Marine fenders are kind of a safety barrier designed to protect ships, ports and people against impact forces. In simple words, it protects vessels and berth from damaging each other when they collide. This safety equipment acts as the interface between the ships, boats, berth, and floating platforms; thus providing much needed cushioning effect in […]
What Is Bilge And Ballast System & How It Works In Ship
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 consists […]
How To Overhaul Electrical Motors On Ship And Industries ?
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 […]
Fresh Water Generator – How Sea Water Is Made Drinkable !
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 […]
Cargo Oil Pump – Description, Principle & Associated Systems
A COP or cargo oil pump is an integral part of a complex cargo discharge operation. Located in the pump room, the system comprises of a number of pumps including; eductors, steam reciprocating pumps, screw pumps and centrifugal pumps working as a cargo oil pump. But the most common arrangement is the one with centrifugal […]
What Are Heat Exchanger And How Do They Work ?
A heat exchanger is a device which allows for fast and efficient transfer of heat from one medium to another. It is used to heat or cool a particular medium using another in the vicinity. The process works based upon the basic science of flow of heat; from hot to cool medium. While anybody can […]
How To Successfully Parallel Generators ? | Step By Step
When two or more generators with same frequency, voltage and phase difference are connected to the bus-bar; such that it increase their overall capacity, ease of maintenance, and active load management. Then they are called to be connected in parallel; and the method used is called paralleling. While the process used in this method to […]