Cylinder lubrication developments and Lubricants drain analysis

Lubricants are used to reduce the friction between the two moving surfaces at the point of relative motion. The process…

Foam Firefighting System: working, requirements and maintenance

On board, we use foam as firefighting agent in different type like portable, semi-portable and fixed. In this blog, we…

Hyper Mist System: Regulations, Working and Maintenance

The engine room is a potential hazards space, it contains fuel line and high-temperature heating and exhaust line. Even a…

Crankshaft: Construction, Stress and Failure

Crankshaft the word itself made of two words crank and shaft, or in another way we can say that a…

Centrifugal Pump: Types, Construction and Latest Advancements

As we all know that pumps are the essential part of any pumping system where the movement of liquid is…

Mercator dredging ship runs aground near Nagapattinam

A hopper dredger ship Veera Prem belonging to an Indian shipping company(Mercator shipping)  has run aground near Nagapattinam coast of…

22 Crew Members Safely rescued from a Bulk Carrier

On 10 November, Saturday, A vessel MV Golden Ocean issued distress message when the fire broke out on the vessel.…

Marine Auxiliary Engine Decarb Procedure: Inspection and Assembly

In our last blog of Auxiliary engine decarb routines, we have discussed in details, about the dismantling procedure of major…

Marine Auxiliary Engine Decarb Procedure: Dismantling only

An auxiliary engine or generator on a ship is very important machinery and provides all electrical power for the safe…

Crankcase Explosion: Cause, Action and Safety Arrangement

In my previous blog, we had discussed the scavenge fire, reasons, indications, remedies, and safety devices fitted in that space.…

Fuel Cells for Main Propulsion testing by Sintef Ocean and ABB Marine

With aim to find an alternate source of energy for ships and reduce pollution by ships, two industry giant Sintef…