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Score range 60-69 Level 1 or

70-79 Level 2 if applicable


CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0001] Ship Organization and Responsibility

Level: [L001] Level 1

Has read and understood his own responsibility and reporting guidelines
Demonstarates adherence to the company guidelines
Has knowledge of shipboard organisation and responsibilities

Level: [L002] Level 2

Participates in on board meetings and encourages active feedback


Follows and advocates company organization goals
Manages his responsibility in an efficient manner

Level: [L003] Level 3

Can operate independently with minimal supervision


Has shown thorough knowledge of on board organisation and his own responsibilty
Has executed his duties in the area of responsibility.
Looks for suggestions in the improvement of activities
Has shown due regard in contributing towards company goals

Level: [L004] Level 4

Has participated in review of company procedures and provides feedback where necessary.
Advocates and administers area under his responsibility and educates others
Shown interest in complying with company guidelines
Has been in charge of an area of responsibility

Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0002] Company Policies and Objectives

Level: [L001] Level 1

Understands company policy and can provide explanation on the policy


Understands health and hygeine guidelines
Actively demonstrates compliance with company policy and procedures
Understands company discipline guidelines and behavior code.
Understand safe working practices and follows them

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows checklists etc. required to be completed for non-routine jobs


Knows various procedures and checklists required to be completed in execution of routine jobs
Familiar with company permit to work system
Fully familiar with company policies, safe working practices and discipline and behavior code.
Has read and understood company manuals with respect to his area of work

Level: [L003] Level 3

Able to administer and take responsibility on various work procedures


Able to educate and train others on company requirements
Provides feedback and suggestions for improvement where necessary
Has shown adherence and compliance with company procedures in general
Understands company policy and implements them

Level: [L004] Level 4

Has demonstrated compliance from results of audits and inspections


Has successfully implemented company policy and procedures on board
Participated in management review and conducting SEP meetings on board

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0003] Drug and Alcohol Policy

Level: [L004] Level 4

Has fully understood drug and alcohol policy


Has shown a satisfactory degree of compliance during his tenure on board
Underwent unannounced drug and alcohol tests successfully.

Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0004] Company manuals, including SOPEP and VRP and applic

Level: [L001] Level 1

Understands watch keeping guidelines and change of watch procedures


Understands his duties in emergency situations
Shows adequate familiarity with forms and checklists
Shows adequate familiarity with company manuals and work procedures
Has read and understood the necessary parts of the company manuals covering area of operations

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows the applicability of various checklists and when to use them.


Knows the risk assessment procedures and has participated in risk assessment
Has sound knowledge of company manuals applicable industry guidelines like ISGOTT
Has due regard for safe working practices and documentation and record keeping requirements
Is familiar with basic safe practices and work procedures

Level: [L003] Level 3

Has shown compliance with and understanding as seen from results of audits and inspections
Fully familiar with documentation and record keeping and can prepare for audits and inspections
Has shown compliance with company procedures and manuals
Can be relied upon to train and educate others on these issues

Level: [L004] Level 4

Capable of analysing applicability of various manuals and work procedures


Has participated in management reviews and feedback to managmenent
Meets all requirements of level 3

Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0005] Solas training Manual

Level: [L001] Level 1

Demonstrates adequate familiarity during emergency stations


Has read and understood the vessel Solas training manual
Has learnt basci operating procedures for equipment in Solas training manual.

Level: [L002] Level 2

Understands location of Solas training manual and also its use


Demonstrates satisfactory knowledge of various equipment described in the manual
Is familiar with lay out of the manual and knows what type of information is contained therein.

Level: [L003] Level 3

Can prepare and update Solas training manual


Can train staff when necessary on the topics in the Solas training manual
Keeps manual updated and knows the regulations covering the Solas training manual

Level: [L004] Level 4

Capable of auditing the manual to ensure full compliance


Ensures that manuals are located as per requirements and revisions are carried out.

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0007] SEP committee and functions

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows the frequency of SEP meetings on board


Knows the meaning of SEP meetings and his role in these meetings
Knows who are members of the safety committee on board and who is safety officer

Level: [L002] Level 2

Participated actively in SEP meetings


Knows members of SEP committee and the safety officer on board
Does not hesitate to bring up safety issues for improvement

Level: [L003] Level 3

Fully familiar with company requirements and trains staff to seek areas of improvement
Can successfully demonstrate issues when needed
Can conduct SEP meetings by himself

Level: [L004] Level 4

Has full knowledge of SEP functions


Provides feedback and guidance to vessel staff constructively
Carries out the SEP meeting in the company format and maintains records

Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0008] Company training and drill procedure

Level: [L001] Level 1

Has taken part in various company drills besides boat, fire and pollution drills
Familiar with drill procedures and training
Knows there is a drill schedule and where to locate same

Level: [L002] Level 2

Uses drills as an opportunity for training and enhancement


Has partiicpated in drills and can relate to his duties in various emergencies
Knows the basic steps on hearing the emergency alarm on board
Familiar with company drill procedures and frequency

Level: [L003] Level 3

Able to communicate and give clear instructions during drills


Fully familiar with various drill procedures for various contingencies
Has shown a high degree of familiarity during actual drills in different scenarios
Implements the improvement plan and monitors crew progress during a drill
Understands the need to conduct a de-briefing of the drill and identifies action for improvement

Level: [L004] Level 4

Adheres to drill schedule and procedures


Ensures that proper training and record of drills and training are kept up to date
Carries out drills with a view to keep vessel well prepared for contingencies
Familiar with reporting and forms to be used during drills.
Provides feedback and identifies hazards associated with different scenarios and looks for improvement

Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0009] Ship safety and emergency systems familiarization

Level: [L001] Level 1

Has read and understood the Solas training manual.


Familiar with vessel emergency systems, emergency escape routes and LSA and FFA equipment
Familiar with location of various emergency equipment

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0009] Ship safety and emergency systems familiarization

Level: [L001] Level 1

Has basic knowledge of actions to take in case of an emergency

Level: [L002] Level 2

Has knowledge of location and use of various emergency equipment on board the vessel
Familiar with safety and operational limits of tank cleaning equipment
Familiar with safety and operational limits of the gangway
Knows the limitations and use of various equipment on board
Familiar with maintenance instructions for LSA and FFA equipment on board.
Familiar with vessel fixed extinguishing system
Familiar with the safety and operational limits of mooring equipment
Familiar with safety and operational limits of deck crane
Has knowledge of steps to be taken during an emergency
Familiar with operation of LB engines, emergency fire pump, Emergency generator, bilge pumps etc
Can identify which extinguishers are to be used for which fire situation
Familiar with the contents of the Solas training manual

Level: [L003] Level 3

Carries out maintenance of equipment and maintains records


Knowledge of risk assesment and prevention of injury to persons
Can carry out inspections of various equipment to verify their working condition
Familiar with permit to work system

Level: [L004] Level 4

Has knowledge of company requirements and regulations for familiarisation with emergency eqpt.
Has full knowledge of company requirements towards maintenance of emergency eqpt

Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0010] Reporting on incidents and accidents

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows who is the DPA and his functions


Familiar with company reporting requirements for accidents and incidents
Familiar with Safety Bulletins and their contents
Knows what is ACR/NAR/NCR reports

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows the funciton of the drop box on vessels


Has participated in analysing incidents to identify causes.
Has good knowledge of reporting of incidents and accidents
Knows importance of reporting near miss and near accidents and their benefit
Can distinguish between an NAR/NCR/ACR

Level: [L003] Level 3

Has completed an ACR/NAR or NCR form post incident


Provides fairly accurate feedback for analysis purposes.
Can monitor effectiveness of corrective actions and adjust to ensure action will prevent recurrence
Fully familiar with reporting of incidents and accidents.
Can determine actions to prevent recurrence and implement them.
Has participated in analysing an incident to determine root cause

Level: [L004] Level 4

Fully familiar with contents of safety bulletin and required action to be taken by vessel from lessons learnt

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0010] Reporting on incidents and accidents

Level: [L004] Level 4

Has full knowledge of reporting requirements for various scenarios


Fills out reports correctly and identifies root causes and actions to prevent recurrence
Can monitor effectiveness of corrective action and follow-through in process changes to ensure compliance
Knows and understands process of investigation of an incident

Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0012] Personal Protective Equipment

Level: [L001] Level 1

Use of PPE is seen as satisfactory


Understands the use of various PPE on board
Knows location of various PPE
Familiar with company provided PPE and its use

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows the limitations and safe load factors for personal protection
Aware of the use of various protective equipment applicable to current conditions
Aware of the use of protective equipment in relation to prevalent weather
Seen to use gloves, helmets, safety shoes, goggles appropriately and where required.
Can use and dona safety belt properly.

Level: [L003] Level 3

Ensures crew are trained and use protective equipment as applicable


Can plan and anticipate the type of protective equipment required for crew in relation to weather
Has knowledge of protective equipment to be adorned for various work conditions
Maintains an inventory of all PPE on board
Can check and maintain PPE as required

Level: [L004] Level 4

Can apply the use of personal protective equipment in risk assessment


Fully familiar with inspection and maintenance of PPE.
Ensures full compliance with requirement of using personal protective equipment

Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0013] Company permit to work procedures

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows the permit system for enclosed space entry and permits to work in enclosed space
Familiar with system of work permits
Familiar with permit system for working aloft, working with electrical circuits and with chemicals
Familiar with basic requirement to have permit to work for cold and hot work

Level: [L002] Level 2

Capable of carrying out checks for cold work


Capable of carrying out checks when using various permits
Fully familiar with permit to work system and nature of work which requires permits
Capable of carrying out checks for working on electrical systems
Capable of carrying out checks for enclosed space entry
Capable of carrying out checks of PPE equipment on board and appropriate for the work
Capable of carrying out checks for working aloft

Level: [L003] Level 3

Maintains control over check procedures during the duration of work

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0013] Company permit to work procedures

Level: [L003] Level 3

Has thorough knowledge of measuring equipment and type of PPE to be used for differnet work scenarios
Can complete required checklists for atmosphere checks including tank cleaning operations
Has knowledge of responsibility of person in charge of filling out work permits
Can determine and carry out risk assessment for various jobs

Level: [L004] Level 4

Provides guidance and training in use of work permits and situations where permits are to be used.
Capable and has carried out proper risk assessment for various work permits
Ensures compliance with safe work procedures and use of PPE
Fully familiar with permit to work system

Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0015] Vessel Inspections by Port State and Oil Major insp

