Assessment OICEW-5-2B

Secure main boiler

Assessed in EN-3233 Steam and Gas Turbines


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

Performance Requirements

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

Secure boiler

Reduce load on boiler

Place combustion control on manual

Secure fires

Open superheater vents and drains

Secure forced draft fan

Monitor boiler until stabile

Maintain water level in drum

Open drum vent before pressure falls to 0 psi

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 boiler

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00