Marine Engineering

Marine Engineering –

marine engineering is a branch of study that deals with the development, design, production, and maintenance of the equipment used at sea & onboard sea vessels eg. boats, ships, etc.

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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watertight door

Easy Way to Maintain Weathertight And Watertight Doors

In our previous article, we explain the difference between weathertight doors and watertight doors. We also showed pictures of both types of doors and their locations. On this articles, we will like to discuss the proper ways to carry out weathertight and watertight doors maintenance. By now, I strongly believe you understand the basic purposes …

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why marine engine not starting or turn

8 Main reasons why marine engine not starting or turning

As a marine engineer; it’s very necessary to know why marine engine not starting or turn when try to roll the engine for starting. While working onboard some ships, I have witnessed some problems of such, which I will like to share and discuss on this article. First, knowing your engine common behavior, sounds, etc …

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Electrical Earth

Electrical Earth Onboard ship – Risk factors to consider

Low isolation or electrical earth fault signal is a critical issue which requires a quick responses; either to find the earth fault or rectify it cause. Mostly all ships generates 440 V , 220 V , 110V or less, and may likely develop low isolation fault since the earthed ship distribution system is equivalent to …

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