Month: August 2020

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2MFG ORALS QUESTIONS | MMD Kandla | 10 Aug to 14 Aug 2020

10 Aug, 2020 | Internal/ External Surveyor: Capt. Dharodkar I was called inside together with one more candidate. He gave me 2 questions and asked to me draw the sketches while he started asking questions to the other guy. Function II Draw the Off load release mechanism of Lifeboat Draw Flammability diagram Breaking strength and …

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2MFG Oral Questions

MMD MUMBAI | 2MFG ORALS QUESTIONS | 10 Aug to 14 Aug 2020

Venue: Old MMD External Surveyor: Various Internal Surveyor: Capt. Ajit Topono Date – 11 Aug 2020 | External- Unknown | Internal- Capt. Ajit Toponov Questions were asked by external and internal just marked as per his remarks. External Surveyor Questions Brief explanation about SOPEP. List of Equipment and Quantity, as per the last ships done; …

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Pilot Boarding Arrangements (Pilot Transfer Arrangements)

Background Pilots come aboard ship to assist the crew during the most critical and potentially hazardous phases of a voyage. Qualified pilots possess particular local knowledge and have the necessary ship-handling skills to assist the safe arrival and departure of vessels. Normally, pilots board and disembark using a traditional rope ladder from and to a …

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The International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG Code) Explained

Definition The IMDG Code regulates the transport of dangerous goods by sea in order to prevent injury to persons or damage to ships and their cargoes. Dangerous Goods means the substances, materials and articles in packaged form covered by IMDG Code. Transport of marine pollutants is primarily regulated to prevent harm to the marine environment. The …

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Auto Pilot- Working, Use, Advantages, Limitations, Tests

What is Auto Pilot? The autopilot is equipment used to maintain the ship’s set course electronically and electrically for a long period of time when alteration of course is not required. The Auto Pilot is used when a ship has to steer a set course for a long time without alteration. This is achieved by …

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IMO Performance Standards for Auto Pilot (Heading Control Systems)

Objectives Within limits related to the ships’s manoeuvrability the heading control system, in conjunction with its source of heading information, should enable a ship to keep a preset heading with minimum operation of the ship’s steering gear. A heading control system may work together with a track control system adjusting its heading for drift. A …

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Standard Operating Procedure and Instructions for EXIT Examination

SOPs and Instructions for Candidate on EXIT Examination The exit examination for the candidate shall be undertaken by the MTI only after completion of the Virtual Classes/live video sessions. The candidate shall be informed by the MTI of date and time of exit examination in advance. The candidate should be ready in all respects with …

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Errors Of GPS

Factors affect the accuracy of GPS positions (GPS Errors) Atmospheric Error Changing atmospheric conditions change the speed of the GPS signals as they pass through the Earth’s atmosphere and this affects the time difference measurement and the fix will not be accurate. Each satellite transmits its message on two frequencies and hence a dual frequency …

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Errors of Echo Sounder

Pythagoras Error This error is found when two transducers are used, one for transmission and the other one for reception. This error is calculated using the Pythagoras principle. This error becomes prominent whenever distance between two transducer is more than 2 mtrs, manual should be referred in order to use the table for corrections. Multiple …

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