Refrigeration containers, commonly known as reefer containers are used to move perishable and temperature sensitive cargo from one place to another. Learn about refrigeration cargo units inside the article.
Learn about common problems found in ship’s hydraulic remote control valve system and ways in which a ship engineer can troubleshoot them.
Learn essential tips a marine engineer should consider when handling studs/ bolts/ screw of a two-stroke marine engine on ships.
Read these seventeen essential tips for the efficient and smooth running of marine growth prevention systems (MGPS) on ships.
Handling emergency generator on board ships can be a bit tricky and complicated. Read this fifteen pro tips for a smoother emergency generator operation.
During drydock, a ship has to take shore power to ensure that the work on board goes on uninterrupted. Let’s take a look at the procedure to take shore power during dry docking of ships.
Let’s understand the types of turbocharger bearings of marine engines used on ships along with their lubrication systems.
Corrosion is a primary concern on ships when it comes to burning heavy fuel oil in the marine engines. Learn more about hot and cold corrosion occurring in marine engines.
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.
In order to join a merchant navy course, you must have the physical fitness and medical requirements that are necessary to have a career on ships. The candidate must be in good mental and physical health and free from any kind of bodily defect to interfere with the efficient performance required at the sea.
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.
Protection is required for the safe working of seafarers and ships, and indemnity is necessary to compensate for any loss of life, environment and property. P & I club is an association composed of ship owners members to support seafarers’ safety and well being by providing the required necessities.
In an oil spill, as the density of oil is less than water, oil will float on the surface. The natural agitation of water causes dispersion of oil that is spilled on the top layer of the water surface to go beneath into the water column. To accelerate this natural phenomenon, oil dispersants are used.
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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