Marine Engineering Law and Legal Definition
The term marine engineering means the engineering discipline concerned with the machinery and systems of ships and other marine vehicles and structures. Marine engineering discipline includes the design, construction, installation, operation, and maintenance of main power plants, as well as the associated auxiliary machinery and equipment, for the propulsion of ships.
Marine engineers have to deal systems like diesel engines, gas turbines, boilers, steam turbines, heat exchangers, and pumps and compressors, electrical machinery; hydraulic machinery, refrigeration machinery, steam, water, fuel oil, lubricating oil, compressed gas, , equipment for automation and control; equipment for fire fighting and other forms of damage control, and systems for cargo handling. Marine engineers are also responsible for inspection and surveying, corrosion protection, and repair of ships.
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- Antarctic Marine Living Resource Convention Act of 1984
- Antarctic Marine Living Resources
- Architectural or Engineering (A/E) Services
- Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
- Engineering and Technical Services
- Engineering Integration Costs
- Engineering Standard
- Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Contract
- Environmental Engineering
- Financial Engineering