Learn about ten important performance enhancing tips, which are often ignored by engineers while operating oily water separator on board ships.
For preventing impurities from entering in any system & machinery on board ship, filters and strainers are fitted which help in removing contamination from the system.
A port state control inspector ensures that the ship coming to the respective port is not a threat to its waters. The article explains what are the important things a port state inspector can check in the engine room of a ship
Good bilge management practices help in optimizing the performance of the Oily Water Separator on ships. No matter what type of OWS is installed onboard ships, if the bilge management is not proper the Oily Water Separator (OWS) is bound to malfunction.
An oily water separator clears the bilge water of oily content to bring it inside the acceptable range to discharge it overboard. An oily water separator is machinery for such importance that it is handled by only the 2nd or chief engineer. (However, the duty engineer might also be asked to operate under supervision)
Learn about the construction, working and operation of Oil water separator used on ships, along with the MARPOL and design requirements.