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Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2020/12 of 2 August 2019 supplementing Directive (EU) 2017/2397 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the standards for competences and corresponding knowledge and skills, for the practical examinations, for the approval of simulators and for medical fitness (Text with EEA relevance)

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4. Marine engineering and electrical, electronic and control engineering

4.1.The boatmaster shall be able to plan the workflow of marine engineering and electrical, electronic and control engineering.

The boatmaster shall be able to:

COLUMN 1 COMPETENCE COLUMN 2 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
1. use the functionality of the main engines and auxiliary equipment and their control systems;
1.

Knowledge of operation of main engine and auxiliary equipment installations.

2.

Knowledge of characteristics of fuels and lubricants.

3.

Knowledge of control systems.

4.

Ability to use various systems of different propulsion systems and auxiliary machinery and equipment.

2. monitor and supervise crew members when operating and maintaining the main engines, auxiliary machinery and equipment.
1.

Ability to manage the crew with respect to operating and maintaining technical equipment.

2.

Ability to manage start up and shut down main propulsion, auxiliary machinery and equipment.

4.2.The boatmaster shall be able to monitor the main engines and auxiliary machinery and equipment.

The boatmaster shall be able to:

COLUMN 1 COMPETENCE COLUMN 2 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
1. give instructions to prepare main engines and auxiliary machinery and equipment;
1.

Ability to instruct the crew in the preparation and operation of main and auxiliary machinery and equipment.

2.

Ability to set up and monitor checklists and to give instructions to properly use such checklists.

3.

Ability to instruct crew on principles to be observed during engine surveillance.

2. detect malfunctions, common faults and take actions to prevent damage;
1.

Knowledge of methods to detect engine and machinery malfunction.

2.

Ability to detect malfunctions, frequent sources of error or inappropriate treatment, and to respond adequately.

3.

Ability to instruct actions to be taken in order to prevent damage or to take measures for damage control.

3. understand the physical and chemical characteristics of oil and other lubricants;
1.

Knowledge of the characteristics of the materials used.

2.

Ability to use oil and other lubricants according to their specifications.

3.

Ability to understand machinery handbooks.

4.

Knowledge of operational characteristics of equipment and systems.

4. evaluate engine performance.
Ability to use and interpret manuals to evaluate engine performance and operate engines appropriately.
4.3.The boatmaster shall be able to plan and give instructions in relation to the pump and the pump control system of the craft.

The boatmaster shall be able to:

COLUMN 1 COMPETENCE COLUMN 2 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
1. monitor routine pump works, ballast and loading pump systems.
1.

Knowledge of pump systems and pumping operations.

2.

Ability to ensure monitoring of safe operation of bilge, ballast and cargo pump systems including adequate instructions to the crew, taking into account free surface effects on stability.

4.4.The boatmaster shall be able to organise the safe use and application, maintenance and repair of the electro-technical devices of the craft.

The boatmaster shall be able to:

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1. prevent potential damage to electric and electronic devices on board;
1.

Knowledge of electro-technology, electronics and electrical equipment and safety devices e.g. automation, instrumentation and control systems to prevent damage.

2.

Ability to apply safe working practices.

2. test control systems and instruments to recognise faults and at the same time take actions to repair and maintain electric or electronic control equipment;
1.

Knowledge of the craft’s electro-technical testing devices.

2.

Ability to operate, test and maintain control systems and take appropriate measures.

3. give instructions before and follow-up activities to connect or disconnect technical shore-based facilities.
1.

Knowledge of safety requirements for working with electrical systems.

2.

Knowledge of the construction and operational characteristics of shipboard electrical systems and equipment in relation to shore-based facilities.

3.

Ability to give instructions to guarantee safe shore connection at any time and to recognise dangerous situations with regard to shore-based facilities.

4.5.The boatmaster shall be able to control the safe maintenance and repair of technical devices.

The boatmaster shall be able to:

COLUMN 1 COMPETENCE COLUMN 2 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
1. ensure appropriate use of tools to maintain and repair technical devices;
1.

Knowledge of the maintenance and repair procedures for technical devices.

2.

Ability to organise and instruct on safe maintenance and repair using appropriate procedures (control), equipment and software.

2. assess characteristics and limitations of materials as well as necessary procedures used to maintain and repair technical devices;
1.

Knowledge of characteristics of maintenance and repair material for technical devices.

2.

Ability to apply maintenance and repair procedures on devices according to manuals.

3. evaluate technical and internal documentation.
1.

Knowledge of construction specifications and technical documentation.

2.

Ability to set up checklists for maintenance and repair of technical devices.

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