A rogue wave is twice the significant wave height of the region. They are bigger than the other water waves in the surrounding sea at that particular time, and can be deadly since they are unpredictable and may strike a ship anytime.
Engine room maintenance is done on board a ship following three main methods. The article describes how engine room maintenance is done on board a ship.
Boiler blow down is required to clean the boiler off impurities and carbon deposits. The article describes the blow down procedure in details
Today ships at sea face several severe climatic conditions. This article explains what ships should be afraid of when at sea.
An enclosed space is a dangerous place to enter on a ship. There is a special procedure that has to followed before entering a confined space. Know more inside.
Starting of boiler on a ship can fail due to several reasons in the boiler system itself. In this article we will have a look at the various reasons for boiler starting failure.
Rising sea levels is a result of the increase in atmospheric temperatures which has led to the melting of the poles. Find out about the effects of rising sea levels inside the article..
A ship’s superstructure is the main area of the ship which holds the accommodation and bridge of the ship. Learn more about superstructures inside the article.
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.