Marine Engineering

9th Episode

9th Episode – Maritime Labour Convention By Tat YEUNG         It is Tat Yeung again, an ex-seagoing marine engineer.         In our daily life we use a lot of things transported to us from overseas, the vehicle you travel in, the petrol/fuel to power the vehicles, even …

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8th Episode

8th Episode – Marine Pollution Prevention By Tat YEUNG         It is Tat Yeung again, an ex-seagoing marine engineer.         Protecting the environment is a very concerned topic. There were cases of major pollutions connected to ships. What has the maritime industry done to address the issue?         It may …

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7th Episode

7th Episode – International Maritime Convention, SOLAS By Tat YEUNG         It is Tat Yeung again, an ex-seagoing marine engineer.         There are numerous international conventions laying down the standards for the member states to implement on the shipping industry. Each convention aims at a particular aspect of the maritime …

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6th Episode

6th Episode – International Maritime Regulations By Tat YEUNG         It is Tat Yeung again, an ex-seagoing marine engineer.         Commercial ships trade across the oceans to load or unload cargoes in the ports of various countries. No two countries are identical in their regulatory systems, let alone regulating ships. …

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5th Episode

5th Episode – Marine Engineer’s Job and Life On Board By Tat YEUNG         It is Tat Yeung again, a seagoing marine engineer.         What does a seagoing marine engineer do? What is a seagoing marine engineer life? Let us explore.         There are two main categories of ships, namely …

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4th Episode

4th Episode – Controlling Pollution of the Sea by Oil By Tat YEUNG         This is Tat Yeung again, a seagoing marine engineer.         You cook at home, sometimes deep fry. Invariably there is used/unwanted cooking oil left, perhaps in litres. How do you dispose it? Pour it into the …

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3rd Episode

3rd Episode – Tragic Moment at Sea By Tat YEUNG       This is Tat Yeung again, a seagoing marine engineer.       I am going to write a personal known of/experienced tragic story about seafarer’s life.       Below is a print screen of Google Map of the Persian Gulf (PG). Reader …

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2nd Episode

2nd Episode – Fresh Water Generator at Sea By Tat YEUNG       This is Tat Yeung again, a seagoing marine engineer.       A ship very often sails at sea for weeks before berthing a port for supply. Food can be stocked easily in the freezer. How about fresh water? Health …

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1st Episode

1st Episode – Sewage Treatment Plant at Sea By Tat YEUNG       Hi, this is Tat Yeung. I was a seafarer (seagoing marine engineer to be exact), a ship inspector and now a retired, not yet retarded, old man.       As a seafarer, I have some life experience that may …

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