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Machinery Course

It is assumed that the target group holds significant competence prior to the course, and many issues must be seen as clarifications, refreshing and updates. Upon completion of this course, the participants should, in general terms, know the role of Class and how Class works in relation to machinery, and they should know how to find related information through DNV GL Exchange. Common damages and possible repair methods will also be covered.

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  • Category:

    Ship Technology

Objectives

The course is aimed at all technical personnel involved in ship and rig management and operation. In particular superintendents and chief engineers will benefit from this course.


Entrance regulations

Basic maritime knowledge

Who should attend:
The course is aimed at all technical personnel involved in ship and rig management and operation. In particular superintendents and chief engineers will benefit from this course.

Duration: 2 days


DNV GL has noted an increasing demand for knowledge and understanding of Class's role and responsibilities with regards to machinery. Class and ship management can work together to secure safe and efficient operation of machinery systems, and with the correct machinery survey arrangement in place, sophisticated maintenance strategies can be combined with Class surveys.

The course focuses on:

a. Class Systematics/Machinery

  • General Class systematics and follow up of Class Machinery Survey Arrangements
  • General about DNV Exchange, focus on new features


b. DNV's 4 Machinery Survey Arrangements

  • Machinery Renewal
  • Machinery Continuous
  • Planned Maintenance System
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Tips and challenges related to Machinery PMS

c. Boilers

  • Introduction to Boilers
  • Principles of evaporation, water treatment, material properties
  • Most common failure modes
  • Survey preparation and safety measures


d. Hot topics (New topics developed continuously)

  • Engine Room Fires
    i. Risk areas/experience in the engine room
    ii. SOLAS/class requirements and how to comply with them
  • EIAPP and NOx certification
  • Low Sulphur requirements

e. Propellers

  • Survey inspection
  • Damages and repairs

f. Use of 2nd Hand Components

  • DNV GL policy and practical tips

g. Bearings

  • Different types of 4 stroke engine bearings
  • How to evaluate bearing condition examples
  • Bearing failure modes, latest developments
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