Marine Insight’s New Guide – The Ultimate Guide to Operating Procedures for Engine Room Machinery

If you have worked on ships or are about to get started, then you must be aware of the importance of starting and stopping ship’s machinery systems following the right procedures and steps.

Failure to properly understand the operating conditions and procedures of ship’s machinery can lead to unwanted breakdown or even stoppage of ships.

In the past few months, Marine Insight has received several queries from readers who face difficulties in handling ship’s machinery and understanding the ship’s systems. Though there are manuals available on board ships, there is no mention of important “Dos and Don’ts” that are to be considered while handling such ship machines.

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We at Marine Insight understand the difficulties a marine engineer has to go through on board ships. In order to make their task easy and assist them in carrying out the on board duties in an efficient and smooth manner, we have introduced a new eBook – “The Ultimate Guide to Operating Procedures for Engine Room Machinery”.

To find out more about the guide, click here.

“The Ultimate Guide to Operating Procedures for Engine Room Machinery” includes starting and stopping procedures of all important engine room machinery systems such as:

  • Main Engine
  • Auxiliary Engine
  • Boiler
  • Fresh Water Generator
  • Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Oily Water Separator
  • Purifier
  • Incinerator
  • Main Air Compressor
  • Refrigeration Plant
  • Emergency Generator
  • Emergency Air Compressor
  • Inert Gas Plant
  • Cargo Operated Pumps
  • Centrifugal Pump
  • Piston Pump
  • Gear and Screw Pump
  • Lobe Pump

The guide not only contains “starting/stopping procedure for engine room machinery” but also important important tips and tricks to handle ship’s engine room machinery.

If you are a marine engineer serving on ships or are studying to become one, then this is a “must-have” guide for understanding and handling on board machinery systems.

Want to know more about the eBook and how to buy it? Click the button below.

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  1. dear sir

    we would like to purchase the following title:
    “The Ultimate Guide to Operating Procedures for Engine Room Machinery”.

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