NVIC Method

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STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

For keeping a safe boiler watch: Maintain the correct water levels and steam pressures

RFPEW-A2.1 Safe operation of boilers

Condition Behavior Standard

On a steam vessel, or in a workshop and laboratory,

the candidate cleans a burner atomizer assembly for a main- propulsion boiler.

Note 1

Not performing this task will limit the candidate’s endorsement to motor and/or gas-turbine propelled vessels only.

This task is not required for steam propulsion and no limitation will be placed on the steam vessel endorsement if this task is not completed.

The candidate:

  1. Using the proper tools, disassembles the dirty burner assembly;
  2. Places the tip in a container, furnace face upward, and soaks all other parts in diesel oil or kerosene until carbon is soft;
  3. Removes paint from cleaning agent;
  4. Cleans parts of carbon and debris;
  5. Reassembles the burner properly and properly stow in rack;
  6. Ensures that all operations are in accordance with manufacturer’s recommended procedures; and
  7. Takes proper action to prevent safety and pollution violations.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 07-14 Task 3.1.E , MMA students must:

  • Successfully complete MMA Assessment RFPEW-5-2E Change and clean burner