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Diesel Engine Producers
MAN diesel and turbo logoMAN Diesel & Turbo Home Page
MAN diesel factDieselFacts is MAN Diesel & Turbo technical customer magazine. It is published four times a year worldwide with the latest news on company products and services as well as features and case stories.
MAN diesel and Turbo Technical PapersMAN Diesel & Turbo Technical Papers - It is very useful section of the site for marine engineers and superintendents. You can find the latest technical publications written by MAN Diesel & Turbo's specialists, and access the archive of previously released technical papers.
MAN Diesel and Turbo youtube channelMAN Diesel and Turbo YouTube channel.
MAN PrimeServ AcademiesMAN Diesel and Turbo PrimeServ Academies: Location, Course registration form, Course Invitation Letter Form, Technical courses 2013, Overview training competence matrix, useful information for shipowners.
Wartsila logoWartsila website
Wartsila Marine solutions brochuresMarine solutions brochures - in this section you can find Wartsila's brochures, product programmers and presentations.
Wartsila AcademyWartsila Training Centers
Wartsila YoutubeWärtsilä Corporation's YouTube channel
Mitsubishi logo Mitsubishi Marine Machinery and 2-Stroke Low Speed Engines
HHI engine logo Hyundai Engine and Machinary Devision
Doosan logoDoosan Diesel Engine
CAT logoMAK logoCaterpiller Marine Power Systems Home Page
Caterpillar logoCaterpiller Literature - General Brochures, Cat Brand Literature, MaK Brand Literature, Electronics Literature.
Caterpillar and YouTube logosPlay list Videos on YOUTUBE from Caterpiller and MaK Marine Power Systems.
Cummins logoCummins Marine Devision
Rolls-Royce logoRolls-Royce / Bergen Marine Devision
Perkins logoPerkins diesel Home Page
Volvo Penta logoVolvo Penta Global

Auxiliary Machinery Producers
ABB logo ABB USA - Product Catalogues
Kongsberg logo Kongsberg Maritime Ship Systems / KMSS, formerly Norcontrol & Autronica. Brochures, data sheets for download: Engine monitoring systems, Marine automation systems, Marine switchboards, Propulsion control systems, Various engine room systems, Water ingress detection and etc.
Alfa Laval logo Alfa Laval main page
Alfa Laval logo Aaalborg logoAaalborg main page - Brochures, data sheets for download.
ROSS CONTROLSÂ logoROSS CONTROLSÂ website has useful section for understanding how pneumatic valves and controls systems work. What may not be so well known is the science behind the valves.
Carly compressor logoCarlyle refrigeration and air conditioning compressors. It is simple and beautiful website. You can find all necessary information to buy new compressor and if you already operate one. Good technical library includes Electronic Drawings, Service Guides, Startup and Troubleshooting Guides, OEM Bulletins, Service Parts - Includes Model # Significance Charts, Exploded View Diagrams, and Parts Lists etc.
FRAMO logoThe FRAMO range of products for marine applications comprises cargo pumping systems, transportable pumping system and anti-heeling pumping systems.

Useful Website for Marine Engineer
Diesel Engine working modelWebsite http://marinediesels.co.uk is constructed, maintained and operated by an ex sea going Marine Engineer who is a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology and a senior lecturer at a UK Maritime Academy teaching Motor Engineering Knowledge to Chief Engineer and Degree Level. Learn about problems which can be encountered such as scavenge fires and crankcase explosions, and how to prevent them. Find out how the engine power is calculated using the Mean Indicated Pressure, discover how the engine starts using compressed air and how Turbocharging works.
Lars Josefsson's website logoLars Josefsson's personal website is useful to technicians and engineers using marine steam boilers and heavy fuel oil burners. Ex. chief-engineer in the merchant marine and almost twenty years with a boiler maker, starting up marine steam boiler plants and designing control systems for marine boilers as well as control systems for exhaust gas heat recovery systems for diesel power plants.
Marine Engineering logoThis website has got everything that a marine engineer needs for preparing for the competency exams. Right from the basics to in-depth case studies.
Martin Marine Engineering logoDieselduck has got loads of information of a variety of subjects related to maritime industry and marine engineering . Visit this website. It has a lot of useful information and links and great compilation of videos in the "Videos" section of the website.
Barrington Diesel Club logoBarrington Diesel Club web site is maintained and operated by Steve Barrington. If you need repair small high speed and some medium speed engines (Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit, EMD, Mercedes) you will be able to find on this site useful information like Key Torques and clearances.
Mechanical Engineering for EveryoneThis useful and interesting website for English and Russian speaking engineers is personal site of marine engineer Roman Pochinkov.
You find many technical information for self-education in “How does it work?” section. We also recommend section "My Book shelf" for Russian engineers etc.
Asbestos.com logoAll marine engineers are well aware of the requirement "Asbestos free" - all materials (gaskets are included) must not contain asbestos. Visit and read website Asbestos.com. The link goes to the article "Shipyard Workers".
Also see website "MESOTHELIOMA VETERANS CENTER" with many useful information about MESOTHELIOMA.

Ships Classification Societies
Classification SocietyAbbreviationCountryWebsite
American Bureau of ShippingABSUnited States of Americahttp://www.eagle.org
ASIA Classification SocietyACSIranhttp://www.asiaclass.org
Associated Consultants Bureau LtdACBFrancehttp://www.dca-acl.com
Belize Maritime Bureau IncBMBSingaporehttp://www.immarbe.com
Belize Register CorporationBRCPanamahttp://www.anchorpanama.com
Black Sea Bureau Of ShippingBBSMoldovahttp://www.bbsclass.com
Bulgarian Register of ShippingBRSGreecehttp://www.vmgroup.gr
Bureau Colombo BRBCBrazilhttp://www.bcolombo.com.br
Bureau VeritasBVFrancehttp://www.bureauveritas.com
China Classification SocietyCCSHong Konghttp://www.ccs.org.cn
China Corporation Register of ShippingCCRSChinese Taipei (Taiwan)http://www.crclass.org.tw
Croatian Register of ShippingCRSCroatiahttp://www.crs.hr
Cyprus Bureau of ShippingCBSCyprushttp://www.cbs.com.cy
Det Norske VeritasDNVNorwayhttp://www.dnv.com
Dromon Bureau Of ShippingDBSCyprushttp://www.dromonbs.com
Germanicher LloydsGLGermanyhttp://www.gl-group.com
Hellenic Register of ShippingHRSGreecehttp://www.hrs.gr
Icons Marine Services Pte LtdIMSCanadahttp://www.ims-van.com
Indian Register of ShippingISIndiahttp://www.irclass.org
Inspeccion y Clasificacion MaritimaINCLAMARGreecehttp://www.inclamar.com
Instituto Nacional de Los Espacios Acuaticos e InsularesINEIAVenesuelahttp://www.inea.gob.ve
Intermaritime Certification Services S.AICSPanamahttp://www.intermaritimeservices.com
International Naval Surveys BureauINSBGreecehttp://www.insb.gr
International Register of ShippingIRSUnited States of Americahttp://www.intlreg.org
International Ship ClassificationISCSingaporehttp://www.isclass.com
International Yacht Bureau IncIYBUnited States of Americahttp://www.yachtbureau.org
Isthmus Bureau of Shipping S.AIBSPanamahttp://www.ibs.com.pa
Korea Register of ShippingKRSKorea (South)http://www.krs.co.kr
Lloyd’s RegisterLRUnited Kingdomhttp://www.lr.org
Macosnar CorporationMCPanamahttp://www.macosnar.com
Nippon Kaiji KayokaiNKKJapanhttp://www.classnk.or.jp
P.TBiro Klasifikasi IndonesiaBKIIndonesiahttp://www.klasifikasiindonesia.com
Panama Marine Survey and Certification Services IncPMSCSPanamahttp://www.pmscs.net
Panama Maritime Documentation ServicesPMDSPanamahttp://www.panamamaritime.com
Phoenix register of Shipping S.APHRSGreecehttp://www.phrs.gr
Polish Register of ShippingPRSPolandhttp://www.prs.pl
Registro Italiano navaleRINAItalyhttp://www.rina.org
Rinave- Rigistro Internacional Naval S.ARINPortugalhttp://www.rinave.org
RJDel PanRJDPPhillipinehttp://www.rjdelpan.com.ph
Russian Maritime register of ShippingRMSRRussiahttp://www.rs-head.spb.ru
Societe Generale de SurveillanceSGSSwitzerlandhttp://www.sgs.com
State Committee of Fisheries of UkraineSCFUUkrainehttp://www.kmu.gov.ua
Türk Loydu FoundationTLTurkeyhttp://www.turkloydu.org
Ukrainian Shipping RegisterUSRUkrainehttp://www.shipregistr.kiev.ua
Union Bureau of ShippingUBSChinahttp://www.ubsho.com
Universal Maritime Bureau LtdUMBPanamahttp://www.usb.com.pa
Universal Shipping Bureau IncUSBUnited States of Americahttp://www.cmservice.us
Vietnam Register of ShippingVRSVietnamhttp://www.vr.org.vn

