Category Archives: Marine Engineering

Guanxin shipyard

Since earlier this month I have a new job. I work as a Project Manager for Sea Trucks Group. On the pictures below, some impressions of my new work place. It’s the shipyard of Guanxin Shipbuilding & Heavy Industry, and … Continue reading

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Turbohub24

A heads-up for a new B2B web site, specializing in turbochargers. The name is Turbohub24, and the purpose is to bring buyers and sellers of marine turbochargers and turbocharger spare parts together.

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Engineering ToolBox

I stumbled upon this site called Engineering ToolBox. It’s an engineer’s treasure chest when it comes to find resources and information for engineering calculations. It helped me a lot with the design of systems on my boat.

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Marintec 2007, Shanghai.

From November 27 – 30 Shanghai will host the bi-annual Marintec exhibition again. The Marintec 2007 will be held in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Pudong. Since the first exhibition in 1981, the Marintec has been steadily growing. … Continue reading

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Remetalling of stern tube bearings

I posted earlier about the centrifugal remetalling machine we commissioned in our workshop this year. Last week we had a total of three large stern tube bearings which had to be reconditioned. First the old white metal (babbit) is being … Continue reading

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Kormarine 2007

Last week I was in Korea for the Marine Week 2007, which was held from October 24 – 27 in Pusan. There are 3 simultaneous exhibitions in the BEXCO international exhibition centre: Navy & Defense, Sea-Port, and Kormarine. I went … Continue reading

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Reconditioning of cylinder liners

After extended use, cylinder liners of both 4-stroke, and 2-stroke engines will show signs of wear and tear. This wear is not evenly distributed. Most of the wear occurs between the reversal points of the upper and lower piston rings. … Continue reading

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