Chief engineer of the ship is the head of the engine room department. Thus, while assigning duties of handling a ship, the chief engineer is required to go through a specific procedure to ensure safety of the new ship and its personnel.
As shipping companies around the world are opting for slow steaming to save fuel costs at available opportunities, an experienced chief engineer finds explains how the ship’s main engine can be tested for slow steaming.
A 4th engineer though adequately knowledgeable lacks the skills that come from spending years of experience on ships. In this article we bring to you a list of situations when a 4th engineer should call the chief engineer of the ship to the engine room.
A ship’s bosun dies while using a provision basket for cleaning engine room vent on board a ship. Learn more about the unfortunate accident inside the article.
Going as a fourth engineer on a ship is the first step for any marine engineer towards a responsible and flourishing maritime career. Find out more about the duties of a 4th Engineer on a Ship.
The chief engineer of the ship is the head of the technical department of the ship. It is his duty to ensure that the engine room machinery works properly for a smooth voyage. Find out the duties of a ship engineer under SOLAS in the article inside.
Chief Engineer Mahendra Singh describes some of his real life incidences to explain the importance of situational awareness on ships. According to him it is important to foresee a situation that might develop on a ship and take proper actions accordingly. Read inside for some great real life experiences every seafarer should learn from.
Royal Caribbean has produced a new video on the work of Chief Engineer Marco Marzoochi demonstrating the many skills and great knowledge required to manage the daily operations of the Engine Department of the one of the world’s biggest cruise ships.
The chief engineer (CE) and an assisting crew member were to remove some stainless steel bolts. In the process, the moving bolt crushed the CE’s finger against the recessed sleeve in which the nut and bolt were housed.