By now, most people know that marine engines are being phased out.
But there’s a good chance that you might not know this.
There are a few key points to note before you dive in and dive out:1.
The last marine engines built were in 1960.
The last marine engine built was in 1983.2.
These engines are considered the standard in many marine applications.3.
They were designed to replace the ageing older marine engines and are now obsolete.4.
They have become increasingly unreliable over the years due to corrosion and wear.5.
They are a significant investment to keep operating even though they are obsolete.
The Marine Engineering Association (MEA) says that the majority of marine engines were designed for the old, ageing diesel engines of the early 20th century.
They’re now widely used in a wide range of marine applications, including shipbuilding and construction.
“They’re an integral part of the industrial design and are an important component in the maintenance of marine systems,” said MEA president Tony Richardson.
“In fact, these engines are so vital that they were the main reason why they were used to replace older diesel engines when the industry was still relatively young.”
What do marine engines look like?
The engine bay of a diesel engine.
It’s usually quite large.
(Photo: Marine Engineering Institute)The biggest problem marine engines face is that they’re not as robust as diesel engines.
“That’s why they’re often made from composite materials,” explained MEA executive director of operations Scott Haggerty.
“It’s the result of having these marine engines sitting on a ship for decades and being subjected to corrosion, rust, wear, corrosion of the piping, and even rust and corrosion of other components.”
What does this mean for the marine industry?
The industry has been in a state of disrepair for many years.
It has seen its share of accidents, with some even having to be towed back to port.
“This has happened more than once,” said Hagger, adding that the industry has to “pay a price” for this.
The MEA says that it’s time to get to work rebuilding the marine engine.
“It’s not a question of if, but when,” said Richardson.
“The next generation of marine propulsion is going to be a great thing.”
So what does it mean for you?
There’s nothing to be scared of when you consider marine engines.
They provide a level of reliability and reliability that diesel engines have not.
They also have the advantage of being relatively cheap.