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Chief Engineer Responsibilities During Bunkering Operation

(By Kamal Hossain, Chief Engineer) Pollution prevention Pre-bunkering meeting should be held , quantity , grade and distribution plan to be drawn up. By considering of volume allowance is 10 ~ 15 % for expansion , all tanks to be … Continue reading

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Ship Charter

F R Chowdhury In shipping when a ship is hired it is always referred to as being on charter. The owner of the ship is still referred to as the owner and one who hires the ship or space thereof … Continue reading

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LNG Ships

By F. R. Chowdhury Image Credit: Liquefied Gas Carrier.com Properties of LNG: LNG is actually METHANE. Purity of cargoes ranges from 67% to 99.5%, according to geographical location. Impurities consist mainly of Ethane and Propane. LNG is: Non – toxic … Continue reading

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Survey, Audit & Certification for Ships

Compiled by F. R. Chowdhury  Image Credit: ClassNK 1. Certificate of Survey: – This is done on behalf of the Flag State prior to the registration of the vessel to establish the authenticity/ identity of the vessel and to ensure … Continue reading

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My activities on MARPOL Annex VI and Ship Energy Efficiency Management

My activities on MARPOL Annex VI and Ship Energy Efficiency Management from Mohammud Hanif Dewan, IEng, IMarEng, MIMarEST, MRINA

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Guidance to Deck Officers While Loading Grain

Author: Capt. Kamal Ahmed.   I was once hired by my client to get the approval for loading by the Port Warden in the 2nd loading port as the actual healing moment was more than the permissible healing moment. The … Continue reading

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Shipboard Preparation for Ice in Winter Season

Image Credit & Author: Captain Kamal Ahmed. Preparation Prior making a voyage into subfreezing zone, Master must ensure that the vessel is suitable for navigating in that zone, crew are duly trained, well protected with PPE and necessary gears and … Continue reading

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Ships, I Sailed

Ships, I Sailed from Mohammud Hanif Dewan, IEng, IMarEng, MIMarEST, MRINA

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Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, and Climate Change

A documentary video, developed by the Saskatchewan Environmental Society is an introduction to energy, greenhouse gas emissions, and climate change. This video is a component of the Student Action for a Sustainable Future Program in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Source: Saskatchewan Environmental … Continue reading

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Bearings Clearance Basics – Circle Track Magazine

Bearings Clearance Basics – Circle Track Magazine. (Author: Jeff Huneycutt)

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Thrust Bearing Clearance

Thrust Bearing Clearance: Measure main thrust journal width and thrust bearing width, refer to FIGURE 1, as follows: (1)Measure width of main thrust journal with an inside micrometer. (2)New main thrust journal width is 1.531 to 1.535 inches (38.90 to … Continue reading

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Tools, Valves and Materials for Marine Use

By Kazi Md. Abu sayed

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