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  • Governor fitted to left hand side of engine

    Governor repositioning

    June 17, 2021


    The other day, we received a newly overhauled Caterpillar 3508 engine from a marine operator. The work scope was to…

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  • crankcase bearing damage

    Unseen catastrophic failure

    June 9, 2021


    We recently attended a site to change the rear main oil seal on a Caterpillar 3516 gas engine. There'd been…

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  • Fuel rack indicator location on MTU396 engine

    Do you know how hard your engine is working?

    June 1, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    Charlie, one of our project engineers was carrying out routine servicing recently and found himself discussing the checks and test…

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  • score on flame face

    Incorrect Overhaul

    May 12, 2021

    Investigation & Rectification

    We recently received a Caterpillar 3412 from an offshore operator after they had a surprising discovery when removing a cylinder…

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  • Diesel Bugimage

    Diesel Bug

    April 29, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    As part of our MAN dealership capabilities, two of our engineers recently attended a research catamaran. The work scope was…

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  • Fuel in oil - Sample

    Diesel engine lubricating oil – contamination advice

    April 26, 2021

    Knowledge Base

    When one of our clients approached us to ask what others were experiencing with oil quality, we reached out to…

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  • Bearing shells

    Keeping the superyacht going

    April 7, 2021

    Parts and Spares

    As you know, the pandemic has stopped the majority of travel across the world, which means it’s not been “business…

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  • Pitted lobe on camshaft

    Insurance assessments

    March 24, 2021

    Investigation & Rectification

    Last week we received a Cummins 6C8.3. A client needed us to inspect it for an insurance report, and we…

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  • Bartech - Diesel engine breakdown response

    Diesel engine support you can rely on

    March 18, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    To state the obvious, the last year has been testing, to say the least, both for individuals and businesses. And…

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  • Transparencyimage


    March 15, 2021


    Our workshop is always a hub of activity, with engineers carrying out many different workscopes. Last week was no different,…

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