Exploring the Current Practices and Future Needs of Marine Engineering Education in Bangladesh
2. Marine Engineering Education and STCW
- Maintain a safe engineering watch;
- Use English in written and oral form;
- Use internal communication systems;
- Operate main and auxiliary machinery and associated control systems;
- Operate fuel, lubrication, ballast and other pumping systems and associated control systems;
- Operate electrical, electronic and control systems;
- Maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment;
- Appropriate use of hand tools, machine tools and measuring instruments for fabrication and repair on board;
- Maintenance and repair of shipboard machinery and equipment;
- Ensure compliance with pollution-prevention requirements;
- Maintain seaworthiness of the ship;
- Prevent, control and fight fires on board;
- Operate life-saving appliances required;
- Apply medical first aid on board ship;
- Monitor compliance with legislative requirements;
- Application of leadership and teamworking skills;
- Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship.
3. Impacts of MASS on Marine Engineering Education
- Current Maritime Education and Training (MET) in Bachelor level is sufficient for developing this competence.
- This competence is relevant for future Degree 2 level of autonomy (remotely controlled ship with seafarers onboard).
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|Degrees||Name||Human Presence Onboard||Description and Human Role|
|Degree 1||Ship with automated process and decision support||Yes||Onboard crew oversees ships’ operation, control systems and functions|
|Degree 2||Remotely controlled with seafarers onboard||Yes||Ship is controlled from a remote facility while onboard crew is present to takeover operation and control if required|
|Degree 3||Remotely controlled without seafarers onboard||No||Ship is controlled from a remote facility without any seafarer onboard and human intervention is possible from shore control centre|
|Degree 4||Fully autonomous||No||Ship is operated and controlled by itself and is able to make decision and determine actions without any direct supervision from human operators|
|Number of total respondents||75|
|Number of valid responses||62|
|Professional experience||52 respondents with 1–5 years of experience|
10 respondents with 5–10 years of experience
|Maximum professional qualification||Marine Engineering Officer On Watch (EOOW, Class-3)|
|STCW Competence||(i) Current MET Sufficiency||(ii) Future Relevance||Difference|
|1: Maintain a safe engineering watch||3.548||3.339||0.210||0.1450|
|2: Use English in written and oral form||4.097||3.726||0.371 ***||0.0077|
|3: Use internal communication systems||3.806||3.823||−0.016||0.8710|
|4: Operate main and auxiliary machinery and associated control systems||3.387||3.323||0.065||0.6501|
|5: Operate fuel, lubrication, ballast and other pumping systems and associated control systems||3.500||3.613||−0.113||0.4234|
|6: Operate electrical, electronic and control systems||2.935||3.274||−0.339 **||0.0184|
|7: Maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment||2.806||3.226||−0.419 ***||0.0076|
|8: Appropriate use of hand tools, machine tools and measuring instruments for fabrication and repair on board||3.581||3.597||−0.016||0.9053|
|9: Maintenance and repair of shipboard machinery and equipment required||3.516||3.597||−0.081||0.5917|
|10: Ensure compliance with pollution-prevention requirements||4.000||4.032||−0.032||0.6982|
|11: Maintain seaworthiness of the ship||3.500||3.742||−0.242 *||0.0541|
|12: Prevent, control and fight fires on board||3.855||3.952||−0.097||0.4187|
|13: Operate life-saving appliances required||3.742||3.887||−0.145||0.1916|
|14: Apply medical first aid on board ship||3.274||3.597||−0.323 **||0.0188|
|15: Monitor compliance with legislative requirements||3.500||3.500||0.000||1.0000|
|16: Application of leadership and teamworking skills||3.855||3.806||0.048||0.7354|
|17: Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship||3.790||3.968||−0.177||0.1393|
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Tusher, H.M.; Sharma, A.; Nazir, S.; Munim, Z.H. Exploring the Current Practices and Future Needs of Marine Engineering Education in Bangladesh. J. Mar. Sci. Eng. 2021, 9, 1085. https://doi.org/10.3390/jmse9101085
Tusher HM, Sharma A, Nazir S, Munim ZH. Exploring the Current Practices and Future Needs of Marine Engineering Education in Bangladesh. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 2021; 9(10):1085. https://doi.org/10.3390/jmse9101085Chicago/Turabian Style
Tusher, Hasan Mahbub, Amit Sharma, Salman Nazir, and Ziaul Haque Munim. 2021. "Exploring the Current Practices and Future Needs of Marine Engineering Education in Bangladesh" Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 9, no. 10: 1085. https://doi.org/10.3390/jmse9101085