The shipping sector has already entered in to the “electronic era”. From remote controlled operations to advanced pollution control methods, almost every marine machinery today is incorporated with electronic and automation systems. The “electronic advancements” has been seen to a great extent in the two stroke main engines of the ships.
In electronic marine engines, the basic principal for producing power remains the same. The electronic system works towards improving the efficiency and performance of the main engine. As several ships are today fitted with electronic marine engines, it is important for marine engineers to understand them throughly before handling them.