the category:
Safety.
Urgency.
Routine.
I don’t know.
Code: KVES A MF/HF-DSC multi-frequency call attempt may:
Be repeated after 1 to 1 and a half minutes.
Be repeated after 3 and a half to 4 and a half minutes.
Not be repeated.
I don’t know.
Code: WXFP One of the sailors needs urgent medical assistance. The VHF-call starts with:
SOS (3x).
MAYDAY (3x).
PAN PAN (3x).
I don’t know.
Code: ODNH A distress alert has accidentally been sent with the Inmarsat-C installation. One should now:
Make contact with an RCC.
Turn of the transmitter.
Wait until an RCC reports.
I don’t know.
Code: FDOF When a character in the NAVTEX message sent is not received in the proper way:
A closely resembling character will be printed.
Any other character will be printed.
The message will not be printed at all until, with repeated transmission, it can be automatically compared and corrected.
Nothing or a special character will be printed.
Code: PTDV The transmitting power of the VHF is adjusted by setting:
Dual watch.
Squelch.
High/low power.
I don’t know.
Code: TKAB The mode J2B is used:
For radiotelex-traffic in the MF/HF band between the ship and shore stations.
For telephone traffic in the MF/HF bands between ship and shore stations.
In public broadcasting.
For urgent message transmitting and receiving.
Code: BYSG Testing a SART is permitted:
Only at sea, outside territorial waters.
Only in a port or harbour.
At sea, outside territorial waters, and in a port or harbour.
I don’t know.
Code: CJLY On area A4 the function “Transmission and reception of signals for locating” is mainly based on:
The use of SARSAT COSPAS Epirbs.
The use of SART transponders.
The use of HF DSC.
The use of MF DSC.
Code: HJMN What is the purpose of the “SQUELCH” on a VHF transmitter/receiver?
Reduce the “noise” in the background.
Increase the range of the transmitter.
Increase the sound signal of the receiver.
Switch to another channel.
Code: ENMD Which of the following is a coast station MMSI?
2275300.
22753000.
227530000.
227005300.
Code: PBTW The steps of the embarkation ladder used must be spaced apart by a distance of:
Equally spaced, not less than 200 mm or more than 280 mm.
Equally spaced, not less than 300 mm or more than 380 mm.
200 mm.
300 mm.
Code: SWRC Hand flares and buoyant smoke signals can continue to burn or emit smoke after having been immersed for a period of 10 s:
Right if the immersion depth is smaller than 1 m.
Right if the immersion depth is smaller than 100 mm.
Right.
Wrong.
Code: BFBF Give the meaning of the following symbol:

Symbol of rocket parachute flare

Rocket parachute flares.
Line throwing appliance.
Survival craft distress pyrotechnic signals.
EPIRB.
Code: GMVY Not less than one and a half times its specified maximum working pressure, but not more than two-fifths of its bursting pressure.
Not less than one and a half times its specified maximum working pressure, but not more than two-fifths of its bursting pressure.
2 times its designed working pressure, but not more than three-fifths of its nominal bursting pressure.
Not less than one and a half times its nominal bursting pressure, but not more than four-fifths of its specified maximum working pressure.
Not more than one and a half times its specified maximum working pressure, but not less than two-fifths of its bursting pressure.
Code: WLEH With respect to the ISM, what training in addition to lifeboat and fire drills must be carried out?
Mooring operations.
Bridge Team Management.
Familiarization, and other drills identified as necessary by the ship.
The boat drill and fire drill should be adequate to meet your needs.
Code: NRCW Which personnel must undergo familiarization training on board?
Only the deck officers.
Only the ratings.
Only catering staff.
Everyone.
Code: COIV Which of the following requirements regarding life-buoys correspond to present regulations? (SOLAS III/7.1).
All life-buoys shall be placed in holders with quick-release arrangement.
Not less than half the total number of lifebuoys shall be provided with self-igniting lights.
At least one lifebuoy shall be placed within the vicinity of the stern.
