NVIC Method

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STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

Maintain seaworthiness of the ship

OICEW-D2.3 Understanding of fundamental actions to be taken in the event of partial loss of intact buoyancy

Condition Behavior Standard

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

the candidate describes actions to be taken for a partial loss of intact buoyancy.


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

The candidate describes actions that maintain the watertight integrity of the ship and are in accordance with accepted practice.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 17-14 Task 11.3.A , MMA students must:

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