An Indicator diagram is taken to access the performance of each cylinder unit for the ship’s engine. The idle diagram is then compared with the obtained one; that is taken at frequent interval. This helps us know of any deviation or irregularity in the combustion condition and its associated parameters inside the cylinder. This can … Read more Indicator Diagram | Its Types, Importance & Procedure
Who doesn’t want a trouble-free operation from its marine diesel engine; especially when a great deal of time, effort and money has been invested into it. The only stress engineers face during the watch keeping duties is to move the ship from Port A to B; without engine breakdown in between. So it becomes essential … Read more Common Engine Troubles In Marine Engine | Reason & Cure !
It’s not that easy to start marine diesel engine like on a push of a button in our car. Starting an marine engine require a series of checks and procedures to be followed; before the final go ahead. It’s the fuel, lube oil, starting oil, jacket water and interlocks which affects the overall starting procedure. … Read more How To Start And Reverse The Marine Diesel Engine
The marine diesel engine or ships main engine is the heart of the ship; responsible for its movement from place A to B. With all major loading and discharge schedule made in advance; any critical damage lead to huge loss of money and time. With main engine accounting more than 30% of the total machinery … Read more Ships Main Engine | Major Inspection & Overhaul
One of the most common thing that comes in our mind regarding human waste; is to dump it to the sewers and let the government take care of it. With an average person producing more than 90 litters of sewage per day; its obvious to wonder how sewage is managed and treated on ships. Now … Read more Sewage Treatment Plant In Ship – Design & Working
A ship or boat have limited maneuverability ( the ability to change direction ) with rudder and propeller. In congested waters, near port area’s and emergency condition a ship may be required to quickly move backwards. While the popular way to do is to take Williamson turn but the quickest and easiest way is to … Read more How And Why The Ship & Boats Are Reversed ? | Explained
For an idle six cylinder engine; the injection timing of all cylinders are timed according to the firing order. For an inline six cylinder engine a firing order of 1-5-3-6-2-4 ensures; that more power is produced without putting unwanted stress and opposing forces on rotating shaft. Normally, a compressed air of 20 to 30 bar is … Read more Starting Air Distributor – Definition, Construction And Working
A bilge and ballast system is an interconnected network of valve manifold; pipelines, ballast tanks, dedicated valves with bilge and ballast pumps. The system is used to fill tanks, transfer water from one tank to another and prevent possible accumulation of water; in cargo holds or machinery space by discharging overboard. The whole process consist … Read more What Is Bilge And Ballast System & How It Works In Ship
Everything that is ever built or created has a self life; and it takes proper care and maintenance to prolong their life span. An electrical motor with its five major parts; rotor, stator, winding, terminal box and bearings require overhaul from time to time to ensure safe operation. If not; the first thing which happens … Read more How To Overhaul Electrical Motors On Ship And Industries ?
One cannot drink water out of sea; as it dehydrates the body and cause serious medical complication. The fresh water reserves on land are limited and so are costly. A ship or cruise can only take much water it can hold from shore facilities. Not only it be uneconomical but also vary from port to … Read more Fresh Water Generator – How Sea Water Is Made Drinkable !