ballast pump

ballast pump

[′bal·əst ‚pəmp]
(naval architecture)
A pump designed to discharge water ballast.
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Tenders are invited for Four Annual Routines On Stbd Ballast Pump
Salvage workers had to use a hose to siphon off water from the vessel because the ship's ballast pump had been damaged and is no longer working, said Kimmayong.
One section shows the control room which housed the periscope as well as the ballast pump which was used to extract any water that got into the boat.
1 ballast pump (1 set), renewal of cable hangers and cables on flying passage (5 locations), installation of cable supports (20 sets) for cable way on under passage and modification of core wires in tube type flourescent light (219 pcs)
The Coast Guard officials said in his complaint the vessel had sunk due to failure of the ballast pump caused by improper maintenance of the vessel for which the complainant had held the captain and other senior members of the crew responsible.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply Of Ballast Pump For 1000T Fuel Barges For Indian Navy
A blue portable hose was used to discharge water from the vessel because the ballast pump malfunctioned, he said.
The operation, gathering, setting, inspection and repair of research equipment is also part of the responsibilities of the staff made such as the maintenance of machinery, heating system and ballast pump, cleaning the machinery space, control of faecal and water tanks and monitoring of the hydraulic system of the crane and winch drives.
Total of 17 high duty ballast pumps of 450 tonnes per hour were used.
The massive prefabricated structure was to be transported by barge, which meant that contractors had to cater for the absence of ballast pumps - so Coates turned to SPP's Autoprime range, supplied by Airdraulic Birco Group, for the perfect pumping solution.
As only fresh water, not pond water, is used for ballast, the ballast pumps transfer ballast aft to the ladder storage tank, or to storage tanks within the hull, when the ladder is being raised to its docking position.
For each vessel it comprises a 9-cylinderWrtsil 34DF dual-fuel main engine, two Wartsila Auxpac 20 auxiliary engines, the gas valve unit, a controllable pitch propeller compliant with Ice Class 1A, a high performance nozzle, a Wartsila Energopac rudder system, a Wartsila selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system for the auxiliary engines, 12 Wartsila deepwell cargo pumps, and two Wartsila deepwell ballast pumps with a frequency control system.