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  • 7 Tips to ensure your engines are ready for winter...

    7 tips to ensure your engines are ready for winter

    September 21, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    Bartech’s top tips to ensure your engines are ready for winter...   Use an antifreeze tester to check the specific…

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  • Crankshaft repair adviceimage

    Crankshaft repair advice

    August 31, 2022

    Investigation & Rectification

    During the inspection of the Detroit 16V92 engine, our engineers found something that could cause catastrophic failure had the engine…

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  • Damage to screw slot

    Avoid damaged push rods

    August 19, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    We recently attended a land-based power generation engine – a Cummins KTTA50G to change three damaged injector push rods. In…

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  • Parts repair

    Solution to your parts delay

    August 11, 2022


    To put it mildly, we’re all experiencing challenges at the moment, and there are three things our clients are struggling…

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  • Engine Radiator Damage

    How to check for Engine Radiator Damage

    August 3, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    We’re in the middle of an overhaul of two power generation engines and we just came across something that is…

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  • How the Green Box Solution Works

    Meet Emission Regulations

    July 21, 2022


    As you’ll likely know, there’s a new requirement for vessel owners impacted by the EEXI (Efficiency Existing Ship Index) coming…

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  • MTU 8V2000 urgent call out

    Emergency response

    July 6, 2022

    Investigation & Rectification

    With the reliance on sensors, engine control systems and electronics, it is not unusual to be called out for engine…

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  • Caterpillar C15 inspection

    Save money on your engine inspection

    June 30, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    We’ve just finished looking over a Caterpillar C15 engine from a concrete crusher, so I wanted to share what we…

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  • Zero Oil Pressure

    Lack of oil pressure

    June 8, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    A while ago we commissioned a couple of Detroit 16V71 engines, along with their gearboxes, when we came across a…

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  • Broken Valve

    Avoid operational downtime

    May 25, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    Our engineers performed a free engine survey for a marine operator recently – there had been reports of fuel reaching…

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