Level: [L001] Level 1

Has basic knowledge of the need for inspections and company expectations
Familiar with inspection process of port state, flag state and oil major vettings
Can prepare the area assigned with instructions

Level: [L002] Level 2

Has been know to take interest towards ensuring no deficiencies are noted during inspections
Has shown ability to anticipate the inspectors area of concern and address questions efficiently
Takes measures to be ready for such inspections at any time
Has participated in at least one inspection or audit in the last six months
Follows instructions and keeps records etc in good order to be available for inspection

Level: [L003] Level 3

Able to brief crew and train in preparing for inspections and audits.
With respect to these inspections knows the difference between high risk and low risk obervations
Has shown adequate familiarity with inspection process
Able to ensure vessel is well prepared for inspection and avoids surprises
Knows the importance of these inspections and company's expectations from these inspections
Knows areas which are of interest to inspectors and prepares and organises documents in advance

Level: [L004] Level 4

Understands the authority of inspectors and reasons for inspections


Knows reporting requirements and follow-up procedure of an inspection.
Knows the inspection process and keeps vessel in a state of readiness

Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0016] Compliance with Marpol and its Annexes

Level: [L001] Level 1

Familiar with vessel oil or tank cleaning or slops discharge procedures


Familiar with vessel garbage management system
Familiar with engine room bilge water containment and discharge procedures.
Familiar with Marpol and its broad requirements

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows the disposal requirements for food waste and other garbage at sea or in port
Knows the reporting requirements for discharge ashore or overboard
Knows the sewage discharge requirements and vessel sewage system
Knows the responsibility as officer in charge for checking and confirmation prior attempting dishcarge

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG001] SEP Systems Item: [C0016] Compliance with Marpol and its Annexes

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows the requirements and procedures for discharge of engine room bilge water
Knows the rule requirments for discharge of garbage and oil waste or oily water mixture.

Level: [L003] Level 3

Has knowledge of ballast water management and its rules


Maintains all records as necessary and in approved format
Has full knowledge of legal implications of Marpol
Demonstrates a high degree of compliance with Marpol
Takes adequate precautions and control over matters involving waster generation and disposal
Fully familiar with Marpl and its Annexes

Level: [L004] Level 4

Has full knowledge of Marpol and its Annexes


Fully familiar with vessel equipment and its limitations and compliance with Marpol
Has full knowledge of legal implication of Marpol compliance

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0049] Company Safety Policy and Objectives

Level: [L001] Level 1

Familiar with use of recommended PPE and seen to use them


Aware of good house-keeping guidelines with respect to safety standards
Understands function of the SEP notice board and drop box.
Understands functions of the SEP committee, Safety Officer and accident prevention officers on board
Familiar with company SEP policy and objective as described on Scompman Ch2
Familiar with normal equipment used on tankers to be intrinsically safe

Level: [L002] Level 2

Has participated in SEP meetings and evaluation of safety on board


Maintains and uses PPE as recommended
Conscientious towards housekeeping to avoid accidents
Has read and understood the relevant parts of Scompman on the subject
Knows the function of ACR, NAR, NCR and can prepare a draft report for the drop box
Familiar with company permit to work system and can identify when permits are requried.

Level: [L003] Level 3

Has thorough knowledge and company safety policy and objectives


Capable of executing responsibility assigned in SEP committee
Ensures compliance with company guidelines and policy
Can conduct and document risk assessment.
Has thorough knowledge of industry safe practices in normal operations

Level: [L004] Level 4

Can conduct a review of the Safety/SEP systems on board


Thorough knowledge in policies and their implementation
Ensure vessel remains in compliance with company guidelines on safety
Can identify best practices for ship board operations and implement them
Ensures vessel remains in compliance with industry safe practices

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0050] Ship Specific Life saving appliances

Level: [L001] Level 1

Can don immersion suit efficiently. Understands difference between flotation and non-flotation types.
Can don a lifejacket properly and quickly, can test whistle and light without assistance
Familiar with vessel LSA and location
Familiar with identifying location of life saving appliances on Safety Plan
Familiar with basic operation of shipboard appliances - boat/raft launching, releasing, securing, etc
Can identify what life saving equipment is located in immediate vicinity of work area

Level: [L002] Level 2

Has basic knowledge of the SOLAS regulations concerning shipboard LSA


Can be delegated to the checking and maintenance of lifejackets, lifebuoys and accessories.
Knows the use of various life saving appliance on board
Can demonstrate use of the equipment to colleagues
Recognizes if liferaft HRU is properly set, and can correct it if necessary
Knows company requirements for maintenance, inspection and test for these equipment
Knows maintenance procedures as per PIMS

Level: [L003] Level 3

Capable of carrying out verification that equipment is maintained in perfect condition


Can take charge of launching, conning and recovery of survival craft, rescue boat
Aware of the regulatory issues with regards to LSA
Can prepare vessel for annual class survey of safety equipment
Ensures equipment is kept in ready status by means of regular inspections
Can direct others as Person in Charge of emergency team to deploy LSA

Level: [L004] Level 4

Ensures equipment is kept in ready status by means of regular inspections


Ensures vessel remains in compliance with regulations with respect to equipment
Expert technical knowledge of equipment maintenance (as applicable)
Knows reporting procedures for requisition, replenishment and defects of the company

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0051] Fire fighting Equipment on board

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows the location of 'local' water fog extinguishing system and areas protected
Familiar with the availability/operation of specific sprinkler systems, paint locker CO2, galley systems
Familiar with vessel Fire fighting equipment and location
Can operate as a member of fire-fighting 'hose party' and operate jet-spray nozzle appropriately
Can identify what equipment is located in immediate vicinity of work area
Knows the location of the CO2 room and spaces protected, understands basic safety precautions
Familiar with use of extinguishing mediums to fight small fires
Basic familiarity with fire main piping arrangement, location of hydrants, isolators, hose boxes
Familiar with identifying location of fire fighting equipment on Safety Plan

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows maintenance procedures as per PIMS


Understands the principles of operation of the foam system, and can set up same under supervision
Knows the use of various fire fighting equipment on board
Understands the principles of operation of the water fog system, can operate same under supervision
Understands the principles of operation of the CO2 system, can operate same under supervision
Knows the requirement for different equipment as per applicable regulations

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0051] Fire fighting Equipment on board

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows company requirements for maintenance, inspection and test for these equipment
Can demonstrate use of the equipment to colleagues

Level: [L003] Level 3

Capable of carrying out verification that equipment is maintained in perfect condition


Can prepare vessel for annual class survey of safety equipment
Ensures equipment is kept in ready status by means of regular inspections
Aware of the regulatory issues with rewards to maintenance of fire fighting equipment

Level: [L004] Level 4

Ensures equipment is kept in ready status by means of regular inspections


Ensures vessel remains in compliance with regulations with respect to equipment
Knows reporting procedures for requisition, replenishment and defects of the company

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0052] Lifeboat and life raft procedures and maintenance a

Level: [L001] Level 1

Familiar with equipment contained in life boats and life rafts


Knows the use of the painter, lifeboat plugs, sprinkler system, embarkation ladder
Knows access points and preparation procedures for life launching
Knows his duties in abandon ship drills
Can start lifeboat motor, water spray, air supply, lights, etc, and release hooks under supervision
Knows where to switch on Emergency Lighting for launching/embarkation areas
Knows the purpose and use of seat belts, seating position, bowsing tackle in lifeboats
Knows where to 'emergency stop' overboard discharges in way of launching points
Can locate lifeboat pyrotechnics, water, food rations, first aid, etc
Knows how to use remote release of lifeboat.
Familiar with procedures for inflating the rafts (necessary when the drop is less than 15m)
Knows function of hydrostatic release for life rafts
Familiar with the procedure for boarding rafts (preferably from embarkation ladder)

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can carry out maintenance and checks to keep lifeboats in ready status
Able to operate and test equipment where practicable to confirm status
Able to prepare requisitions in good time before expiry where applicable
Knows the specifications of equipment carried in lifeboat and can verify this
Knows the markings on lifeboats and life rafts as per regulations

Level: [L003] Level 3

Can organize and direct personnel in all the foregoing activities as PIC of the team
Can launch and maneuver lifeboat for testing purpose as per Solas requirements
Can provide support and guidance to juniors in maintenance procedures
Can retrieve lifeboat and stow correctly.
Capable of ensuring that lifeboats and life rafts are maintained as per PIMS
Capable of verifying that equipment maintenance is on schedule

Level: [L004] Level 4

Understand importance of full compliance with procedures


Overall responsibility to ensure that life boats and life rafts are ready at all times

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0053] Launching equipment

Level: [L001] Level 1

Aware of the normal checks to be done prior to release of lifeboats


Familiar with the function and process of 'rescue boat' retrieval
Knows how to prepare the davit for release
Knows how to operate the remote and local release for lifeboats
Familiar with the function and process of 'rescue boat' retrieval

Level: [L002] Level 2

Competent to operate 'on load' release for lifeboat fall hooks


Aware of the greasing and maintenance of davits
Can rig and conduct 'rescue boat' retrieval operations unsupervised
Has some knowledge of the lifeboat brake system and maintenance requirements
Knows the contents of the Solas training manual
Knows correct stowage arrangements for lifeboats and life rafts
Aware of the maintenance and upkeep of life raft release systems
Knows the maintenance for davit wires and also construction and frequency of change

Level: [L003] Level 3

Can carry out or assist in carrying out inspection of the brake for lifeboat release
Able to carry out full maintenance of the moving parts of the davit
Able to carry out maintenance of the brakes of the davit
Can carry out lubrication routines for davits

Level: [L004] Level 4

Ensures PIMS procedures are carried out


Ensures testing of equipment is carried out as per regulations
Knows all maintenance procedures and guidelines for launching equipment

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0054] Emergency and main Fire Pump

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows the location of available remote starters for fire pumps


Knows location of emergency fire pump
Has been shown how to operate the emergency fire pump
Knows locations for operating the emergency and main fire pump

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can identify valves to be opened for emergency fire pump


Can follow starting instructions for emergency fire pump
Knows the testing procedure for main and emergency fire pump
Can start the emergency fire pump either independently or with assistance
Knows starting procedures for main fire pump

Level: [L003] Level 3

Knows the location and alternate arrangements for fire pumps in engine room
Capable of starting emergency fire pump independently
Knows the maintenance and test routines for emergency fire pump

Level: [L004] Level 4

Capable of training staff in use of emergency fire pump


Capable of doing PIMS on fire pumps
Knows requirement for readiness and test procedures of fire pumps for PSC inspections

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0059] Fire and Safetgy Plan - location and symbols

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows location of the fire and safety plan


Can identify with symbols location of equipment on plan

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows that fire and safety equipment are to be located as shown in the plan
Can verify the plan with actual location of equipment around vessel
Knows the requirement for the plan to be approved by class.
Can update changes in the plan by use of correct symbols
Knows correct symbols to be used on the plan

Level: [L003] Level 3

Fully familiar with the contents of the fire and safety plan
Can verify that correct symbols are used on the plan
Knows the requirement that any change requires approval from class and flag.

