|What mooring orders do you know?||Перейдите по ссылке mooring orders.|
|What container lashings do you know?||I know (We used) manual or automatic twist-locks, con-locks, screwbridge fittings, chain lashings, turnbuckles, lashing bars.
|What types of ships did you work (sail) on?||I worked on universal dry cargo ship, bulk-carrier with self-unloading system, container ship and a port tug. Our tug was designed for towing ships in and out of the port. Besides it was also designed for fire-fighting.
|What types of ships do you know?||I know dry cargo ships, tankers, universal specialized (bulk cargo,timber,refrigerated goods), specialized ships – bulk-carriers (timber-carriers, reefer ships), Lo-Lo (lift on/ lift off), Ro-Ro.
|What were the main particulars of your last ship?||Her length was 130 metres, width 30 metres, draft 5 metres, displacement was 60 thousand tons.
|What were your favourite subjects in the Academy?||These were navigation, English and PT.
|Why did you like navigation?||Because it is my future profession. With the help of navigation i got known how to steer the vessel, find the ship`s postion, plot the course on the chart, operate GPS (GMDSS), radar installations ad other radio-navigational equipment.|
|Why do you need English on board ships?||Becayse i must provide negotiations with other ships and port authorities, read charts and publications in English, make up ship`s documents, decide problems during loading operations and so on.|
|What deck equipment do you know (did you work with)?||I know (I worked with) the following deck equipment (machinery): cargo cranes and derricks, mooring winches, windlasses, capstans, hatch covers, gangways, life-boats davits, bollards (bitts – кнехты), rigging (такелаж).|