Heat exchanger is an equipment which reduces the temperature of a medium by transferring temperature of that medium to another, when both the mediums are separated by a solid membrane or wall like structure. For efficient operation, the surface area of the wall which separates the two mediums is maximized, simultaneously minimizing the flow resistance […]
Under the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS), every shipping company must take certain steps into consideration to ensure security of the crew, ship and environment. A ship security assessment is carried out to ensure that every ship follows the security measures under ISPS.
Clearance volume or bumping clearance is the space between the top of the piston and the cylinder head of an air compressor. This clearance is an important aspect of the compressors and should be as less as practically possible to improve the volumetric efficiency of the compressor. The clearance volume should not be too less […]
Steam hammering in a ship’s steam system is very common. Let’s understand the causes for the same and its effect on the steam system and how it can be avoided.
Safety committee is an imperative body on board ships to ensure safe working environment and practices. The safety committee comprises of the safety officer and the safety representative along with other competent persons.
Synchronizing generators on a ship is required to share loads and to bring them in parallel. Know the procedure for synchronizing generators on a ship.
UNCLOS or the United Nation’s Convention on Laws of the Sea was formed to ensure freedom of shipping navigation at the sea. This allowed ships of one country to move safely and freely in international waters.
There are several points to be taken into consideration when a ship is about to arrive at the port. This article presents the checklist for the arrival of ship at a port.
The best hands-on way to tackle an oil spill problem is to use an oil spill kit. An oil spill kit comes with the necessary items to counteract and stop the spilled oil from creating a larger undesirable effect on the floors and in case of waters, spreading to a wider range. Report an Error