Another useful and interesting publication prepared and released by the MarineInsight team. This volume will provide information about watchkeeping in the engine room of vessels. We know that the watchkeeping is considered one of the fundamental parts of the duties of any engineer on board.
The effective watchkeeping is critically important for those willing to make sure that the shipboard machinery and hull systems work smoothly with no breakdown or errors. The watchkeeping would normally include marking frequent rounds in the machinery space and tracking the key parameters.
Note that the proper watchkeeping will also help ensure the safety of the vessel and crew members. The engineers dealing with watch shall consider various important factors, and all of them have been addressed in this publication. Starting from the very first days in the machinery room the engineers and crew members shall have deep and thorough understanding of their duties as well as of the established operating procedures.
They shall know how each machinery system works since this is the only way to keep an efficient watch. All operating and emergency procedures shall be clearly understood and followed...