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Rolls-Royce's First Asian Gas Tugs

Rolls-Royce's First Asian Gas Tugs

Rolls-Royce has won an order from Chinese state oil company CNOOC to power Asia's first gas powered tugs.

March 2014
ABS Certification For MTU Series 4000

ABS Certification For MTU Series 4000

The MTU Series 4000 diesel engine has been awarded Naval Vessel Rules (NVR) certification by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

February 2014
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

Wärtsilä Has Seen This Before

Wärtsilä has signed a repeat order with the Cosco (Qidong) Offshore Co.Ltd shipyard. The order covers another DP3 dynamically positioned offshore accommodation rig, which is being built for Singapore-based Axis Offshore.

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

Cat Upgrades Mak M 25 C Engine Platform

Caterpillar Marine’s MaK M 25 C propulsion engine has new features and increased power ratings.

December 2013
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