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MEO Class 2

  • Position of bulkhead and collision bulkhead specs.
  • EEDI, EEOI , SEEMP details and how applied on board.
  • How stability is related to freeboard of vessel , give relationship.
  • In case of oil spill overboard , actions to take for containment , 
  • PI club details , insurance claims , general average and plenty
  • Ism & emergency preparedness
  • HRU in life raft
  • Water tight bulkhead requirements
  • Wing tanks & hopper tanks
  • Plimson marking.all details
  • EEDI attained and required ?
  • Nox technical file
  • Static stability definition and curve
  • Bulwark regulation, purpose
  • VOC
  • P&I Club functioning, purpose, what all things it covers
  • Special area definition as per marpol, Name all.
  • Imp of compression ratio
  • Meaning of starting air overlap
  • Bursting disc material and why copper
  • Lube oil going down in generator how to find
  • Clearance in ballast pump
  • Crankshaft deflection purpose
  • Recharging of DCP
  • Heat exchanger plate checks and inspection.
  • Compressor valve properties.
  • TBN value for 4 stroke and 2 stroke engine and their significance
  • AE Main bearing removal and inspection
  • Cylinder liner worn out, how to find out when running. Actions to be taken if AE to be operated.
  • Air line intercooler and aftercooler purpose and arrangements to remove moisture from compressed air system.
  • Cascade control in ME JCW system.
  • Tacho generator
  • Thyristor basic
  • How step down in current transformer
  • Difference between ac and dc...why?
  • How to check HRC fuse by visual only.. if its blown or not...
  • How intrinsically safe equipment is safe...the principal and in details...
  • ICCP
  • How to check voltage of solenoid valve
  • Faraday's law. Examples of usage in ship.
  • Overcurrent trip working principle
  • Why and how gassing occurs in Lead Acid batteries
  • Battery room ventilation arrangements.


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