The shaft generator on a ship is an excellent example of a waste heat recovery system, which not only utilizes the waste energy from the engine but also supplies the additional work to the propeller shaft when the main engine is underperforming.
An indicator diagram is a method by which the working and performance of the main engine of the ship is analyzed. Learn about indicator diagram and different types of indicator diagram deficiencies.
According to Annex VI of MARPOL 1973/78 Convention of IMO for prevention of air pollution from ships, the guidelines regarding the waste material storage and disposal of waste at sea need to be strictly followed.
On ships, the central cooling system helps in cooling down all working machinery through circulating fresh water. Let’s take a look at how this system works in the article inside.
Sounding is a term used for taking measurement of the amount of fluids in the tanks of a ship. Let’s take a look at the importance of taking manual sounding and the method of taking the same.
Man overboard is an emergency situation where in a ship’s crew member falls out at sea. The alarm & Initial Action to be taken are clearly described in this article.
The main purpose of refractory material that is used inside a marine boiler is to contain the heat generated by burning of the fuel in the furnace and to minimize heat losses from the furnace.
Sounding is a term used for measuring the level of fluids in various tanks on the ship. Lean more about sounding and different methods of taking sounding on a ship.
There are some occasions on board ship when seafarers become more happy than usual. We have listed down ten of the main ones. Read them inside.
Accommodation ladders on board ships is one of the most important equipment. Learn about the requirements, operations and maintenance of accommodation ladder inside the article.
Learn about the different ways to monitor bearing condition and reduce bearing breakdown in modern marine engines used on ships. Read more inside the article.
Let’s take a look at the components and design of the Exhaust Gas System, one of the most important components of the Main Engine on ship.
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The shipping industry has been infected with scams and fraudulent activities related to job placements for quite sometime now. Learn how to identify fake shipping institutes and agents to avoid losing your hard earned money and valuable time.
Oil tankers carry oil of different grade and quality having property to produce flammable vapors and gases when loaded for transportation. These gases can easily catch fire. An IG system is thus used to protect the ship from fire.
For measuring several electrical parameters to analyze and keep machineries in proper running condition, a permanent magnet moving coil (PMMC) instrument is used onboard.
It is imperative for marine engineers to understand the know-how of the remote control system provided for maneuvering the main engine. Let’s take a look at ten safety points for Remote Manoeuvring System of marine engine.
Cargo tank cleaning with IG system is an important job carried out by ship’s crew. Checkout this ten important points that must be considered while cargo tanks with IG system.
The function of a fin stabilizer, found at the bottom part of the ship’s hull, is to provide resistance to the excess rolling of ship in either direction.
Learn about ten important performance enhancing tips, which are often ignored by engineers while operating oily water separator on board ships.
Learn about the important precautions and checks that need to be carried out once the foam fixed fire fighting system is used for extinguishing fire on board ships.
Learn how different methods and arrangements that are used to supply fresh charge air to marine diesel engines have changed over the years.
Learn about eight important points that must be considered while carrying out inspection and maintenance of ship’s engine room crane.
To use Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) as fuel on ships, it needs to be condensed and stored in a special fabricated tank at high pressure. Learn about the components that are required for the same.