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Unformatted text preview: Massachusetts Maritime Academy/Vessel Familiarization & Basic Safety Training (MT1111) Capt. Murphy/Unit A 1 Types of Ships Vessel Familiarization & Basic Safety Training (MT1111) Unit A Massachusetts Maritime Academy Department Of Marine Transportation Captain Joseph S. Murphy, II Merchant Marine Memorabilia Massachusetts Maritime Academy/Vessel Familiarization & Basic Safety Training (MT1111) Capt. Murphy/Unit A 2 Merchant Marine Memorabilia Types of Ships Subject Outline 1. Explain the intermodal transportation system 2. Describe the chain-of-command aboard an oceangoing vessel 3. Describe and explain the role and responsibilities of officers and cadets. 4. Identify the major U.S. maritime labor unions and U.S. flag carriers 5. Identify conventional types of commercial, military and offshore vessels 6. Identify and explain the principle design features of conventional commercial vessels. 7. Illustrate conventional types of commercial vessels and describe their cargo operations. Massachusetts Maritime Academy/Vessel Familiarization & Basic Safety Training (MT1111) Capt. Murphy/Unit A 3 What is intermodal transportation & where will you fit? Merchant Ship Chain of Command Captain Deck Dept. Chief Mate Engine Dept. Chief Engineer Stewards Dept. Chief Steward Licensed Officers 2 nd Mate 3 rd Mate Licensed Officers 1 st A/E 2 nd A/E 3 rd A/E Unlicensed Crew Chief Steward/Cook Steward Utilities Unlicensed Crew Able Seamen Ordinary Seamen Unlicensed Crew Electrician DEMAC Fireman/Oiler/wiper Massachusetts Maritime Academy/Vessel Familiarization & Basic Safety Training (MT1111) Capt. Murphy/Unit A 4 Officer Roles & Duties Master - Usually addressed as the Captain. Is in overall command of the ship and is effectively her General Manager and ultimately responsible for the security, safe navigation and operation of the ship. The Master stands no regular watches but when the ship is in pilotage or close waters or in particularly bad weather or when conditions dictate would closely oversee the navigation of the ship. He/she is the owner's representative and deals with charterers, port agents and cargo formalities. The Captain holds a USCG Unlimited Masters license with STCW endorsements for management level or occasionally in some smaller ships a lesser tonnage license. Salary range $100-$125K Officer Roles & Responsibilities Chief Officer - Often known and addressed as the Mate is the head of the deck department and responsible for the day to day working of the deck crew and for the stowage, loading, carriage and discharge of the cargo with particular attention to the ships stability. The mate is often the ships medical officer. The 1 st Mate may be a day-worker or at sea the stands the 4-8 watches and in port is in-charge-of cargo operations. The mate holds a USCG Unlimited Chief Mates license with STCW endorsements for management level or occasionally in some smaller ships a lesser tonnage license. Salary range $95-$125K Massachusetts Maritime Academy/Vessel Familiarization & Basic Safety Training (MT1111)...
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