Level: [L004] Level 4

Fully conversant with the use, location, marking of the plan.

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0061] Pump room evacuation arrangement

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows the use of the harness meant for rescue


Can demonstrate how it is used
Aware of the material of rope or wire to be used in the hoist
Has participated in drills for pump room evacuation
Familiar with the availability and location of EEBD for pump room evacuation as necessary
Familiar with the location and availability of portable rescue equipment, if supplied
Aware of the evacuation arrangement in the pump room

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows material of ropes etc to be used for the rigging


Can be assigned duties for evacuation from pumproon
Can conduct checks and inspection to ensure it is always rigged for use
Knows procedure for evacuation

Level: [L003] Level 3

Can provide training to others on use and maintenance


Maintains and carried out checks to keep system ready for use
Can be in charge of evacuation teams
Can verify if the rigging and position is correct

Level: [L004] Level 4

Fully conversant with requirements

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0062] Other equipment and Systems

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows type of gasket and bolts to be used


Can follow the procedure of manual starting of the emergency generator using posted instructions.
Knows that the ISC should not be removed or tampered with
Knows the emergency source of power on board
Knows location and use of the International Shore coupling.

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0062] Other equipment and Systems

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows the regulations for emergency source of power on vessels


Knows the source of emergency power and which equipment in general must have supply
Has a fair understanding of the test routines and checks for emergency equipment
Fully aware of the regulations for Intl Shore coupling

Level: [L003] Level 3

Knows the regulations for maintenance, inspection and testing on load for power sources
Ensures Intl Shore Coupling is available at suitable location
Familiar with which equipment is supplied with emergency power
Can operate emergency source of power on manual mode

Level: [L004] Level 4

Full conversant with other emergency equipment on board vessel.

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0063] Rescue boat and procedures

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows duties of crew assigned to rescue boat


Aware which boat is designated rescue boat
Knows use do rescue boat
Familiar with the four main functions of a rescue boat
Can rig the transfer wires and conduct a rescue boat retrieval procedure under supervision
Has read the Solas training manual on this topic
Familiar with the correct rig for 'man overboard' bridge-wing lifebuoys (weight/drop)

Level: [L002] Level 2

Aware of the regulations for rescue boats


Knows the maintenance and inspection of equipment
Can assist in launching of the boat when necessary
Can be assigned duties during launching of rescue boat

Level: [L003] Level 3

Aware of the regulations for rescue boats

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0064] Emergency Station bill

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows how to locate his duties on the muster bill


Can read and understand the contents and instructions on the muster bill.
Knows location of muster list on board

Level: [L002] Level 2

Keeps the muster list updated


Verifies that equipment mentioned on the muster list is available at particular location
Can prepare a muster bill and assign duties as per company procedures
Identifies back-ups where necessary

Level: [L003] Level 3

Can verify if personnel assigned duties are capable of executing same


Carries out familiarization of staff on their duties in the muster list
Aware of the regulations concerning muster lists
Can check to see if muster list is as per company requirements

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0064] Emergency Station bill

Level: [L004] Level 4

Has ultimate responsibility to ensure vessel muster list is as per company requirements
Ensures muster list covers emergency situations and will pass inspection by PSC/vetting

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0065] Use of CABA and fire man's outfit

Level: [L001] Level 1

Know the location of all CABA and fireman's outfits


Has basic knowledge when and where CABA and fireman's outfits are used
Knows what checks need to be done prior using CABA.
Has read the Solas training manual section for CABA and fireman's outfit.

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows what to do when the warning whistle for air pressure activates
Know how to execute face mask air-tightness check
Know how to conduct pressure test prior to donning CABA
Can check to see fire man suit is ok for use.
Knows procedure for recording pressure and time prior entry.
Knows torch, lifeline, hatchet etc are to be ready for use with CABA during entry
Has ability to check the function of audible alarm of CABA

Level: [L003] Level 3

Aware that consumption is faster when physical work is being performed with the CABA.
Knows the movement patterns when entering smoke filled spaces
Know how to properly don the CABA and fireman's outfits in short time
Capable if conducting search procedures after entry
Participated in drills and can be assigned entry duties when necessary.
Has knowledge about duration of CABA cylinder as being used.

Level: [L004] Level 4

Knows the function of the CABA and its components


Is able to re-charge the CABA cylinders to required charging pressure
Is able to keep proper maintenance to the CABA sets and fireman's outfits
Knows the contents to be kept in fireman's outfit box.
Can be made in-charge of emergency squad.

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0066] Evacuation procedures for various locations and con

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows the company emergency alarm procedures concerning evacuation


Familiar with escape routes from area of work in confined spaces
Aware of the safety equipment placed around vessel for evacuation
Can effectively participate in an Evacuation Drill
Is aware that any and all Escape Routes must never be blocked or obstructed
Familiar with escape routes from engine spaces and accommodation, pump room

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can identify Escape routes from Fire Plan


Is aware of the Muster requirements which often follows certain types of evacuations
Knows how to use the EEBD and also time available
Is aware of operating procedures of EEBD situated near escape routes
Has participated in drills and can be assigned responsibility in evacuation scenario

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Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0066] Evacuation procedures for various locations and con

Level: [L002] Level 2

Aware of the location of EEBD around vessel

Level: [L003] Level 3

Aware of the requirement for marking of escape routes


Can organize equipment necessary for evacuation from enclosed spaces
Can organize equipment etc necessary for an evacuation
Knows the importance of personal safety in evacuation procedures.
Keeps regular check to ensure escape routes are maintained well
Can effectively conduct an Evacuation Drill

Level: [L004] Level 4

Is aware of Regulations for locating EEBD w.r.t. Escape Routes


Is able to train crew to appreciate the importance of a quick yet systematic evacuation

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0067] Use of different portable extinguishers

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows the type of extinguisher available in immediate working area.


Can differentiate between different type of extinguishers by physical characteristics
Has read Solas training manual and can identify the types of fire extinguisher on board
Familiar with different type of extinguishers

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows which extinguishers are to be used for which type of fire


Knows the use of different extinguisher types
Can demonstrate use of extinguishers and operation

Level: [L003] Level 3

Knows how to renew cartridges and also refill different extinguisher types
Knows the maintenance and checks for extinguishers including records
Can identify filling procedures for extinguishers
Is able to know the working principle of various types of extinguishers on board
Understands the limitation of portable extinguishers based on type

Level: [L004] Level 4

Can guide and train staff on use of portable extinguishers


Knows the applicable regulations for shore maintenance and pressure tests
Knows the applicable regulations for maintaining spare charges

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0068] Handling of Domestic Chemicals

Level: [L001] Level 1

Has basic knowledge of the harmful effects of chemicals


Knows location of PPE and also uses them when handling chemicals
Familiar with data on the MSDS for various chemicals
Knows location of chemicals store and procedures for same
Familiar with different types of chemicals generally used

Level: [L002] Level 2

Familiar with eye wash or emergency shower stations


Has ability for proper storage of various chemicals on board
Knows procedures for accidental contact with skin, eyes, work clothes etc.

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0068] Handling of Domestic Chemicals

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows procedures for accidental spillage

Level: [L003] Level 3

Ensure full safety precautions are taken by personnel when handling chemicals
Knows the immediate first aid to be provided in case of accidental contact
Is able to understand the specification, nature of various types of chemicals on board
Is able to have knowledge of MSDS where applicable

Level: [L004] Level 4

Aware of the company environment concerns over use of chemicals


Knows use of MFAG for chemicals
Has sufficient knowledge of treatment on injuries caused by various chemicals
Aware of first aid to be given for chemical inhalation or skin contact

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0073] Immersian suits and TPA

Level: [L001] Level 1

Familiar with the principles of hypothermia


Has read user instructions in the Solas training manual.
Has basic concept when and where these protective aids to be used
Is able to recognize the locations of all immersion suits and TPA
Can fold and stow suits properly ready for use.

Level: [L002] Level 2

Is able to don the immersion suits and TPA properly

Level: [L003] Level 3

Familiar with the specifications and capabilities of immersion suits in general


Familiar with the regulations which apply to the availability of Immersion Suits.
Is able to keep good maintenance to the immersion suits and TPA
Is able to stow the immersion suits and TPA properly

Level: [L004] Level 4

Know how to treat the survivals away from hypothermia with TPA
Know how to be afloat with immersion suits on when rescuing survivals in water

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0074] Emergency escape breathing device ( EEBD)

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows the time limit of EEBD use.


