to The Marine Engineer
Short Term Contracts;- Relieving
New Build Standby
Repair and Refit Supervision
The Marine Engineer.
The Marine Engineer may be defined as a Professional
individual who applies his knowledge of Mathematics and Science to the efficient use of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Systems on board Ships. This knowledge is gained through Tertiary Study, Practical Experience and applied Engineering Principles.
The profession embraces all the subdivisions of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.
The Marine Engineer finds himself designing, building,
commissioning, testing and operating machinery of all kinds. His knowledge is applied to Machinery, Mechanisms, Materials,
Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Welding, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. This is where his understanding of Mathematics, Engineering
Drawings, Thermodynamics, Strengths of Materials, Fluid Mechanics, Power Machines, Industrial Instrumentation, Naval Architecture
and Ship Construction come into play.
The Marine Engineer is concerned with the Generation, Distribution, Application
and Maintenance of a wide range of Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Systems. This is where his understanding of Logic
Systems, Electrotechnology, Industrial Electronics, Audio Visual Systems, Communication Electronics, Instrumentation and Navigational
Equipment come into play.
3. Environmental Responsibility.
Marine Engineer is bound by International Protocol to be responsible for the stewardship of clean Seas, Waterways and Atmosphere.
In this regard Maritime Legal Knowledge and Management are required subjects.