Boiling liquid expanding vapour explosion (BLEVE) is a unique phenomenon that takes place especially on gas carrier ships or ships having tanks with highly pressurized liquid cargo. BLEVE is a dangerous condition on board ships which should be avoided at any cost.
Incinerator is an important machinery on board ships which needs proper inspection and maintenance at regular intervals of time. Learn about eight common problems that are found in ship’s incinerator.
Learn about the various properties and requirements considered while constructing membrane type tanks for transportation of LNG Cargo on ships.
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.
One of the major components of an IG plant is its blower which acts as supplier of inert gas to cargo holds of the ship. Without the blower the whole system will fail to perform. An efficient IG blower is thus required to supply inert gas as per the requirements of a cargo tanker
During dry dock, the ship’s stern tube is opened up for inspection of the seals, the stern cylinder, and the shaft. Learn about the procedure for performing ship’s stern tube integrity test in the dry dock.