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by TDC
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: What to Do ? Fire on the ship while in port.
Replies: 11
Views: 192

What to Do ? Fire on the ship while in port.

Good Day all, An interesting topic came up today so I thought I would throw it out for some discussion. What involvement should the ships crew have to fight a fire while the ship is docked in port? Should it be the same as while the vessel is at sea. At sea we risk our lives to fight fires to save o...
by TDC
Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Estimating for dummies
Replies: 3
Views: 167

Re: Estimating for dummies

Still working on it, nothing new to report since my post from aug 30th. However we got a fire lit in Germany and got some senior MAN engineers flying to meet with us in 2 weeks, hopefully this will yield some progress. I still stand by my original findings that this is design issues but time will te...
by TDC
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Estimating for dummies
Replies: 3
Views: 167

Estimating for dummies

Switching gears from my usual rant on CR system issues, I would like to toss this out there for your comment. Have you ever noticed that some guys in the industry have a real talent for remembering numbers , figures , when it come to estimating costs. I am not one of those guys , I am back to the ol...
by TDC
Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr
Replies: 19
Views: 679

Re: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr

Thanks to all for comments and input. I haven't replied in a while as I was going down so many different directions I would never live long enough to type it lol. Fuel samples are benchmarked at above average for Canadian supply HFO 380( according to Viswa Lab) Catfine levels between 15ppm and 19ppm...
by TDC
Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: 4th Class Engineer For Oceanex
Replies: 0
Views: 172

4th Class Engineer For Oceanex

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by TDC
Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr
Replies: 19
Views: 679

Re: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr

Thanks BP and Atlantic for your responses. Basically the filter system is as MAN spec. its 10 mic before the fuel module and 25 mic before engine inlet. MAN have recommend an additional 10 mic after the fuel module however through our own research we discovered that a vessel trading overseas with th...
by TDC
Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Scrubber-Irving Tanker
Replies: 5
Views: 342

Re: Scrubber-Irving Tanker

Thanks, I am of the same opinion as you with what I know today. From a ROI perspective considering the current spread between diesel and HFO is not so much it is difficult to justify kicking of a scrubber retrofit. Seems to be a little bit of chicken and the egg going on here... Fuel supplier want t...
by TDC
Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:43 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr
Replies: 19
Views: 679

Re: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr

Yes please move , I thought for some reason that more people would see it if I put it there. Guess I out smarted myself on this one.
Thanks
by TDC
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Scrubber-Irving Tanker
Replies: 5
Views: 342

Re: Scrubber-Irving Tanker

Is this Alfa Laval system currently in use? Through my research into scrubber systems while trying to launch a retrofit project I heard a rumor that the Irving Tankers had all kinds of issues with the scrubber plants and decide to switch to diesel. Just wondering if fact or fiction
Thanks
TDC
by TDC
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr
Replies: 19
Views: 679

Re: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr

And yes I know it should under the workshop thread LOL
by TDC
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr
Replies: 19
Views: 679

Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr

Good Day , I am a long time guest of this site and would like to thank Martin for this excellent resource for both professional and leisure activities he is facilitating. Finally I decided to register and post as I am seeking some discussion on the MAN 48/60 CR engine. I am currently experiencing a ...

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