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GE Marine and Ingeteam Marine Announce Partnership

Posted on August 10, 2009

GE Marine recently announced that it has signed a business cooperation agreement with the Marine division of Ingeteam, a company headquartered in Spain that specializes in electronic control system automation and application engineering in the marine, industry, railway traction and renewable energy fields. The agreement will include joint marketing, sales efforts and technology development in the marine space for a variety of vessels. The complementary nature of the partnership will enable both companies to offer customers fully integrated marine propulsion systems by bringing together GE Marine’s world class medium-speed diesel engines and Ingeteam Marine’s power and propulsion systems and vessel automation, all of which range in power from 1045 kW to 4240 kW.

“This partnership with Ingeteam Marine combines our complementary sets of technology platforms and commercial objectives, allowing us to present fully integrated electric propulsion systems to our customers in the marine market.”, said John Manison, Business Leader of GE Marine. “We’re excited about the potential this agreement brings and the ability we’ll then have to better meet our customers needs as we move forward.”

“Ingeteam is pleased to have signed this agreement with GE Marine, and is ready to begin actively working together in the marine industry,” said Jose Luis Sobaler, Director of Ingeteam’s Marine Division. “The combined power of GE’s global presence and reputation with Ingeteam’s innovative technology and marine expertise will make this partnership successful and beneficial for both companies as we continue to grow.”

The partnership will allow the companies to work toward their mutual objective of optimizing current platforms to develop a complete system for their customers with further fuel advantages for the marine space. GE has been designing and building high-performance diesel engines for more than 40 years, and is one of the leading manufacturers of medium-speed diesel engines in the world today. With over 15,000 engines operating worldwide, the high compression EFI engines deliver reduced fuel consumption, improved reliability and reduced emissions.

For more information: www.ge.com

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