• has thorough knowledge of deck machinery, its construc-tion, usage and maintenance.
• knows the maintenance of cargo handling equipment and lifting devices.
• learns to observe safe occupational safety routines.
• has thorough knowledge of the objectives of environmental protection and occupational welfare.
Content of the study unit
• Deck machinery, its characteristics and safe methods of application
• Maintenance of deck machinery
• Maintenance of cargo handling gear, ramps, hatches, lifts and lifting devices
• Maintenance programme and planning
• Occupational safety and environmental protection onboard