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by thenorwegian
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr
Replies: 21
Views: 1791

Re: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr

How often do you clean your fuel filters? Do you clean them because they get clogged? This filters are not there to clean your fuel, they are there to warn you that something is wrong. Yes, they may very well be automatic, they still has the same purpose; warn you and protect the engine. Have you an...
by thenorwegian
Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: One of those sights you can do without
Replies: 4
Views: 515

Re: One of those sights you can do without

Why? Unless he caused the problem I really do not see any reason to be depressed.
by thenorwegian
Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Fatigue at sea
Replies: 25
Views: 2027

Re: Fatigue at sea

Close to 27 years at sea, tankers almost all the way. First 10 years ULCC and then Suezmax. Love my job (probably something that should be diagnosed and treated..) but seriously looking for something ashore. The trade I am currently in used to be really high quality in all aspects; all parties invol...
by thenorwegian
Sun Nov 24, 2013 6:36 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Low charge air pressure
Replies: 6
Views: 3923

Re: Low charge air pressure

Have you measured P-comp?
Was fuel injectionpumps and injectors overhauled at same time?
Anything done with camshaft or geartrain?
As mentioned above, measure pressuredrop across scav.air cooler (anything above 2-250mm-clean it..)
by thenorwegian
Mon Apr 09, 2012 2:24 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Alfa-Laval CIP system.
Replies: 3
Views: 3427

Re: Alfa-Laval CIP system.

If you have to open your purifiers every 2000hours you are doing something wrong and need to look into how you operate them (discharge intervals, product temperature). I have served several years on a ship with 9 purifiers (5 LO running 24/7 and 4 HFO 2 in service-2 in stby); when 3rd engineers did ...
by thenorwegian
Tue Apr 26, 2011 1:50 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Smart Ships
Replies: 11
Views: 3966

Re: Smart Ships

Whats new? Built, tested and discarded by norwegian owners 10 yaers ago. However-oil majors are pushing for online supervision of vessel routing and performance so guess we will see it again within a year or two.
by thenorwegian
Mon Apr 25, 2011 10:23 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: ABS Nautical Systems Software
Replies: 6
Views: 3191

Re: ABS Nautical Systems Software

Far from user friendly, but one learns to deal with it. The software has some old-fashion functions (like "creating workorders", a totally worthless function, also f***s up the workplanning if you are not carefull; next duedate is calcuklated based on the date you created the WO not the da...
by thenorwegian
Mon Apr 25, 2011 10:04 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: LT Pressure
Replies: 4
Views: 3360

Re: LT Pressure

Hopefully Ryan has solved his problem by now:-) , if not-check charge air coolers and aircompressors.

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