Monthly Archives: August 2018

Onboard Lubricating Oil Tests

(By Kamal Hossain, Chief Engineer) (a) Explain how lubricating oil can be tested onboard. Answer: L.O can be tested on board by using Maker’s supplied test kit , which can give the result whether it is safe for further use … Continue reading

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Boiler Water Tests

(By Kamal Hossain, Chief Engineer) Q. (a) Explain why regular testing of water in auxiliary boiler is advisable (b) How to take correct sample (c) Discuss what factors are necessary when measured value differ appreciably from desired value in each … Continue reading

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Summary of Steering Gear Regulations & Requirements

(By Kamal Hossain, Chief Engineer) SOLAS  REGULATION & REQUIREMENTS FOR STEERING GEAR Steering gear compartment must be separated from machinery spaces and readily assessable. Every ship shall be provided with main steering gear and auxiliary steering gear. The failure of … Continue reading

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UMS System Failure

(By Kamal Hossain, Chief Engineer) It is complete failure of the UMS, bridge control and data logging system has failed and the main engine is needed to run on manual control and monitoring. (a) State with reasons six main items … Continue reading

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