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Capt. Deshpande – Function 1 – 2nd mate F.G. Orals Questions

Capt. Deshpande – Function 1 – 2nd mate F.G. MMD Exams Surveyor Orals Questions. Prepared as per Latest Dates:

12-MARCH-20Very practical person he wants what we will actually do onboard and nothing from book Passage plan – ecdis , paper chart. I started with appraisal and all he said he don’t  want hear that  actual plotting course and publication how to use and all, ordering permit,update of charts etc. More cross questions on ecdis procedures. Correction of charts both ecdis & Paper C. Rule 8, 10, 18. Chart symbols. Ship Reporting System. IALA buoyage. Squat. Block coefficient of last vessel. Amplitude procedure to calculate and diagram. PZX triangle. Situation in TSS: own vsl cbd trawler crossing from stbd side. He wants to hear altering to stbd and not reducing speed. Stopping distance of last vessel. Turning circles. Man overboard action. All Nautical publications how to use and how to update. Gross and net tonnage of last ship and difference. Masters standing order. Company Procedure. When will you call master.
16-OCT-19Passage plan ecdis CATZOC Smelling ground Cards fishing ,trawler, nuc , aground Tactical Diameter,transfer draw advance Squat and how to reduce Radio medical advice procedure. Errors of echo sounder.
15-OCT-19– Say last two ports company, Oh dual ECDIS ok so Passage planning on ECDIS between these two ports – ECDIS correction – One two situations – ROR cards for NUC, aground Sound signal for them, day signal – GMDSS area distress alert – Rule 19 spd reduced at which she can be kept on her course (steering speed). – Fronts: cold, warm and occluded – Effect of fronts on navigation – Nav warnings – Navtex explain – Ocean current why and tell few examples – effects of front on navigation – how front forms – Routeing charts, information, draw and explain wind rose. – ADC catalogue. – Contents of admiralty chart catalogue – Select required charts on ECDIS – updated or not how to find – ECDIS chart correction how – How u come to know ENC is updated or not if not how to do it?
9-OCT-19Asked last to ports. Passage planning using ECDIS BETWEEN THOSE 2 PORTS ( TELL HIM A-Z DONT MISS I MISSED LOT OF POINTS). IN ECDIS WE GET ALARMS OR WARNING SQUAT DEFINITION MANOUVERING CHARACTERISTIC NAV WARNING WHAT IS NBDP? TAKE OVER WATCH ( WANTS TO HEAR SITUATIONAL AWARNESS) SAFETY DEPTH DEFN SAFETY CONTOUR DEFN SHALLOW CONTOUR DEFN ( DONT EVEN SAY FORMULA HE WILL CHANGE QUESN) SCAMIN DEFN 2 SITUATIONS HE SAID HE WONT CONSIDER ME. I GAVE HIM ANSWERS BUT IT WAS NOT UPTO MARK AS PER ME.
11-FEB-19*Tell me about you. *What all equipment’s were on bridge on last ship. *What ECDIS related accidents you have heard about. *What is meant by check page.(Route check in Ecdis) *By mistake if you use small scale chart instead of large scale    chart,how will you come to know. *Can someone use small scale charts deliberately?if he does what bad can happen. *Correction of ENC proper procedure *After you request new permits, how much it requires to get them onboard? *what do you mean by permits. *Backup systems for charts. *What are T&P corrections. *T&P corrections for both charts and Ecdis. *Errors of Echo-Sounder. *What do you mean by” Swinging of compass” *For what do you refer to. *did you have variation card? From where do you get it then. *if Gave var and correction for year , can you calculate present var? *Great circle sailing, how to transfer on Mercator. *do U have gnomonic charts on Ecdis. *Advantages of sailing on great circle. *If ur ship is going to N of N lat( higher lat) what all measures u will take w r.t Ecdis permits and what will u consult with master. *When u order charts, do U do payment or who does that. *Whirling psychrometer,why and what is dew point. *What search and rescue manual u have onboard. *Full form of iamsar *MOB stbd side, action. *how will you know how much your ship take distance to turn as per Williamson turn.(Wheelhouse poster) *Make Turning circle of last ship with all lengths. *Why do we have to know about Advance and transfer of our ship. *In TSS, one pdv crossing from your port side.what all action u will take.And justify as per which rule u took action. *what are the lights of Purse seine type fishing vessels. *why are there special lights for purse seine. *Difference between NUC & RAM. *Difference Between prolong blast and short blast.
11-FEB-19*All situations (More than 10) (mixed level of difficulty) In between was asking related questions of ROR. *What do you mean by impeding the passage.How is it different from ROC. *Situation regarding being a Pdv and NUC on our port side(open Sea), why we alter to stbd and pass astern or slow down, why not cross ahead.(8a) *Can you use VHF for collision avoidance? *In rule 19, why context “Take all way off” is used. *if u determine no ROC for a vessel fwd of your beam in RV, What action will you take. *how can we find out an advance assessment of collision. *have you tried Trail manoeuvre, how can u know it’s ON? *Lights of NUC (all scenarios) *characteristics of Masthead light. *When to Call Master. *going to encounter RV, actions.
11-OCT-18ECDIS passage planning. Contents of ALRS. Various alarms on ECDIS. 7 isobaric patterns. Pattern of TRS. How to avoid TRS? Factors affecting Manoeuvring characteristics of vessel. Draw Advance and tactical Diameter. Requirement for Advance and Tactical Diameter. And under what imo resolution is that mentioned. Which side turning circle will be smaller. Safety contour. What is it and how does it help. How to get Nav warnings How to get medical assistance on board. ROR Situations. Screwed up in that hence didn’t ask anything else.

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