Do you know which is the most efficient engine in the world? The Wärtsilä 31DF dual-fuel engine, designed by the Finnish engine manufacturer Wärtsilä, is now regarded as the world’s most powerful ship engine.
A peculiar situation has been described, wherein the main engine fresh water tank had to be replenished five or more times a day to supply the necessary amount of cooling fresh water to the engine – Of course, this is excessive. Here are the ways to carry out the troubleshooting.
The main marine propulsion engine of the ship is the most powerful machinery on board ship. Different terminologies are used to measure and analyse the power generated the marine engine. We bring to you 12 terms used for the generated power.
Learn about procedure for removal of main engine liner for Wartsila And MAN Engines.
The efficiency of the overall ship depends a lot on the efficiency of the engine running in its engine room. One of the important factors to ensure efficiency of marine engines is to control the power produced from each of its cylinder. Find out how power balancing helps to solve this problem and what you should be careful about while carrying out this process
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.