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  • Marine Engineer

    Seawork 2024 Win a Marine Engine Expert for a Day!

    May 30, 2024

    Knowledge Base

    With Seawork 2024 fast approaching, we will be hosting a competition during the show offering the chance for attendees to…

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  • Woodward 3161 Governor

    Urgent Woodward Governor Update – Production Ceased

    May 23, 2024

    Governors

    We’ve received an important update from Woodward and wanted to share it with you and your operation: Effective immediately, it…

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  • Piston Ring Error

    Piston ring issue

    May 2, 2024

    Engine Maintenance

    Last week we promised to tell you about the potential mistake we avoided during an offshore attendance for a failed…

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  • Turbo Debris Water Leak and Compressed ORings

    Turbo Failure

    April 25, 2024

    Engine Maintenance

    We recently attended an offshore platform to investigate an engine that was producing large amounts of black smoke, with a…

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  • Filter Contamination

    Check Your Filters: Important Maintenance Notice

    March 14, 2024

    Engine Maintenance

    We wanted to share some recent findings from our service work on two Caterpillar C18 ACERT main engines and gearboxes.…

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  • RNLI Support

    Enhancing operational efficiency

    February 29, 2024

    Engine Maintenance

    We are working more and more with fishing vessels and other marine clients lately and wanted to share an eye-opening,…

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  • Build- up on Seawater Cooling System Strainer

    Engine cooling system maintenance

    February 23, 2024

    Engine Maintenance

    Last week, we shared the concerning issue of galvanic corrosion damaging the sea water strainer housings and baskets. In case…

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  • Galvanic Corrosion in Seawater Cooling System

    Critical engine maintenance

    February 15, 2024

    Engine Maintenance

    Here's an issue we found whilst working on an engine’s seawater cooling system recently that can easily happen if you…

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  • Intercooler fin repair

    Intercooler performance

    February 15, 2024

    Engine Maintenance

    Bent over fins on your intercooler? Bent fins act as a bottleneck, restricting airflow through the intercooler. This obstruction can…

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  • Labelled Component Damage

    Insights from the Woodward SGX Governor Inspection

    February 8, 2024

    Governors

    We wanted to follow up on the recent insights we shared from our inspection of a Woodward SGX governor. In…

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