Assessment OICEW-6-1A

Transfer fuel

Assessed in EN-3233 Steam and Gas Turbines


Using an approved simulator or aboard ship, given proper fuel oil transfer procedures and equipment.

Performance Requirements

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

Plan a fuel transfer operation

Identify source and destination tanks

Estimate the:

  • amount of oil to be transferred
  • length of time to complete transfer

Line up and Start the fuel oil transfer pump

Comply with all applicable regulations

Operate the transfer pump until the operational requirements have been met


  • suction and discharge pressures
  • level in receiving tank

Secure the fuel oil transfer pump

Stop pump

Secure all valves

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

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Operate fuel, lubrication, ballast and other pumping systems and associated control systems

A5.2 Operation of pumping systems:

  1. routine pumping operations
  2. operation of bilge, ballast and cargo pumping systems

Transfer fuel

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00