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Blackout onboard ship

Blackout Drill Onboard ship And How To Conduct An Effective Drill 

Blackout onboard ship can lead to big disaster manly while at sea passage and undergoing rough weather or during ship manoeuvring in port at propinquity of heavy traffic, shallow and break waters. Black out onboard vessel is when she loses total power generation system, which leads to stoppage of all pumps, propulsion system, lights, etc. …

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Offshore platforms and cargo tanker ships

Offshore or merchant ship: which is better for Seafarers?

Are you in search on whether to join offshore or merchant ship job? Have you ever wonder why people prefer any of them? On this article, we will discuss all regarding these two parts of the maritime job. Firstly, let’s understand the difference between an offshore job and merchant ship job. Differences between offshore and …

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Crankshaft deflection with dial indicator placed

Guide On How To Take Crankshaft Deflection

Keeping regards of your marine engineer crankshaft deflection is very necessary. It helps you to determine when your engine crankshaft deflects to either positive or negative. In this article, we will like to discuss shortly on what crankshaft is all about, why do will really need it and as well learn proper ways to take …

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Marine engine turbocharger

Marine Engineering : Things to learn about marine engine Turbocharger vs Supercharger

Some months back, a student of marine engineering who was on his final year project research wrote us, asking more about; the working principle of marine engine turbocharger, maintenance level, how and cost of maintenance. On that discussion, we also relate turbocharger vs supercharger,  listed about 14 differences between both systems. Well to bring this …

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Captain vs Chief engineer responsibilities

Captain vs Chief Engineer: Fact About Their Responsibilities

Following our last article on the difference between deck and engine department, most mariners reacted in Facebook comments by defining the captain vs chief engineer responsibilities. Some of the comments were as quote ” both departments play an important role onboard. The deck crew might look clean but they are the shock absorbers of companies …

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