A ship engineer must be able to guide the ship’s welder in identifying the metal of the machine or structural member that is to be repaired and suggest suitable electrode for welding the same. This guide to welding electrodes on ships is a must read for every marine engineer.
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Among the various emission control applications used in the shipping industry, Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) System comes out to be the most efficient in effectively reducing ship’s NOx emission by 90-95%. Find out more about SCR systems inside the article.
It is often debated whether ISM Code has been successful and has achieved the purpose it was made out for. Seafarers complain about the extreme paperwork and record keeping which has made their life difficult. Old timers remember with nostalgia the pre ISM days of shipping. Is ISM a burden for seafarers?
This is the third article in the series of Pipes and Bends – an Essential Guide for Second Engineers. In this article we will discuss about different types of pipe fittings found on ships and their structure.
The Kandla port of Gujarat, India forms a vital marine network for vessels entering India through its Western waters – the Arabian Sea. Situated in the Gulf of Kutch, in the province of Gujarat Kutch, the port of Kandla has been in existence since the mid-1900s. Know more inside the article.
To get your sea legs is a highly popular catch phrase used in the marine lingo, which refers to the ineptness of people to poise themselves while on ships and boats. Find out more about the term and is origin inside the article.
Both the ship pilot and the master play an extremely important role to ensure safety and efficient navigation of the ship. Find out how important it is for a master and pilot to maintain a healthy relationship on ships.
One very famous variant of tanker ships during the early days of shipping and at the time of world war were the T-2 tankers of the U.S Navy. Find out more about these unique tanker ships in the article inside.
Costa Concordia cruise ship has been in news for quite some time now. Find out more about the features and specifications of the vessel and what actually led to the unfortunate cruise ship accident. Know it all inside the article.