Assessment ABE-1-6A

Assist with fuel oil transfer

Assessed in EN-1211 Auxiliary Machinery I


On board ship or in laboratory

Performance Requirements

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

The candidate will:

  1. Describe ship’s fuel filling and storage arrangements
  2. Conduct job hazard analysis and pre-brief
  3. Assist in taking samples for testing before taking on fuel
  4. Connect fuel hose to manifold
  5. (Simulate) taking on fuel
  6. Use sounding equipment to measure change in tank level and rate of filling
  7. Secure the fuel oil fill and transfer system after the task is complete;
  8. Assist to complete the relevant entries in the oil record book.

Transfer is completed without incident

All MARPOL/USCG recommendations for proper bunker procedures are followed

No safety violations are observed.

Supports Table A-III/5 able seafarer engine

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Contribute to fueling and oil transfer operations

E-A6.1 Knowledge of the function and operation of fuel system and oil transfer operations, including:

  1. preparations for fuelling and transfer operations
  2. procedures for connecting and disconnecting fuelling and transfer hoses
  3. procedures relating to incidents that may arise during fuelling or transferring operation
  4. securing from fuelling and transfer operations
  5. ability to correctly measure and report tank levels

Assist with fuel oil transfer

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00