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MEO Class 2

  • Explain all the things on your CDC ship stamp.
  • Where can you find the proof that your ship is registered to Mumbai port how can you prove it to the authorities?
  • What is NRT and what is GRT?
  • What is the use of the call sign and what is the use of an official number? Where is it in the regulations that a ship requires an identification number?
  • What is plate floor? Draw and explain each parts of a plate floor.
  • What is a sheerstrake and location . What is a gunwale and location? What is camber what is tumblehome? What is sheer.
  • What is the stability requirement of a grain carrier?
  • Draw a stability curve and explain. How can you find the initial GM of your ship from the stability curves?
  • What is the discharge criteria for sewage? Explain the meaning of commutated and disinfected? How can you discharge sewage within 3 nautical miles from nearest land?
  • What are the precautions to be taken before departure after loading in a grain carrier?
  • How will you handle partial loading of a cargo tank in a grain carrier?

  • What is the location of thrust pads and where are they provided? How is the thrust transferred to the hull? What is a thrust bearing?
  • What type of a turbocharger RTA (your engine ) has. Explain all the components of a turbocharger. What is surging? What are the causes of surging? Explain the process of surging?
  • Explain your air compressors volumetric efficiency. What is it how does it affect the air compressors working?
  • How would you overhaul a Piston? What clearances are to be checked? What inspection is done when you separate the piston crown from the skirt?

  • What is a megger? What's the difference between a megger and multimeter? Can you measure insulation without a megger?
  • What is a synchroscope? What other methods are there to check the phase difference? What is the working principle in a synchroscope?
  • What is considered as a high voltage? What safeties are provided for high voltage systems?
  • Explain the safeties provided in the Main Switch Board.
  • How would you check the working of the sliding bowl mechanism in a purifier? Explain 2 things you would check to ensure its operation. How is the sliding bowl operated during the operation of the purifier?
  • Explain crankcase inspections. What would you do if you find traces of metal particles in the lube oil?
  • During inspection of the main bearing, you find black marks on the bearing metal what is your conclusion?
  • What would be the indications of a biological activity in the lube oil? What actions can be taken to counter this?
  • How will you pressure test a piston assembly of the main engine?
  • What is the material of the liner?


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