Compressor Maintenance Course (COMTS)

The course is conducted with state-of-the-art slide show presentations and videos of actual systems of the latest generation of the MAN B & W ME-GI Engine and cloud MOP simulation accessible to all participants.
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Main Air compressor is one of the most important Auxiliary machineries onboard as compressed air is required as starting air, control air and also for service purpose. Many incidents of compressor breakdown take place onboard because of improper maintenance. It is imperative that marine engineers possess sufficient knowledge of the principle of working, maintenance and troubleshooting of compressors.

The course covers the aspects of air compressor theory, and hands on experience of overhaul of compressors including case studies.

Course Objective: To enable participants

  • Safeties associated with Air Compressors
  • Components & functions
  • Overhauling-Disassembly and assembly
  • Trouble shooting and common problems


Suggested Target Group: 3AEs and JEs

Course Contents:

  • Working Principle
  • Overhaul of Sour and Shaun Air cooled compressor
  • Dismantling and reassembly of Cylinder Head, Piston, Con-Rod
  • Inspection and calibration of various components
  • Working of Unloader
  • Troubleshooting​