At least one life-buoy on each side of the ship shall be fitted with a buoyant lifeline.
Code: KVCA How often shall each member of the crew participate in an “abandon ship”-drill?
Once every week.
Once every month.
Once every 6 months.
Once a year.
Code: PNUJ Which one of the listed requirements regarding the stowage of lifeboats and life-rafts corresponds to present SOLAS regulations?
Lifeboats shall be stowed attached to launching appliances.
Life-rafts intended for throw-overboard launching shall be stowed midships secured to means for transfer to either side.
Life-rafts shall be stowed close to the stern of the vessel.
Davit-launched life-rafts shall be stowed on starboard side of the ship.
Code: IIPJ Referring to the SOLAS convention, how often should a crew member on a cargo ship participate in one abandon ship drill and one fire drill?
Every second week.
Weekly.
Monthly.
This is only required when he joins the ship.
Code: ADSH The Training Manual shall contain instructions and information on the life-saving appliances and the best method of survival. The training manual shall contain detailed explanations of crew duties in relation to emergency situations. Which of the following tasks or duties shall be included in the manual according to present regulations?
The use of the ship’s line throwing apparatus.
The use of escape routes and other escape methods.
The use of surface to air visual signals to be used by survivors.
The use of navigational equipment for survival crafts.
Code: KQEI Your vessel is involved in a collision with another vessel. What should you as Master tell the Master on the other vessel?
There should be no communication with the other vessel.
Explain your actions prior to the collision and request details of actions taken by the other vessel which resulted in the collision.
Name; Port of registry; Port of destination of your vessel.
Ask if there is any assistance required by the other vessel.
Code: FWAN You can reduce the need for security guards in certain areas by installing:
Vapour detectors.
Water cannons.
Metal detectors.
Anti-intruder devices.
Code: GBSX In which of these circumstances can your ship request a DoS?
Your ship is conducting activities with a port or ship that is not required to implement an approved security plan.
There is a heightened security risk for your ship and a port facility.
Your ship is operating at a lower security level than the ship or port it is interfacing with.
Your ship has added a new port to its of ports of call.
Code: KLRW What action should be taken by the Officer of the Watch if someone reports a fire to them?
Send the bridge look-out down to investigate.
Sound the Fire Alarm.
Stop engines and inform the engine room.
Call the Master.
Code: FSOS What immediate action should be taken if a ship unexpectedly runs aground and stops?
Stop engine(s).
Stop engines and tell the engine room to switch over to high suction.
Stop engines and immediately request “Full Astern”.
Sound the General Alarm and plot the ships position.
Code: VSES A cofferdam, a pumproom or an empty tank, located between cargo tanks containing cargoes or cargo residues which might react with each other in a hazardous manner, are all acceptable methods of segregation in chemical tanker stowage according to the IBC Code. For this purpose, it may also be acceptable to have:
A common bulkhead, provided it overlaps for less than 15 % of the length of the bulkhead on the larger tank.
A common bulkhead, provided it is at least 10 mm thick.
An intervening cargo tank containing a mutually compatible cargo or cargo residues.
A cruciform joint, separating two tanks diagonally.
Code: XGMW Noxious Liquid Substances which, if discharged into the sea from tank cleaning or deballasting operations, are deemed to present a hazard to either marine resources or human health or cause harm to amenities or other legitimate uses of the sea and therefore justify a limitation on the quality and quantity of the discharge into the marine environment. Such substances are:
A category “Y” substance as identified in the revised MARPOL Annex II.
A category “X” substance as identified in the revised MARPOL Annex II.
An NLS as defined in ISGOTT revision V.
A liquid cargo that is prohibited for carriage in vessels other than type 1 chemical tanker, as defined in the INC Code.
Code: AKGL MARPOL 73/78 defines a “high viscosity substance” as:
A noxious liquid substance in category “X” or “Y” with a viscosity equal to or greater than 50 mPa·s at the unloading temperature.
A noxious liquid substance of any category with a pour point of greater than 37,8 °C.
