Archive of: Marine Propulsion Articles

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MHI Set for Engine Growth

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. is establishing a company dedicated to handling its marine machinery and marine diesel engine business from October 1.

May 2013
ABB Contract For Vessel Power System

ABB Contract For Vessel Power System

ABB, a power and automation technology group, has won an order to supply electrical power and propulsion systems for a deepwater pipe laying vessel.

May 2013
ABB Maintaining Its Equipment

ABB Maintaining Its Equipment

ABB, a leading power and automation technology group, signed a long-term preventive service agreement with China LNG Shipping International Co. Ltd (CLSICO) to provide maintenance services to all ABB equipment onboard its six LNG vessels in the next five years.

May 2013

Less Fuel, More Propulsion

GE’s Power Conversion business has increased its offshore systems portfolio with Inovelis, a podded thruster based on pump jet principles.

May 2013
Powering U.S. Navy’s Surface Combatants

Powering U.S. Navy’s Surface Combatants

GE Marine announced it will provide Mobile, Alabama, U.S.A.-based Austal USA with four LM2500 marine aeroderivative gas turbines to power the United States Navy’s 14th and 16th Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ships (LCS).

April 2013
Japan Warms To ME-GI Concept

Japan Warms To ME-GI Concept

Mitsui, one of MAN Diesel & Turbo’s oldest licensees, held a successful demonstration in April of the first Mitsui MAN B&W 6S70ME-C-GI engine produced at its Tamano, Okayama, Japan, works.

April 2013
Caterpillar Powering Drillships

Caterpillar Powering Drillships

Caterpillar Global Petroleum has been awarded the contract from Estaleiro Enseada do Paraguaçu - EEP to provide the diesel generator sets for the main, propulsion and emergency power for six drillships to be built at Estaleiro Enseada do Paraguaçu shipyard in the state of Bahia, Brazil.

April 2013
Fine-Tuning Options

Fine-Tuning Options

ABB Turbocharging announced that its high-pressure tuning (HPT) was added to MAN Diesel & Turbo’s two-stroke engine tuning options.

April 2013
Wartsila Draws The Assist For LNG Carriers

Wartsila Draws The Assist For LNG Carriers

Wärtsilä has received an order to supply a package for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Carriers being built for Danish operator Evergas, a petrochemical gases and natural gas liquids transporter.

April 2013
Power On Defense

Power On Defense

GE Marine announced that it will provide IHI, Tokyo, Japan, with LM2500 and LM500 gas turbines for the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force’s (JMSDF) new 24DDH destroyer.

March 2013
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