engine log book

Log book is the official document which has all the operational data related to the operation of the ship machinery.

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Consumption record.  Evidence to prove that certain checks were done prior entering a port.Importance of log book Legal document. And F.  Evidence for investigation of an accident.  Ensure proper checking of parameters every watch by watch-keepers.  A condition monitoring tool.O. Useful in early fault finding.  .  Identification of trend of parameters of m/c.O.  L.

.Procedure to make entries in log book Entries to be made clearly and legible. Preferably local reading to be recorded. All corrections to be made by a single line cut and to be signed by person making correction. Additional events / accidents to be recorded.

Scavenger temp and pr.O. M/E L. piston cooling oil and jacket water temperatures. F. M/E L.O. Engine load.O. Flow meters. T/C RPM. And JCW pressures. .Important readings Engine RPM. .O. M/E exhaust gas temperatures. F..

Never to change reading at later time to divert an investigation.Caution ! Never to write false reading or statement in logbook. . Failing to do these may result in imprisonment or personal fine or both. Its a criminal offense.

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