AUXILIARY ENGINE BREAK DOWN :


On board MV Jag Ratna, at sea, two generators were on load and some metallic sound use to come irregularly. It was reported to senior engineers but replay was that, it was the tappets sound. After few hours, there was a heavy noise and ultimately black out on board. It was found that the fly weights of one connecting Rod came out and damages the frame and bed plate. Full generator was replaced with other one.