They say the bridge, where the captain is in-charge is the brain of the ship, while the engine is the heart of the ship where the chief engr. leads.
Imagine a person who is alive but is brain dead. That person can be considered the living dead. Well, we are all sure a person is dead without the heart functioning. So for all those arguments which department is vital for ship’s operation, the deck or engine department? There goes the answer😉
TYPE : Oil Tanker ( Bitumen), max cargo temp. 250°C, Swedish/Finnish Ice class 1A Super
Gross tonnage : 6556
ENGINE : WÄRTSILÄ 6L38, 4350 KW
The Wärtsilä 38 diesel engine is a 4-stroke, medium speed, turbocharged and intercooled engine with direct fuel injection.