Engineering Terminology and Shipboard Operations (ETSO)
Course 186

MPT is the most complete full service private maritime school in the country and has been training mariners since 1983. Our Fort Lauderdale based campuses host over 45,000 square feet of classrooms, deck and engineering training labs, the Ship's Store, and student service facilities.

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Course Description

This course is intended to provide officers in charge of an engineering watch in an unmanned engineroom or designated duty engineers in a periodically unmanned engineroom with specialized Maritime English that deals with maritime terminology which will allow general use of engineering publications and the performance of engineering duties relative to the ship’s safety and operation. This course will also satisfy the training requirements of: • 46 CFR 11.329(a)(4)(v) for STCW endorsements as OICEW on vessels powered by main propulsion machinery of 750 kW/1,000 HP propulsion power or more, • IMO Model Course 7.04, Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch, Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) 1.2 – Use English in written and oral form; and • NVIC 17-14: Task 2.1.A – Use English is written and oral form.

ETSO has been included in the Auxiliary Machinery course #271. If your are interested in the ETSO course please register for Auxiliary Machinery. If you have any questions, please call the Student Services Office: +1 954-525-1014.



5 day class in Fort Lauderdale

Required Materials

None