Several parameters affect efficient working of oily water separator on ships. Marine engineers must understand these factors in order to ensure satisfactory operation of oil water separators.
Researchers at the Swedish Gothenburg University have found molecules created by certain type of bacteria to prevent barnacles from clinging on the ship’s hull surface.
Boiler cleaning is one of the essential tasks that is necessary for efficient running of the boiler. Learn some of the important points for boiler cleaning on a ship.
There have been several incidences in the past wherein leakage of oil from the stern tube has resulted into marine oil pollution. Find out how the revolutionary Thordon COMPAC Bearing System can help prevent oil pollution because of stern tube oil leakage
UK’s wave power generation device- Wave Hub- is set to give power industry a much needed boost. A 12 ton device, Wave Hub is fully capable of storing and transmitting kinetic energy produced in four wav- powered arrays that spread over an eight square kilometer area of North Sea.
Pumps are the most used machinery on board ships. All seafarers working on ships must be aware of common problems associated with them. Learn about seven issues associated with pumps and ways to troubleshoot them.
Fuel oil, diesel oil, and lubricating oil tanks are the names of tanks everyone is aware of. But there are several tanks apart from them which also play an important part in the overall working of the ship. Moreover, there are also tanks of which many people are not aware of. In this article we…
SOx and NOx substances in Ship’s emissions are the main reasons for pollution and degradation of environment. Ten technologies/ methods mentioned in these article helps to keep a check on these substances.
There are several important aspects of the duties of second engineer as he is someone who s in charge of all the operations of the engine room. In this series of articles, we will be discussing an important aspect of the engine room – pipes and bends. This is the first part of an essential series for second engineers.