Knows location of EEBD around the vessel and can identify EEBD in work area
Knows the purpose of the EEBD

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can demonstrate donning procedures for EEBD

Level: [L003] Level 3

Knows the inspection and service routines of the EEBD


Can guide and train staff on use of EEBD.
Knows the regulations wrt to number and location of EEBD
Aware of the checks prior to use of EEBD

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0074] Emergency escape breathing device ( EEBD)

Level: [L004] Level 4

Has good knowledge to check components of EEBD in good condition thoroughly


Know how to charge the EEBD with specific adaptor

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0075] Safe access to vessel

Level: [L001] Level 1

Aware of personal safety checks when using the access


Knows the means of safe access to vessel
Is able to appreciate the importance of keeping access areas clear of obstructions etc.
Has good knowledge about importance of safe access to vessel

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows safe arrangements for walkways and installed ladders fitted on board
Knows the requirement for rigging of combination ladders
Knows the regulations applicable to pilot ladder construction and rigging
Can correctly rig safety nets and also verify via inspection correct placement
Is aware of procedures w.r.t rigging of Accommodation Ladders and Pilot Boarding Arrangements
Is fully aware of the safety items attached to the access medium, e.g. Lifebuoys, lifelines etc.
Level 2

Level: [L003] Level 3

Has complete knowledge about maintenance and inspection of all access mediums
Aware of the responsibility to provide safe access from deck to accommodation
Is aware of the responsibility to provide safe access to and from vessel
Is aware of Safety standards required with respect to boarding / access equipment on board
Level 3

Level: [L004] Level 4

Is able to identify and deploy secondary access provisions in case of emergency


Has complete knowledge about maintenance and inspection of all access mediums
Level 4

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0076] Compliance with procedures for enclosed space entry

Level: [L001] Level 1

Can carry out a pre-entry equipment and conditions check


Knows the company procedures and checklists for entry
Is able to use efficiently the Personal Portable Gas Meters carried by crew working in spaces
Has complete knowledge of enclosed space entry procedures
Is able to identify all areas and zones classified as Enclosed Spaces

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can carry out joint checks to ensure all safety equipment is being used prior to entry
Establishes clear communication between entry party and standby party
Is able to understand & can also contribute to the Risk Assessment associated with the entry
Is able to identify and organize the correct communication procedures for the entry
Is able to perform calibration and thereafter atmosphere checks in enclosed spaces as required
Is able to appreciate and fully understand the requirements laid down in the Entry Permit

Level: [L003] Level 3

Has been known to ensure full compliance of procedures from staff

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Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0076] Compliance with procedures for enclosed space entry

Level: [L003] Level 3

Is aware of the rescue procedures for the entry space


Is aware of special conditions and precautions required with certain type of entries
Is able to perform a detailed Risk Assessment prior to performing entry
Is able to successfully complete the specified 'Enclosed Space Entry Permit'

Level: [L004] Level 4

Is able to identify any modifications or additions to the permit and advise the company of the same
Is able to check the efficiency of the Enclosed Space entry permit being completed

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0077] Maintenance and use of Spill containment systems (

Level: [L001] Level 1

Can check to see that the spill containment trays are kept clean and dry
Can ensure all the spill containment arrangement like Save-alls are effectively plugged/secured
Is able to identify the various spill containment arrangements on board

Level: [L002] Level 2

Follows instructions to do clean-up etc without causing spill overboard.


Is aware with the cleaning procedures and pollution hazards of cleaning a Drip Tray / Save- All
Is able to appreciate the limitations of spill containment system specially w.r.t. trim, list etc.
Is aware of the capacity of the Spill Containment provisions provided

Level: [L003] Level 3

Can be relied upon to do independent inspection prior arrival


Is able to independently transfer the contents of an open Spill Containment to a designated tank
Is able to identify the hazards attached with open (exposed) spill containment

Level: [L004] Level 4

Is able to inspect the condition of the spill containment arrangement


Is able to ascertain the size and capacity of the spill containment w.r.t pipeline etc. it is for

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0078] Accident prevention measures and general safety

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows the roles and responsibility of Accident Prevention Officers


Is able to appreciate the importance of a well planned and safe working habit
Is able to closely follow safety guidelines as laid down in SCOMPMAN

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows reporting procedures and guidelines with regards to accident prevention


Is able to understand the importance of Risk management w.r.t. reducing accidents
Is able to understand & appreciate the content of the Int. Code Of Safe Working Practices

Level: [L003] Level 3

Has sufficient knowledge for duties and responsibility of Accident Prevention officers
Capable of carrying out risk assessment and mitigating risk
Is able to implement all safety standards in the regular work routine of the vessel
Is able to ensure that all crew members are well trained and well versed with the SEP Policy

Level: [L004] Level 4

Is able to suggest additional procedures and measures w.r.t. safety for the entire fleet
Is able to hold interactive SEP & Safety Meetings at desired intervals and prepare minutes

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0078] Accident prevention measures and general safety

Level: [L004] Level 4

Is able to ascertain that the safety standards are appropriate for the type of vessel

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0080] Helicopter Operations - Safety procedures

Level: [L001] Level 1

Is aware of the location of the Helicopter Operation related Safety Equipment


Is able to identify the area designated on board for Helicopter Operations
Familiar with use of the safety equipment during operations
Knows the location of safety equipment for helo operations on board

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows the contents of the ICS Guide to Helicopter/Ship Operations


Is aware of the fire prevention preparations to be made prior to performing Helicopter operation
Is aware of the content of the Safety Box w.r.t. Helicopter Operation

Level: [L003] Level 3

Knows the marking requirements on deck for landing and winching


Understands the safety procedures for these operations
Aware of operating procedures for landing, winching, Hi-Line operation & Frog Man controlled Operation
Is able to identify and designate a team for safely performing Helicopter operation

Level: [L004] Level 4

Can verify vessel compliance with markings and area of operation to the ICS guide.
Is aware of all the contents and procedures laid down in the ICS - Helicopter Safety Guide

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0081] Fire Wires and Emergency towing equipment

Level: [L001] Level 1

Is aware of the location and procedures/instructions posted for the ETA


Is able to deploy the wire as per the recommendations of the ISGOTT
Is aware of the requirement for the deployment of fire wires forward and aft

Level: [L002] Level 2

Fully aware of the regulations for ETA and own vessel deployment procedures
Can check to verify condition of fire wires are suitable for use
Able to ensure that fire wires are kept rigged in proper way during cargo operations
Aware of the correct lay out of fire wires as per ISGOTT recommendations

Level: [L003] Level 3

Capable of maintaining equipment in ready status including notices etc.


Ale to provide training to all crew members in correct and quick deployment of the ETA
Knows the specification applicable to ship size for fire wires
Able to inspect the condition of the fire wire and renew as necessary

Level: [L004] Level 4

Can guide and train staff in use of ETA and also fire wires.
Is able to ensure that correct maintenance and inspection schedule for the above are being followed

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0082] Safety for hand tools on tankers

Level: [L001] Level 1

Aware that of 'Non Sparking Tools' on cargo areas of tankers


Aware of safe handling and procedures for hand tools

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0082] Safety for hand tools on tankers

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can identify tools which are not suitable for use on deck
Able to practice good house keeping in storage of such tools
Aware that certain tools need special handling and additional PPE may be required for them

Level: [L003] Level 3

Is able to provide training to personnel on hand and power tools usage on tankers.
Ensures personnel under his control use and are provided with correct tools
Able to identify tools having a spark generating potential

Level: [L004] Level 4

Is able to ensure that no conflicting metals are ever used in the cargo area
Ensure correct orders are made for tools dedicated to cargo work

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0084] Testing for drug and alcohol

Level: [L001] Level 1

Aware of the consequences of violation of this policy


Is aware of the company's Drug & Alcohol policy and the regular testing as stated in it.

Level: [L002] Level 2

Is aware of the types of drugs prohibited in the company's D&A policy


Aware of the unannounced tests by vessel and also by external agencies.

Level: [L003] Level 3

Is aware of the frequency of the alcohol test to be conducted on board


Can conduct alcohol test with the provided alcohol meter on board and record the correct readings

Level: [L004] Level 4

Aware of reporting procedures and disciplinary action for violation of this policy
Can calibrate the alcohol meter as per instruction manual using provided calibration kit

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0085] Search for ship stowaway, drugs and alcohol prior l

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows procedures on finding stowaway and foreign objects during search


Knows the search patterns to be adopted
Knows the area prescribed for search.
Understands the importance of searches

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows action to take in case of a finding


Is able to follow correct reporting procedures during searches
Is aware of the various search teams and areas assigned
Level 2

Level: [L003] Level 3

Knows reporting procedures for search and discovery.


Can identify vulnerable areas of vessel to intensify search in those areas.
Able to organize search teams to cover various areas of the vessel
Is able to conduct such searched as and when required
Level 3

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Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0085] Search for ship stowaway, drugs and alcohol prior l

Level: [L004] Level 4

Knows company reporting guidelines for such search


Knows applicable laws etc with discovery of stowaway
Is able to train the crew on the personal hazards attached with such searches,
Is able to follow the requirements of the SSP for search and corresponding reporting
Level 4

Group: [CG003] Life Saving Fire Fighting and Emergency Systems Item: [C0086] Emergency eye-wash and shower station on deck

Level: [L001] Level 1

Is aware of the procedures as to starting these


Is aware of location of all Emergency shower and eye wash stations on Cargo Deck

Level: [L002] Level 2

Is able to independently check the supply and condition (of water)


Can effectively use the same for self and also for others
Is aware of the requirement with respect to marking of the same
Level 2

Level: [L003] Level 3

Can effectively supervise maintenance of the filters in the system


Can effectively supervise maintenance of the spring loaded paddle valves attached to above
Is aware of the circulating or heating requirement for emergency showers/eye wash
Level 3

Level: [L004] Level 4

Is able to confirm that the above are in accordance with the IBC / BCH code as applicable
Is able to confirm that the supply for the above is from the portable source and is always running
Level 4

Group: [CG004] Pollution Prevention and Waste Management Item: [C0088] Waste and Garbage management system of company

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows the requirements for food waste disposal inside port limits
Knows the requirement to confirm with bridge prior disposal
Has demonstrated adequate care in treating and handling of garbage with regards to segregation
Has shown understanding of garbage disposal rules and complies with same
Familiar with company waste management manual

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows the content of the garbage log and can fill in the log.
Can classify when questioned as to the category of garbage and their disposal requirements
Can segregate and dispose garbage with no interference
Knows the means of disposal on board including incineration procedures
Fully understands the company policy for garbage disposal and applicable rules

Level: [L003] Level 3

Able to provide training and guidance to other staff


Has been through an audit and has handled questions from PSC and vetting inspectors on this aspect
Knows the type of waste that can be burnt in the incinerator and also knows about disposal of ash
Knows the capability of ship board incinerator and relates to design and capacity of the equipment
Capable of implementing control procedures for the disposal of garbage by ship staff

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Group: [CG004] Pollution Prevention and Waste Management Item: [C0088] Waste and Garbage management system of company

Level: [L003] Level 3

Capable of making correct entries in garbage log and maintaining records of other disposal
Capable of ensuring vessel is in compliance with local regulations for disposal
Capable of preparing and implementing the company garbage management plan

Level: [L004] Level 4

Able to guide and train vessel staff on company garbage policy and requirements
Ensures records are up to date and no deficiencies are noted in audits or inspections
Able to ensure vessel remains in compliance with rules for retention, incineration and disposal
Fully conversant with company garbage and waste management procedures

Group: [CG004] Pollution Prevention and Waste Management Item: [C0089] Pollution containment systems for deck machinery an

