Engine Department

Specialised training for engineers and technical staff, focusing on the maintenance, operation, and troubleshooting of ship engines and related systems.
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Embark on a comprehensive learning path with our four-course series designed to enhance your expertise in marine environmental management and sustainability. Start with "Environmental Management in Marine Engineering", where you'll gain essential insights into sustainable practices and regulatory compliance. Progress to "Environment and Energy Efficiency Training" to deepen your understanding of energy conservation and operational efficiency. Expand your knowledge with "Ballast Water Management Awareness", focusing on the environmental implications and best practices for ballast water treatment. Conclude with "Bilge Water Management", a concise course that covers practical methods and regulatory guidelines for effective bilge water management. This learning path equips you with the skills and knowledge to minimise environmental impact and promote sustainability in marine operations.

3 hours and 51 minutes

The goal of this course is to equip marine ship engineers and engine department personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to operate safely in the engine room; to minimise the risk of accidents and injuries; and to promote a culture of safety in the maritime industry.

1 hour and 21 minutes
Avg. rating 4.7

Communication is vitally important in every organisation. Poor communication can lead to increased employee turnover, poor work satisfaction and a negative work culture.
Effective communication can result in increased productivity, enhanced problem-solving, improved conflict management and a positive work environment. This course is important for all workers, as it will help you to improve your communication skills, both as an individual and as a team.

1 hour and 26 minutes
Avg. rating 4.0

This course is for the correct entries into the ORB Part-I as per industry guidelines and IMO circulars.

25 minutes
Avg. rating 4.6

Through this course we shall briefly cover: Deck, Bridge and Engine Room Operations as well as Crew Involvement. You shall discover the role of regulatory frameworks such as the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in shaping energy efficiency standards.

Environment and Sustainability
21 minutes
Avg. rating 4.6

Control valves are integral components within the maritime control systems of ships, contributing significantly to the safe and efficient operation of various marine systems. These valves, including Globe Valves, Butterfly Valves and Ball Valves, play a crucial role in regulating fluid flow, pressure and temperature. Their precise control capabilities are vital for maintaining optimal conditions, enhancing operational efficiency and ensuring the safety of both the vessel and its crew.

21 minutes
Avg. rating 4.3

Marine Materials and Corrosion Prevention are paramount considerations in the maritime industry, especially for the Merchant Navy. The choice of materials, their properties, and effective corrosion prevention techniques play a crucial role in ensuring the safety, durability and efficiency of vessels. This subject area covers the importance of materials selection, corrosion fundamentals, prevention technologies and maintenance strategies. Understanding safeguarding vessels against the corrosive forces of the marine environment and ensuring compliance with international standards.

Maintenance and Repair
50 minutes
Avg. rating 4.6

In the maritime industry, pumps are vital for diverse ship functions, ensuring fluid circulation and system efficiency. Centrifugal pumps, widely used for their reliability, play key roles in cooling, ballast transfer and bilge pumping. The merchant navy relies on these pumps for propulsion, power generation and auxiliary machinery, ensuring overall vessel safety and functionality. Understanding centrifugal pump types, applications and maintenance principles is essential for maintaining optimal performance and safeguarding the complex systems of maritime operations.

37 minutes
Avg. rating 4.8

Plate Heat Exchangers (PHEs) play a pivotal role in maintaining thermal equilibrium in diverse applications, particularly within marine engineering. This essential component ensures efficient heat transfer, impacting engine cooling, HVAC systems and overall equipment reliability on ships. By exploring the operational principles, advantages, challenges and maintenance aspects of PHEs, this overview illuminates their critical role in optimising performance and adhering to stringent safety and marine engineering standards in the dynamic maritime environment.

30 minutes
Avg. rating 4.2

Learn the basics of a diesel engine; the reciprocating piston engine is the most influential machine ever invented by mankind.

1 hour and 32 minutes
Avg. rating 4.7

The course is designed to take you from zero to hero concerning centrifugal pump knowledge. Even if you already have some background knowledge, this course will serve as an efficient refresher. Whatever your level of understanding, or engineering background (HVAC, fire safety, oil and gas, mechanical engineering, refrigeration, chemical engineering, power engineering etc), we can guarantee you will have never taken an engineering course like this one.

40 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

Want to separate water and solids from oil in an efficient manner? Then you will need a centrifugal separator! Purifiers and clarifiers are types of centrifugal separators, also known as ‘centrifuges’. These machines are used throughout many engineering industries.

19 minutes
Avg. rating 4.7