Any noxious liquid substance, the residues of which cannot be stripped from a cargo compartement and its associated piping and pumping system to equal to or less than 75 litres.
A noxious liquid substance in category “Y” with a viscosity equal to or greater than 100 mPa·s at 37,8 °C.
Code: WRQU A chemical tanker may be granted, by the Government of the receiving Party, an exemption from carrying out a mandatory prewash provided that the:
That the unloaded tank will be washed outside a special area.
That the vessel’s stripping system can reduce the residues to less than 10 litres in the relevant tank and its associated piping.
Unloaded tank is to be reloaded with the same substance or another substance compatible with the previous one and that the tank will not be washed or ballasted prior to loading.
That the vessel temporarily has defective tank cleaning equipment and the prewash will be carried out at the first available opportunity after repairs have been completed and the tank will not be loaded or ballasted before that time.
Code: FUBY Cargo residues of certain chemical substances are permitted to be removed by ventilation. This may be carried out provided that:
That the cargo discharged has a vapour pressure greater than 5 KPa at 20 °C.
That the vessel’s ventilation system is capable of delivering a minimum of 20 changes of atmosphere per hour within the compartment.
That the cargo discharged has a vapour expansion coefficient of at least 1,025.
That the volume of the tank does not exceed 1 750 cubic metres, that the maximum remaining residues are less than 75 litres and that ventilation is additionally possible directly down the pumpstack.
Code: YGTM The “dew point” of a liquid chemical can be defined as:
The temperature at which dry-ice melts in Acetone.
The temperature at which a condensable component is saturated with respect to a gas, as in operational terms is seen at the point when moisture no longer detectable in air.
The temperature at which a saturated as exhibits condensation.
The temperature at which a gas is saturated with respect to a condensable component, as in operational terms is seen at the point when air is saturated with moisture.
Code: EIDF How would you determine whether a particular cargo transfer hose was compatible with the chemical product to be transferred?
Check the product classification mark stamped on the flange collar of the hose.
Check the colour of the hose against the general classification code in the IBC Code.
Refer to the product entry in the hose manufacturer’s chemical resistance chart.
There will be no need to check. If the hose has been supplied to a chemical tanker, it will have been certified for the transfer of all chemical products.
Code: YYSV The carriage of a new Noxious Liquid Substance not yet listed in the IBC Code may be considered possible, provided it is achieved through a “tri-partite” agreement between:
The Flag State of the Shipper/the Flag State of the Charterer/the Flag State of the Receiver.
The IMO/the Port State of the Shipper/the Port State of the Receiver.
The Port State of the Shipper/the Flag State of the Carrier/the Port State of the Receiver.
The Shipper/the Receiver/the Operator or Charterer.
Code: BJWL Not counting actual capacity or structural and cargo specific limitations, the IBC Code states that for a single tank on a type 3 chemical tanker:
1 750 cubic metres.
1 250 cubic metres.
3 000 cubic metres.
There is no filling restriction for a type 3 chemical tanker.
Code: QBAJ As per MARPOL 73/78, coal slurry, clay slurry, dextrose solution and molasses are classified as:
“X”.
“Y”.
“Z”.
OS (Other substances).
Code: IJLE You are carrying a bulk cargo of Phosphoric Acid. Which components of the cargo pumps may be damaged as a result of discharging this particular cargo and why?
The cargo seals may be damaged from the abbrasive effect of any sediment.
The valves in the associated piping may be distorted by pressure surges created by cavitation as the acid is discharged.
The outer casing may be corroded by the unstable impurities within the acid.
The impeller veins may be damaged as a result of the relatively high density of the cargo if the pumps are run at too high a speed.
Code: CAGI In a typical shipboard de-humidifier plant as may be found on a modern chemical tanker, operating on a “rotating bed” principle, what names are given to the two parts of the rotating bed?
The “process sector” and the “reactivation sector”.
The “active sector” and the “dormant sector”.
The “inbound sector” and “outbound sector”.
The “live sector” and the “reserve sector”.
