Ship Engineer

Tasks

Officers of the engineering department of a ship are the engineers on board merchant vessels. They are responsible for keeping the ship and all of the machinery running. His/Her duties are:

• to check the boilers, fuel, auxiliary engines, condensate and feed systems
• to be responsible for the electrical, sewage treatment, lube oil, bilge and oily water systems
• to supervise of the daily maintenance and operation of the department

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