The shaft generator on a ship is an excellent example of a waste heat recovery system, which not only utilizes the waste energy from the engine but also supplies the additional work to the propeller shaft when the main engine is underperforming.
Many modern ships now equipped with ballast water treatment system to filter and treat ballast water as per IMO regulations. Learn about the different ballast water treatment technologies and methods that are used in these ballast water treatment plants.
Learn about important things ship’s engineers must check while inspecting marine engine bedplate in ship’s engine room.
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.
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.
Reducing fuel consumption and carbon emissions are two of the main concerns of shipping industry today. Take a look at some of the most commonly used methods for enhancing ship’s fuel efficiency.
Emergency generator on ship provides power in case the main generators of the ship fails and creates a “dead or blackout condition”. According to general requirement, at least two modes of starting an emergency generator should be available. The two modes should be – battery start and hydraulic or pneumatic start. The Port state control
Want to know about marine air compressor maintenance? Read this article to find out how maintenance of marine air compressor is carried out onboard ships and the basics involved.