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VAPOUR COMPRESSION DISTILLATION PLANTS (VCDs)

VCD plants are provided on ships where the engine power are less and sufficient heat is not available in the engine cooling water system for producing fresh water in large quantities. These plants are completely independent of other systems and normally… Continue Reading →

Fresh Water Generators

Freshwater generators are provided on board the ships for producing fresh water from sea water by distillation process: There are two types of fresh water generators: A) Vacuum Distillation Plants B) Vapour Compression Distillation Plants (VCDs) VACCUM DISTILLATION DISTILLATION PLANTS: In… Continue Reading →

Hot Water System for Ships

This system provides hot water for showers and other areas in the accommodation spaces. The system consists of two hot water circulation pumps (one working + one standby), two geysers (heaters), normally one working on steam and the other on… Continue Reading →

Concepts Of Advanced Outfitting

All modern shipyards across the world have identified that by adopting the concept of advance outfitting the building cycle time can be reduced and there will be substantial cost savings along with other benefits. Depending on the infrastructure available in the… Continue Reading →

Operation of Oil Burner

The oil burner consists of a forced draught fan oil pump and nozzles. Depending on the number of nozzles, the burner is designated as a single stage or two stage or multi-stage burner.The fuel oil pump boosts the pressure of… Continue Reading →

STEAM SYSTEM

Steam is used on ships for the following purposes: As working medium for driving steam turbines where steam turbines are used for propulsion. For heating of fuel oil (oh high viscosity) in tanks to reduce viscosity. For geysers in accommodation… Continue Reading →

Interpreting the Lines Plan

So what can you figure out from the image given below?   At first sight, it may seem to you like modern art, but before you conclude this let’s try and break up the drawing in smaller parts. Profile or… Continue Reading →

Sea Trials

After all the systems are erected on the ship and when the ship is ready for delivery to owners, sea trials are to be carried out for the vessel. To test all systems at their full capacity and to confirm that the… Continue Reading →

Tonnage & Displacement

Tonnage refers to the volume and there are a few types of tonnage that you will come across frequently. GROSS TONNAGE Gross Tonnage is indicative of the total volume of the of a ship and may be often used in reference to… Continue Reading →

Tests & Trials

1)  Tests and trials are carried out on board ships, during production process with following objectives.  The equipment provided are tested to confirm that their capacities are meeting specification requirements and class requirements. The quality of work meets the required… Continue Reading →

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