NVIC Method

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STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

Contribute to the operation of equipment and machinery

ABE-A8.1 Safe operation of equipment, including:

.1 valves and pumps

Condition Behavior Standard

On a vessel or in a laboratory or workshop, given a variety of operating pumps,

the candidate assists the officer on watch with the operation of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps in accordance with good engineering principles.

The candidate:

  1. Assists in lining up a pumping system
  2. Monitors discharge and suction pressures and temperatures,
  3. Observes seals and gaskets for leaks
  4. Monitors for vibration and pump temperatures
  5. Assists in maintenance of pump as per manufacturer’s guidelines.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 18-14 Task 5.1.B , MMA students must:

  • Successfully complete MMA Assessment OICEW-8-2A Centrifugal pump maintenance (mechanical seal)
  • Successfully complete MMA Assessment OICEW-8-2B Reciprocating pump maintenance
  • Successfully complete MMA Assessment OICEW-8E2B Centrifugal pump maintenance (packing)