Engine Department Introductory Course

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Institute of Seatransport is going to re-run (with updated content) the on-line course “Engine Department Introductory Course” on 20 June 2024 to 22 August 2024, 10 consecutive Thursday evenings.

 “MATF-funded course on the “pre-approved” list (maritime-related) under ProTERS” 

FYI, the course has been included in the pre-approved list of the “Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme” under the Maritime and Aviation Training Fund (MATF) of the Transport and Logistics Bureau. Under the Scheme, successful applicants will be refunded 80% of the fees for completing pre-approved courses/examinations.

Date: 10 Consecutive Thursday evenings on 20 June 2024 to 22nd August 2024
Time: 18:30 PM – 21:30 PM

Course fee : $4,980 per participant

Online Registration link 


General Introduction to Engine Room and Machineries in relation to ship
on 20 June 2024 (Thursday):
• – Layout – Engine Room , Engine Control Room, Steering Room, Boiler

Propulsion on 27 June 2024 (Thursday):
• Main Engine
• Drive Shaft
• Propeller
• Bearing System

Ship Control on 4 July 2024 (Thursday):
• Steering gear – Hydraulic System – Rudder – Telemotor

Auxiliary Machinery (I) on 11 July 2024 (Thursday):
• Fuel Oil System
• Bunkering, sampling method etc
• Lub oil system
• Cooling system – sea water – fresh water

Auxiliary Machinery (II) on 18 July 2024 (Thursday):
• Electricity Generation System – Generators – Emergency Generator – Batteries – UPS –
• Electricity Distribution System
• Pneumatic System – Air start, Pneumatic actuators, Valves
• Ventilation systems

Hotel Services / Life Support on 25 July 2024 (Thursday)
• Domestic Water system – Hydrophors, Water Generation
• Sewage / waste water handling system
• Food – Galley + Refrigeration + Garbage + Incinerator
• Air conditioning + Heating system

Pollution Prevention Systems / MARPOL requirements on
1 Aug 2024 (Thursday)
• Bilge Water System
• Waste Oil System
• OWS – Incinerator
• Sewage Systems
• Ballast & Air Pollution

Safety systems on 8 Aug 2024 (Thursday)
• Fire fighting system – Sea water, CO2, Fixed Foam, Sprinklers
• Prevention – Construction , Design, Detection systems
• Flooding – bilge alarms

Deck Machinery on 15 Aug 2024 (Thursday)
• Hatch covers
• Winches / Windlass / Anchors
• Cranes

Manning, Watchkeeping and Maintenance on 22 Aug 2024 (Thursday)
• What to monitor?
• What do watch keepers do?
• What is UMS
• Maintenance – Planned / Condition / Breakdown; requirements, limitations
• Drydocking






Chartered Shipbroker

Sharad brings nearly 25 years of maritime experience with him.
Having started as a shipboard engineer in 1995 with Chevron Transport Corporation, he rose to
the rank of Chief Engineer before settling ashore in 2006 with Mediterranean Shipping Company
as a Technical Superintendent.
While progressing through the shore-based career in a technical role, Sharad worked on
developing and expanding his skill-set. In 2017, he was awarded the Fellowship of Institute of
Chartered Shipbrokers, and in 2019 he achieved the coveted Chartered Engineer status.
A firm believer in Hong Kong’s potential to become even more important on the maritime map
of the world, Sharad has been an active participant in the HK Maritime Week, PRI Assessor for HKIMT & IMarEST,
a regular teacher at ICS Preparatory Course as well as a guest faculty with the MPPF Classes for budding mariners in HK.

If your goodself / your colleagues are interested to attend the course, please submit your application before or by 1st August 2024.