Marine boiler operations require highest standards of safety precautions and correct operating procedures. Learn important do’s and don’ts for handing a boiler on ship.
Boiler is one such important machinery in the ship’s engine room that needs special attention, considering the fact that it supports several other operations and machinery, including the main engine. Mentioned herein are 6 important points that must be considered in order to improve boiler efficiency.
Making mistakes while operating ship’s boiler can lead to disastrous situations damaging both ship’s crew and property. Learn about ten such boiler operation mistakes that must be avoided by seafarers.
Exhaust Gas Boilers (EGF) on ships have a high risk of fire as they operate at extremely high temperature. An Exhaust Gas Boiler fire can be a caused because of a variety of reasons. Learn about the different types of Exhaust Gas Boilers (EGF) fires and how to prevent them.
Find out various opportunities for energy conservation in a marine boiler on board ship. Also, learn how to make a final boiler audit report.
Auxiliary Boiler is only used in port and the exhaust Boiler caters for all heating and steam needs while at sea. Generally if the burner routines are carried out religiously and the filters are cleaned, there is no major maintenance or routine that needs to be done. Find out what to do when flame failure and fuel pump tripping in marine auxiliary boilers occur.