Вопросы к собеседованию матросов



  1. Safety of Navigation, Watch keeping on the bridge:
  • What are your foremost duties on the bridge during watch keeping engagement?
  • What navigational equipment on the bridge you know and can use during performing your duties?
  • Who is responsible for verbal orders you receiving from pilot during pilotage when steering the vessel on the helm?
  • When can you change-over from automatic to hand steering and vice versa and how to do it?
  • What is the difference between magnetic and gyro- compasses and which one is mostly used on board?
  • What means «degrees» and «points» when you report about directions of lights or subjects during look-out?
  • Please describe correct procedure of relief, maintenance and handover of a watch.
  • What general information you should remember and maintain during whole watch?
  • What should you report to OOW?
  • In what case the bridge can be left unattended?
  • What emergency equipment located on the bridge and when can be used this equipment in every particular case?
  • What is the “dead man alarm” and how it should be used?


2. Environment Protection:

  • What will you do with garbage on board?
  • What and at what areas you can through overboard?
  • Which arrangements should be done before bunkering?
  • What will you do in case of oil spill on deck?
  • What is Dangerous Cargo?
  • What are the regulations regarding smoking on board?
  • What is the guide about environment protection you know?

3. Safety Awareness:

  • What main drills on board you know and how often they should be done?
  • What actions to be done at your first opportunity after you joined vessel?
  • What will you do if you found fire on board?
  • Please describe your actions when you found a man over board?
  • What can cause a fire on board and what will you use for fighting with different types of fire?
  • What are your actions when a general alarm sounded?
  • What is the guide concerning safety equipment on board you know?
  1. Safe Working Practice:
  • What jobs on board require special permission and which particular arrangements should be done for every particular job?
  • What clothes and equipment will you use when going to open deck or engine room?
  • Please describe arrangements before and during the paint work on board;
  • How you control your working time on board?
  • What are minimum requirements and regulations in regard to hours of rest and work on board?
  • Which safety measures you must remember during mooring operations?
  • What are the safety measures when engaged in rigging of pilot ladder or gangway?
  • What guides of safe working regulations, recommendations and requirements do you know?
  • What is fatigue? How can you avoid it?

2. Security Awareness:

  • What is security on board?
  • What do you know about security levels?
  • What duties of ship’s security officer on board and who can perform his duties?
  • What is DPA and where you can find information about it?
  • What are the duties of security patrol on board and security gangway watch?
  • What is the stowaways search procedure on board?
  • What are the restricted areas on board?
  • What is the guide for security regulations and requirements you know?

3. Medical Aid, Drug and Alcohol Policy, Social life, Claim procedures:

  • What will you do in case of illness on board?
  • What do you know about drug and alcohol consumption on board and in port?
  • What will be your action in case of any kind of harassment from anyone of crew on board?
  • What will you do in case of any non-conformity found on board or you see/feel something is done in breach of elementary requirements of safety or security on board?
  • What is a good seamen practice for casual wear during non-working hours on board?

SPECIFIC (for crane drivers)

  1. What Is SWL?
  2. How to stop rocking cargo on Hook?
  3. Where is the center, gravity of the load during the lifting crane?