A propeller is a rotating fan like structure which is used to propel the ship by using the power generated and transmitted by the main engine of the ship. Propellers are be classified on the basis of several factors. Find out more inside the article.
Learn about the design of two main types of ship propellers – controllable pitch propeller (CPP) and fixed pitch propeller (FPP), along with the advantages and disadvantages of each of them.
Controllable Pitch Propeller (CPP) on board ships require special attention during operation. Learn about ten precautions mariners must take before operating CPP on ships.
With berthing almost complete, control of the ship’s controllable-pitch propeller (CPP) was transferred from the bridge to the engine room. Unknown to anyone, the engine room pitch lever was not aligned with the bridge lever. Find out what happened next inside the article.