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Recovering the shaft line after a grounding

Ships are incredible machines at the mercy of powerful natural forces. Sometimes even the best planning and operation cannot prevent them from running into trouble. When that happens, ship operators need partners they can rely on to get them back into normal operation as quickly, smoothly and cost effectively as possible.

Recovering the shaft line after a grounding

Ships are incredible machines at the mercy of powerful natural forces. Sometimes even the best planning and operation cannot prevent them from running into trouble. When that happens, ship operators need partners they can rely on to get them back into normal operation as quickly, smoothly and cost effectively as possible.

Recovering-the-shaft-line-after-a-grounding

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Running aground
  3. Potential damage
  4. A case study
  5. Measuring alignment
  6. Shaft and bearing replacement
  7. Monitoring alignment
  8. Conclusion

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Wärtsilä
Wärtsilä