Find out various opportunities for energy conservation in a marine boiler on board ship. Also, learn how to make a final boiler audit report.
Find out about the important checks and precautions that are to be carried out for efficient slow steaming procedure of ships.
One of the major and important machinery on the ship, a marine boiler comes under special emphasis in an energy audit due to many well marked and potential energy saving areas.
In order to perform slow steaming of ships, proper optimization of ship’s engine is required in order to prevent any kind of damages to the engine. Find out more about optimization of engines in the article inside.
This is the second article of the series A Guide to Welding Electrodes on Ships. Learn about the different types electrode nomenclature and classification in this article. This is a must-read guide for all mariners.
The main engine of the ship has to perform satisfactorily and give the rated power at the rated RPM within narrow but allowable limits of temperature and pressure with correct specific fuel oil consumption. Find out how Main Engine Performance Curves are used for Economical Fuel Consumption on Ships.
As shipping companies around the world are opting for slow steaming to save fuel costs at available opportunities, an experienced chief engineer finds explains how the ship’s main engine can be tested for slow steaming.
Engine room is full of machinery and pipelines that are made of different metals and alloys. Before repair and fabrication is done, it is imperative that the metal be identified so that successful repair is possible.
This article is a continuation of the series of articles which explains piping engineering as practically required on ships. The article discusses various types of pipe fittings used on board ships.