Assessment OICEW-4-3B

Prepare and start main gas turbine

Assessed in EN-3233 Steam and Gas Turbines


On a gas-turbine vessel of at least 1,000 HP at sea, on a simulator, or in a laboratory

Performance Requirements

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

Check for sufficient electrical capacity

  • start and parallel a diesel or gas turbine generator as needed

Prepare main gas turbine for start

  • check lube oil storage and conditioning assembly level
  • line up fuel oil system for main gas turbine engines
  • verify that turning gear is disengaged

Start main gas turbine engines

  • press On button
  • monitor gas turbine engines for proper start sequence
  • place gas turbine control to Online
  • engage the gas turbine engine clutch to main reduction gear

Supports Table

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Operate main and auxiliary machinery and associated control systems

A4.3 Preparation, operation, fault detection and necessary measures to prevent damage for the following machinery items and control systems:

  1. main engine and associated auxiliaries
  2. steam boiler and associated auxiliaries and steam systems
  3. auxiliary prime movers and associated systems
  4. other auxiliaries, including refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems

Prepare and start main gas turbine

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00