Level: [L001] Level 1

Has demonstrated satisfactory knowledge for a person on watch in port with regards to pollution
Familiar with limitations and warning notices placed around vessel for disposal or discharge of oily water etc
Familiar with operation of portable or fixed pumps for collection from deck in case of spill
Familiar with preparations prior arrival in port with regards to securing arrangements for containment
Familiar with drip trays and their design and purpose around oil tank vents
Familiar with the fish plate as a spill containment requirement
Familiar with fittings on vessel around hydraulic machinery etc. which help in containment of oil leaks etc

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can comply with items of the ship/shore safety checklist


Aware of draining requirements of rain water on deck etc while in port.
Aware of safe connection and disconnection of manifold to prevent spills
Aware of the containment trays around oil tank vents and manifold drip trays
Aware of the capacity of wilden pumps and arrangement for use in emergency
Fully aware of the requirements and can verify preparedness of vessel for port calls

Level: [L003] Level 3

Knows the different types of containment fitted on vessel


Capable of keeping vessel well equipped and ready with respect to pollution containment equipment
Can carry out a risk assessment from pollution perspective and plan for actions to mitigate risk
Can assign duties for containment, identify possible weak spots and take special caution to check
Can plan, prepare and organize securing of vessel for sea and arrival with regards to pollution containment

Level: [L004] Level 4

Carried out drills and analyses points for improvement


Can carry out a risk assessment from pollution perspective and plan for actions to mitigate risk
Knows different type of containment and their use
Capable of keeping vessel well equipped and ready with respect to pollution containment equipment

Group: [CG004] Pollution Prevention and Waste Management Item: [C0090] Pollution clean - up equipment, use of wilden pumps

Level: [L001] Level 1

Can be relied upon for action during deck watch for draining water on deck during rain periods
Knows how to operate the fixed or portable pumps and the discharge of collected oil to which space
Can prepare clean-up equipment needed near the manifold for cargo operations and bunkering
Knows how to use absorbent sheets for clean-up.
Knows location of the equipment on board
Familiar with vessel clean-up equipment and its use

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CREW COMPETENCE QUESTIONNAIRE
Group: [CG004] Pollution Prevention and Waste Management Item: [C0090] Pollution clean - up equipment, use of wilden pumps

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows which tanks the oil or oily water is to be disposed off


Can organize and supervise a clean-up team
Knows the limitations and permissions required for use of dispersants and chemicals
Knows deployment of cleaning teams and equipment to use during spill clean ups
Has participated in clean up operations during simulation pollution drills
Has ability to control or drain by gravity tank in case of overflow.
Familiar with immediate actions in case of pollution.
Knows how to rig oil booms and deploy
Knows the use of absorbent sheets
Knows the reporting procedures for clean up operations

Level: [L003] Level 3

Knows the applicable rules for pollution incidents in international and US waters
Knows company reporting procedures for spill incidents
Keeps all clean -up and containment equipment in good working order for immediate use
Understands the limitations of the vessel and can plan operations to avoid situations of pollution risk
Can work out scenarios to mitigate the result of overflow or pipe rupture
Can organize a spill management team and execute clean up operations
Knows the minimum requirement of stock to be maintained on board as per company manuals
Knows the location and use of clean-up equipment

Level: [L004] Level 4

Capable of training and providing guidance to crew on handling of spill incidents


Can review procedures on board and carry out risk assessment to identify potential sources of pollution
Can prepare and organize drills for different scenarios
Has check procedures to verify status of readiness of vessel for spill incidents
Fully conversant with vessel clean-up capabilities and actions to be taken in case of spill

Group: [CG004] Pollution Prevention and Waste Management Item: [C0091] Drills procedures and guidelines

Level: [L001] Level 1

Understands that drills etc are part of on board training procedures


Has shown interest and reacts well to commands and orders during drills
Knows his duties in a contingency
Familiar with company drill procedures and muster list for various contingencies drills

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can maintain and transcribe the sequence of events during a drill when required to do so.
Can or has been in-charge of teams during a drill
Knows the reporting procedures during drills and known to make accurate and timely reports
Has fair knowledge of drill sequences and the importance of maintaining a record of the events
Knows company drill procedures and familiar with drill routines

Level: [L003] Level 3

Keeps equipment and crew in a state of readiness for contingencies


Can plan in preparation of on-board drills and provide constructive feedback on performance
Familiar with flag state requirement for various drills
Familiar with company procedures and requirements of SOPEP and VRP for contingency drills

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Group: [CG004] Pollution Prevention and Waste Management Item: [C0091] Drills procedures and guidelines

Level: [L004] Level 4

Ensure vessel prepared for contingencies.


Can demonstrate to port state, flag state or other authorities vessel drill procedures
Ensures muster list and delegation of duties taking into account available resources
Fully familiar with company and regulatory requirements for conducting drills

Group: [CG004] Pollution Prevention and Waste Management Item: [C0092] Company Environmental Protection policy and vessel

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows what measures are to be taken in his daily work to minimize environmental damage
Knows company's EMS targets and objectives
Understands company environment policy and parts of the EMS

Level: [L002] Level 2

Understands the process of internal and external audits of EMS


When necessary can demonstrate company performance to these targets
Can explain how he or his department contributes towards meeting the company targets
Familiar with company EMS objectives and targets
Familiar with company EMS and aware of the terms aspects and impacts

Level: [L003] Level 3

Maintain accurate records to show compliance with EMS.


Has knowledge of air pollution and energy conservation systems on board
Can explain the relationship between EMS and legal requirements and other company systems
Understands process of internal and external audit.
Can provide data on procedures on board which contribute towards these targets
Can provide data on performance of vessel and company in achieving these targets
Knows company's EMS targets and objectives and the measurement of these targets
Fully familiar with company environment policy and EMS

Level: [L004] Level 4

Participated in management review of the EMS.


Knows procedure for analysis and corrective actions in case of lapse in procedures.
Maintain records and knows reporting procedures to company.
Can demonstrate adequate knowledge of legal requirements in area of operations
Can identify own vessel's contribution towards company EMS targets
Has in depth knowledge of company EMS

Group: [CG004] Pollution Prevention and Waste Management Item: [C0094] Procedure for breakaway from jetty during cargo tra

Level: [L001] Level 1

Familiar with requirement to attend to securing vessel as first priority in the event
Knows the location and use of emergency cargo pump shut down or shut down during loading
Makes himself familiar with port information to be prepared to attend to moorings etc
Understands that tension on slackness due to to tide changes while alongside
Understands the importance of tending to moorings etc to prevent vessel movement

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can explain sequence of action in case of a contingency of this nature


Keeps himself informed of the port tide and berth location peculiarity to avoid situation developing
Knows location of emergency stop buttons and activation of same
Knows reporting procedures in the case of an event

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Group: [CG004] Pollution Prevention and Waste Management Item: [C0094] Procedure for breakaway from jetty during cargo tra

Level: [L002] Level 2

Clearly understands the need the secure the vessel as a priority in the event
Familiar with company procedures on break away from jetty

Level: [L003] Level 3

Maintains equipment in good condition to prevent failure or breakdown while in port


Identifies stages of operation which could be critical and plans for additional measures to prevent incident
Keeps relevant information at hand during cargo operations to ensure vessel remains alongside
Has participated in simulated drills of this event
Knows the reporting procedures and immediate action to be taken
Well versed in procedure to follow in case of breakaway from jetty

Level: [L004] Level 4

Maintains equipment in good condition to prevent failure or breakdown while in port


Familiar with company procedures for this contingency and reporting guidelines
Identifies stages of operation which could be critical and plans for additional measures to prevent incident
Ensures resource allocation is taken into account when planning with available information of port
Ensures that officers and crew are informed and prepared in such cases
Can anticipate situations where precautions are to be taken to avoid incident

Group: [CG004] Pollution Prevention and Waste Management Item: [C0100] Bunkering Procedures

Level: [L001] Level 1

Bunker tanks calibration tables


Spill response and emergency procedures
Hazards on handling bunkers i.e. H2S, flammable liquid, hazardous atmosphere
Operation of bunker tank gauging system and alarms
Pipeline layout. Location and operation of valves
Bunker tanks layout and capacity plan
STCW IMO Watch keeping requirements, MARPOL, SOPEP ISGOTT, SIGTTO, CFR, ISPS and other reference documents including terminal and local
regulations.

Level: [L002] Level 2

Precautions to be taken for safety and pollution prevention


Loading rate and venting limitations
Bunker calculation by tables
Bunker specs and requirements including third party bunker analysis
Shipboard bunker sampling procedures
Oil record book requirements

Level: [L003] Level 3

Effective communication with all parties


Identify and manage abnormal conditions
Training and supervision to ensure correct operation
Bunkering operations including pre-transfer meetings, mooring arrangement and planning

Level: [L004] Level 4

Knows sampling procedures and requirements


Can train and supervise efficiently the bunker transfer procedures.
Effectively carries out bunkering operation in adherence to rules
Familiar with company requirements on bunker quality and mixing

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Group: [CG004] Pollution Prevention and Waste Management Item: [C0109] Incinerator operation and use

Level: [L001] Level 1

Familiar with company waste management policy & SWASTE manual.


Familiar with operating procedure for incinerator.
Knowledge about basic construction of incinerator & its functions.
Familiar with provisions of Marpol annex 1 & annex 5.

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can carry out burner routines & other basic maintenance.


Familiar with company SEMS manual
Can make oil record book entries with respect to incinerator operation.
Knowledge about safety features & alarms & trips.
Knowledge about operating parameters.
Able to carry out sludge transfers from various tanks.

Level: [L003] Level 3

Awareness about ash disposal requirements.


Familiar with ESSA zones where incineration is prohibited.
Can make necessary adjustments to operating values for proper operation.
Able to overhaul pumps and control valves on the system.
Able to trouble shoot.

Level: [L004] Level 4

Able to implement company waste management policy on board.


Can take actions to meet company targets regarding garbage control as listed in SEMS manual
Familiar with electrical control circuits & can carry out trouble shooting.
Able to prepare for IOPP survey.

Group: [CG005] Structural Condition Item: [C0112] Corrossion Control methods and equipment

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows how to handle and operate the scaling equipment correctly under instruction.
Has basic knowledge of potential hazards of scaling equipment.
Follow safe working practices guidelines during scaling
familiar with different coats required for painting procedure
Familiar with correct procedure for surface preparation before painting

Level: [L002] Level 2

Follow safe working practices guidelines during chipping/scaling


Knows how to use power tools for scaling jobs.
Knows how to use a sand blasting machine
Knows how to carry out corrosion inspection
Has the knowledge of usage of anodes for cathodic protection

Level: [L003] Level 3

Can carry out simple spare parts change for the chipping/scaling equipment.
Has fair knowledge of design and limitations of scaling equipment.
Knows the use of anodes in tank protection
Knows how to use thickness gauging instrument
Knows the location and arrangement of ships anode protection system

Level: [L004] Level 4

Has sound knowledge of spare parts management of the scaling equipment.

