Engine don’t immediately stop

Bosch I have encountered a problem when tried to stop my KOHLER generator and it did not stop immediately, but kept cranking for some time. Shit I thought, what is that! Started again, stopped again, but it kept cranking for a while. First thing I have checked was a magnetic solenoid valve at fuel inlet line in case it stuck or was contaminated with anything [...]

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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 the fuel as [...]

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 [...]
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