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1. Sounding tubes and access openings for fuel oil tanks on cargo vessels are permitted by U.S. regulations to be located in which of the listed spaces?

 
 
 
 

2. A tank barge equipped with an internal-combustion engine-driven cargo pump on the weather deck shall be provided with a minimum of one remote manual shutdown station. What is the correct location of the shutdown station?

 
 

3. An on-board monitoring system, using level sensors permanently installed in each vessel compartment, will have a high level alarm set at not more than __________.

 
 

4. What pressure shall cargo hoses carried on tank vessels be able to withstand?

 
 

5. In a tank vessel constructed in 1970, carying grade A, B, C, or D liquid cargo, what is required to isolate cargo pumps from sources of vapor ignition?

 
 

6. What percent of oxygen content by volume, must each inert gas system be designed to supply the cargo tanks with a gas, or mixture of gases?

 
 

7. Each hose used for transferring vapors must __________.

 
 
 
 

8. On an inspection of your tankship you notice that there are no portable fire extinguishers in the pumproom. To comply with regulations, you __________.

 
 

9. Where is a permanently installed system of gas detection required?

 
 
 
 

10. Which tank barges require draft marks?

 
 

11. You have berthed in a port area with other tank vessels. What signal is displayed by a vessel to indicate it is transferring flammable or combustible liquid cargo?

 
 

12. Each fire pump on a tankship must have a pressure gauge located at __________.

 
 

13. Who may approve cargo piping to pass through a machinery space for a barge designed to carry only grade E products?

 
 

14. Where is the most probable location of the remote shutdown station for cargo pumps on a tank barge carrying oil?

 
 

15. You are in charge of a 225-gross ton tug preparing to depart from Houston, Texas, with a loaded 2500-gross ton tank barge bound for New York. Prior to departure, regulations require that you __________.

 
 

16. You are towing a 1,000 GT gasoline tank barge which is not gas free. By regulation, cargo tank hatches, ullage holes, and Butterworth plates on the barge may __________.

 
 

17. What is NOT a requirement of the reinspection for a tank barge with a certificate of inspection valid for two years?

 
 

18. In accordance with regulations, what is the required bursting pressure of a cargo hose used for transferring liquefied gases?

 
 

19. The Federal Water Pollution Control Act requires the person in charge of a vessel to immediately notify the Coast Guard as soon as he/she knows of any oil discharge. Failure to notify the Coast Guard can lead to a monetary fine and imprisonment of what time period?

 
 

20. According to U.S. regulations, which conditions would not disqualify a nonmetallic hose as being suitable for use in transferring oil?

 
 

21. U.S. regulations require which of the following upon completion of oil transfer operations?

 
 

22. Which of the following describes the Declaration of Inspection required prior to the transfer of fuel?

 
 

23. What do the designations A, B, C, D, and E refer to in grades of cargo?

 
 

24. According to U.S. regulations, which of the following does not qualify as a discharge of oil?

 
 

25. According to the Coast Guard Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), what is the minimum number of bolts required in a temporarily connected standard ANSI coupling?

 
 

26. The term "segregated ballast" is defined in the U.S. regulations as ballast water introduced into which of the following?

 
 

27. According to 46 CFR there are specific alarms that are required to be tested prior to cargo transfer. Which of the following items does not require testing?

 
 

28. For all loading operations, the terminal must supply the vessel with a means in which the vessel's designated person-in-charge may stop the flow of oil to the vessel, insuring immediate shutdown in the event of a hose rupture, tank overflow, etc. Which of the following choices will accomplish this task as required by 33 CFR?

 
 

29. U.S. regulations require a meeting before starting any oil transfer operation. Who must be in attendance at this meeting?

 
 

30. The person in charge on the vessel and the person in charge at the facility must hold a meeting before starting the transfer of oil. Who must decide to start the transfer?

 
 

31. What does a Visaed Alien Crew List which is made and submitted to the U.S. Consul for visa show?

 
 

32. What is the period of validity of a Safety Management Certificate?

 
 

33. Which document shows the minimum required crew a vessel must have to navigate from one port in the United States to another?

 
 

34. A vessel operating "in class" has met all the requirements of the __________.

 
 

35. The citizenship of a crew member of a vessel in a U.S. port is determined solely by the __________.

 
 

36. Official proof of an American vessel's nationality is contained in the __________.

 
 

37. All U.S. Flag vessels engaged in foreign trade are required to be which of the following?

 
 

38. The official identification of a vessel is found in the __________.

 
 

39. You are operating a 150 GT towing vessel. What is NOT required on the vessel?

 
 

40. The plans, for use during emergencies aboard the DEEP DRILLER, are readily available in the __________.

 
 

41. Your vessel has completed an inspection for certification and is issued a temporary certificate. This __________.

 
 

42. To determine the number of inflatable liferafts required on a vessel, you should check the __________.

 
 

43. What is NOT required on an uninspected towing vessel?

 
 

44. The Certificate of Inspection for a containership __________.

 
 

45. While a vessel is in a foreign port where there is no American Consul, a seaman becomes violent prior to sailing. The Master should __________.

 
 

46. A vessel arrives in San Francisco from a foreign voyage. When MUST the Master make formal entry at the custom house?

 
 

47. A vessel has arrived in a U.S. port from a foreign voyage. Preliminary entry has been made. Formal entry at the U.S. Custom House must be made within how many hours after arrival (Sundays and holidays excepted)?

 
 

48. In some cases, the 50% duty on all foreign repairs made to American flag merchant vessels may be remitted. Which work does NOT come under the remitting policy of U.S. Customs?

 
 

49. If, after examination by the Quarantine Officer, your vessel is found to have a specific deficiency, you may be issued __________.

