Power & Propulsion – Page 12

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    New crabber opts for de-rated power


    Scrabster-based Boy Alan, a new shellfish catcher built by the Seaway Group in Macduff, Scotland, typifies the latest generation of under-10m, purpose-built, static-gear boats.

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    Reliability is the word


    The MAN Diesel type 27/38 engine installed in the Irish fishing vessel F/V Mark Amay, has successfully reached 45,000 hours of operation.

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    £25,000 to help cut fuel costs in the Scottish fishing industry


    Belzona Polymerics Ltd has donated £25,000 of its revolutionary fuel efficiency improvement product, Belesta LC2 to support the Scottish Fishing Fleet in their current crisis of high fuel prices.

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    Maras signing new contracts every month


    Maras will be exhibiting its new engine package for boat builders at Icefish 2008 – a package described by managing director, Gudmundur Bragason as "all the best stuff together".

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    One stop propulsion centre


    Operating for over 30 years from two depots, Marine & Industrial Transmissions Ltd (M.I.T.) has built up two large facilities stocking components for twin disc marine gears, Mekanord CPP systems, industrial products, electronic controls, Arneson, Water Jets, Transfluid power take off’s and fluid couplings, and spares and units for many ...

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    New underwater and oil tolerant repair product


    Belzona Polymerics Limited has created a cost effective repair material for applications within oily and wet environments which will be launched at Icefish 2008.

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    Westfalia's new separator


    Westfalia Separator will present its new separator type SE 200 at Icefish 2008 - the biggest of its kind for the fish industry worldwide.

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    Meeting emissions regulations


    Volvo Penta says that the excellent emissions performance of its engines meet both existing and proposed emissions regulations and all of the company''s gen-sets and propulsion engines are type approved by major classification societies.

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    More Cummins engines for Argentina


    At the end of May, the shipyard Astillero Naval Federico Contessi y Cia. S.A. christened and launched a new coastal fishing vessel.

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    Bio-lubes: myth and reality


    The fishing industry today faces many challenges. Increasing fuel costs, reduced quotas and depleted fishing grounds are just a few of the major headaches facing vessel owners and operators.

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    Countering soaring fuel costs


    With increasing fuel costs, vessel fuel efficiency is something that really needs to be considered. Fuel is a necessary ‘evil’ and is an essential commodity required to do the job.

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    New bunker facility in Faroe Islands


    O.W. Icebunker Ltd. A/S (OWI), part of the O.W. Bunker Group has announced the establishment of a new tank storage facility in the North Atlantic.

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    Frydenbø opens Bergen sales office


    Frydenbø Power is establishing a sales and service office in Bergen, in order to strengthen its services to customers in the marine industry along the western coast of Norway.

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    Centurion Del Atlantico returns to southern hemisphere


    MAN Diesel PrimeServ’s Service Center in Frederikshavn, Denmark, has successfully completed a large main engine repair and overhaul job aboard the Argentine fishing factory trawler Centurion Del Atlantico.

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    MAN Diesel’s environmental milestone


    MAN Diesel is relaunching its portfolio, making all its engines compatible with the limits established by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in its Tier II regulations.

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    Diesel additives fail to improve fuel efficiency


    An integrated Seafish (UK Sea Fish Industry Authority) research programme on fuel efficiency for fishing vessels has found that there are no discernable improvements in fuel economy when using diesel fuel additives in engines for 10 metre class vessels.

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    EPA Tier 2 Engine for EPA Vessel


    The R/V "Lake Guardian" (ex "Marsea XIV") is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency''s largest research and monitoring vessel, and is operated by EPA''s Chicago-based Great Lakes National Program Office.

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    V250 diesel engines environmentally certified


    GE Marine announces that it has received United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier II emissions compliance certification for its V250 diesel engine family.

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    John Deere releases new engine


    John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) launched the PowerTech 6.8L marine propulsion engine towards the end of 2007. The 6068SFM75 offers up to 298kW (400hp) and is the newest marine engine offered by John Deere.

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    Watermota repower for TN Trawlers


    Scallop trawler "Georg''Lou-N" has recently undergone a three month repower by Watermota.