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Group: [CG005] Structural Condition Item: [C0112] Corrossion Control methods and equipment

Level: [L004] Level 4

Understands the design and limitations of the scaling equipment


Has sound knowledge the potential hazards of chipping/scaling equipment.
Can understand and diagnose wastage of anodes in tanks and hull
Familiar with cathodic protection impressed current system

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0197] Incinerator operation and maintenance

Level: [L001] Level 1

Familiar with company waste management policy & SWASTE manual.


Familiar with operating procedure for incinerator.
Knowledge about basic construction of incinerator & its functions.
Familiar with provisions of Marpol annex 1 & annex 5.

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can carry out burner routines & other basic maintenance.


Familiar with company SEMS manual
Can make oil record book entries with respect to incinerator operation.
Knowledge about safety features & alarms & trips.
Knowledge about operating parameters.
Able to carry out sludge transfers from various tanks.

Level: [L003] Level 3

Awareness about ash disposal requirements.


Familiar with ESSA zones where incineration is prohibited.
Can make necessary adjustments to operating values for proper operation.
Able to overhaul pumps and control valves on the system.
Able to trouble shoot.

Level: [L004] Level 4

Able to implement company waste management policy on board.


Can take actions to meet company targets regarding garbage control as listed in SEMS manual
Familiar with electrical control circuits & can carry out trouble shooting.
Able to prepare for IOPP survey.

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0202] Fuel Oil system and its components - operation and

Level: [L001] Level 1

Familiar with company safety & environmental policy.


Can carry out basic maintenance on system components like cleaning filters.
Knowledge of properties of fuel oil & care to be taken in handling.
Familiar with the arrangements provided on board for storage, handling & purification of fuel oil.

Level: [L002] Level 2

Able to carry out maintenance on components of fuel oil system such as filters, pumps, heaters etc.
Able to transfer fuel oil & carry out purification for consumption.
Can safely monitor bunkering operation & calculate fuel oil received.
Familiar with MSDS sheets provided for fuel oils.

Level: [L003] Level 3

Can carry out pressure test on bunker line & rectify leaks.
Can carry out tests on fuel oil to determine density, viscosity etc.

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Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0202] Fuel Oil system and its components - operation and

Level: [L003] Level 3

Can overhaul pumps & make required measurements.


Able to take charge of bunkering operation, prepare bunker receipts & prepare samples for analysis.
Know the company policy regarding sulphur content of IFO and DO.

Level: [L004] Level 4

Familiar with relevant sections of Scompman chapter 5 regarding fuel oil systems & bunker procedures
Knowledge of company objectives & targets as listed in SEMS manual with regard to bunkering operations
Can calculate voyage bunker requirements including reserves
Make suitable entries in oil record book for bunkering operations.

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0205] Cooling Systems for LO, A/E and M/E

Level: [L001] Level 1

During watch - pressure and temperature monitoring and record

Level: [L002] Level 2

Capable of cleaning both water side and oil side, renewed anode plate
Capable of temperature setting in cooler controller

Level: [L003] Level 3

Capable carrying out cooling water flow rate control, to avoid cavitations damage of valve
Capable of carrying out chemical washing oil side of cooler
Capable of entering data in plan maintenance system
Capable of maintaining temperature controller and temperature control valve

Level: [L004] Level 4

Capable of carrying out leak detection and plugging of leaking tubes


Has fair knowledge of heat exchange theory and calculation
Capable of overhauling PID temperature controller

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0208] Inspection and cleaning of fuel oil filters

Level: [L001] Level 1

Capable to clean and inspect H.F.O. and D.O. transfer pump - suction filter
Capable to clean and inspect all purifiers - supply pump suction filter
Capable to clean and inspect Donkey Boiler flow meter inlet filter
Capable to clean and inspect A/E - M.D.O. booster pump - suction filter
Capable to clean and inspect M/E and A/E F.O. circulation pump - suction filter
Capable to clean and inspect M/E and A/e F.O. supply pump - suction filter

Level: [L002] Level 2

Capable of complete cleaning A/E - F.O. supply pump - suction auto back flushing filter
Capable of complete cleaning M/E F.O. back flush filter

Level: [L003] Level 3

Understands auto backwashing filter controller working principle and can do maintenance
Capable of repairing damaged filter with correct size gauze wire
Understands specification of different filters

Level: [L004] Level 4

Maintenance, repair and adjust auto backwashing filter controller

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Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0209] Inspection and cleaning of Lube oil filters

Level: [L001] Level 1

Cargo oil pump - Turbine oil pump suctions filter


Lube oil purifier feed pump - suction filter
M/E cam shaft lube oil pump - suction filter
M/E Cylinder oil filter
A/E lube oil pump - suction filter

Level: [L002] Level 2

A/E LO auto backwashing filter


M/E lube oil blacklisting filter
Capable carrying out cleaning followings filters

Level: [L003] Level 3

Understands auto backwashing filter controller working principle and maintenance

Level: [L004] Level 4

Maintenance, repair and adjusted auto backwashing filter controller

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0218] Start Air valves maintenance and inspection routine

Level: [L001] Level 1

Understands maintenance schedule


Understands start air valve structure

Level: [L002] Level 2

Capable replace starting air valve


Capable of overhauling of starting air valves

Level: [L003] Level 3

Capable carrying out leaks test of starting air valve


Capable of carrying out routine leakage test
Capable of grinding a start valve seat

Level: [L004] Level 4

can guide staff on board on correct procedures for maintenance and checks
Capable carrying out leaks test of starting air valve
Capable carry out routine leakage test

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0219] Fuel valves inspection and maintenance, overhaul an

Level: [L001] Level 1

Capable of replacing fuel valve form cylinder head

Level: [L002] Level 2

Assembly of fuel valve procedure


Disassembly and overhaul of fuel valve procedure

Level: [L003] Level 3

Overhaul and check of non-return valve


Atomization test
Opening pressure Test
Fuel Valves - Pressure Testing procedures
Overhaul fuel valves

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Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0219] Fuel valves inspection and maintenance, overhaul an

Level: [L004] Level 4

Can guide and train staff on board with regards to care, maintenance and operations of fuel valves
Can verify correct procedures for maintenance and test

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0232] Emergency generator -operation and test

Level: [L001] Level 1

Checking in local panel supply voltage & current in the battery charger
Checking of oil pressure ,oil temperature, fresh water temperature, fuel oil pressure & level.

Level: [L002] Level 2

Starting Emergency generator in Hydraulic oil system.


Starting Emergency Generator in local mode.
Starting Emergency Generator in Auto mode.
Cleaning of air filters, D.O filters and changing of lube oil filter.

Level: [L003] Level 3

Overhauling of Alternators.
Trouble shooting according to instruction manual.
Calibration of pressure switches thermostatic control if needed.
Emergency shut down for diesel oil
Insulation testing in the alternator.
Simulation shut down test for over speed the engine.
Alarm test for low L.O pressure/ Alarm test for F.W high temperature alarm/ Alarm test for power failure
Test of starting battery and battery charger maintenance

Level: [L004] Level 4

Capable carry out simulation black out rest


Capable carrying out Black out test

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0236] Engine room wathckeeping requirements

Level: [L001] Level 1

Familiar with piping line and equipment in engine room


Check any machinery running status
Draining of compressor air system, control air system, and various controller
Lubricating and greasing for moving parts
Monitoring of engine bilge
Maintain engine room oil free
Follow engine room change over the watch at sea or in port procedure checklist
Compliance with company engine room watch keeping requirements.

Level: [L002] Level 2

Familiar with emergency procedures


Familiar with piping line and equipment in engine room
Familiar with Procedures of engine room change over the watch in port
Familiar with Procedures of engine room change over the watch AT SEA
Capable ballasting and de-ballasting
Capable make preparation for Departure In Port
Capable make preparation for Arrival In Port
Capable to verify main and aux. engine running status
Familiar with applicable international rules and industry standards

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Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0236] Engine room wathckeeping requirements

Level: [L002] Level 2

Familiar with operation under ums system

Level: [L003] Level 3

Familiar with operation of main switchboard


Familiar with operation of critical equipment - Main Engine Remote and local control system
Familiar with Emergency and contingency procedures
Can make preparation for cargo pump & inert gas system
Capable of setting up various machinery operating parameters
Familiar with Main Engine Operation Procedure

Level: [L004] Level 4

Familiar with main engine emergency control


Proficient in trouble shooting and resolving issues
Capable of maintaining machinery in optimum operational status
Capable of maintaining safety in operation

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0237] Engine operation under UMS

Level: [L001] Level 1

Familiar with UMS set up principle


Familiar with Datachief-7 operation and alarm treatment
Understands Un-Manned System Operation structure

Level: [L002] Level 2

Familiar with company procedures for UMS watch.


Familiar with UMS watch procedure, bridge control procedures, Eng operational procedures etc.
Familiar with duty position select procedure
Familiar with Engine room alarm system - Test methods
Familiar with operation of engineers call function

Level: [L003] Level 3

Familiar with visual display unit (VDU) & keyboard (Operation)


Familiar with operator control panel unit (OCP)
Familiar with signal acquisition unit (SAU)
Familiar with maintenance and function testing program for Automation Plant - Check Lists

Level: [L004] Level 4

EO Maintenance and testing Program - Check Lists

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0238] Emergency and contingency procedures

Level: [L001] Level 1

Safety precautions for self


Reporting immediately
Raising the emergency alarm

Level: [L002] Level 2

Understands safety culture and importance of personal safety


Understands emergency duties and actions to be taken.

Level: [L003] Level 3

Has due regard and demonstrates high personal safety

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Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0238] Emergency and contingency procedures

Level: [L003] Level 3

Capable of incident analysis and identifying root cause.


Can make a damage assessment and damage report in prescribed format

Level: [L004] Level 4

Capable of anticipating problems and takes preventive action to avoid or mitigate occurrence.

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0239] Alarm monitoring system

Level: [L001] Level 1

Can do daily inspection to locate abnormalities by scanning latest alarms.


