Heat sickness can frequently occur onboard ships due to the extreme temperature and high humidity conditions in which seafarers often work. Learn about the hazards of working in extreme heat.
Tips for Safe Engine Operations
Marine engineers need to consider a number of things while handling over engine room watch to the relieving engineer when the ship is at port. Learn about ten such important points inside the article.
Reverse thinking is an alternative procedure for finding solutions to problems on board ships. Can this unique approach help marine engineers troubleshoot machinery? Read inside the article to know more.
Drills on board ships play an important role in preparing the crew for emergency situations. Learn about ten important safety drills and training procedures for ship’s engine room.
A ship’s engine room is a highly accidental prone area because of several machinery and electrical systems running simultaneously. Learn about ten of the most dangerous engine room accidents that has caused severe damage in the past to the ship’s property and its crew.
Accidents in the ship’s engine room are extremely common during dry dock operations. Such accidents are harmful to the ship’s crew and property. Find out ten of the most common types of accidents that can occur in the ship’s engine room during the dry dock.
A ship is a huge floating structure which is propelled with the help of a main engine, along with several other machinery and systems inside the engine room which require proper operation and continuous maintenance. Maintenance and repair of engine room machinery requires moving of heavy parts from one place to another. As individual parts […]
A purifier room is one of the most probable places in the engine room of the ship to catch fire. Find out more about the purifier room fire in the article inside.
An emergency steering system is used to guide the ship in case of the failure of the main steering system. In this article we will learn about the procedure for starting emergency steering system.
An over speed trip protects the diesel engine from sudden rise in acceleration of the engine and thus protects it from any damage. The article explains the types of over speed trips.
Crankcase explosions are one of the most dangerous explosions on board a ship. Know everything you ever wanted to know about crankcase explosion inside the article.