NVIC Method

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STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

Maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment

OICEW-B2.5 Function and performance tests of the following equipment and their configuration:

.3 Protective devices

Condition Behavior Standard

On a vessel of at least 1,000 HP, or in a laboratory or workshop,

The candidate tests a low lube oil (LO) shutdown protective device.


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

The candidate:

  1. On a running generator, not connected to the bus, shuts off valve to low LO shut down sensor;

  2. Drains LO from line between valve and sensor;

  3. Ensures that engine shuts down;

  4. Closes drain valve; open sensor valve; and

  5. Restarts engine to confirm proper operation; and

  6. Takes proper action to prevent safety and pollution violations.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 17-14 Task 7.5.C , MMA students must:

  • Successfully complete MMA Assessment OICEW-7E5C Test engine shutdown devices