Assessment OICEW-5-1G

Shut down fresh water generator

Assessed in EN-4231 Sea Term IV: Marine Engineering


Using an approved simulator, in the laboratory, or aboard ship and given access to a fresh water generator.

Performance Requirements

Behavior Standard
The student will: During assessment, the student shall, at a minimum:

Identify the valves and pumps associated with the freshwater generator


  • all associated pumps
  • valves required for shutdown

Line up distillate discharge to the bilge

Secure the freshwater generator

Follow the ship specific evaporator securing procedure provided during training

Supports Table A-III/1 officers in charge of an engineering watch

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Operate main and auxiliary machinery and associated control systems

A4.1 Basic construction and operation principles of machinery systems, including:

  1. marine diesel engine
  2. marine steam turbine
  3. marine gas turbine
  4. marine boiler
  5. shafting installations, including propeller
  6. other auxiliaries, including various pumps, air compressor, purifier, fresh water generator, heat exchanger, refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems
  7. steering gear
  8. automatic control systems
  9. fluid flow and characteristics of lubricating oil, fuel oil and cooling systems
  10. deck machinery

Shut down fresh water generator

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00