Ship’s deck crews and related workers carry out deck duties on board ship and similar duties on board other water-borne craft.
Tasks include –
(a) standing look-out watches at sea and when entering or leaving harbour or other narrow waters’.
(b) steering ship according to instructions;
(c) handling mooring lines on board;
(d) maintaining and, in some cases, operating ship’s equipment, cargo gear, rigging, life-saving and fire-fighting appliances;
(e) performing deck and hull cleaning, scraping, painting and other maintenance duties as required;
(f) performing related tasks;
(g) supervising other workers.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
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