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Fuel Efficiency Management - Deck Officers

Efficiency and Environmental Courses

Course Objective

The main objective of this course is to build a culture around energy efficiency by discussing the implementation and monitoring of SEEMP, improving awareness of bridge and engine room practices that can contribute to the overall efficiency of the vessel to achieve fuel savings and encouraging goals and benefits.

Content of the Course

  • IMO regulations and SEEMP
  • Crucial points for successful SEEMP implementation
  • Power management with case studies
  • Bunker management
  • SEEMP workshop/SEEMP management
  • Simulator exercises in linked engine and ship simulators
  • Voyage planning and execution
  • TC requirements and operational practices
  • Weather routing, including presentation of available software program
  • Fuel changeover
  • Ballast exchange and requirements
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Speed and consumption
  • Hull and propeller condition (incl PBCFs)
  • Trim & draft–impact on fuel consumption
  • Autopilot settings and use of rudder’s impact on fuel consumption
  • Speed trials and speed log calibration
  • Engine system familiarization

Target Groups

Senior/ Junior Deck and Engine Officers, as well as Technical and Marine Superintendents

Duration

4 working days

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