Marine Propulsion

Title Issue

Sea Power To The Rescue

Wärtsilä has been contracted by the People's Republic of China's Communications Import & Export Corp. to supply the main propulsion system for four new ocean rescue vessels.

September 2013
Making The Grade

Making The Grade

The MTU Series 8000 marine engine has been awarded Naval Vessel Rules (NVR) certification by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

September 2013

Propelled Fire Fighting

Voith will provide Voith Schneider propellers and turbo couplings for two fireboats designed by Robert Allan Ltd. for the Port of Long Beach, California, U.S.A. With a water pumping capacity of more than 151 416 L/min.

August 2013
Multi-Layer, Multi-Function

Multi-Layer, Multi-Function

MAN Diesel & Turbo will supply the main generator sets for a multi-layer vessel commenced by Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven AG for British client, Ceona. The Ceona Amazon will be equipped with 2 X 9L32/44CR+4 X 8L32/44CR main gen-sets, providing a 28 MW output.

August 2013
Combined System For LNG Carriers

Combined System For LNG Carriers

Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply a combined inert gas generator and gas combustion unit for two new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers being built at the DSME yard in South Korea.

July 2013
MaK Dual-Fuel Engine Ships Out

MaK Dual-Fuel Engine Ships Out

Caterpillar Marine Power Systems announced the shipment of the first MaK M 46 DF dual-fuel marine engine. The M 46 DF, Caterpillar’s first marine dual-fuel solution, will power a newbuild ordered by Germany’s AIDA cruises.

July 2013
MAN Unveils Two Powerful Marine Engines

MAN Unveils Two Powerful Marine Engines

MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced two additions to its engine program – the G95ME-C9.2 and the S90ME-C10.2. According to the company, these two engines are the largest MAN Diesel & Turbo has ever released to the marine, two-stroke market.

July 2013

Increased Power Rating For Marine Diesel Engine

Caterpillar Marine Power Systems has announced the development of the MaK M 32 E, which the company said is a high-performance marine diesel engine platform for the commercial marine industry based on the M 32 C engine series.

June 2013
Clean Power For Italian Cruise Ships

Clean Power For Italian Cruise Ships

MAN Diesel & Turbo will supply eight engines for the diesel-electric propulsion of two cruise ship newbuildings to cruise ship builder Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani S.p.A.

June 2013
Cat Dual-Fuel Marine Engine

Cat Dual-Fuel Marine Engine

Caterpillar is introducing a dual-fuel engine for marine applications. The company said the MaK M 34 DF has the same onboard footprint as the existing M 32 C diesel engine series and is suitable for a wide range of vessels.

May 2013