Bending stress is one of the major reasons for failure or cracks in the ship’s Main engine support girders of the bed plate, installed just below the main bearing.To minimize this problem, SULZER uses Jack bolts instead of holding bolts for the main bearing.
Hybrid turbocharger is a recent innovation in the field of maritime technology. The new turbocharger not only forms an efficient waste energy recovery system but also helps in reducing fuel consumption and harmful emissions.
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.
An over speed trip protects the diesel engine from sudden rise in acceleration of the engine and thus protects it from any damage. The article explains the types of over speed trips.
For your convenience we have prepared a checklist that can be used for making the ship ready before departure from the port. Download and use the engine room departure checklist for free.
Breakdown of the marine engine is a nightmare for marine engineers as the whole ship and its operations come to a stand-still. It is for this reason that every marine engineer needs to thoroughly understand its construction and working. Find out essential resources for marine engine maintenance.
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.