Marine Navigation Equipment on Modern Ships (Part 1)

April 28th, 2020

Before, a ship navigation officer had to take help of unconventional ways to plan and navigate a voyage at sea. Gone are those days. Present-day seafarers are trained so as to know the functioning and operation of all modern day navigational equipment that has made the journey at sea smoother and safer. With modern day […]

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A Brief History on the Development of Yanmar Small Diesel Engines

April 7th, 2020

Yanmar Co., Ltd. is one of the most popular diesel engine manufacturers in Japan. It was founded in March 1912 in Osaka, Japan by Magokichi Yamaoka. What makes Yanmar notable is the fact that the company was the first to design and release a small diesel engine as early as the 1930s. Setting up the […]

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Mitsubishi Selfjectors: Features and Specifications

March 27th, 2020

In the world of centrifugal disc separators, the Mitsubishi Selfjectors are at the top of the list due to their quality design and performance. This is not difficult to believe once you learn that these have a long, illustrious history with sales of just short of 100,000 separators as of this date. The newest version […]

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The Quality Environmental Performance of YANMAR Medium Speed Engines

March 13th, 2020

Today, pollution from marine diesel engines releasing hazardous emissions has hit an all-time high to where it is now a serious global problem. The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships or MARPOL 73/78 along with its Annex VI regulates the release of the NOx emission levels into the atmosphere by a variety […]

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KEMEL Stern Tube Seals: What Makes Them Environmentally Friendly?

February 21st, 2020

Our oceans have so much traffic on them today with fishing vessels, oil tankers, cruise ships and other types of vessels traversing from destination to another. In fact, there is such a high amount of traffic that it is becoming more difficult to keep the water from being polluted, especially if the vessels are not […]

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