The Chief Engineer Officer is the ship’s technical manager and head of the maintenance team.
He is accountable to the Master for:
- (Together with the Chief Officer) the safe working practices of all personnel;
- The efficient operation of all machinery and equipment installed on board for the purposes of propulsion and the provision of hotel services
- The safe, efficient operation and maintenance of all machinery and equipment installed on board for the purposes of cargo handling and storage
- Implementation of correct procedures, monitoring and use of equipment to ensure that the cargo is carried in a manner as defined by the Charterer’s instructions
- The routine checking, testing, maintenance and repair of machinery and fittings throughout the ship including the maintenance activities of the ETO/EEO/Electrician;
- Maintenance of safety equipment
- Spare gear and central stores inventories and associated documentation;
- Update and control of the Engine Information Book and associated records.
- Bunker custody and related anti-pollution measures;
- The use of fresh, domestic and distilled water;
- The training of Engineer and Marine Cadets and monitoring their progress.
- Delegating additional duties to the job descriptions of other engineer officers onboard as considered necessary.
- Carry out any lawful command and delegated duty as issued by the Master