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  • What is wet stacking?image

    What is wet stacking?

    March 23, 2022

    Knowledge Base

    "Wet stacking" is a widespread phenomenon that generally occurs in diesel engines that are operated at low load or with…

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  • Classification Inspection

    Classification inspection

    March 9, 2022

    Investigation & Rectification

    Our project engineer Charlie recently attended a workboat. The aim? To carry out shutdown testing as part of the vessel’s…

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  • Onsite repair

    Onsite cylinder head repair

    March 2, 2022

    Re-Engineering and Machining

    I attended a locomotive engine recently with our senior machinist, Gary. We were there because the operator had reported water…

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  • Free Engine Surveyimage

    Free Engine Survey

    February 24, 2022


    We recently offered a free engine survey to critical engine operatives in the UK (click here if you missed it).…

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  • Sight glass full on engine

    Important Checks

    February 16, 2022

    Investigation & Rectification

    I recently attended a site to investigate an MTU 12V2000G23 generator engine. The call came in because onsite personnel had…

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  • Governor oil damageimage

    Governor oil damage

    February 9, 2022


    We were recently overhauling a Woodward EG3P actuator in our governor bay when our engineer Andy came across some damage.…

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  • Pipe work and engine nearly finished 2

    Emergency on the port engine

    February 2, 2022

    Knowledge Base

    Last week I mentioned the parts issue that a marine operator had when their Cummins KT19M portside engine had a…

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  • Emergency parts supplyimage

    Emergency parts supply

    January 26, 2022


    We had a call from a marine operator the other day, and they had a serious problem on their hands.…

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  • Propulsion Support

    Propulsion support for your vessels

    January 19, 2022


    We are always working to increase our support capabilities for operators, and in line with this, we’ve developed a new…

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  • Cam follower damage

    Hours away from engine failure

    January 12, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    I’m in the process of overhauling a Deutz BF10L513 genset for an offshore operator in our workshop with Ed. During…

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