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.
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.
Marine engines on ships are some of the most sophisticated and complicated engineering creations. Let’s take a general overview of the working principle, types, construction and maintenance of ship’s engines
It is imperative for marine engineers to understand the know-how of the remote control system provided for maneuvering the main engine. Let’s take a look at ten safety points for Remote Manoeuvring System of marine engine.
Ship’s marine engine is the heart of the ship which needs proper protection to prevent any kind of breakdown when the ship is at sea. Find out how a ship’s engine is protected using various protection methods and know about different situations when the safety measures are used.