Power & Propulsion – Page 11

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    Seafish: Skippers can reduce carbon emissions


    A new fact sheet from Seafish, the UK authority on seafood, describes some of the measures skippers can adopt to improve a vessel’s carbon footprint. This new fact sheet argues that skippers still have an active role to play in helping to reduce fishing vessel fuel emissions.

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    New Jet Model 288


    Alamarin Jet Oy has launched the new Jet Model 288.

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    Protecting earnings through preventative maintenance


    With a lost week costing anything upwards of £10,000, unplanned downtime is not only inconvenient it can also be costly, resulting in the loss of catches and subsequently, earnings. This is a priority for any fisherman to consider, as a productive fishing vessel is vital for a profitable livelihood.

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    Cummins' new QSK50


    At Nor-Shipping 2009, held in Oslo, Norway, Cummins Inc. showcased its EPA Tier 2 certified and IMO Tier II compliant Quantum System 50l engine - the first time a QSK50 has been publicly exhibited in Scandinavia.

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    New Scottish catamaran opts for Perkins Sabre power


    A new and revolutionary designed 12-metre prawn creel catamaran, which fishes from Tayvalick in Argyll on the west coast of Scotland, has been built by Isle of Sky Boatbuilders.

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    Clean diesel fuel equals efficient and reliable engine


    Clean diesel fuel is essential for an efficient and reliable engine. To achieve clean fuel is it necessary to use filtration – but CC Jensen asks, how do you choose the right and best filtration method?

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    Fuel flow monitoring systems put to the test


    Seafish, the UK authority on seafood, has tested a range of complete fuel monitoring systems at the Camborne School of Mines (University of Exeter) test cell facility.

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    Northern Lights' newest propulsion engine


    Northern Lights, manufacturer of marine diesel generator sets and Lugger diesel engines, has introduced its newest propulsion solution – the L6125H diesel engine, featuring an electronically-controlled high-pressure common-rail (HPCR) fuel system.

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    Belesta LC2 delivers fuel reduction


    In common with many Scottish fishing boat owners, Jonathan Dawson of the Standsure, UL 552, was experiencing increasingly high fuel costs which meant fishing was becoming less profitable.

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    Royal Star: New era same reliability


    The reliable Cummins six-cyliner in-line marine diesel is among the most popular engine on commercial fishing boats from Seattle’s classic long line halibut schooners to Gulf of Mexico Shrimpers.

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    Calypso going green with Volvo Penta


    The legendary ocean researcher and diver Jacques-Yves Cousteau’s research ship Calypso is currently being restored in France.

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    'Green lubes' for environmentally friendly CP propellers


    After comprehensive testing, MAN Diesel has given general approval for the use of Vickers Oils bio-oils with its CP propellers.

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    Caterpillar presents new compact C6.6 ACERT generator set


    According to Caterpillar, the new Cat® C6.6 ACERT® generator set combines proven design and manufacturing expertise with the latest ACERT technology to provide state-of-the-art performance, fuel economy, emissions compliance and electronic control.

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    Free Belesta distributed to skippers at Pittenweem Harbour


    At the end of October last year, free Belesta product was distributed at Pittenweem Harbour to skippers who had registered for a campaign run by Belzona Polymerics.

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    John Deere Power Systems launches new diesel engine


    John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) displayed its newest marine at the Pacific Marine Expo 2008, held in November last year.

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    Cummins introduces QSK60 Tier 2 marine engine


    Cummins Inc. has upgraded the QSK60 marine engine for propulsion and auxiliary applications to meet US EPA Tier 2 and European Union Stage IIIA emissions regulations.

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    Deadliest Cat(ch)


    Seeing Caterpillar® engines in action is not always easy, especially when they are powering ships in the middle of the ocean.

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    ClassNK releases 'Guidance for Measures to Cope with Degraded Marine Fuels'


    ClassNK released the English edition of Version II of its previously well-received ''Guidance for Measures to Cope with Degraded Marine Fuels: Taking into Account the Poor Combustibility of Fuels'' in November.

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    Macduff Shipyards completes Rebecca


    The latest completion by Macduff Shipyards Limited is the Rebecca for skipper Adam Tait, who operates through Westward Fishing Company in the UK.

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    Thrusters win ABS DP1 approval


    WESMAR has announced that its Model V2-20NS Vortex dual prop all stainless steel bow thruster has been given ABS approval for dynamic positioning applications (DP1).