Can understand the function and the operation of alarm monitoring system.
Understands system functions

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can understand installation of Data Chief DC-7 from Engine Room , Bridge , Accommodation, Engine room

Level: [L003] Level 3

Can calibrate any pressure switches, temperature controls , pressure transducers, etc.
Can do maintenance according to instruction manual.
Can do function test and simulation and actual test of various alarms that covers Data Chief -7.
Capable to set or re-set alarm measuring point if necessary
Can do fairly good trouble shooting using available information.

Level: [L004] Level 4

Can assist class, vetting Inspector & Port State Control survey.

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0245] Engine room ventilation system

Level: [L001] Level 1

Understands importance of correct arrangement of ventilation system from a safety perspective


Familiar with vent arrangement in engine room.

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows the greasing routines for the ventilation system


Can operate the emergency vent flaps when required.
Knows the emergency shut down procedure for engine room ventilation
Can carry out routine checks of the ventilation arrangement

Level: [L003] Level 3

Knows signs of abnormal condition and reporting for corrective action


Understand the requirements for engine room ventilation as per rules

Level: [L004] Level 4

Maintains and keeps system in operational status as per requirements

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0248] Engine room lighting

Level: [L001] Level 1

Familiar with safe and non-safe type of electrical fittings


Familiar with lighting fixture integrity requirements

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows applicable regulations on this subject.


Knows the dangers of using naked light in work areas and accommodation
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Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0248] Engine room lighting

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can identify possible hazard from lighting systems

Level: [L003] Level 3

Knows the importance of correct and sufficient lighting arrangements with an eye of safety.

Level: [L004] Level 4

Can guide and ensure lighting and light fittings are adequate from a safety perspective

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0249] Bilge piping system

Level: [L001] Level 1

Knows the suction points and discharge connections of e/r bilge piping
Can trace lines with or without help of piping drawings
Familiar with the bilge piping system on the vessel

Level: [L002] Level 2

Familiar with applicable rules for bilge water overboard discharge.


Can also carry out tests and checks to ensure system is in working condition
Knows the location of suction points for the e/r bilge and also bilges for different parts of the e/r
Knows the location of bilge suction points in the on board bilge system
Knows the operation of the oily water separator
Can operate the bilge water collection and retentions system within rules.

Level: [L003] Level 3

Capable of operating the oily water separator


Knows the location of level sensors in the bilges
Can carry out operational checks and tests on system integrity
Familiar with emergency operation and arrangement of the bilge piping
Fully familiar with the bilge piping system on board

Level: [L004] Level 4

Thorough with the bilge piping and operation system on board.

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0250] Sea Water piping system

Level: [L001] Level 1

Familiar with associated piping for other machinery using sea water
Familiar with cooling systems for main engine and auxiliary engines using sea-water
Familiar with various sea water pipes in engine room

Level: [L002] Level 2

Knows the procedures to check for leaks in the piping system


Familiar with corrosion effects of sea water retention in the piping system
Familiar with the sea-water piping system in engine room

Level: [L003] Level 3

Fully familiar with means of corrosion protection system fitted or applied onto sea water pipes
Familiar with precautions to be taken when working on valves in the system
Familiar with inspection and checks prior opening of sea water pipes on the vessel
Knows the critical valves in each piping system which has direct or indirect connection to sea.

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Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0250] Sea Water piping system

Level: [L004] Level 4

Can carry out successful repair when necessary


Capable of monitoring the condition of sea water pipes on vessel

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0255] Preparing for arrival and departure port

Level: [L001] Level 1

Can carry out assigned tasks for preparing various machinery for arrival or dep port.
Can carry out tasks and checks with little supervision
Familiar with duties on preparation for arrival or departure port.

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can also complete other procedures necessary for preparation of arrival or departure
Can complete the "Steer Gear" checklist after complying with the requirement
Can complete "Arr / Dep" Checklists from CESCOP after complying with all requirements

Level: [L003] Level 3

Capable of ensuring the company required documentation for arrival or departure is complied with
Can verify critical systems condition for readiness
Capable of checking and coordination for arrival and departure port

Level: [L004] Level 4

Can ensure port regulations are obtained and complied with


Can ensure full compliance with company requirements for port

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0256] Preparing for cargo operation

Level: [L001] Level 1

Can carry out assigned tasks for preparing cargo pumps and IG plant for cargo operation
Can carry out tasks and checks with little supervision
Familiar with duties on preparation for cargo operation

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can also complete other procedures necessary for start up or shut down
Can complete keep cargo pumps and IG plant procedures for cargo operation
Can complete "Arr / Dep" Checklists from CESCOP after complying with all requirements

Level: [L003] Level 3

Capable of ensuring the company required documentation and log keeping is complied with
Can verify critical systems condition for readiness
Capable of checking and coordination for cargo operation readiness

Level: [L004] Level 4

Can ensure port regulations are obtained and complied with


Can ensure full compliance with company requirements for port

Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0260] Bunker tank changeover procedure

Level: [L001] Level 1

Bunker tanks calibration tables


Operation of bunker tank gauging system and alarms
Pipeline layout. Location and operation of valves
Familiar with bunker tanks layout and capacity plan

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Group: [CG010] Engine Room and Steering Gear Item: [C0260] Bunker tank changeover procedure

Level: [L002] Level 2

Precautions to be taken for safety and pollution prevention


Transfer rate and venting limitations
Bunker calculation by tables
Oil record book requirements

Level: [L003] Level 3

Effective communication with all parties


Identify and manage abnormal conditions
Bunkering operations including pre-transfer meetings and planning

Level: [L004] Level 4

Can train and supervise efficiently the bunker transfer procedures.


Effectively carries out bunkering operation in adherence to rules
Familiar with company requirements on bunker quality and mixing

Group: [CG011] General Appearance and Maintenance Item: [C0272] Deck lighting

Level: [L001] Level 1

Capable of changing spare light bulb for the deck lighting equipment.
Has a basic knowledge of dangerous of using naked light on deck (crude and chemical).
Know the usage of different deck lighting.
Know the location of switch of different deck lighting.

Level: [L002] Level 2

Has a basic knowledge of regulation requirements for deck lighting and can identify unsafe conditions
Capable of following maintenance routines for deck lighting equipment.
Capable of change spare light bulb for the deck lighting equipment.
Understand the dangers of using naked light on deck (crude and chemical).
Know the usage of different deck lighting.
Know the location of switch of different deck lighting.

Level: [L003] Level 3

Familiar with the regulation requirements for deck lighting .


Has a basic knowledge of construction and wiring system for the deck lighting equipment.
Capable of following maintenance routines for deck lighting equipment.
Capable of changing spare light bulb for the deck lighting equipment.
Understand the dangerous of using naked light on deck (crude and chemical).

Level: [L004] Level 4

Expertise in the regulation requirements for deck lighting .


Has a good knowledge of construction and wiring system for the deck lighting equipment.
Capable of following maintenance routines for deck lighting equipment.
Fully understand the dangers of using naked light on deck (crude and chemical).

Group: [CG011] General Appearance and Maintenance Item: [C0274] Accommodation spaces housekeeping

Level: [L001] Level 1

Familiar with layout of vents in accommodation, deck houses etc.


Has knowledge of company standards of cleanliness and hygiene.
Has knowledge on the location or store where cleaning solvents, chemicals, etc are kept.
Has knowledge on different kinds of cleaning materials

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Group: [CG011] General Appearance and Maintenance Item: [C0274] Accommodation spaces housekeeping

Level: [L001] Level 1

Has knowledge on different kinds of cleaning equipments


Has knowledge on how to use cleaning equipments
Has knowledge on the location of cleaning equipments

Level: [L002] Level 2

Able to identify shut off points for ventilation to spaces.


Has knowledge on correct housekeeping
Has knowledge on the application of cleaning solvents, chemicals, etc.
Has knowledge on proper disposal of containers of cleaning materials and cleaning solvents.
Has knowledge in storing cleaning materials, cleaning solvents, chemicals, etc.
Has knowledge on how to use different kinds of cleaning solvents, chemicals, etc. for cleaning

Level: [L003] Level 3

Capable of carrying out routine maintenance and repairs on ventilation openings


Knowledge on maintaining proper housekeeping
Has knowledge on storing materials and equipment for housekeeping
Can make requisitions to be used for housekeeping
Can predict consumptions for a certain period of time.

Level: [L004] Level 4

Has knowledge on what materials or chemicals to be used for cleaning.


Knows when, how and where containers of cleaning materials and chemicals should be disposed.

Group: [CG011] General Appearance and Maintenance Item: [C0275] Drinking water and food hygeine

Level: [L001] Level 1

Location of potable fresh water faucets on board


Proper food preparation and hygiene.
Store inventory
Store requirement
Handling of food
Proper storing of food

Level: [L002] Level 2

Follow proper hygiene procedures while handling food and dishes. Use of PPE as necessary.
Proper food set up on the table
Correct preparation and cooking of food
Capacity of fresh water generator
Correct process to produce potable water for consumption on board
Drinking water pipeline layout
Principles of fresh water generation and care in usage on board.

Level: [L003] Level 3

Knowledge in preparing food hygienically and properly.


Requisition of stores
Knows about sterilizer and mineralize.
Training and supervision to ensure correct operation of fresh water generator

Level: [L004] Level 4

Knowledge of types of washing liquid used


Knowledge of FW tank cleaning and inspection requirements

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Group: [CG011] General Appearance and Maintenance Item: [C0276] Maintenance and housekeeping of stores and spares

Level: [L001] Level 1

Has the basic knowledge of using computer based program to manage stores and spares.
Knows how to make inventory and the labeling of the stores and spares.
Familiar with the storage location of each stores and spares.

Level: [L002] Level 2

Has the basic knowledge of minimum require stocks which should be kept on board.
Can use the computer based program to manage stores and spares.
Knows how to sort and keep different kinds of stores and spares.
Familiar with the storage location of each stores and spares.

Level: [L003] Level 3

Can manage the stores and spares for the normal operation of the ship.
Has the concept of regular consumption of stores and spares.
Knows minimum requirement of stocks which should kept on board.
Can use the computer based program to manage stores and spares.
Knows how to sort and keep different kinds of stores and spares.
Has a sound knowledge of the storage location of each stores and spares.

Level: [L004] Level 4

Can manage the stores and spares for the normal operation of the ship.
Has very good sense of concept of regular consumption of stores and spares.
Knows minimum requirement of stocks which should kept on board.
Can use the computer based program to manage stores and spares.
Experienced in sort and keep different kinds of stores and spares.
Has a sound knowledge of the storage location of each stores and spares.

