Author Archives: Maklub Al Mostofa

Duties and Responsibilities of a 4th Engineer

Fourth engineer is the officer in charge of engineering watch on board and maintains engine room watch independently. He shall be responsible for the safe and proper operation of machinery plants, and for the duties prescribed in STCW 2010 A-III/1. … Continue reading

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F.O. Purifier

What is purifier and why we use it on board? As the name implies, Purifier purifies fuel oil used on board. It is a machine that separates impurities from fuel oil. Impurities can be both solid and liquid/water. Why there … Continue reading

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