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.
The article explains how a person can become a Marine Engineer and the scope of Marine Engineering as a profession. Also, find out what are the different ways to become a marine engineer.
A junior engineer should learn fast and pick up things as soon as he can when new to a ship. In this article we bring to you 13 things that a junior engineer should learn by-heart in his very first days on the ship.
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.
People planning to join Merchant Navy often ask us what is better – engine department or the deck department? Though there is no specific answer to this question, we try to explain them about the important aspects of both the sides. If you are confused between engine and deck department, then continue reading.
A trainee marine engineer has to keep certain important points in mind in order to prevent him or herself from getting into trouble on board ship. We bring to you top 14 things, a junior engineer should NOT DO when on Ship.
The starting air system on board ships is an important system every marine engineer must be thoroughly aware of. Learn about eight important points which must be known about this system.
Breakdown of the marine engine is a nightmare for marine engineers as the whole ship and its operations come to a stand-still. It is for this reason that every marine engineer needs to thoroughly understand its construction and working. Find out essential resources for marine engine maintenance.
An efficient watch handing procedure needs to be followed in order to ensure safety of life and property at the sea. Find out the procedure for handing over engine room watch at the sea.