Category Archives: Ship Repair

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. Advertisements

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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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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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China ship building. Will the boom continue?

It’s been a good week so far. Not as busy with new incoming orders as usual, because a lot of our customers are still enjoying their summer holidays. But our workshop and field service engineers did not have an idle … Continue reading

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Bearing remetalling

A lot of applications in the marine industry are still making use of white metal bearings. White metal alloys are made of tin (Sn) and lead (Pb), with traces of antimony (Sb) and zinc (Zn) to give it better wear … Continue reading

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Anchor repair

One of the main activities of the company I work for is marine repairs. Some of these works are being executed on board, but we also have a workshop ashore. Here we do standard repairs, like reconditioning of connecting rods, … Continue reading

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