International Safety Management (ISM) Code, two generators are running in parallel, Generator Not Stopping on Stop Command
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two generators are running in parallel and one of them loses excitation

In this blog post, we will discuss what happens when two generators are running in parallel and one of them loses excitation. Excitation is the process of providing a magnetic field to the rotor of a synchronous generator, which enables it to produce electrical power. When a generator loses excitation, it can no longer supply […]

Electric Propulsion
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Electrical Propulsion on Ships- Complete

Electrical propulsion on ships has been discussed in this article in detail. Electric propulsion is used mostly on passenger vessels or Cruise lines and other small vessels. But with emissions norms becoming stringent, they will make their way into merchant shipping as well. Electrical propulsion has lot of advantages over the internal combustion engines which […]

generator protection devices
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Marine Diesel Generator Protection Devices

Generator Protection Devices have been discussed in this article and they are as follows: ●      Over Current Inverse Time Relay OCIR ●      Over Current Instantaneous ●      Negative Phase Sequence NPS ●      Current Differential ●      Earth Leakage Relay ●      Under And Over Frequency ●      Lock Out Trip ●      Reverse Power Trip ●      Over or Under Voltage […]

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STCW High Voltage Course for Engineer Officers

Confused about the HV STCW Course. Well learn about it here like who need to do HV course, duration of the course and fees structure as well. Colleges offering high voltage course are also discussed in this post. Let’s learn about this newly added HV voltage course for the seafarers as per the STCW manila amendments. What is this STCW High Voltage […]

oil mist detector
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Oil Mist Detector Alarm: Actions to be taken and what to do or not

Oil Mist Detector is equipment which monitors the environment inside a crankcase space of an internal combustion engine and thus tells the engineer, in case of formation of any type of explosive vapors occurring in the crankcase of engine. This is a preventive step avoiding crankcase explosion taking place. Here is the step by step procedure, to be followed in […]