Defects / Malfunctions

Injector nozzle low-temperature corrosion

Would like to share one recent indecent  which happened on one of our diesel generators. In a while after engine start up we have noticed a high exhaust gas [...]

If you have troubles with your Fuel or Oil purifier

In case if you did not do any changes in settings, but did a routine overhaul. When you reassemble the unit after major or minor overhaul, make sure [...]

KOHLER Generator Locked Rotor Shutdown

Locked Rotor shutdown happened on one of our KOHLER generators Model 9EKOZD. According to troubleshooting this alarm message means that engine failed to crack. [...]

Piston jammed

Engine personnel witnessed not the most common breakdown in the fleet. The piston jammed in their engine four-stroke engine, manufactured by MAK. From the [...]

How to stop your cold room icing up

One of the most frequent and undesirable events in the ship cold room is ice buildup on ones walls and evaporator. In many cases the problem is hiding behind [...]

Burned starting air valve

Starting air explosions may be caused by continuous starting air valve leaking followed by it sticking in open position. An oil film may build up in the [...]

Main engine drama

An essential premise for trouble free and economical engine operation is an optimized and well maintained fuel oil combustion system. The main aim is to burn [...]

Investigation: The piston fell apart

Curious accident has happened on the ferry where one of our colleagues is working now. While carrying out a night watch, motorman noticed an abnormal knocking [...]
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