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Power & Propulsion

New Wärtsilä trawler design
Wärtsilä Ship Design has introduced a new optimised stern trawler design that it says will reduce fuel consumption and notably increase overall vessel efficiency compared to currently available designs. 16 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
‘Debra Maria’ powered by JCB
A new catamaran for UK fisherman Robert Mole is powered by twin Mermaid JCB engines. 10 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Scana Propulsion wins new fishing vessel contracts
Scana Propulsion has secured propulsion system contracts for newbuild fishing vessels and for important retrofit projects. 06 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Scana Propulsion signs contracts for five fishing vessels
Norwegian propulsion system manufacturer, Scana Propulsion, has won new contracts for propulsion systems for five fishing vessels. 16 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Improving the energy efficiency of fishing boats
The first prototype of Barillec’s latest innovation - the VarShaft® system - is now available in its showroom in Concarneau, France. 15 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Landau wins UK fishing vessel contract
Landau UK has won a three year contract with Defra and the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to provide engineering services for the testing of engine power of fishing vessels around the UK. 08 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
First OXE Diesel outboard enters service
The world’s first commercially available high power diesel outboard engine has recently entered service with launch customer Marine Harvest Scotland. 20 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
High Performance Marine Batteries & Stored Energy Workshop
This unique event brings together an international group of experts armed with the latest knowledge to highlight the potential use of high performance marine battery systems and stored energy. 20 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Hybrid technology for fishing and aquaculture
In 2016 two significant developments are going to make many owners, operators and builders of fishing vessels consider hybrid marine power. 29 Mar 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
John Deere introduces Tier 3 marine engine lineup
John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) has announced that it meets U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Marine Tier 3 emissions regulations with a complete lineup of diesel engines from 74 to 559kW (99 to 750hp). 17 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Six-cylinder upgrade
Germany’s MAN Engines is set to modernise its range of inline six-cylinder engines for work boats with the launch of the latest generation of engines based on the MAN D2676 with cylinder capacity of 12.4 litres. 06 Jan 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Scana signs trawler propulsion contract
Scana Propulsion has signed a contract to deliver gear and cp-propeller system to Eshcol Fishing Company’s new pelagic trawler ‘Grateful’. 27 Oct 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Record-breaking engine
Wärtsilä has recently launched its Wärtsilä 31 medium speed engine – which has achieved a Guinness World Records title for the most efficient 4-stroke diesel engine. 15 Oct 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Marine Harvest to trial first OXE Diesel commercial outboard
Supacat Group company, MDS Marine, has signed a contract with Marine Harvest Scotland for the first pre-production OXE Diesel, the first viable diesel outboard engine for the commercial sector. 19 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Special offer at DanFish
DT-Interlink will present the new range of Moteurs Baudouin 6- and 12-cylinder high speed marine engines at DanFish in October. 12 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New Scottish fishing vessel powered by Wärtsilä
Norway’s Simek AS is building a new modern fishing vessel on behalf of UK operator Antares (Whalsay) Fishing Company Ltd. 08 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
The next generation research vessel
Marine research vessel 'Aranda' is to be renovated to meet the needs of future marine research in the Baltic Sea. 02 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Funding announced for tribal clean diesel projects
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced over $925,000 in grant funds for tribes in Washington to remove older marine diesel engines that emit harmful air pollutants and replace them with newer engines for more efficient marine vessels. 09 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Rolls-Royce propulsion for new research vessel
Rolls-Royce has won the contract to supply a fully integrated propulsion system for Norway’s new Polar Research Vessel. 31 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cummins launches QSK50
Cummins Inc. has announced that the QSK50 marine engine for variable speed diesel electric (VSDE) applications is now available. 10 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture