Fresh water production. Plate evaporator Alfa Laval type – JWP

FWG1 Application: Transformation of sea water into fresh water by vacuum distillation for domestic needs. The installation is widely used in the merchant fleet. The desalination plant is designed for automatic operation with continuous fresh water quality control. Features: Simple, compact design. Titanium plate heat exchanger and other materials [...]

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Practical advises on the Bosch scroll pump service/troubleshooting

When plunger has a lacquered surface (lacquering effect appears only in HFO-mode). By the next reasons: High fuel oil temperatures. Rise a viscosity a bit. If both [...]

Scroll compressor A/C unit tips

It is quite a common thing to have a scroll type A/C unit in ECR. The problem is that it does not have any running indicators at all or maybe a few, sometimes... . In this [...]

Lloyds survey checklist

ANNUAL SURVEY - INTERMEDIATE SURVEY - DOCKING SURVEY - IN-WATER SURVEY - 1. GENERAL (ANNUAL AND INTERMEDIATE SURVEYS) 1.1 Have modifications [...]

Important! Oil sampling

If your circulating oil should not to be changed within a certain period time or running hours and you want to monitor its condition, so following oil sampling crib is bound [...]

Summary of MARPOL

For those looking for a way to save time, I share a brief summary of the rules "MARPOL". Comfortable table, all the highlights for the daily tasks at sea and in port. If you [...]

Emissions

Since we have MARPOL Annex VI manufacturers are working hard to reduce engine emission limits to contemporary standards. When a mixture of Fuel oil, Lubrication oil and Air [...]

The commandments of engineer in charge

There is believe that modern naval officers lack leadership skills. The maritime academies and colleges almost do not pay attention to the basic principles of human resource [...]

Take care of your fuel system

The fuel system management on board encompasses purchasing/ordering, storage, sampling and treatment. The ship has to be supplied with fuel in amount to fulfill its energy [...]
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