Code: DCDJ Ballast introduced into a cargo tank on a chemical tanker which has been washed to such an extent that the ballast contains less than 1 ppm of the substance previously carried may be discharged into the sea without regard to the discharge rate, ship’s speed and discharge outlet location, but under certain conditions, which require:
Provided the ship is underway and a sample of the ballast water has been drawn from the tank and is stored on board, there are no additional conditions to be imposed on such a discharge.
That the vessel is not less than 50 miles from the nearest land and is proceeding on route.
That the vessel is not less than 12 miles from the nearest land and is in water that is not less than 25 metres deep.
That the discharge is passed through the Oil Discharge Monitoring Equipment and a visual watch is maintained on the vessel’s wake.
Code: PPEW A cargo pumproom or other enclosed space which contains cargo handling equipment on a chemical tanker shall be fitted with a mechanical ventilation system, capable of being controlled from outside the space. What is the minimum number of atmosphere changes per hour, based on the total volume of the space, that such a system must deliver?
Not less than 10 charges per hour.
Not less than 30 charges per hour.
There is no specified minimum number of changes, provided it is running continuously throughout any cargo operation.
If the ventilation is permanent, it shall deliver at least 20 changes per hour; if it involves part recirculation, then it shall deliver at least 30 changes per hour.
Code: DXHH Your vessel is approaching a port in restricted visibility and you hear this signal. What kind of vessel is it and what is it doing?
It comes from a vessel engaged in pilotage duties and it is making way through the water.
It comes from a vessel restricted in her ability to manoeuvre.
It comes from a vessel at anchor, less than 100 metres in length.
It comes from a vessel engaged in pilotage duties at anchor, over 100 metres in length.
Code: EHJG DG placards shall be located on a freight container:
One on each side (only).
One of the back end and one on one of the sides (only).
One on each end (only).
One on each end and one on each side.
Code: JEVB As per IMDG Code, the term “separated from” can be defined as:
In different compartments or holds when stowed “under deck”. Provided an intervening deck is resistant to fire and liquid, a vertical separation may be accepted as equivalent. For “on deck” stowage, this segregation means a distance of at least 6 metres.
Either in a vertical or horizontal separation: if the intervening decks are not resistant to fire and liquid, then only in a longitudinal separation is acceptable. For “on deck” stowage, this means a distance of at least 12 metres. This distance also applies to one package stowed “on deck” and another in an upper compartment.
With an intervening compartment, being both a vertical and horizontal separation. Provided an intervening deck is resistant to liquid and fire, a vertical separation of 6 metres is acceptable. For “on deck” stowage, this segregation means a distance of at least 12 metres irrespective of compartment divisions.
Effectively segregated so that the incompatible goods cannot interact dangerously in the event of an accident, but may be transported in the same compartment or hold or on deck, provided a horizontal separation, projected vertically, of 3 metres is obtained.
Code: INRU The compensation payment by the charterer that is due when a vessel is unable to load / discharge her cargo within the allowed and contracted time is referred to as:
Contractual penalty discount.
Deferment.
Discretion.
Demurrage.
Code: RCAM Where would you find the document relating to the “Condition of Freeboard Assignment” onboard?
With the Structural Survey File.
With the Classification Records.
With the Loadline Certificate.
With the Safety Construction Certificate.
Code: LUHR Under what convention is the master to ensure that a ship is seaworthy and in a fit state to safely carry a shipper’s cargo?
The Antwerp Convention.
The Paris Memorandum.
The Nassau Protocol.
The Hague-Visby Rules.
Code: RLQE During an audit, adherence to the company cargo handling procedures can best be demonstrated:
By providing a summary of out-turn figures for the auditor.
By requesting that an audit takes place during cargo operations.
By providing a summary of incident and lost time figures for the auditor that reflects a successful and trouble-free system on board.
By being able to provide comprehensive and verifiable documentary records of cargo operations.
Code: FEUW Onboard training should be organised in such a way that:
It is an integral part of the overall training plan.
Each crew member is trained individually.
