[QUOTE=abarr;47986]I don’t want to sound stupid, But not asking a question can be stupid too. What do these manning requirement represent when it is stated in Southeast Asia?
<500 GT I know this means under 500 gross tons
What do these symbols below mean? II/2, III/4 etc.
Master II/2 II/3
Chief Mate II/2 II/3
2nd Mate II/1 II/1
3rd Mate II/1 II/1
Chief Engineer III/2 III/3
2nd Engineer III/2 III/3
3rd Engineer III/1 III/1
4th Engineer III/1 III/1
A/B II/4 II/4
Oiler III/4 III/4[/QUOTE]
“GT” is gross tons ITC, and “GRT” is gross registered tons. There’s no duirect correlation, but for licensing purposes we consider 200 GRT to be equal to 500 GT, and 1600 GRT to be equal; to 3000 GT.
ii/1 Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch 500 GT or more (OICNW)
II/2 Master/Chief Mate 500 GT or more
II/3 Master/Chief Mate and OICNW Near Coastal
II/4 Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (RFPNW)
III/1 Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch (OICEW) 750 kw (1000 HP) or more
III/2 Chief Engineer and Second Engineer (First Assistant Engineer)
III/3 Chief Engineer and Second Engineer (First Assistant Engineer) and OICEW Near Coastal
III/4 Rating Forming Part of a Engineering Watch (RFPEW)