Welcome to the web site for
professional Marine Engineers worldwide. Online since 1999, we have been providing
information and resource to professionals and novices, in the maritime world.
I welcome you to discover what marine engineers do, and explore their important role in worldwide commercial shipping, which moves 90% of the world's trade. You will find the "site navigation" menu at the top, and a "about the site" menu at the bottom. Enjoy your stay and feel free to contact me.
Martin - Marine Engineer and Webmaster
In this Update - A
photo tour of the wonderful, if not ancient, engine room of the recently
retired, MV Catherine Desgagnes, and
its DC generators and distribution system. In keeping with that theme, a photo
essay of a typical Great Lakes bulk
carrier's engine room, some common pet peeves of mine, and how they might have
Over at SeafarerMedia.com, a whole new gallery has been uploaded. Its full of graphics, drawings, sketches, animations, etc, illustrating many engineering principles and components found on ships.
- It's been many moons since I wanted to refresh the blog area of the site, The
Monitor, which was hosted by Google's Blogger for the last ten years. Its an area of opinions and
musing about matters that affect seafarers in the commercial shipping world.
Well, the newly redesigned and expanded blog, still called The Monitor, is finally here.
I have slightly expanded the scope of the blog to include industry news and press releases from relevant marine companies. I am still tweaking the design and function, but all 600 past blog posts now reside here, on our servers, under www.dieselduck.net. It's been a long year since I have posted any new content, but that will change, and I welcome you to rediscover the blog and post your comments. The new URL address for The Monitor is www.dieselduck.net/blog/ .