NVIC Method

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STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

Ensure compliance with pollution prevention requirements.

OICEW-D1 Prevention of pollution of the marine environment

Knowledge of the precautions to be taken to prevent pollution of the marine environment

Anti-pollution procedures and all associated equipment

Importance of proactive measures to protect the marine environment

Condition Behavior Standard

On a vessel of at least 1,000 HP, or in a laboratory or workshop,

the candidate puts into service and then secures the sewage waste- treatment plant.


The assessment is required for all OICEW endorsements regardless of any limitations for propulsion mode and/or vessel equipment.

The candidate:

  1. Describes the vessel’s environmental compliance plan and how it relates to the sewage waste-treatment plant;

  2. Ensures that the plan reflects proper sequences of actions are complete, and that it conforms to the directions and requirements of both the manufacturer’s instructions and ship’s procedures;

  3. Successfully puts into service and secures the sewage waste- treatment according to plan;

  4. Correctly describes the actions as they are being performed; and

  5. Takes proper action to prevent safety and pollution violations.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 17-14 Task 10.1.A , MMA students must:

  • Successfully complete MMA Assessment OICEW-9-1B Monitor sewage waste treatment plant