Merchant ship air conditioning system

Single duct system is the most common for merchant ship in terms of use as This is the system where only one air duct leads from central air conditioning unit to the air outlets in the various rooms. The central A/C unit undertake all the air treatment (filtration, cooling, heating, and humidification) required for the system. The treated air reaches [...]

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Gas turbine washing procedure – pure experience

The state of the four-stroke engine turbocharger plays a decisive role for long-term warranty of the full engine output and reliability under all operating conditions. [...]

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 [...]
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