BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MARINE TRANSPORTATION

A higher education degree program that deals with the study of navigation, cargo handling and stowage, controlling the safe operation and care for persons on-board the ship at the operational level. Students in marine transportation will be trained to achieve the following competency standards through discussion and laboratory activities in the courses included in their curriculum such as navigation, seamanship, marine pollution and prevention, deck watchkeeping, meteorology and oceanography, radio communications, basic safety, maritime law and maritime vocabulary.

  • Plan and conduct a passage and determine position
  • Use of RADAR and ARPA to maintain safety navigation
  • Respond to distress signal at sea
  • Use of the standard Marine Navigational Vocabulary as replaced by the IMO Standard Marine Communication Phrases and use English in written and oral form
  • Transmit and receive information by visual signaling
  • Manoeuvre the ship
  • Monitor the loading stowage, securing, care during the voyage and the unloading of cargoes
  • Inspect and report defects and damage to cargo spaces, hatch covers and ballast tanks.
  • Ensure compliance with pollution-prevention requirements
  • Maintain seaworthiness of the ship
  • Prevent, control and fight fires on board
  • Operate Life-saving appliances
  • Apply medical first aid on board ship
  • Monitor compliance with legislative requirements

 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MARINE ENGINEERING

A higher education degree program that deals with the study of marine propulsion system, its operation and maintenance as well as controlling the operation of the ship and care for person on-board at the operational level of marine engineering. Students in marine engineering will be trained to achieve the following competency standards through discussion and laboratory activities in the courses included in their curriculum such as machine shop, electrotechnology, auxiliary machineries, marine power plant, marine pollution and prevention, engine watchkeeping, naval architecture, instrumentation and control system, basic safety, maritime law and maritime vocabulary.

  • Use appropriate tools for fabrication and repair operations typically performed on ships
  • Use hand tools and measuring equipment for dismantling maintenance, repair and reassembly of shipboard plant and equipment.
  • Use hand tools, electrical and electronic measuring and test equipment for faulty finding maintenance and repair operations
  • Maintain a safe engineering watch
  • Use English in written and oral form
  • Operate main and auxiliary machinery and associated control systems.
  • Operate pumping systems and associated control systems
  • Operate alternators, generators and control systems
  • Maintain marine engineering systems, including control systems
  • Ensure compliance with pollution-prevention requirements
  • Maintain seaworthiness of the ship
  • Prevent, control and fight fires on board
  • Operate life-saving appliances.
  • Apply medical first aid on board
  • Monitor compliance with legislative requirements