Sunday, July 21, 2013
Engines

Emma Maersk’s Wärtsilä-Sulzer Super Ship Engine – Part 2

A look "under the hood" of the World's Largest container ship ever built. The engine that powers the Emma Maersk.

July 21, 2013
Total Views: 1008

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
ship-engine-failure
Incidents

Blackout – UK P&I Club Analysis Of Main Engine Failures

Increasing numbers of main engine failures and blackouts have led some organizations to investigate the problem. Leading the charge is the UK P&I Club, which recently tasked investigators with analyzing more than 700 claims relating to...

October 10, 2012
Total Views: 77

Saturday, August 7, 2010
Uncategorized

Drunk Chief Engineer Refused Lifejacket, Died

Three time a chief engineered refused a lifejacket as he attempted to transfer from a snow and ice-covered launch to the oil and chemical tanker OW Copenhagen using the pilot...

August 7, 2010
Total Views: 3

Sunday, November 1, 2009
Uncategorized

Naval Architecture – Designing A Quiet Ship.

No this isn’t going to be a post about china’s new submarines…. instead we look at designing ships to be quiet for more relaxing purposes. Eurodam News, Holland America’s newbuild...

November 1, 2009
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Engines

Lease A Thruster – Video From Marine Hydaulic Systems

We first met Hydraulic Marine Systems during our coverage of the International Workboat Show in December and, like the rest of the trade show participants, were amazed by the product....

June 16, 2009
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, February 25, 2009
gCaptain

Seeking Engineer Blogger

The deckies run of this blog is just about over since today we are joining maritime recruiters everywhere and posting the sign “Engineer Wanted”. If you are an engineer looking...

February 25, 2009
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Engines

Starting the Wartsila – Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5A3So5eoL8 Starting a Wärtsilä 6 L 64… for a truly amazing engine read our post: The Wartsila-Sulzer Super Engine

April 1, 2008
Total Views: 3

Friday, March 14, 2008
Uncategorized

Pipe Labeling

Marine Buzz reminds us why we never signed up to work aboard a Chemical Tanker.

March 14, 2008
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Engines

Hydrogen Powered Ship – Iceland’s Ambitious Project For Alternative Energy Propulsion

The ship pictured above fails to impress the Icelandic tourists who board her for a short whale watching tour but after talking with the crew their attitude changes. ABC News...

January 23, 2008
Total Views: 7

Friday, October 26, 2007
jobs

Are Rising Salaries Enough To Retain Mariners?

In another excellent article, Maritime Executive‘s managing editor Joseph Keefe is dead on with his assessment of salary (find the article HERE) and working condition improvements in this tight labor...

October 26, 2007
Total Views: 9

Thursday, October 18, 2007
Uncategorized

Chief Engineer Convicted in Pollution Case

In the latest criminal proceedings related to Marine Pollution and the use of “Magic Pipes” the Chief Engineer aboard an American-flagged car-carrier ship was convicted of one count of conspiracy...

October 18, 2007
Total Views: 4

Saturday, September 29, 2007
Uncategorized

kite powered ships

We are always on the lookout for “green” stories so were pleased when a friend forwarded a link to Skysails, a German based company looking to augment tradition ship propulsion...

September 29, 2007
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Incidents

Aw Nuts! By The Artful Blogger

Aw Nuts! By The Artful Blogger Another day of reviewing incident reports. It never ceases to amaze me, how many of these tragedies could have been avoided. Yes, I judge....

September 11, 2007
Total Views: 1