Marine Propulsion

Title Issue
Converting Ships To LNG

Converting Ships To LNG

Wärtsilä will supply main engines, generators and integrated LNG storage and fuel gas handling systems (LNGPac) to Totem Ocean Trailer Express (Totem Ocean) for the largest LNG conversions ever undertaken in North America.

February 2014
Factory Test Passed

Factory Test Passed

Wärtsilä’s first ever X72 mid-bore, low-speed engine has successfully passed the factory acceptance test.

January 2014
LNG-Powered ConRo Ships

LNG-Powered ConRo Ships

Crowley Maritime Corp. has placed an order for two ConRo ships, each to be powered by a MAN B&W 8S70ME-GI8.2 main engine and three MAN 9L28/32DF auxiliary engines.

January 2014
MAN To Power Norwegian LNGCs

MAN To Power Norwegian LNGCs

Norwegian shipping company Knutsen OAS Shipping has placed an order for four MAN Diesel & Turbo 7G70ME-GI engines to power (two engines per vessel) two new 176 300 m3 capacity LNG carriers.

December 2013
First Order For GE Marine Engine

First Order For GE Marine Engine

GE Transportation announced the first sale of its 12V250 marine diesel engine to Oceaneering, a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products.

December 2013
Complete LNG Propulsion Package

Complete LNG Propulsion Package

Wärtsilä will provide a full propulsion package for a new passenger ferry being built for the Germany-based Reederei Cassen Eils GmbH.

December 2013
Specialized Fishing Vessel Power

Specialized Fishing Vessel Power

Norwegian shipping company, Nyholmen AS, has chosen MAN main and auxiliary four-stroke engines to power the Kvannøy, a 77.25 m purse seiner/trawler.

December 2013
Marine Sales Portfolio Increased

Marine Sales Portfolio Increased

Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD), part of Progress Rail Services Corp. (Progress Rail), has announced that MaK Asia will be adding the EMD Series 710 medium-speed, two-cycle engine to their marine sales portfolio.

December 2013
Teamwork For LNG Carrier Development

Teamwork For LNG Carrier Development

GE Marine, Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. (DSIC) and Lloyd’s Register announce they have jointly developed a design for a gas turbine-powered LNG carrier.

December 2013
Into The North Sea

Into The North Sea

Caterpillar Marine announced that its MaK engines have been selected to power an Østensjø Rederi newbuild set for delivery in spring 2016.

December 2013