Archive of: Marine Propulsion Articles

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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

MTU, Rolls-Royce Designing Gen-Sets For Royal Navy

Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH and Rolls-Royce have jointly received a contract to design the diesel generator sets for the Royal Navy’s future Type 26 global combat ship.

September 2013
Taking Power Onboard

Taking Power Onboard

Wärtsilä will supply an integrated package for two dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) Ro-Pax passenger ferries being built on behalf of Canadian ferry services provider Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ).

September 2013

One In The Ninth

GE Marine received an order to supply one LM2500+G4 aeroderivative marine gas turbine to Avio Aero of Turin, Italy, a GE Marine system supplier. The gas turbine will power the French Navy’s ninth FREMM frigate.

September 2013

Wärtsilä Laying Down The Propulsion

Wärtsilä has received an order to supply the propulsion systems for six new offshore pipe-laying vessels being built by IHC Merwede, a global provider of vessels and equipment.

August 2013

Cruise Control

MAN Diesel & Turbo has received an order from Meyer Werft to supply 10 V48/60 type engines with diesel-electric propulsion systems for two new cruise vessels operated by U.S.-based cruise liner company Norwegian Cruise Line.

August 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

Orders Placed For MAN Dual-Fuel Engines

MAN Diesel & Turbo has received €100 million worth of orders from China and Japan for a total of 35 dual-fuel engines for liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. Delivery of the engines is scheduled for 2014.

July 2013
Wärtsilä X62 In Business

Wärtsilä X62 In Business

Wärtsilä has received its first two orders – a total of seven engines – for the Wärtsilä X62 two-stroke, low-speed engine, which the company said is tailor-made for Panamax bulk carriers, Aframax or long-range 2 (LR2) tankers and container feeders.

July 2013
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