Work on board a Container vessel for Deck Cadet and Crew.

With the term crew we are here talking about the deck department and crew side deck department includes –

  • Bosun
  • AB (Able sea man)
  • OS (ordinary Seaman)
  • Trainee OS (Trainee Ordinary seaman)

Where Cadet is a Junior Officer he is also involved in maintenance work with rest of the crew. So we will here be focusing only on days work. As you all know Cadet is involved in almost everything he is assisting Chief officer, 3 rd officer keeping watch etc so we will cover this in some other post.

DAYS WORK

The day for OS and Trainee OS

  • 0600-0700 Cleaning ( Accommodation cleaning )
  • 0700-0800 Breakfast
  • 0800-1000 Work
  • 1000 – 1030 Tea Break
  • 1030 – 1200 Work
  • 1200 – 1300 Lunch Break
  • 1300 – 1500 Work
  • 1500 – 1530 Tea Break
  • 1530 – 1730 Work
  • ************************ Do what ever you want ***********************

The day for AB and BOSUN **

  • 800-1000 Work
  • 1000 – 1030 Tea Break
  • 1030 – 1200 Work
  • 1200 – 1300 Lunch Break
  • 1300 – 1500 Work
  • 1500 – 1530 Tea Break
  • 1530 – 1730 Work
  • ************************ Do what ever you want ***********************

** In case of able seaman they will keep watch also and they will get rest accordingly. The Above time table is if they are not keeping watch then this will be the default schedule. For example at anchor. If you want to know in more detail please comment below.

So Now lets come to what are the works CREW do onboard, They have to know everything and should be able to do whatever required as we have limited number of people onboard. Works like Chipping, Painting, Plumbing, High pressure washing etc.

Work Onboard

1. Maintenance of monorail.

BEFORE
AFTER

Chipping if required and then painted, If some parts require graeasing that is also done.

2. Maintenance of Lashing Bridge

BEFORE
AFTER

3. Buffing of Foundation bolt .


Buffing of Foundation bolt . work on board ships