Group: [CG012] Ship Security Item: [C0279] Security Awareness and company security policy

Level: [L001] Level 1

Familiar with company personnel ID system for crew and also for visitors
Can do a security patrol during port watches with assistance
Understands the importance of access control.
Familiar with ISPS requirements and security issues related to vessel

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can keep watch in pirate areas.


Knows procedure for checking of stores and goods received from stores
Knows the security preparedness phases and what to do in level 1, 2 and 3.
Can carry out a security patrol
Knows the SSO of his vessel and can broadly outline his duties
Aware of access control procedures and handle visitor log etc as man on gangway watch
Knows the restricted areas of the vessel

Level: [L003] Level 3

Aware of the securing of restricted areas at different security levels.


Knows search procedures for visitors and ID check procedures.
Knows procedures for raising alarm when discovering an unidentified objects on board
Knows the communication methods, restricted area, access control procedures on his vessel
Knows the pattern of bomb search
Aware of his duties in a security threat scenario

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Group: [CG012] Ship Security Item: [C0279] Security Awareness and company security policy

Level: [L004] Level 4

Knows the type, utility and limitations of security equipment on board


Can review security situation on board and communicate with CSO and PASO
Knows applicable flag state rules for security
Knows the requirement for exchange of security information with other vessels
Knows the requirement for exchange of security information with port prior arrival
Aware that there is an approved SSP and/or has reviewed the SSP.
Can provide training to crew in matters of security.
Can organize search patterns and security drills

Group: [CG014] Personnel Evaluation Item: [C0286] Personal Characteristics - Attitudes

Level: [L001] Level 1

Only reads instruction books and manuals when ordered to do so


Uses tools and equipment carelessly, resulting in excessive wear and tear
Does not replace tools and equipment after use
Unreliable, untrustworthy

Level: [L002] Level 2

Has "skimmed" the instruction books and manuals required for his rank
Always use tools and equipment with care
Always replaces tools and equipment after use
Follow Orders reliably, trustworthy

Level: [L003] Level 3

Has carefully read all of the instruction books and manuals required for his rank
Will clean and maintain equipment after use and before replacing
Will take extra care not to damage tools and equipment during use
Wants to improve one's skills and knowledge
Cheerfully and diligently accepts extra assignments,

Level: [L004] Level 4

Wants to read every instruction book and manual in his department


Works and Studies overtime
Confident and decisive
Enthusiastic, always willing to volunteer

Group: [CG014] Personnel Evaluation Item: [C0287] Personal Characteristics - Alertness

Level: [L001] Level 1

Blindly ticks off procedure checklists


Skips procedures
Unaware of what is going on around him

Level: [L002] Level 2

Reports all information according to procedures


Follows all procedures
Aware of what is going on around him

Level: [L003] Level 3

Takes preventative actions


Always reports additional information which he thinks might be important

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Group: [CG014] Personnel Evaluation Item: [C0287] Personal Characteristics - Alertness

Level: [L003] Level 3

Little can go on without him knowing it

Level: [L004] Level 4

Will organize or suggest new procedures to control a potentially critical situation


Will seek information about potentially hazardous conditions
Will randomly check things to see if all is in order
Nothing escapes his attention.

Group: [CG014] Personnel Evaluation Item: [C0288] Personal Characteristics - Leadership & Personal Re

Level: [L001] Level 1

Unfriendly, rude to superiors, unfair to subordinates

Level: [L002] Level 2

Give reasonable and easy to understand orders, respected by superiors and subordinates
Acknowledge all orders given, indicate when orders not understood

Level: [L003] Level 3

Able to criticize face to face but minimize conflict by referencing own personal feelings
Recognizes body language of others and aware of own body language
Knows how to discipline firmly without conflict
Can utilize "Involvement" instead of "Surveillance" when supervising
Knows how own style of supervision should be modified to be more effective
Recognizes own personally preferred style of supervision
Understands why "Influence" is the preferred style of supervision
Can determine which supervision style is appropriate according to hi-lo task and hi-lo relationship
Knows the four styles of supervision, Collaboration, Influence, Direction, Delegation
Understands and utilizes the techniques covered in "Supervising for Quality" video and student guide
Always sets a good example to others
Fair to all subordinates, aware of subordinates actions, concerns and feelings
Courteous to superiors, give full and accurate answers to questions

Level: [L004] Level 4

Able to listen and console an unhappy person


Able to adjust body language appropriately for different situations
Knows when and how to adjust leadership style according to task
Knows which style of leadership is appropriate for hi-lo skill and hi-lo motivation subordinates
Can determine appropriate leadership style in terms of subordinate's skills and motivation
Understands and utilizes the techniques covered in "Be prepared to Lead" video and student guide
Able to motivate and inspire others

Group: [CG014] Personnel Evaluation Item: [C0289] Personal Characteristics - Work Capacity

Level: [L001] Level 1

Struggles to complete work assigned

Level: [L002] Level 2

Handle job without fatigue

Level: [L003] Level 3

Able to prioritize jobs, doing the most important first


Can do extra jobs without fatigue

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Group: [CG014] Personnel Evaluation Item: [C0289] Personal Characteristics - Work Capacity

Level: [L004] Level 4

Can handle many different jobs and responsibilities efficiently with no mistakes occurring

Group: [CG014] Personnel Evaluation Item: [C0290] General - English

Level: [L001] Level 1

Can read aloud simple text at a speed of 25 words per minute


Can understand and give simple instructions in the present tense
BBC elementary level

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can read aloud with decent accent at a speed of 50 words per minute
Can speak and write using past, present and future tenses, adjectives & adverbs
BBC lower intermediate level

Level: [L003] Level 3

Can understand 80-90% of the radio news and repeat to others


BBC upper intermediate level

Level: [L004] Level 4

Can read Time or Newsweek and only have to look up two words per page
Can speak and write fluently with no grammatical errors
BBC Advanced Level

Group: [CG014] Personnel Evaluation Item: [C0291] General - Computer

Level: [L001] Level 1

Excel - Save and print spreadsheet


Excel Adjust column width
Excel - Create simple spreadsheet with formulas for add, subtract, multiply divide
Word - Save and print document
Word - Can type simple letter

Level: [L002] Level 2

Rydex - Create message and set addresses of recipients


Excel - Add, delete, and rename worksheets
Excel - Copy and Paste formulas
Excel - Select Font and Size
Word - Use Spelling Checker
Word - Copy & Paste phrases
Word - Use Paragraphs and Tabs to align text instead of spaces and carriage return
Word - Change Font and Size. Justify text left, right, center.
Windows - Exit windows properly
Windows - Resize, Maximize and Minimize Windows
Windows - Use File Manager to see sub directories and files
Windows - Use Program Manager, Open Groups and Launch applications
Pathmd - Open and close directories
Pathmd - Copy file from hard disk to floppy disk
Format a floppy disc
Dos -Turn and re-boot computer with Ctrl+Alt+dlt

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Group: [CG014] Personnel Evaluation Item: [C0291] General - Computer

Level: [L003] Level 3

Rydex - Create and trash folders


Rydex - Move messages between folders
Rydex - Add and detach attachments
Excel - Modify wording of header and footer
Excel -Protect and Unprotect cells and worksheets
Excel - Turn Toolbars on and off
Excel - Use Chart Wizard to create charts
Excel - Add, Delete and Rename Worksheets
Excel - Change colors of cells, Apply & remove gridlines
Excel - Define and use cell styles,
Excel - Give names to cells and use cell names in formulas
Word - Turn Toolbars on and off
Word - Create Tables using Table Insert
Word - Set headers and footers and insert text
Word - Set page layout, Portrait or Landscape, margins
Word - Format Paragraphs, set spacing before and after paragraphs, set paragraph indents
Word - Use Styles, Modify existing Styles
Window - Copy or move files in File Manager using [Ctrl] or [Alt]
Window - Copy or Move application icons from one group to another using [Ctrl] or [Alt]
Window - Can create new Program Group and new application icons.
Dos - Can backup hard disk to tape and restore tape to hard disk
Dos - Can run virus checker MSAV.EXE

Level: [L004] Level 4

Excel - Create buttons to execute macros


Excel - Record, Run and Modify Macros
Excel - Create database. filter and sort records
Excel - Create buttons to execute macros
Word - Record, Run and Modify Macros
Word - Create new styles, Set text flow options for paragraphs
Word - Set up templates (.dot) files
Dos - Can install hard disk, set partitions with fdisk and then format
Dos - Can inspect and modify CMOS setup
Dos - Can run chkdsk and scandisk

Group: [CG014] Personnel Evaluation Item: [C0292] General - ISM/SEP

Level: [L001] Level 1

Understand and can use Near Accident Reporting System


Keeps a personal record of his activities, drills, and maintenance carried out
Knows the procedures of the critical and special operations to which he is assigned
Know which jobs / responsibilities are assigned to him and which jobs he has assigned to others

Level: [L002] Level 2

Can lookup and update maintenance items for which he is responsible in PMS system
Familiar with and able to use correctly SOP & CES checklists for all activities which he is involved in
Read and can find sections in SCOMPMAN relevant to his position

Level: [L003] Level 3

Able to review implementation and compliance of SEP system for his department
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Group: [CG014] Personnel Evaluation Item: [C0292] General - ISM/SEP

Level: [L003] Level 3

Familiar with SDRUGALC, SWASTE


Read completely SCOMPMAN, SPLAMAIN, ETECHMAN

Level: [L004] Level 4

Able to suggest change or improvements to the SEP system


Knows when to report the non-conformity or failure of a dynamic element
Knows how to monitor the progress of a dynamic element
Knows when to execute a report that will be a dynamic element
Understands the dynamic elements of the SEP system

Group: [CG014] Personnel Evaluation Item: [C0293] General - Emergency Procedures

Level: [L001] Level 1

Keeps personal safety diary and knows which drills have been held during last 3 months
Operate portable fire extinguishers
Can use EEBA,
Knows information and instructions in Safety of Personnel Booklet
Knows all safety card information

Level: [L002] Level 2

Has watched all of the Safety videos


Familiar with MSS Training Manual
Use, maintain & service all Emergency equipment
Can use CABA & fireman's outfit,

Level: [L003] Level 3

Knows the safety videos well enough to write a summary of the important lessons of each video
Familiar with MSS Safety Manual
Able to perform all drills relevant to his department
Knows which drills are in SEDRILL and approximately how often they should be held
Able to lead Emergency Squad

Level: [L004] Level 4

Able to command all of the Emergency Drills

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