2019 Course Schedule

This course is designed to provide an officer in charge of an engineering watch an understanding of the proper utilization and considerations given to resources available in a maritime engine department. Areas of study will include team organization and team building, engine room procedures and practices, engine room communications, situational and cultural diversity awareness, and factors affecting human performance.

Each student successfully completing this course should have an understanding of the concepts and methods used to achieve an acceptable level of efficiency and safety with regards to the utilization of engine room personnel and assets.


Course Capacity: 24 students

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: None

USCG Approval: 

Any applicant who has successfully completed the Engine Room Resource Management (MEBAMD-187) course will:

  1. Satisfy the Engine Resource Management training requirements of 46 CFR 11.325; 46 CFR 11.327(a)(3)(i) and (b)(1); 46 CFR 11.329(a)(4)(iv); 46 CFR 11.331(a)(3)(i) and (b)(1); and 46 CFR 11.333(a)(3)(i) and (b)(1); AND
  2. Satisfy the Engine Resource Management knowledge requirement of:
    1. Table A-III/1 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010, within Function: Marine engineering at the operational level; Competence: Maintain a safe engineering watch.
    2. Task 1.4.A, found in the National Assessment Guidelines, NVIC 17-14, Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch.