What is the scope of responsibility of the fourth engineer?

13 Apr, 09:59

April 13, 2022, 9:59 a.m.
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Fourth Engineer reports to Chief and Second Engineers.

The following are included in his scope of responsibility:

  • watch from 8.00 to 12.00 and from 20.00 to 24.00
  • filling of Engine Logbook and other logs and reports according to ship-specific requirements and Chief Engineer Night/Standing orders
  • proper use, storage, and movement of material and technical supply
  • maintenance and repair of auxiliary exhaust boilers with pumps and steam system
  • anchoring and mooring devices (windlasses and winches)
  • deck cargo handling equipment
  • hatch covers (opening/closing gears)
  • hydrophore with pumps and systems of fresh and sanitary seawater
  • FW systems with storage tanks and disinfection unit
  • bilge system with pumps
  • sewage treatment plant
  • purifiers
  • compressors
  • duties as instructed by the second and senior mechanics.
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