Want to know about the construction, working, and maintenance of air compressors used on ships? This ultimate guide to air compressors on ships provides all the details marine engineers would need to run compressors efficiently on ships.
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United Nation’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) plays an important role in handling all international maritime affairs with support from the maritime nations of the world. IMO uses various instruments to achieve this goal. In this article we will learn about 5 important instruments which every seafarer should know.
Sinkex or Sink Exercise is a term used for deliberately sinking a ship. Carried out by the navy, Sinkex (portmanteau of Sink Exercise) refers to the process of submerging non-operational vessels. Find out more about this peculiar activity of sinking a ship in the article inside.
The Adatra super yacht is a triple-hulled iconic vessel built by the Chinese based shipbuilding company McConaghy Boats at their yard in Zhuhai. A product of world renowned ship designer John Shuttleworth, the Adastra is aimed at being lighter and ecologically viable on account of low consumption of fuel.
The main aim of any maintenance plan on ship is to get the maintenance and repair work done in the least possible time with minimum costs. Find out the various steps which are taken into consideration in order to make a maintenance plan of a ship.
Named after a pioneering Norwegian life scientist, G.O. Sars is a research vessel unlike any other in the same category. The survey ship was developed as a result of collaboration between the Bergen University and the Institute of Marine Research. Find out more inside.
The chief engineer of the ship is the head of the technical department of the ship. It is his duty to ensure that the engine room machinery works properly for a smooth voyage. Find out the duties of a ship engineer under SOLAS in the article inside.
In this article, there are eight engine terms which deals with the characteristics of fuel and lubricating oils used on ships. These terms are used extensively on ship in relation with marine engines and therefore are of great importance. It is imperative for every marine engineer to know these terms.
Under the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS), every shipping company must take certain steps into consideration to ensure security of the crew, ship and environment. A ship security assessment is carried out to ensure that every ship follows the security measures under ISPS.