In this article we will see the overall arrangement of the IG plant used on onboard ships and its various components. We will also see how the boiler acts as a source of input to the system.
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Lubricating oil is comparable to lifeblood in the arteries of a human body. It must therefore be ensured that the lubricating oil used has required properties which are maintained over a period of time.
Apart from the cylinder lubricating system of marine diesel engines which requires a separate arrangement, the other parts are lubricated by the crankcase lubricating system described in this article.
A marine diesel engine consists of various components which are in relative motion which is of different types such as rotary, oscillatory or sliding. Lubrication is very important otherwise these components would simply wear out and cause damage. Learn about lubrication in marine engines here
Marine profession is a very attractive and charming career even for those who are not much aware of the job profile of a mariner. So just learn what mariners do in different roles that are assigned to them on board ships