It does not contravene with the rest hours of the crew.
None of the above.
Code: TJVU To maintain good relationship among the crew on board a vessel, one must be:
Understanding, Co-operative, and have respect from both sides.
Strict and authoritative while giving orders.
Give authority to others.
Polite and diplomatic while talking to crew members.
Code: DCCQ What type of dynamic forces may cause indent in plating on forecastle deck and main deck in way of pillars inside forecastle?
Forces created by waves on the forecastle.
Slamming in way of flat bottom forward of light draught.
Pressure forces caused by green water on deck.
Impact pressure forces in way of abrupt or flared bow.
Code: aoRkV9ls “Passivation” is a restorative process periodically applied to stainless steel tanks on a chemical tanker. What effect does this process have on the steel surface?
It restores and reforms the passive Chromium Hydroxide surface layer.
It restricts active corrosion on the surface steel.
It causes a chemical reaction, which produces a new inert Chromium Oxide layer on the surface of the steel.
It restores the surface steel to an even and smooth finish, thereby encouraging drainage during discharge.
Code: nGQypdzi When should a crew member joining a ship for the first time be given some training and instructions in the use of the ship’s fire-fighting appliances?
As soon as possible but not later than 2 weeks after he joins the ship.
As soon as possible but not later than 24 hours after he joins the ship.
As soon as possible.
As soon as possible but not later than 2 days after he joins the ship.
Code: TX4yMb8f As a result of being in collision with your vessel, the other vessel is involved is on fire. What are your responsibilities?
The other vessel is in distress and if possible I will render assistance.
You should continue on with the voyage if your damage is not serious.
There is no statutory requirement to provide assistance as the actions of that vessel were the primary cause of the collision.
Your vessel should manoeuvre close to the other vessel and aid the fire-fighting operation.
Code: KceKHTg7 The minimum permissible distance measured horizontally between the ship’s shell plating and the outer side bulkhead of the first cargo compartment on a type II chemical tanker is:
Not less than 1 250 mm.
Not less than 760 mm.
Not less than moulded breadth/15.
Not less than moulded breadth/5.
Code: pZILv$PL If the shipper wishes to ensure that a vessel or her operators will not be held responsible for any damage that may arise from the carrier issuing a clean Bill of Lading, even though the Mate’s receipt is marked as “unclean”, such a document is called the:
A Letter of Indemnity.
An addendum to the Bill of Lading.
A Letter of Credit.
An absolution clause in the shipping documents.
Code: Qvn$XjSa On all UMS operated vessels and also on most other vessels the engine room is equipped with fire detectors. What requirements of testing and checking of the detectors are to be observed?
When testing detectors by suitable equipment (smoke and heat) check that the sensors self controlling system, e. g. a flashing control light etc. is functioning.
Check that the actual detector is giving appropriate signals to the central control unit and that all electric connections are in good order.
Check the detector with heat and/or smoke (in accordance with instructions in its manual).
All the mentioned alternatives.
Code: Ux1YTEB3 As per the IMDG Code, “Marine Pollutant” is defined as:
Any substance which is deemed hazardous to the marine environment.
A substance which is subject to the provisions of Chapter V of SOLAS 1974, as amended.
A substance which is subject to the provisions of Annex III of MARPOL.
I don’t know.
Code: stdgZC3C Your vessel is involved in a collision with another vessel. What should you as Master tell the Master on the other vessel?
Explain your actions prior to the collision and request details of actions taken by the other vessel which resulted in the collision.
Name of vessel; IMO number; Port of registry; Port of destination of your vessel.
That their actions were totally wrong and it is their fault.
There should be no communication with the other vessel.
Code: ejdMn4rp Which one of the given requirements regarding survival craft muster and embarkation arrangements corresponds to the present SOLAS regulations?
Searchlights to be provided at the launching station.
Davit-launched survival craft muster and embarkation stations shall be arranged to enable stretchers to be placed in survival craft.
Muster and embarkation stations shall be readily accessible from accommodation and work areas.
