Spare parts are of three different typesTaken from: Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery August/September 2012
Every superintendent is aware of the constant need for spares for their ships. As vessels age, the requirement usually increases and it may become harder to obtain OEM parts and other spares required. This often means that spares have to be locally manufactured, generally at significant expense and incurring large lead times.
Machinery spaces generally attract the majority of spares required but deck spares for navigational and deck equipment, including spares for derricks and winches, are als....Please login to read the rest of this story
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