Yanmar and Other Marine Engine Spare Parts: Vital for Every Shipping Vessels during Drydock

January 20th, 2020

As a rule, there’s no excuse for a lack of spare parts in a ship drydock. It’s different at sea. There’s no way to access a distribution network out there, not unless a helicopter is available, so engineers keep rooms filled with important spares and parts that wear out faster. That’s just common sense, right? […]

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Important Things that Must be Checked While Starting Fuel Oil Purifier on Ships

January 8th, 2020

Just as a quick review, marine oil purifiers condition ship lubricants. They also clean fuel oils. Consequently, poorly operating purifiers cause machines to run roughly. The machine parts then age and fail faster, which is not an acceptable event, not in ships that are far from shore and the nearest spare parts. Likewise, tainted fuel […]

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Cathodic Protection in Marine Application: What is it All About?

December 13th, 2019

Cathodic protection is used to protect marine vessels from corrosion. That’s a general description for a complex subject. Remember, marine vessels are made of different alloys. Furthermore, the protection doesn’t coat the metal in some invisible finish, nor does an oxidization event only involve pure water. For one thing, oceangoing ships cross briny seas. The […]

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Top Reasons Why Ship Generators Fail to Start

December 2nd, 2019

Here’s a system failure scenario that sometimes keeps marine engineers up at night. If a ship generator fails to start, what’ll happen to the boat and its crew? There are no street lights or grid electricity connections in the middle of an ocean, so that power generating equipment had better operate. Working proactively, conscientious ship […]

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An Overview on the Functions of Disc-Type Turbine Oil Centrifugal Separators (Oil Purifiers) in Marine Vessels

November 20th, 2019

Let’s face it, turbine lubricants are expected to handle lots of stress. In ship systems, beleaguered marine turbines run hot. The moving parts rub against each other and cause huge pressure spikes to propagate through the innermost chambers of the machinery. There’s a heap of fluid and mechanical energy in play in there, but an […]

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