July 2013

Siemens Order To Emerging Malaysia

Siemens will supply two single-shaft power trains – each consisting of an SGT5-8000H gas turbine, an SGen-3000W water-cooled generator, and an SST-5000 triple-pressure steam turbine and auxiliary systems – for the TNB Prai combined-cycle power plant (CCPP) in Malaysia.

Iraq Orders For L.A. Turbine

Iraq Orders For L.A. Turbine

L.A. Turbine received a multimillion-dollar contract for two magnetic-bearing, expander-compressor units by one of the largest equipment procurement companies in Asia.

Meggitt, KDP Teaming Up

Meggitt Sensing Systems Measurement Group, a Meggitt company that provides sensing and monitoring systems for extreme environments, has announced a new distribution partnership with KDP Electronic Systems Ltd.

Turning Waste Into Energy

Lebanon will use GE Jenbacher technology in a renewable energy initiative at a landfill gas-to-energy project in Naameh, near Beirut.

Orders Placed For MAN Dual-Fuel Engines

MAN Diesel & Turbo has received €100 million worth of orders from China and Japan for a total of 35 dual-fuel engines for liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. Delivery of the engines is scheduled for 2014.

GE Oil & Gas On The Move

GE Oil & Gas is moving its global headquarters from Florence, Italy to London, U.K., effective next January.

Wärtsilä X62 In Business

Wärtsilä X62 In Business

Wärtsilä has received its first two orders – a total of seven engines – for the Wärtsilä X62 two-stroke, low-speed engine, which the company said is tailor-made for Panamax bulk carriers, Aframax or long-range 2 (LR2) tankers and container feeders.

A Fitting Conversion

Wärtsilä received a retrofitting contract to convert the m/v Ostfriesland, a car and passenger ferry owned by Aktien-Gesellschaft “EMS”, so that it can utilize liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel.

Finishing The Job

Wood Group GTS has completed US$2 million worth of major maintenance services for Frame 6B and Frame 5 gas turbines at a U.S. and Costa Rican power station, respectively.

MSHS Establishes Turbocharger Service Facility

Motor-Services Hugo Stamp, Inc. (MSHS) has launched its turbocharger maintenance and service facility in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.

GE Power Down Under 2.0

Cape Lambert will use GE gas turbines for combined-cycle project; driving expansion of Western Australia mining operations

Ivory Coast Power Project Expansion

Ivory Coast Power Project Expansion

Aggreko, a provider of temporary power and temperature control services, has announced the expansion of its power project in Ivory Coast with the addition of 100 MW of generating capacity, bringing the project’s total combined output to 200 MW.

Combined System For LNG Carriers

Combined System For LNG Carriers

Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply a combined inert gas generator and gas combustion unit for two new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers being built at the DSME yard in South Korea.

First MTU Powered Trains In Argentina

First MTU Powered Trains In Argentina

MTU announced that, for the first time, trains powered by its engines will go into service in Argentina.

MaK Dual-Fuel Engine Ships Out

MaK Dual-Fuel Engine Ships Out

Caterpillar Marine Power Systems announced the shipment of the first MaK M 46 DF dual-fuel marine engine. The M 46 DF, Caterpillar’s first marine dual-fuel solution, will power a newbuild ordered by Germany’s AIDA cruises.

Two Turbines For China CoGen Plant

GE and its technology partner, Nanjing Turbine & Electric Machinery Co. Ltd. (NTC), will supply two 6F 3-series gas turbines to Chinese power company Guodian Dianli for the Nanxun power plant near Huzhu city in Zhejiang province, China.

MAN Unveils Two Powerful Marine Engines

MAN Unveils Two Powerful Marine Engines

MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced two additions to its engine program – the G95ME-C9.2 and the S90ME-C10.2. According to the company, these two engines are the largest MAN Diesel & Turbo has ever released to the marine, two-stroke market.

Universal AET Acquires Ojibway Enclosure Systems

Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies has purchased Ojibway Enclosure Systems, a manufacturer of enclosures and packager of generator sets for power generation systems.

Siemens Powers Two Dutch Plants

Dutch energy company Nuon has commissioned two combined-cycle gas turbine plants in the Netherlands with the capability of generating enough power for 1.5 million households.

Bergen Engines – The New Tognum Subsidiary

Bergen Engines – The New Tognum Subsidiary

Norwegian engine manufacturer and former Rolls-Royce subsidiary Bergen Engines AS has officially become part of the Tognum Group.

New Head Of Tognum AG

New Head Of Tognum AG

Dr. Ulrich Dohle has assumed his new duties as chairman of the executive board and CEO of Tognum AG.

Caterpillar To Acquire Berg Propulsion

Caterpillar Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Johan Walter Berg AB, including its core brand of Berg Propulsion, a manufacturer of mechanically and electrically driven propulsion systems and marine controls for ships.

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