Marine Accident Investigation
Organization Website
Accident Investigation Board of Finland http://www.onnettomuustutkinta.fi/
Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB)http://www.atsb.gov.au/
Board of Accident Investigation, Sweden http://www.havkom.se/
Dutch Transport Safety Board (DTSB) http://www.rvtv.nl/
Hong Kong Marine Department http://www.info.gov.hk
International Maritime Organization http://www.imo.org/
International Transportation Safety Association (ITSA) http://www.itsasafety.org/
Marine Accident Investigation Branch, UK https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/marine-accident-investigation-branch
Marine Accidents Inquiry Agency, Japan https://www.mlit.go.jp/jtsb/maiadigest_e.html
National Transportation Safety Board, USA (NTSB) http://www.ntsb.gov/
Transport Accident Investigation Commission, New Zealandhttp://www.taic.org.nz/
Transportation Safety Board of Canadahttp://www.bst-tsb.gc.ca
US Coastguard Office of Investigation and Analysishttp://www.dot.gov

Maritime International Organization and
Organizations of Interest

America Clubhttp://www.american-club.com/
American Waterways Operators (AWO)http://www.americanwaterways.com
Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO)https://www.bimco.org/
CHIRP for Maritime = Confidential Hazardous Incident Reporting Programmehttp://www.chirp.co.uk
Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technologyhttp://www.itsasafety.org/
International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo)http://www.intercargo.org/
International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (Intertanko)http://www.intertanko.com
International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)http://www.marisec.org/ics/index.htm
International Shipping Federation (ISF)http://www.marisec.org/isf/index.htm
International Transportation Safety Associationhttp://www.itsasafety.org/
Marine Accident Investigator’s International Forum (MAIIF)http://www.maiif.net
Nautical Institutehttp://www.nautinst.org/
Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF)http://www.ocimf.com
Seafarers International Research Centerhttp://www.sirc.cf.ac.uk/
Shipowners P & Ihttp://www.shipownersclub.com/
Society of International Gas Tanker & Terminal Operators (SIGTTO)http://www.sigtto.org
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineershttp://www.sname.org/
The Royal National Lifeboat Institutionhttp://www.rnli.org.uk
UK P & I Clubhttp://www.ukpandi.com

Maritime News
Web Name Website
Fairplay - International maritime news source.http://fairplay.co.uk
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide (Online Daily Newspaper) - news and updates on markets, projects, vessels, equipment, research, shipyards, shipping companies.http://hellenicshippingnews.com
MarinLink - Marine Industry News, Maritime Reporter, Marine News, Shipbuilding, Coast Guard, Navy, Marine Propulsion, Contracts, Maritime Security, Offshore.http://marinelink.com
TradeWinds - depth reporting of the shipping industry.http://tradewindsnews.com
World Maritime News  - news and updates on markets, projects, vessels, equipment, research, shipyards, shipping companies and the authorities dominating marine markets.http://worldmaritimenews.com

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