Category: Work

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Main Engine Scavenging Air Receiver

Scavenging air receiver inspection and cleaning is one of the maintenance for main engine to be in good running condition. When I was a cadet before, even though it´s not my line of work...

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Rescue Boat Launching

Rescue boat launching into the water must be done every month to ensure it´s proper operation in times of emergency. I was picked to join with Chief Officer and Third Officer to test the...

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Prevent Pollution using Sewage Treatment Plant

Name of Equipment: Sewage Plant Type: SBH-40 Rate number of person: 40 person/day Sewage BOD volume: 13.5 g/person*day Sewage Volume: 60L/person*day pH: 6-8.5 Hyd. Loading: 2.4m3/day Pump: CR-50S Capacity: 4m3/h*20m Aeration Blower: TSS-32 Capacity:...

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Parts of Oily Water Separator

Name of Equipment: Oily Water Separator 15 ppm Model: BilgMon Type: HFM-200 Capacity: 2m3/h Maker: Heishin Pump Works Co. LTD. This next equipment is most vulnerable to the environment since we are talking about...

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How to Test Flame Detector Tester

Name of Equipment: Flame Detector Tester Type: Universal UV/IR Test Lamp T-229/4P Maker: SenseWare (www.testlamp.com) Rapid fire could spread in a second and burn all materials around it if not extinguish immediately. Luckily, we...

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Air Compressors

Air is required to turn and start the main engine, diesel generator and control system, that´s why different type of air compressors are installed on-board. Usually there are two pieces main air reservoir bottle...

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Cape Forby Safety Awareness

It was October 2009 when we held a safety awareness meeting for the crew and for the whole fleet from my company. We discuss about anything about our safety onboard, what to do and...

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Transit in High Risk Area (Gulf of Aden)

Preparations before transiting the Gulf of Aden When the ship from travelling from Asia to Europe and there are two possibilities where to pass either South Africa or Suez Canal. If you will cross...

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Refrigerant Leak Detector

Let’s take a look in this next tool that is very handful when you have maintenance in refrigeration and air-conditioning. This brand is from UNITOR, UNI RX-1A Refrigerant Leak detector is a basic tool...

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Cleaning the Ship with the Captain

Proper maintenance of a ship is essential, you need to clean it every time and more often besides from overhauling the machinery. The cleanliness of the ship is one of the good factors for...