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by adreno1981
Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: CARRYOVER OF FUEL OIL TO CASCADE TANK AND BOILER
Replies: 4
Views: 796

Re: CARRYOVER OF FUEL OIL TO CASCADE TANK AND BOILER

hey Big Pete ,
Thanks for a prompt reply..Highly appreciate your response to my query wrt aux steam plant.
brgds
by adreno1981
Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: CARRYOVER OF FUEL OIL TO CASCADE TANK AND BOILER
Replies: 4
Views: 796

CARRYOVER OF FUEL OIL TO CASCADE TANK AND BOILER

Hey fellas , In case Heavy oil gets carried over to boiler and cascade tank in a big quantity overnight on a UMS Ship, manual cleaning and chemical cleaning by circulation can be done to clean surfaces after isolating the system and rectifying the cause of oil leak. Has anyone ever experienced the s...
by adreno1981
Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: STERN TUBE HIGH TEMPERATURE DURING MANEUVERING
Replies: 15
Views: 2088

Re: STERN TUBE HIGH TEMPERATURE DURING MANEUVERING

THANKS for the feedback fellas.
by adreno1981
Sat Mar 10, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: STERN TUBE HIGH TEMPERATURE DURING MANEUVERING
Replies: 15
Views: 2088

Re: STERN TUBE HIGH TEMPERATURE DURING MANEUVERING

hey fellas , Thanks for ideas and guidance.. This was scenario on a colleague's vessel which was sailing with much less than normal propeller immersion , as they were just coming out of a repair yard, following a take over of this vessel in china..On coming out vessel encountered adverse current and...
by adreno1981
Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: STERN TUBE HIGH TEMPERATURE DURING MANEUVERING
Replies: 15
Views: 2088

STERN TUBE HIGH TEMPERATURE DURING MANEUVERING

Hi Fellas, anyone has any write up or material regarding high stern tube bearing temperature..Consider , you are in maneuvering in congested waters and heavy current from ahead .Vsl Observe high stern tube bearing temperature on both sensors , checked oil level in tanks to be normal. Stern tube cool...
by adreno1981
Mon May 09, 2011 8:13 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: chief engineer dilemma
Replies: 4
Views: 4169

Re: chief engineer dilemma

mmd is "Mercantile Marine Department"
by adreno1981
Mon May 09, 2011 3:23 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: chief engineer dilemma
Replies: 4
Views: 4169

chief engineer dilemma

hi everyone, can anyone please answer this question , as it's being asked by a surveyor at mmd for meo class 1. what will be your action as chief engineer , if master asks you to stop the vessel in mid sea?...this is the exact question.what should be a person's answer as a chief engineer? thanks adi...
by adreno1981
Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: vibration
Replies: 1
Views: 5078

vibration

what are the principal reasons for compounding of machinery vibration in connection with operation of long stroke diesel engines and associated machinery arrangements ? what are the key factors for excitation generated by the engine?
by adreno1981
Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:11 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: correction factor
Replies: 7
Views: 10248

Re: correction factor

thanks dear.it did. :)
by adreno1981
Tue Jul 13, 2010 7:43 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: correction factor
Replies: 7
Views: 10248

correction factor

weii windsor , thanks for your answer.but you know, i actually wanted to know the value , i mean i remember something vague , that we used to consider values like 0.00065 for heavyoil , and value 0.000067 for diesel oil.it was something of this kind , i remember doing when i was 4th engineer.formula...
by adreno1981
Tue Jul 13, 2010 7:34 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: correction factor
Replies: 7
Views: 10248

Re: correction factor

hey jk,
thanks for advice..will do remember that in future..i didnt mean to offend anyone.i just wanted to share my doubt with the freinds on the site. :D
by adreno1981
Sun Jul 11, 2010 9:19 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: correction factor
Replies: 7
Views: 10248

correction factor

can sm1 throw sm light on temperature correction factor and volume correction factor for diesel and heavy oil...their values..n tables indicating their values...
by adreno1981
Fri Jul 09, 2010 7:27 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: UNCLOS
Replies: 0
Views: 1192

UNCLOS

when was this law last updated , and how many articles this law has??...i checked imo.org , un.org they havnt updated d details in it since last few years...is it having 446 articles..n if yes , can sm1 tell me , where do i get these articles from ...as according to my exploration on internet i can ...
by adreno1981
Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:41 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: pneumatics??
Replies: 1
Views: 2032

pneumatics??

can sm1 lemme knw whr do i find on internet a good descriptive book on pneumatic systems - principles and maintenance...its regarding the manouvering system valves ...for downloading..
thanks
adios
adreno
by adreno1981
Mon Jul 13, 2009 10:45 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: pv fiassco
Replies: 11
Views: 4255

pv fiassco

hey fellas , pv.jpg this pv diagram belongs to one of the units of a main engine , and this engine has been running like this since 4-5 years.guess what all has been done , changing of piston , exh valve overhaul , fuel injectors overhaul , but to no use.the indicator drive of this unit was overhaul...

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