What are the responsibilities of the Second Engineer on board a ship?
The responsibilities of the Second Engineer include the following.
1.Duty watch: from 1200-1600 hours and from 0000-0400 hours every day except for UMS operation;
2.Port watch as designated by the Chief Engineer;
3.Maintenance and repair of the following machines and spare parts: generator engine, generator, fuel oil purifier, emergency generator, fuel oil control and other machines designated by the Chief Engineer;
4.Maintenance records of the generator engine, purifier, boiler and other equipment;
5.Sounding the fuel and lube oil tanks and *** records of the daily consumption rate;
6.Requisition for spare parts of the machines and equipment under his charge;
7.Any other duties designated by the Chief Engineer.
What is your emergency position on the Muster List?
Basically, my position is to control and operate the auxiliary generator in the engine room.
Which machineries and control of spare parts should 2nd Engine be in charge of?
Usually, the 2/E is in charge of such machines, engines and spare parts as generator engine, generator, fuel oil purifier, emergency generator, lifeboat engine, emergency fire pump, fuel oil control, deck machinery and others designed by the chief engineer.