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What is the Procedure of Starting the Dead ship?

Dead Ship Starting Procedures:

  1. Use emergency air compressor to build up pressure.
  2. Once emergency sir reservoir reach 12 kgf/cm2, prepare to start generator #1 on DO.
  3. Set the line for FO system, FW system and SW cooling system.
  4. Start generator #1 and close the circuit breaker.
  5. Start generator cooling SW pump.
  6. Start main air compressor and fill up the main reservoir.
  7. Start generator #2 & synchronize with generator #1.
  8. Start Aux. boiler & commence with fuel tank to change it over to HFO.
  9. Start purifier and fill up the FO service tank.
  10. Line up FO, LO, FW and SW cooling system for main engine.
  11. Start main LO pump and jack up main engine for 30 mins.
  12. Start main engine and check all parameters.
  13. Once confirm smooth running, gradually increase rpm until normal speed is attained.
  14. Again, check the following
  • FO booster pump
  • ME cooling FW pump
  • Boiler circulating pump
  • Main cooling SW pump
  • Other parameters.


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