Fresh water production from sea water for domestic and auxiliary purposes is an essential requirement aboard ships. A considerable amount of fresh water is consumed in a ship.
The crew consumes an average 100 liter/head/day. In a steam ship (a ship whose main propulsion ... Read More
There are several drains provided in the ship’s engine room in order to prevent water clogging and damage to any machinery. Though all these are equally important, there are few that require regular attention.... Read More
Any machine on the ship requires a proper procedure to be followed for starting and stopping it. Failure to follow this step-by-step procedure will lead to either failure in starting or stopping the ... Read More
An efficient running of a sewage treatment plant on a ship requires periodic maintenance and daily checks of the system. Failure to do so can lead to an output that cannot be discharged into the sea, blockage of pipelines, and even failure of some parts.
There are several ... Read More
Sewage on board ships needs to be treated before it is discharged to the sea. Sewage treatment plant is used to treat the sewage and make it less harmful for the sea.
Marine engineers must know the operation of the sewage plant before using the same in order to comply ... Read More
ACO Marine has welcomed the findings reported in the Friends of the Earth 2016 Cruise Ship Report Card, the annual survey of cruise shipping’s impact on the environment, which highlights a growing need for the sector to update its sewage treatment technology.... Read More