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Deck A nswers 1. A. All vessels when meeting, crossing, or overtaking and in sight of one another B. All vessels meeting or crossing at a distance within half a mile of each other and not in sight of one another C. Power-driven vessels overtaking and in sight of one another D. Power-driven vessels crossing at a distance within half a mile of each other and NOT in sight of one another 2. A. Continue on course as the warning is advisory in nature only. B. Send an AMVER report and acknowledge receipt of the warning. C. Remain a minimum of 500 miles outside the Persian Gulf and maintain radio silence. D. Send a MERWARN message advising your position, course, speed, and intentions. 3. Incorrect answer. Rule 34 applies to power-driven vessels meeting within half a mile of each other. Incorrect answer. Rule 34 stipulates: "power-driven vessels are in sight of one another". Correct answer. Rule 34 states: "when power-driven vessels are in sight of one another and meeting or crossing at a distance within half a mile of each other, each vessel underway, when maneuvering as authorized or required by these Rules" Incorrect. Rule 34 applies to power-driven vessels in sight of each other and meeting within half a mile. Incorrect answer. Pub 117 section 810E requires the master to respond to the warning message if the vessel is in, or will enter the area depicted in the message. Correct answer. Reference: Pub 117 section 810E Thissectionstatesthatifthevesselisinanareaasdefnedineitherthe SPECIAL WARNING TO MARINERS or the MARAD ADVISORY that themasterimmediatelyfleanupdatedAMVERmessagereport. Incorrectanswer.Vesselswillbegivenspecifcinstructionsthatmay include diversion, or changes in their destination. Incorrect answer. This type of message is broadcast to merchant shipping as an information warning message. A. Open-bed containers may be used to transport hazardous materials if the cargo is properly secured. Correct answer. Reference: 49 CFR 176.76 (a) (10) The carriage of hazardous material is only permitted in open-bed containers if the cargo is properly secured. Aportablecargotankofafammable,cryogenic liquid may not be in transit for a period exceeding its marked rated holding time unless the liquid is inhibited. C. A portable cargo tank containing a cryogenic liquid must be shipped on deck unless forced ventilation is provided to the tween-decks. D. A container loaded with packages of tear gas would display a placard reading "Irritant." Incorrect answer. Extensions are prohibited to the marked rated holding time of a cryogenic liquid while in transit. B. 4. A. The pump design is not self-priming B. The pump design does not produce high volume output C. The pump design inherently requires extensive maintenance D. The pump design has the highest effciencyintheliftcondition 82 Proceedings Incorrect answer. This cargo must be stowed on deck regardless of the stowage as authorized in 49 CFR 172.101. Incorrect answer. Tear gas is required to have a label of either "Poison" or "Poison Inhalation Hazard." Correct answer. Reference: Tanker Operations, Huber, Fourth Edition, Page 168 Centrifugalpumpsrequireacontinualfowofliquidtomaintainanadequateprime. Incorrect answer. Centrifugal pumps are high volume output units, which is why they are frequently used as main cargo pumps on a vessel. Incorrect answer. Centrifugal pumps have few moving parts equating to increased reliability and reduced maintenance. Incorrectanswer.Centrifugalpumpsareatoptimumpumpingeffciencywhenin the head condition. Fall 2013 www.uscg.mil/proceedings