Do you know which is the most efficient engine in the world? The Wärtsilä 31DF dual-fuel engine, designed by the Finnish engine manufacturer Wärtsilä, is now regarded as the world’s most powerful ship engine.
VIT is used to reduce the overall fuel consumption and to achieve maximum pressure even at low load but poor maintenance and operation of VIT can reverse the result and even lead to major damage of main engine parts.
A routine maintenance has to be performed on crosshead bearing of the marine engine of the ship as per maker’s instruction. The article describes procedure for removal of crosshead bearing of a MAN MC-C engine
Main bearing of the main engine is one such part which can withhold the working of the whole engine if confronted with a fault. In this article we will have a look at the procedure for removal of main bearing of MAN B&W MC-C Engine.
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.
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.
The main marine propulsion engine of the ship is the most powerful machinery on board ship. Different terminologies are used to measure and analyse the power generated the marine engine. We bring to you 12 terms used for the generated power.
Marine Engine Repair is one of the most important tasks carried on board a ship. It involves repairing and carrying out of routine maintenance tasks on the marine engine of the ship. The repairs are generally carried out by marine engine mechanics, famously known as marine engineers.
Understanding the operations of intricately designed marine diesel engines involves knowledge of stresses, transmission and reversal. Know more about the various internal forces of marine engines inside the article.