Boat vs Ship | 8 Big Difference Between Boat And A Ship

The difference between the boat and the ship or simply “Boat vs Ship” is one of the fascinating questions of all times. A lot many people are confused about what they really mean (‘Boat’ and ‘Ship’). Both being a sea-going vessel, it’s hard sometimes to know whether its a boat or a ship? Traditionally people […]

Understanding Steering Gear System in Ships With Clarity

Steering Gear System has been the part of ships ever since its existence. One of the first steering systems was the pair of oars used to propel and steer the ship. With the advance in technology, the system evolved from oars blade to rudder and shanks to rudder stock & tiller facilitating turning moment. There […]

Boiler Alarms And Trips | 5 Common Boiler Safety Devices

There are various risks involved in the safe operation of a marine boiler. Safety devices in the form of alarms and trips are thus installed to each boiler; to monitor, detect, and reduce risks of a possible accident ( Fire, Burn, Explosion, and meltdown ). Earlier ships use to have a steam propulsion system for […]

Things You Must Know About Engine Room !

With high temperature, heavy noises and continues vibration, an engine room is not a very suitable place to work in. But ask any senior marine engineer and he would explain the difference between theory and practice with the working in E.C.R to getting real knowledge working dirty in the engine room. Every marine engineer on […]

15 Accurate Difference Between 2 And 4 Stroke Marine Engine

One of the most common questions in Interviews and discussions; “What is the difference between two and four-stroke Marine Diesel Engine”? We all heard about it, we all learn about it. Yet at the time of necessity, we always forget one or two main points to say. So to brush up your knowledge and get […]

Centrifugal Pump Maintenance | Learn What Killing Your Pump

A centrifugal pump is one of the simplest installations of any plant / Engine room. It transfers fluid by the action of the rotation energy of the impeller. This is achieved by converting the kinetic energy of the impeller blades into the pressure energy of the pumped liquid. Here the energy changes occur under two […]

Centrifugal Purifier on Ship: Basic Principle and Working

A high-speed centrifugal purifier is used on a ship to separate unwanted contaminants from lube and fuel oil. On the ship, we use separate marine purifiers for lube and fuel oil. While for lube oil only use centrifuge but for fuel oil, we use both centrifuge and gravity separation. The gravity separation uses a settling […]

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