Sunday, April 19, 2020

Action to be taken if lub oil sump level of M/E decrease

Check rate of decreasing if slowly decrease, fill up L.O and find the leakage without stopping  engine
If rapidly decrease, inform to bridge and stop the engine. Find the leakage and repair.

Possible leakage points: 
     Bed plate crack (check engine room bilge) 
     Piston cooling L.O system (check scavenge space & under piston space {entablature}) 
     L.O cooler & L.O purifier 
     All pipes and connection 
Check L.O return valve from crankcase to sump tank close or not 
Check oil scraper rings & stuffing box

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