Sentinel Marine


Chief Engineer

Reports to:

The Ship's Master.


Authorised to slow down or stop engine(s) if and when required by technical defects (after consultation with the Master).

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

To be medically fit, competent, qualified in accordance with international standards to S.T.C.W., or other pertinent regulations including the Company's own requirements, and be fully conversant with the S.M.S.

Responsible for his own watch and organisation of the Engine Room Staff.

Responsibility for routine maintenance and efficient operation of all technical systems on board as well as the availability on board of an adequate stock of spare parts.

Responsible for all unscheduled repairs of all technical systems on board.

Solely responsible for the operation of the winches during anchor handling and towing operations.

Responsible for management and maintenance of the Planned Maintenance System (PMS)

To take inventory of the existing equipment as installed on board the vessel, in order to compile a maintenance plan for this equipment.

To supervise the engine room crew when approaching of leaving port, inside port limits and otherwise during manoeuvring and supply routines.

To manage the adequate availability of fuel, lubricating oil, grease and potable water.

To manage the loading/discharging of fuel oil, lubricating oil, water and liquid as well as dry bulk cargo.

To maintain and complete accurately all logs (Engine room logbook, Oil Record Book etc.)

To maintain defects register and prepare requisitions for spares required.

To assist the Ships Master with the performance appraisal of engine room personnel on board.

To prepare a hand over report for the relieving Chief Engineer and discuss details.

Execute measures to prevent and/or reduce pollution to the environment.


Chief Engineer's Standing Orders shall be in place in the engine room.

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