 
 

50. A person is found operating a vessel while under the influence of alcohol. He/she is liable for __________.

 
 

51. Wages due a seaman may be attached by the court for the __________.

 
 

52. Following a Serious Marine Incident, a mariner involved in the incident is prohibited from consuming alcohol until after being tested or __________.

 
 

53. A vessel is not required to carry urine specimen collecting kits onboard the vessel only if the individuals directly involved in a Serious Marine Incident can be tested ashore within __________?

 
 

54. All entries in the Official Logbook must be signed by the Master and __________.

 
 

55. A new crewman reports on board. He must be trained in the use of the ship's lifesaving appliances within what time period?

 
 

56. What is the international calling and distress channel found on all VHF-FM equipped drilling rigs?

 
 

57. Requirements for H2S preparation and equipment usage aboard MODU's in U.S. offshore waters are administered by the which of the following organizations?

 
 

58. The muster list must be posted in conspicuous locations and signed by the __________.

 
 

59. Obstruction lights on mobile offshore drilling units on the waters of the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf must be displayed __________.

 
 

60. A mobile offshore drilling unit must display obstruction lights when it is on the waters over the Outer Continental Shelf and is __________.

 
 

61. Mobile offshore drilling units not required to have an official logbook shall __________.

 
 

62. A For MODU's operating under the U.S. flag, the construction portfolio must contain __________.

 
 

63. How often must the emergency generator be tested on a mobile offshore drilling unit?

 
 

64. A record of the types and strengths of steels used on a MODU must be included in the __________.

 
 

65. A welding procedure used for joining dissimilar metals used on a MODU would be recorded in the __________.

 
 

66. If a drill required by regulations is not completed on a mobile offshore drilling unit, the Master or person in charge must __________.

 
 

67. Except as provided by approved special examinations, each offshore drilling unit must be dry-docked at least once during every __________.

 
 

68. For vessels fitted with cargo gear, an initial test of the units under a proof load shall be conducted. Subsequent tests and exams of the same nature shall be carried out at what time interval?

 
 

69. You will load class 1.2 commercial explosives and need to construct a portable magazine. The magazine MUST __________.

 
 

70. In order to determine the fire and explosion hazard data for naphtha, you would use that information contained in the Chemical Data Guide for which chemical?

 
 

71. According to the Chemical Data Guide, which extinguishing agent should be used on a petrolatum fire in an open area?

 
 

72. You are transporting dangerous cargo on your vessel. You must inspect this cargo __________.

 
 

73. You are on a cargo vessel carrying toluol in bulk in portable tanks. Which is a requirement for pumping the toluol?

 
 

74. On a manned vessel carrying packaged hazardous cargo, the hazardous materials shall be inspected __________.

 
 
 
 

75. Your ship is carrying hazardous cargo. During a daily inspection, you notice that some of the cargo has shifted and several cases are broken. You should FIRST __________.

 
 

76. The National Cargo Bureau represents the __________.

 
 
 
 

77. Air compressors are NOT permitted in which space(s) on a tank barge carrying grade A cargo?

 
 
 
 

78. On a barge carrying grade A cargo, who determines where smoking may be permitted during a loading operation?

 
 

79. Which element(s) should be taken into account in the preparation of the

 
 
 
 

80. According to the IMO Code, what are the minimum number of securing points that should be on each side of a "road vehicle", whose gross vehicle mass is between 30 tons and 40 tons, when carried on Ro-Ro vessels?

 
 

81. U.S. regulations state that a person may not transfer oil or hazardous materials to or from a vessel unless each person-in-charge has signed which of the following documents?

 
 

82. Grade D combustible liquids have a maximum flash point of __________.

 
 

83. When using the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR's) for Tank Vessels, you see T/O and B/C. What do the T and B tell you?

 
 

84. When inspecting a tank barge to see that it has all the required fire extinguishers and other safety items aboard, which of the following is the best source for determining what is required?

 
 

85. If your asphalt barge has operated more than 12 months in saltwater in the 24 month period since it was last dry-docked, when is it required to be hauled out again?

 
 

86. Open ullage holes in tanks which are not gas-free must be protected by __________.

 
 

87. Regulations require that venting for cargo tanks in which only grades D or E liquids are to be transported shall, as a MINIMUM, be of which type? (tank barge constructed on or after July 1, 1951)

 
 

88. How many low-velocity spray applicators are required on the weather decks of a tankship?

 
 

89. What type of vent is required on a barge transporting No. 6 fuel oil?

 
 

90. Cargo tanks on barges fitted with goose neck vents and flame screens are limited to carrying which grade of cargo?

 
 

91. Which cargo grade(s) are permitted by regulations to be carried on a barge in tanks fitted only with gooseneck vents and flame screens?

 
 

92. What type of ventilation is required for pumprooms on tank vessels, carrying grade C liquid cargo, with machinery spaces below the freeboard deck?

 
 

93. According to regulations, which grade(s) of cargo may be carried in tanks that are vented only with gooseneck vents and flame screens?

 
 

94. Which statement about the inert gas system is TRUE?

 
 

95. Which spaces are required to be segregated from cargo tanks carrying grades A, B, C, or D cargoes?

 
 

96. The only portable electrical equipment permitted in a compartment which is not gas free is a lamp that is __________.

 
 
 
 

97. Before welding in a tank that has carried petroleum products, the tank must be certified by __________.

 
 

98. Cargo hose carried on tank vessels shall be able to withstand a pressure of at least how many psi?

 
 

99. What is required of the access to a cargo pumproom on a tank vessel carrying grades A, B, C or D liquid cargoes?

 
 

100. By regulation, cargo tank atmosphere must be inert before and during which operation?

 
 
 
 

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