Assessment OICEW-5-1N

Secure main steam turbine operation

Assessed in EN-4231 Sea Term IV: Marine Engineering


In an approved simulator or aboard a ship in port or at anchor, given access to a main steam turbine.

Performance Requirements

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

Secure steam to main engine

Bleed pressure using throttles

Monitor main steam line pressure

Secure main and bulkhead stops and guardian valve

Place into service jacking gear

Hang jacking gear engaged sign

Secure main air ejector and gland seal

Insure MUF, exhaust dump, ADT, etc. are directed to auxiliary condenser

Secure air ejector before gland seal

Secure main condensate system

Monitor hotwell and dc heater level

Monitor main engine until cool

Continue until LP casing temperature is about 150° F

Secure main circ. system

Secure jacking gear

Remove jacking gear engaged sign

Secure main lube oil system

Secure LO gravity tank

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

Secure main steam turbine operation

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00