Withdrawal of Propeller shaft, survey and assembly propeller shaft Withdrawal,survey assembly propeller shaft Withdrawal,survey assembly .All large single screw ocean going ships have solid flanged propeller shafts, which necessitates the withdrawal of the shaft within the machinery The Rudder is ;positioned just behind the propeller and hence prevents the outward withdrawal of the shaft…Details
Ship Windlass WINDLASS Windlass seating:- The forces acting on the windlass when the ship is anchored is much more than the mass of the windlass and hence has to be specially strengthened , the details of which are as described under and illustrated by sketch below The deck plating at forecastle and main deck in …Details
Ship Anchor – Complete Information Introduction The anchoring equipment of a ship comprises the anchor, anchor chain and the windlass. The anchoring equipment as required herewith is intended for temporary mooring of a ship within a harbour or sheltered area when the ship is awaiting berth, tide etc. The modern ship’s anchor is called ‘Stock-less …Details
Load Line Regulations INTRODUCTION The Load line regulations have a long history of over 140 years. They were introduced in the British parliament by Lord Plimsoll, in the year 1854 and finally passed in 1876 as the first merchant shipping Act. As per this Act all Merchant ships were required to have a Load line…Details
Mechanical/Hydraulic Governors -Why fly weights are driven at a higher rotational speed than the engine?
Why fly weights are driven at a higher rotational speed than the engine? * Fly weight equipped governors work on centrifugal force. The centrifugal force acts upwards and the spring force acts downwards. * This difference between the spring and the fly weights is called the governor effect, which is responsible for moving the pilot…Details
How to transfer your files from Cochin MMD to Mumbai MMD This procedure is almost same for transfer of files from one MMD to another MMD. I have done my files transfer from Cochin MMD to Mumbai MMD and the following is the correct procedure to do so. For freshers Visit MMD one day, probably…Details