Marine Electrical

Battery Charging On Board Ship

Batteries are one of the energy sources available onboard vessels which are used in case of blackout and emergency situations…

How to Minimize the Risks of an Electrical Shock on a Ship?

Electrical shock is the worst kind of accident on a ship. In this article you will learn about ways to…

10 Ways to Achieve Energy Efficiency in Ship’s Electrical System

Energy efficiency is of sheer importance in all aspects of shipping operations today. The electrical system being one of the…

A Guide to Welding Electrodes on Ships – Part 2

This is the second article of the series A Guide to Welding Electrodes on Ships. Learn about the different types…

How Maintenance of Navigation Lights is Done On Ships?

Navigation lights of the ships still play an important role in ship navigating procedures at sea. These lights require periodic…

Why are Transformer and Alternator Ratings in kVA on Ships?

Electrical ratings of transformer and alternator on ships are always done in kVA. Find out why they are mentioned in…

Reasons for Using High Voltage Systems On board Ships

A Ship cannot run on the traditional electrical systems with less voltage. The high capacity marine diesel engines and other…

What is Alternate Marine Power (AMP) or Cold Ironing?

Alternate marine power or cold ironing is a method of providing power to the ship from an external source. AMP…

How to Find an Earth Fault On board Ships?

Earth fault is considered very critical on board a ship. Some ships which operate at 440 V do not have…