It is now important for almost all ships to comply with the Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan. Mentioned herein are ten practical points which can help in enhancing the efficiency of the ship while reducing GHG emissions.
The high cost of marine fuel oil requires maritime professionals to bunker, store and use the heavy fuel oil, diesel oil and marine gas oil very carefully and exercise due diligence in keeping track of the consumptions meticulously. Learn important practical tips for bunkering and storage of fuel oil on ships.
With the introduction of series of maritime regulations in the industry in the past few years, it is important to take a step back and think where do we really stand as far as proper implementation of these regulations is concerned.
Lubricating oils of different makes and grades are used on board ships. Find out important points on how seafarers can optimize usage and reduce unnecessary wastage of lubricating oils on ships.
Seafarers on ships know how to manage rest and working hours on ships irrespective of any document stating the same. Is the fuss over maintaining working hours on ships overrated?
Small tanks in the ship engine room must be included in ship’s routine engine room maintenance plan. Mentioned herein are important points for keeping a watch on important but often neglected tanks of the ship engine room.
There are several drains provided in the ship’s engine room. However, there are a few important ones which needs special attention in order to ensure smooth functioning of the ship.
A peculiar situation has been described, wherein the main engine fresh water tank had to be replenished five or more times a day to supply the necessary amount of cooling fresh water to the engine – Of course, this is excessive. Here are the ways to carry out the troubleshooting.
Several issues faced by the shipping industry have made seafarers’ lives at sea extremely difficult. The methods in which several issues are being handled by the maritime authorities have led to aggravation of problems which needs to be solved as soon as possible. Mentioned herein are five of such problems
With the introduction of new rules such as the energy efficiency design index (EEDI), energy saving on ships has become a matter of great importance. Chief engineer Mahendra Singh provides great tips on saving energy and increasing efficiency on ships in this article.
Are you scared of carrying out oil bunkering procedure on ships? This ultimate guide to efficient fuel oil bunkering process on ships would make this important operation extremely safe and error-free for you. Provided with real life experiences.
The Planned Maintenance System or PMS is now available on every ship. The software is very helpful in the sense that as you scroll down in the computer, it reminds you of what is due and what is overdue. Know about 20 things that should not be neglected in PMS.
Chief Engineer Mahendra Singh describes some of his real life incidences to explain the importance of situational awareness on ships. According to him it is important to foresee a situation that might develop on a ship and take proper actions accordingly. Read inside for some great real life experiences every seafarer should learn from.
The best way to deal with a fire on board ships is to prevent them rather than letting them occur. In this article, Chief Engineer Mahendra Singh provides an excellent general overview on the basics of fire prevention on board ships.