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Powered By Eco-Friendly LNG

Powered By Eco-Friendly LNG

Germany’s Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) has signed a contract to build an LNG-fueled roll-on/roll-off ferry for Australia’s SeaRoad Shipping featuring Cat engines.

November 2014
CNG, Not LNG, With Solar Boost

CNG, Not LNG, With Solar Boost

A new ferry for Holland’s Royal Teso (Texels Eigen Stoomboot Onderneming) will have dual-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG)/diesel engines supporting an electric driveline supplemented by solar panels.

November 2014
MAN Ethane Dual-Fuel

MAN Ethane Dual-Fuel

Oslo, Norway-based Ocean Yield ASA has ordered three liquefied ethylene gas carriers (LEGCs) that will have MAN dual-fuel engines able to run on diesel or an ethane.

November 2014
Breaking The Ice

Breaking The Ice

The Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) yard in South Korea has ordered a total of 54 Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power 172 600 m3 icebreaking LNG carriers that will serve the Yamal LNG project in Northern Russia.

November 2014
Powering Anchor Handling Vessels

Powering Anchor Handling Vessels

Two anchor handling offshore support vessels (AHOSVs) being built in Sri Lanka have been designed by Wärtsilä and will be powered by Wärtsilä integrated propulsion systems.

November 2014
Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing

Two 78 m purser/trawler fishing vessels being designed and built at Karstensen Shipyard in Denmark will feature Wärtsilä's main propulsion and control equipment.

October 2014
DSME Returns For More MAN Engines

DSME Returns For More MAN Engines

MAN Diesel & Turbo has received an order for four of its 5G70ME-GI engines from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME).

October 2014
MAN Goes Fishing

MAN Goes Fishing

Icelandic owners HB Grandi, Vinnslustodin hf. and Hradfrystihusid Gunnvör have ordered five fresh-fish trawlers that will feature two different MAN 6 L 27/38 engines and aft-ship equipment.

October 2014
Powering Ferries At Rio Olympics

Powering Ferries At Rio Olympics

The first Caterpillar 3512C marine generator sets with Dynamic Gas Blending (DGB) have been selected to power Assessoria Transporte Aquaviaro fast ferries for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

September 2014
High-Speed Diesel Engines

High-Speed Diesel Engines

Moteurs Baudouin has presented its six-cylinder inline 6M26.3 engine and the 12-cylinder vee configuration 12M26.3 engine.

September 2014
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