MS (Maintenance Supervisor / Chief Mechanic)

Maintenance Supervisor


Maintenance Supervisor course is as per IMO Resolution A.1079(28) adopted on 4th Dec 2013. This course is applicable for non propulsion vessel such as Construction, Pipe-lay and Accommodation barges; Semisub and Jackup drilling units etc which use anchor to stay in position.

This course is open to any mid level offshore rig worker having engineering background. The Course is Approved by Liberia (LISCR) Flag State.

The syllabus covers

On non-self-propelled MOUs, the person assigned responsibility for the operation
and maintenance of the power plant and auxiliary machinery should have knowledge,
experience and competence in each of the following:
  • Operation and maintenance of engines
  • Operation and maintenance of auxiliary machinery
  • Detection of machinery malfunction and faults
  • Maintenance and repair problems
  • Operation and maintenance of fire detection and control system
  • Safe working practices
  • Maintenance of survival craft and launching appliances
  • Pollution prevention procedures

Maintenance Supervisor / Chief Mechanic is senior most rank in mechanical department on a MODU or Offshore Work Barge, Pipe-lay vessel etc. On propelled offshore rigs, Chief mechanic is considered a superior position than the Marine Chief Engineer and paid higher than Marine Chief Engineer. The job profile of a maintenance supervisor is to look after drilling machinery and Diesel power generators. In case of propelled MODU, diesel power generator is looked after by Marine Chief engineer and Chief Mechanic looks after only drilling equipment.

CourseFee (INR)Date CommenceDurationCourse TimingRemarks
MS50,000On Demand5 days10.00 – 18.00LISCR (Liberia) Approved