I don’t know.
Code: LOkMBYP9 How often shall crew members participate in fire drills?
Once every week.
Once every month.
Once every year.
Once every 6 months.
Code: nAOBgouM A small vessel with a right handed propeller and no thruster is approaching a berth with an onshore wind. What is the best way to have a controlled berthing?
Reduce speed by going full astern on the engines.
Stop the engine and let the vessel momentum and the wind drop the vessel onto the berth.
Full starboard rudder and stop engines.
Dredge a forward anchor, working the engine and rudder against it to keep the stern up.
Code: 6Tuh6ff8 What are the three volumes of the IAMSAR Manual?
A – Command and Control B – Communications C – Rescue Procedures.
I – Planning and Preparation II – Rescue III – Reference.
I – Organization and Management II – Mission Co-ordination III – Mobile Facilities.
I – Organization II – Communications III – Rescue Procedures.
Code: UfJMWi98 When a Master takes the leadership in approaching a problem, must hist first action be a decision that will directly solve the problem?
Not necessary, he shall use all available resourses. He should resist the temptation to step in and do it all by himself.
Yes, take full control. Do not delegate to other officers, to avoid mistake.
No, he should observ the situation, and let the other senior officers solve the situation.
Yes, with his experience, it is most likely that he has the best solution.
Code: SqMKEeOf What is the probable cause of an error in the position shown on a GPS receiver set into “2D” fixing?
The receiver has defaulted to “3D” fixing and there is no overhead satellite.
Incorrect height of the antenna set into the receiver.
The limit set on the HDOP figure is too great.
The limit set on the VDOP figure is too small.
Code: 4S2VDOMZ With what system is a NAVTEX-message transmitted?
JRC.
SELFEC.
ARQ.
FEC.
Code: ocnWgml# How can an ARPA best assist the bridge team to steer a suitable course to make good the entrance to a channel?
Alter course so that own-ships water stabilised true vector passes through the entrance to the channel.
Alter course so that own-ships ground stabilised true vector passes through the entrance to the channel.
Use the mapping facility provided by the ARPA, create a map of the channel then display it for entry.
I don’t know.
Code: OFkXD3hv For security purposes, the IMDG Code should be read in conjunction with the:
IMO NVIC 24 and 46 CFR 2.05.
Chapter V of SOLAS and Annex II of MARPOL.
Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS and Part A of the ISPS Code.
Part B of the ISPS Code and Chapter II of the Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Act.
Code: JefmBZIT Which of the following two digits codes is used to obtain medical advice?
42.
26.
38.
32.
Code: pOW8uO#0 When a vessel violates the oil pollution laws, who may be held responsible?
Officers only.
Any one involved in the operation.
Captain only.
Shipowners only.
Code: 3elbNAeJ In the event of an accidental or other exceptional discharge into the sea of a Noxious Liquid Substance or mixture containing such a substance, an entry shall be made in the Cargo Record Book, which shall include:
Date of occurrence Position (latitude and longitude) Estimated quantity and category(ies) Extract from Master’s Log Book detailing the incident.
Time of occurence Approximate quantity, substance(s) and Category(ies) Circumstances of discharge or escape and general remarks.
Position at start and stop of accidental discharge Time at start and stop of accidental discharge Reason for accidental discharge Name of Person in Charge of operation at time of accidental discharge.
I don’t know.
Code: se7SJoZy To what pressure will a new length of cargo hose be tested by a manufacturer prior to its supply to a vessel for service onboard a chemical tanker?
Not less than one and a half times its specified maximum working pressure, but not more than two-fifths of its bursting pressure.
2 times its designed working pressure, but not more than three-fifths of its nominal bursting pressure.
Not less than one and a half times its nominal bursting pressure, but not more than four-fifths of its specified maximum working pressure.
Not more than one and a half times its specified maximum working pressure, but not less than two-fifths of its bursting pressure.
Code: 8fHllFtl To inform ship of coast-stations messages, coast stations give a fixed times:
A list of the official identification numbers, for example the Maritime Mobile Service Indentity (MMSI).
A traffic list with the call-sign of the ships involved in alphabetical numerical sequence.
A list with the names of the ships involved spoken alphabetical numerical sequence.
A list of all the messages for each vessel.
Code: nGV5Qodg It is the Master’s responsibility to ensure that:
Concerned personnel carry out the onboard training programme effectively.
Life jackets are worn during every training.
All information regarding the onboard training is given to the ship manager.
Safety equipment is not used during the training.
Code: qp37lipj Which of the following channels and modes should be used when initiating a distress alert transmission?
Channel 13 Radiotelephony and channel 16 DSC.
Channel 6 Radiotelephony.
Channel 6 DSC.
Channel 70 DSC.
Code: NlHp3qE9 The mode J2B is used:
In public broadcasting.
For urgent message transmitting and receiving.
For radiotelex-traffic in the MF/HF band between the ship and shore stations.
For telephone traffic in the MF/HF bands between ship and shore stations.
Code: Q9UAY3eJ A SART is used by a vessel in distress. This SART is seen on the screen of a:
10 Cm radar.
Special radar.
Both 3 Cm and 10 Cm radar.
3 Cm radar.
Code: bfFZrJyW The mandatory color of a hand flare is:
Green.
Red.
White.
Yellow.
Code: 5ZDhxU4C What is a Declaration of Security?
A document stating the ship’s security level.
A checklist jointly completed by the ship and shore security representatives.
A document between the port and the cargo owner stating security.
A checklist jointly completed by the Ship Security Officer and the US Coast Guard.
Code: jBpOr8d9 In respect of a chemical tanker, carrying category “X”, “Y” & “Z” Noxious Liquid Substances, the term “Clean Ballast” as defined in the IBC Code means:
Ballast water carried in a tank which, since it was last used to carry a cargo containing a substance in category “X”, “Y” or “Z”, has been thoroughly cleaned and the residues resulting there from have been discharged and the tank emptied in accordance with the appropriate requirements of Annex II
Ballast water carried in a tank which has been previously washed in accordance with the requirements of the Procedures and Arrangements Manual.
Ballast water introduced into a tank permanently allocated to the carriage of ballast or cargoes other than oil or Noxious Liquid Substances as variously defined in the Annexes of the MARPOL Convention and which is completely separate from the cargo and oil fuel system.
I don’t know.
Code: 2M74Vom8 What type of dynamic forces may cause indent in plating on forecastle deck and main deck in way of pillars inside forecastle?
Impact pressure forces in way of abrupt or flared bow.
Forces created by waves on the forecastle.
Slamming in way of flat bottom forward of light draught.
Pressure forces caused by green water on deck.
Code: LfgQz#7m What type of vessel would show the illustrated lights?

Lights on the vessel

A sailing vessel, at anchor.
A sailing vessel, seen from astern, where the edges of her sidelights are both visible.
A sailing vessel less than 20 metres in length, displaying the optional combined lantern in lieu of standard sailing lights, seen head-on.
A sailing vessel of less than 10 metres in length, displaying the mandatory combined lantern inlieu of sailing lights, seen head-on.
Code: flkzoNfL During the survey of Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) equipment, which document must be available to the surveyor to demonstrate compliance with SOLAS?
The Certificate of Compliance with SOLAS V/19-1, bearing the serial number of equipment installation.
A Statement of Installation and Testing by the Application Service Provider in compliance with SOLAS V/26-4.
A report giving the result of the Performance Test, issued by the manufacturer in compliance with the Flag State Authority requirements.
A report giving the result of the Conformance Test issued by an Application Service Provider on behalf of an Administration.
Code: abNkSOqO MARPOL 73/78 defines a “high viscosity substance” as:
A noxious liquid substance in category “Y” with a viscosity equal to or greater than 100 mPa·s at 37,8 °C.
A noxious liquid substance of any category with a pour point of greater than 37,8 °C.
A noxious liquid substance in category “X” or “Y” with a viscosity equal to or greater than 50 mPa·s at the unloading temperature.
