CHIEF MATE EXAM ORAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS BY CAPT-PANDA - LATEST QUESTIONS
Q. 2) About 8 bouyage cardsX
1.High relative humidity
2.High temperature(more than 27deg)
3.L.P surrounded by areas of H.P
4.Fair amount of Coriolis force
5.Convection current and Weak prevailing wind...
Q. 4) What was my vessel last sea speed , so now you are in malacca straits , suddenly heavy rain causing restricted visibility ,X
due to sudden rain / squall i will not reduce my speed unless visibility has been affected by fog. i will though keep my engines on manouvering speed as malacca strait is a busy and congested area for navigation
restricted visibility condition also includes heavy rain moreover surveyor himself has said that heavy rainfall has caused RV..that means vsl shall proceed at safe speed and shall have her engines ready for immediate manoeuver
Q. 7) Signs of approaching trsX
SWELL OUT IN RADIAL DIRECTION.
ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE FALL STEADLY.5MB FALSS BELOW THE NORMAL PRESSURE.
Q. 8) Dev card shows 8degree w , you calculate 10degree w , what could be the cause of the differenceX