Marine Technology

Water-Mist And Sprinkler Systems On Passenger Ships

It is critical for the cruise ships to be fitted with means of fighting fires. Want to learn about water-mist…

An Overview Of Sludge And Bilge Management Onboard Ships

Learn how sludge and bilge are generated on a ship, how they are stored in tanks, what record keeping is…

10 Situations When Ship’s Generator Must be Stopped Immediately

While operating ship's generator, a responsible officer would read the important signs that indicate major problem in the machinery. Learn…

How Spark Erosion Can Damage the Main Propulsion Engine of a Ship?

Find out what spark erosion is and how it can damage the main propulsion plant of the ship.

What is Volatile Organic Compound (VOC)?

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are organic compounds that have high vapour pressure and low solubility in water. Learn more about…

Bow Thrusters: Construction and Working

Bow thrusters are type of propellers, which are smaller in size and which help in better maneuverability of the ships…

10 Important Tests for Major Overhauling of Ship’s Generator

Major overhauling of ship's generator is a tedious tasks which involves testing of various tools and parts. It is also…

What is Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapour Explosion (BLEVE) on Gas Carrier Ships?

Boiling liquid expanding vapour explosion (BLEVE) is a unique phenomenon that takes place especially on gas carrier ships or ships…

8 Common Problems of Ship’s Incinerator Mariners Should Know

Incinerator is an important machinery on board ships which needs proper inspection and maintenance at regular intervals of time. Learn…

Properties Of Membrane Tanks For Transportation Of LNG Cargo On Ships

Learn about the various properties and requirements considered while constructing membrane type tanks for transportation of LNG Cargo on ships.