Video Tutorial: Construction And Working Of Marine Fuel Pump

Fuel pump of marine engines are complex machinery fitted with several mechanical parts which ensure that the engine cylinders get the necessary fuel at high pressure with required atomisation. One of the most common types of fuel pump used on ship’s engine is the spill and suction valve controlled fuel pump.

It is important for marine engineers working on ships to understand the basics of these fuel pumps to carryout troubleshooting, repairs and make necessary setting when required in the correct manner.

In this video tutorial, let’s take a look at the basics of the marine fuel pump i.e. its construction and working.

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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. it was great sir
    if possible will you please upload video of man b &w pump
    also can you give some information on what are checks to be carried out
    b4 fitting new pump to engine
    thanks in advance sir

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