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Service Letter SL2016-636/JWJ Splash Guarding

Based on our experience from visits on board seagoing vessels, where we have seen fuel oil (FO) connections with either incomplete or even missing splash guarding, we would like to draw your attention to installation of the required splash guarding of flanged connections in the FO

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REVIEW OF THE 2015 GUIDELINES FOR EXHAUST GAS CLEANING SYSTEMS (RESOLUTION MEPC. 259(68)

Executive summary:
This document proposes specific guidance on accidental breakdown, instrument malfunction and perceived temporary non-compliance and transient performance of EGCS.

Strategic direction:
Number to be assigned after A 30

High-level action: Number to be assigned after A 30

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Use of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems under the Merchant Shipping

Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) in operation
Exceptional circumstance 1 - An EGCS suffers from transitory non-compliance (for example due to engine load fluctuation)

Exceptional circumstance 2 - Possible non-compliance with the SOx emission limits during the start up and shut down of the EGCS

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EU e-Privacy Directive

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Black Spots -Cylinder liner with black lacquer and cold corrosion

Wartsila Guide for condition of relevant piston-running components
(liner, pistons and piston rings) Version 2,1 June 2014.

6.2 To be monitored
6.2.2 Liner

Condition: Cylinder liner with quite some cold corrosion and some black lacquer
Acceptance: To be monitored
Action: Check correct cylinder oil feed rate setting in line with technical bulletins (TB) RT-161, RT-138

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Stern Tube Seals Operation of AFT Seal Tank

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide operating instructions of AFT seal tank and the purpose of AFT seal tank installation.

- Purpose of AFT seal tank installation
- Operation when the seawater ingress
- Operation when the lube oil leakage

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Load Dependent Cylinder Liner (LDCL) Cooling Water System

Cylinder liner cold corrosion is counteracted by raising the temperature of the exposed parts of the cylinder liner within permissible limits by making modifications to the cylinder liner design and by making changes of the cooling water system.
The latter is done by introducing the new Load Dependent Cylinder Liner (LDCL) cooling water system.

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