Problems related to ship’s steering gear system have resulted in several accidents in the past. Learn about eight common problems that can cause steering gear problem.
Safety of the ship is the prime concern for seafarers onboard and for governing authorities like IMO. There have been many ship accidents in the past which includes collision, grounding, stranding etc. due to failure of one critical system- the steering gear. Hence crew must be careful in maintaining and testing all the aspects of […]
Steering Gear integrated with the rudder system defines the complete ‘turning mechanism’ mandatory for all types of ships. Learn about the design and construction of steering gears of ships inside the article.
The delivered “DFT-1150” is the world’s largest size of steering gear and will be installed in the 20,00TEU built at Saijo Shipyard of Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.