Tag Archives: engines

In the 21st century there is a constant requirement for power and ships no exception, warranting serious consequences which may arise; including different injuries to crew, damage to vessel and even collision, rare but possible. Firstly, marine engineers should be more aware and more knowledgeable about the auxiliary engine in terms of performance alongside permanent […]

On August 18th 2014 an engine room fire aboard the Bahamian flagged 485ft chemical tanker not only disabled the vessel but killed a crew member out of the 22. The vessel remained without propulsion 700 miles west Cape Blanco. A ship’s engine room is home to a variety of machines with a single purpose¬†which is […]