The first feature on a barge is often deksman. Deksman following a vocational qualification is at least 16 years old and graduated after three years of boating experience to sailor.
Ordinary seaman is basically the same function as deksman except that an ordinary seaman or vocational training. For that reason, an ordinary seaman may already beginning on 15jarige age which is an incentive for many.
A sailor performs many types of work to be carried out on the ship commissioned by the helmsman or skipper. Depending of having followed or not of VET is a sailor at least 18 or 19 years old. The work of a sailor consisting largely from cleaning the deck, stainless and sanding and painting and performing minor repairs. A sailor also makes the ship loose and tight as immediate relief from the helmsman or skipper. Furthermore, the work depending on the type of ship and the load that it conveys.
Seamen is the height level of sailor and is achieved by gaining much experience or successful completion of a recognized professional training. There are five way to be able seafarer:
The function driver can exert someone Seamen has one year sailing time. Another possibility is to achieve the great license or possession of the Rhine Patent. In addition to assisting with loading and unloading the helmsman allows for mooring and berthing of the ship and he performed maintenance work. Sometimes, the pilot is responsible for the functioning of the motors. The helmsman must also be the responsibility of the skipper or captain steer the ship.
The function is the highest professional skipper on board a ship. The skipper is responsible for the overall and leads the crew. He also claims the navigation and ensures the safety of the passengers. The skipper is responsible for loading and unloading and deal with administrative matters. He holds a large license or the Rhine patent or possesses both.
A captain has the same function as a skipper but is often so called because it has an entrepreneurial diploma. Such diploma allows him to self-employment but can also be employed by a shipping company. In passenger transport, a skipper is usually called captain.