A Marine diesel engine consists of many working parts. Even different components make few modification in its design but their function remains the same. Each component has a definite function and location in its working. Chances are, you already know something about them even more for few; you already be used to reassembling them in … Read more Marine Diesel Engine – Parts And Functions
Yesterday my little cousin asked me this question ” What are ship’s made of ? “. I answered; its steel, iron and other materials. Then he asked me another obvious question ” Why do ship float while nail sinks? “. That was an unexpected question from my 10 year old cousin; but i was relived … Read more Why Do Ship Float on Water but Needle Sinks?
The hot topic among marine engineering students and seafarer preparing for exam has been of Tappet Clearance. The clearance in between the valve stem and rocker arm is termed as tappet clearance. They facilitates the operation of rocker arm in four stroke engine; by providing sufficient space for thermal expansion. Tappet clearance is taken when … Read more Tappet Clearance – Requirement, Measurement & Adjustments
Exhaust valves are subjected to high temperature and shoot. This can sometimes leads to valve seizure, heavy shoot deposits and local Overheating. A Rotocap is used to protect the exhaust valve from above concerns extending its overall life. It is fitted on the exhaust valves of auxiliary or medium speed engines. Main engines have rotating … Read more How Rotocap Works? – Theory, Working and Function
Centrifugal pumps are one of the most commonly used pumps on the earth with ever growing applications. They are simple and reliable machine of any machinery space. On ship they are the simplest of machinery installed in the engine room. They are unique for its high flow rate at variable dynamic head with less repairs. … Read more Centrifugal Pumps – Working, Types, Application & Repair
Quality of boiler water is an integral part of increasing boiler efficiency. Unchecked contaminated boiler water can lead to problems such as corrosion and scale formation. Furthermore, it can also affects its performance, life and cost of maintenance jeopardizing boiler efficiency; making boiler water treatment a key in marine industry. To ensure its normal operation; boiler … Read more Boiler Water Treatment in Marine Boilers
Inert gas system with its alarms and trips are compulsory safety equipment on oil tankers under SOLAS Convention; Which also covers the rules and operation of inert gas system to prevent any explosion on tanker ships. Chapter two (1/4.5.5 and 2/16.3.3) of SOLAS make it compulsory for tanker ships of above 8000 Dwt (New) and … Read more What are The Alarms and Trips of Inert Gas System?
There’s no better job than being marine engineer or merchant navy officer; if you want a lavish life style, handsome salary, better career growth, time flexibility, work culture and opportunities to travel across the world. It’s almost a dream come true for many who failed to selected in IIT’s for various reasons. Looking back in … Read more Top 10 Government Merchant Navy Colleges in India