An entablature is a part of the ship’s main engine. It is the housing which holds the cylinder liner, along with the scavenge air space and cooling water spaces.
Find out about the important checks and precautions that are to be carried out for efficient slow steaming procedure of ships.
To use Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) as fuel on ships, it needs to be condensed and stored in a special fabricated tank at high pressure. Learn about the components that are required for the same.
In order to perform slow steaming of ships, proper optimization of ship’s engine is required in order to prevent any kind of damages to the engine. Find out more about optimization of engines in the article inside.
A chain drive is used to transmit motion from the crankshaft of the engine to the camshaft. This drive is known as timing chain and it is responsible for rotation of the camshaft which governs the fuel pump and exhaust valve timings. Find out tightening procedure for this chain inside the article.
Bending stress is one of the major reasons for failure or cracks in the ship’s Main engine support girders of the bed plate, installed just below the main bearing.To minimize this problem, SULZER uses Jack bolts instead of holding bolts for the main bearing.
Hybrid turbocharger is a recent innovation in the field of maritime technology. The new turbocharger not only forms an efficient waste energy recovery system but also helps in reducing fuel consumption and harmful emissions.
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.