I don’t know.
Code: CFVCwuZU Under what convention is the master to ensure that a ship is seaworthy and in a fit state to safely carry a shipper’s cargo?
The Nassau Protocol.
The Hague-Visby Rules.
The Antwerp Convention.
The Paris Memorandum.
Code: dHmg$cmw If all indications are that a cargo has been received without damages, irregularities or short shipment and the phrase “apparent good order and condition” is entered on the Bill of Lading, then this Bill is this said to be:
An endorsed Bill of Lading.
A clean Bill of Lading.
A Due Title Bill of Lading.
A Bill of Lading completed for shipment.
Code: VhGNrkhS How often must inspection of proper working of the EPIRB’s and SART’s take place on board? Once per:
Every day.
14 days.
Week.
Month.
Code: WfsSpl5A A tug is connected to the bow of a vessel. Will the force exerted by it be the same at any ahead speed?
No, on the bow the tug uses power to run with the vessel, which reduces the available power on the towline.
No, when the ahead speed of the ship increases the force exerted by the tug will also increase.
Yes, the force would normally be expected to be the same at any speed of the ship.
Week.
Code: EDBJtXjl The “dew point” of a liquid chemical can be defined as:
The temperature at which a saturated gas exhibits condensation.
The temperature at which dry-ice melts in Acetone.
The temperature at which a gas is saturated with respect to a condensable component, as in operational terms is seen at the point when air is saturated with moisture.
The temperature at which a condensable component is saturated with respect to a gas, as in operational terms is seen at the point when moisture no longer detectable in air.
Code: #slJtCeo The relay of a distress-call by an RCC for coast-station begins with:
Distress (3x).
MAYDAY RELAY (3x).
PAN PAN (3x).
MAYDAY (3x).
Code: 1BCh1CRZ To maintain good relationship among the crew on board a vessel, one must be:
Give authority to others.
Polite and diplomatic while talking to crew members.
Understanding, Co-operative, and have respect from both sides.
Strict and authoritative while giving orders.
Code: f2gEnqV5 As per SOLAS regulations, the general emergency alarm system must be tested:
Every 3 weeks.
Every month.
Every 2 weeks.
Every week.
Code: k6Km7O1$ When using an ENC chart to passage planning, why should a scale at or near its compilation scale always be used?
It is only at this scale that a route can be plotted.
That is incorrect, as any ENC can be zoomed in or out for passage planning.
The chart detail is correct for its usage band.
It is only at this scale that route validation is possible.
Code: x533yILH A DSC distress alert single frequency call attempt is awaiting acknowledgement:
Automatically repeated after 1 to 1 and a half minutes.
Not repeated automatically.
Repeated manually when required.
Automatically repeated after 3 and a half to 4 and a half minutes.
Code: rYZkj4uX How is a Safety Management Certificate obtained?
Ship owner is authorised to carry out internal audits and issue SMC.
Vessel is surveyed by MCA and certificate issued.
Ship owners has Document of Compliance issued, and vessel is assessed and holds all statutory certificates.
RSS issue SMC with Register.
Code: A9ZNuuh8 If your chemical tanker is equipped with high velocity venting valves, at what minimum height above the weather deck or catwalk should they be installed?
4,5 metres.
6 metres.
3 metres.
2,5 metres.
Code: RgR1EhGk Under most circumstances, how will communication be carried out between a ship and a SAR helicopter?
On 121,5 MHz.
On VHF Ch. 16.
On 410 KHz.
On VHF Ch. 70.
Code: tn8qrBkS A MMSI number consist of:
6 digits.
9 digits.
10 digits.
The call sign followed by 4 digits.
Code: ayk04dxV Which option best completes the following statement? The version of the IHO presentation library on the ECDIS is important because:
It is where the files for maintenance of the system software are stored.
If it is not the latest version, the ECDIS will not be compliant.
It influences the colours on the display.
It allows ECDIS to decide on the scale setting of the chart.



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