NVIC Method

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STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

Maintain a safe engineering watch

OICEW-A1.1 Thorough knowledge of principles to be observed in keeping an engineering watch, including:

Maintenance of the machinery space logs and the significance of the readings taken

Condition Behavior Standard

On a vessel of at least 1,000 HP at sea, or on a simulator,

the candidate maintains engine room logs and demonstrates understanding of the significance of the readings.


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

The candidate:

  1. Makes a round of the engine room and notes pressure and temperature readings;

  2. Enters this data in respective fields in engine room logs;

  3. Notes the acceptable range of all of the readings; and

  4. Explains the reasoning behind the range.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 17-14 Task 1.1.E , MMA students must:

  • Successfully complete MMA Assessment OICEW-4-1C Engineering watchkeeping