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  • IMO

    IMO Tier III – 2021

    January 13, 2021

    Featured

    Well here we are at the start of another year, and another lockdown, but as far as we can within…

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  • Urgent critical sparesimage

    Urgent critical spares

    December 18, 2020

    Investigation & Rectification

    As many businesses wind down for the holiday period, for some, it's "business as usual" and the holidays mean no…

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  • Lack of oil pressure to governorimage

    Lack of oil pressure to governor

    December 9, 2020

    Governors

    We recently attended a vessel to investigate a hot start issue on one of their Caterpillar 3408 engines. The operator…

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  • Turbo removal issueimage

    Turbo removal issue

    December 8, 2020

    Turbo Chargers

    Last week we were out on an offshore platform to survey the removal of a turbocharger from a standby generator.…

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    Hours from irreversible damage

    December 8, 2020

    Engine Maintenance

    We currently have a Cat 3406 in for an overhaul. The overhaul was arranged due to engine failure, even though…

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  • Generator Reinstallation

    Deutz generator installation

    November 18, 2020

    Knowledge Base

    I recently wrote about a Deutz driven generator overhaul we were completing for a land-based client. And whilst I went…

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  • Warped Woodward 3161 governorimage

    Warped Woodward 3161 governor

    November 11, 2020

    Highlighted

    We were called by a marine operator seeking rectification for a failed Woodward 3161 governor. Immediately after the start-up of…

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  • Solidified antifreeze

    Deutz generator – solidified antifreeze

    November 5, 2020

    Highlighted

    Last week, I mentioned the Deutz generator package we have in for an overhaul due to damage found during a…

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  • Deutz BF6M 1013E Catastrophic Piston Damage

    Deutz BF6M 1013E Catastrophic Piston Damage

    October 28, 2020

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    We’ve just received a Deutz BF6M 1013E backup power generator in our Colchester workshop for a full overhaul. Nothing unusual…

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  • Running oil on high PSIimage

    Running oil on high PSI

    October 21, 2020

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    We recently completed the overhaul of a Baudouin P15 pump engine, and when it came to the 24hr FAT (Factory…

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