This section looks at everything from the main engine through to propellers and ship’s steering gear. A good start would be to check out the articles on the regulation, and then read about the choices of engines, (also for smaller ships). Understand the history of the diesel engine as well as the various types of propulsion (and vibration) and then read up on turbines, transmissions and other power sources.


Two-stroke engines on ships

Two-Stroke Engines on ships

Two-stroke engines on ships could be considered as the main drivers of world trade as they are fitted as standard …

The Turbocharger Insight Report

If there is one development in marine engines that has contributed to improved efficiency more than any other it must …

The Prime Movers Insight Report

The main power source for ships shifted long ago from wind to mechanical propulsion first with steam engines and just …