Video Tutorial: Construction and Working of Fresh Water Generator on Ships

Fresh water generator (FWG) is used on ships to generate fresh water from seawater. FWG uses the process of evaporation to convert seawater into usable water that can be used for drinking, boilers, and cooling other machinery systems.

Find out more about the the fresh water generator (FWG) system here. 


Watch the video describing the different parts and operation of fresh water generator on ships.

Additional reading

Reverse osmosis : Modern alternative to for shipboard water production 

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An ardent sailor and a techie, Anish Wankhede has voyaged on a number of ships as a marine engineer officer. He loves multitasking, networking, and troubleshooting. He is the one behind the unique creativity and aesthetics at Marine Insight.


  1. I must commend you for thoroughly explaining the operating mechanism of a purifier. You have made me well understood what was recently thought in my marine auxiliaries lessons. thanks a bunch Westfalia

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