A propeller is a rotating fan like structure which is used to propel the ship by using the power generated and transmitted by the main engine of the ship. Propellers are be classified on the basis of several factors. Find out more inside the article.
Learn about the construction, working and problems related to air starting valve of the main engine.
Check out this video which explains the construction and operation of ship’s main engine exhaust valve.
Batteries are one of the energy sources available onboard vessels which are used in case of blackout and emergency situations on board a ship.
According to the IMO 2020 regulation, the ships now will have to reduce sulphur emissions by over 80% by switching to lower sulphur fuels, even outside the emission control areas such as the North American coast. Watch the video to know about IMO 2020 in detail.
the ships now will have to reduce sulphur emissions by over 80% by switching to lower sulphur fuels.
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.
Identifying faulty machinery on board ships requires thorough understanding of the systems. As a seafarer, you must be in a position to catch abnormal signs and signals in the engine room. Learn ten ways to figure out problems associated with ship’s machinery systems.
How much is the salary in the merchant navy in 2019? Find out the salary range of maritime professionals of all ranks across the world in this video.
Deck lifting equipment helps in transferring heavy loads on board ships. As these systems carry extremely heavy weight, proper maintenance at regular intervals of time is a must. Learn about twelve important points that must be considered while handling deck lifting equipment.