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.
This is the third article in the series of Pipes and Bends – an Essential Guide for Second Engineers. In this article we will discuss about different types of pipe fittings found on ships and their structure.
A ship before entering any sub zero temperature zone needs to be prepared so as to prevent any kind of accident or breakdown. In this article we will learn about various points that need to be kept in mind before the ship enters sub zero regions.
A ship’s main propulsion engine is a massive structure which needs to firmly installed in the ship’s engine room to prevent damage to the ship and the engine because of various forces generated. Find out how ship’s main engine is fitted in the ship’s engine room.
The ship’s engine room must be secured properly before the ship is rested on the keel blocks during dry dock. Learn 25 important points that must be considered to ensure the engine room is ready for the dry dock.
Troubleshooting engine room machinery problems is one of the most important tasks marine engineers have to deal on a daily basis. Learn about the basics of engine room machinery troubleshooting in this article.
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.
Watch keeping is an integral part of marine engineer’s duties on board ship. A lot of maintenance work can be reduced by following an efficient watch keeping routine in the ship’s engine room. Moreover, it can also avoid serious accidents from taking place.
Small tanks in the ship engine room must be included in ship’s routine engine room maintenance plan. Mentioned herein are important points for keeping a watch on important but often neglected tanks of the ship engine room.