Electrical shock is the worst kind of accident on a ship. In this article you will learn about ways to prevent electrical shock on a ship. Read inside the article to find more.
Boiler blow down is required to clean the boiler off impurities and carbon deposits. The article describes the blow down procedure in details
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.
Certain steps and systematic procedure need to be followed in order to start or stop an air compressor on a ship. In this article, we will learn how to start and stop an air compressor and also find out checks that are need to be made before starting the air compressor and also during its operation.
Emergency generator on ship provides power in case the main generators of the ship fails and creates a “dead or blackout condition”. According to general requirement, at least two modes of starting an emergency generator should be available. The two modes should be – battery start and hydraulic or pneumatic start. The Port state control […]
In this article we will discuss the importance of entire documentation along with the important documents which comes under engine department of the ship.
Mid Ocean Ridge is a mountain like structure which is formed under the sea due to volcanic eruptions on the ocean floor. Find out as to what exactly mid ocean ridges are inside the article
A breathing air compressor is used to fill up the oxygen bottles used for fire fighting or entering enclosed spaces. The breathing air compressors, as they are known, needs to be operated in a special way. They are smaller than the conventional compressors found on ship.
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.