Assessment OICEW-5-1K

Secure main propulsion diesel engine

Assessed in EN-4131 Internal Combustion Engines II


In an approved simulator, in the laboratory, or aboard a ship and given access a main propulsion diesel engine.

Performance Requirements

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

Secure fuel supply

Receive permission from bridge

Insure shaft is stopped

Start turning gear

Prior to starting, check:

  • lube oil system is running
  • blocking valve shut
  • indicator cocks open

Obtain wheel clearance

Start turning gear

Secure cooling systems


  • LTFW pump
  • HTFW pump
  • piston cooling pump
  • injector cooling pump

Secure turning gear

Stop motor

Disengage turning gear

Secure Lubricating Systems


  • main lube oil pump
  • cylinder lube oil pump
  • stern tube lube oil pump

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 propulsion diesel engine

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00