NVIC Method

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STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

Maintain seaworthiness of the ship

OICEW-D2.2 Understanding of the fundamentals of watertight integrity

Condition Behavior Standard

Onboard ship or in a laboratory, when asked by a Qualified Assessor,

the candidate describes the actions to ensure and maintain the watertight integrity of the ship.


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

The candidate ’s description includes:

  1. Stability conditions comply with the IMO intact stability criteria under all conditions of loading; and

  2. Watertight integrity of the ship is in accordance with accepted practice.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 17-14 Task 11.2.A , MMA students must:

  • Pass MMA Course EN‑4151 Applied Naval Architecture for Marine Engineers