October 2013

Wood Secures Germany Deal

Wood Group GTS has been awarded a six-year contract by Evonik Industries AG to provide maintenance services.

Better By The Dozen

Better By The Dozen

The Verhnebakanskiy Cement Plant in Novorossiysk, Russia, is expanding its 44.3 MW on-site natural gas power plant by installing a 12th Jenbacher J624 gas engine from GE.

Hands-Free Engine Block Honing

Hands-Free Engine Block Honing

Rottler Manufacturing Llc. has released its H70A Series CNC Vertical Honing Machines, which allow complete engine blocks (in-line and V-blocks) to be honed automatically and unattended.

Teaming Up To Power Up

Tognum subsidiary MTU Onsite Energy and regional Polish energy supplier Kogeneracja Zachód have announced intentions to form a partnership for the supply and maintenance of combined heat and power (CHP) plants.

Cogen Plant Online

Cogen Plant Online

Siemens Energy announced that the cogeneration plant in Lubmin, Germany, has been officially inaugurated.

Contract For Indonesia Power

Contract For Indonesia Power

Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engineering and equipment for a new 184 MW power plant under construction in Indonesia.

Tackling The Inland Marine Market

Tackling The Inland Marine Market

Laborde Products has been selected as Vapor Power International’s marine distributor for the North American marine markets.

Monico Aligns With CMR Group

Monico Monitoring, Inc., has formed a strategic alliance with CMR Group, a manufacturer of industrial engine controls, wiring harnesses and electrical management systems.

Korea Patrol Boats Get Power

Korea Patrol Boats Get Power

GE Marine’s LM500 aeroderivative gas turbines have been selected to power the Republic of Korea Navy’s PKX-B patrol boat program.

Scrubbing The Ferries Clean

Scrubbing The Ferries Clean

Wärtsilä has been contracted to retrofit its open loop scrubber systems on three additional vessels owned by Color Line, Norway's largest cruise and ferry operator.

More Power To Ride The Rails

More Power To Ride The Rails

Cummins has unveiled a 3132 kW power module for line haul locomotives that the company said meets the Tier 4 railway emissions standards to take effect in 2015.

Making The EPA Grade

Caterpillar Marine Power Systems announced the EPA Tier 2 Certification of all MaK engine platforms with cylinder volumes of above 30 L.

GE To Power Israel Plant

GE said it will supply eight of its 1.4 MW Jenbacher J420 biogas engines for a new cogeneration plant at the Shafdan Wastewater Treatment Plant located south of Tel Aviv, Israel.

Powering Across The Seas

Powering Across The Seas

Wärtsilä, a marine industry solutions and services provider, said it will supply its 50DF dual-fuel engines and propulsion systems for two liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier vessels under construction in two Chinese shipyards.

Three In The Bag

Alstom announced it has been awarded two long-term service agreements (LTSA) for three natural gas-fired power plants in the U.S. and Canada.

Three Years Of Distribution Coming Up

Puradyn Filter Technologies announced a three-year distribution agreement with the HongHua Group of China.

Major Joint Venture Formation

Wood Group and Siemens AG have entered into an agreement to form a joint venture.

Clean Marine Power

Capstone Turbine Corp. is expanding its product offering in the marine market with LNG or diesel-fueled marine microturbines.

MWM Becomes Caterpillar Energy Solutions GmbH

Caterpillar announced that the German-based gas engine manufacturer MWM, now part of Caterpillar, has changed its name to Caterpillar Energy Solutions GmbH.

Two Is Not Better Than One

Two Is Not Better Than One

Finning Power Systems has developed its Caterpillar C175-20, a high-speed diesel generator set producing up to 4 MW of power from a smaller footprint.

Healing Power

The Rush University Medical Center of Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., has installed six MTU 2 MW 16 V Series 4000 to provide backup power in the event of a utility outage.

Shocking Measurements

Shocking Measurements

Meggitt Sensing Systems, a Meggitt group division specializing in sensing and monitoring systems for extreme environments, has announced its Endevco model 727.

Steam Turbines For Solar Project

Wood Group GTS has secured a contract for the installation of two GE A-14 steam turbines and related generating equipment at the Mojave Solar Project, San Bernardino County, California, U.S.A.

Megaproject Underway

Megaproject Underway

GE has received a contract to provide key turbomachinery equipment for the Yamal liquefied natural gas (LNG) “megaproject” owned by JSC Yamal LNG that is being developed on the Yamal Peninsula in Russia’s northern Siberia region.

Distribution Partnership

L.A. Turbine Inc. has announced a distributor partnership agreement with rotating equipment specialist Chien-Yu Industrial Co. Ltd. (CYI).

Turboexpander Unit To Russia

Turboexpander Unit To Russia

L.A. Turbine Inc. announced its first Russian shipment of a L2000 turboexpander-compressor unit to LUKOIL-Perm Ltd., a gas processing plant located in Perm, Russia.

Anchors Aweigh For GE Marine

Anchors Aweigh For GE Marine

GE Marine said it will provide eight LM2500 marine gas turbines to power the U.S. Navy’s DDG 117 and DDG 118 destroyers, which will be named the USS Paul Ignatius and the USS Daniel Inouye, respectively.