Tasks

  • standing look-out watches at sea and when entering or leaving harbour or other narrow waters
  • steering ship according to instructions
  • handling ropes and wires, and operating mooring equipment
  • maintaining and, in some cases, operating ship’s equipment, cargo gear, rigging, life-saving and fire- fighting appliances
  • performing deck and hull cleaning, scraping, painting and other maintenance duties as required
  • breaking out, rigging and stowing cargo-handling gear, stationary rigging and running gear

    Educational level

    • Skilled
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