A variety of valves are used in the piping and machinery systems of the ship as per the need of the flow pattern of the liquid. Learn about the construction and working of gate valve in the first article of the series – Types of valves used on ships.
Dynamic Positioning training is a specialized course which is provided by selected maritime institutes around the world. In this article we bring to you top 14 maritime institutes providing Dynamic Positioning (DP) Courses in Asia.
Pollution at ports is a serious issue now. Black smoke coming out of ship’s funnel when in port can lead to unwanted trouble for the ship. Learn how to troubleshoot this problem inside the article.
A remotely operated underwater vehicle also referred to as an ROV, is an underwater vehicle that is unmanned and usually tethered to the operator. Let’s take a look at some of the salient features about ROVs, their usage, categorisation, preparation, launching, operation, and shortcomings.
Emergency generator is an important backup power source on board ships. Learn some essential maintenance points that must be followed while carrying on maintenance of emergency generators on ship.
Problems related to ship’s steering gear system have resulted in several accidents in the past. Learn about eight common problems that can cause steering gear problem.