A brace or strut is used to reduce the effects of ship’s main engine vibrations. It is used to transfer the vibrations from the engine to the ship’s hull. Find out more about brace, strut, and vibrations inside the article.
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.
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.
Today the maritime industry is on the verge of a major change, from conventional methods of propulsion to modern and more economical and environment friendly methods. In order to reduce fuel consumption in ships such as gas carriers, MAN B&W’s duel fuel or bi fuel ME- GI engines works both on conventional marine fuels and…
Slow steaming has been adopted by majority of companies and ship owners in order to survive in these tough times of rising fuel prices and financial recession. In this article, Chief Engineer Mohit Sanguri explains various factors which would concern a ship’s chief engineer while adopting slow steaming of the ship.
A ship’s main propulsion engine is a massive structure which needs to firmly installed in the ship’s engine room to prevent damage to the ship and the engine because of various forces generated. Find out how ship’s main engine is fitted in the ship’s engine room.