Power & Propulsion – Page 13

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    Smart way to control propulsion systems


    Glendinning Marine Products, Inc., a product development company that designs, assembles, and markets electro-mechanical devices for use in the RV and marine industries – has announced the completion of its newest product ready for distribution.

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    PrimeServ’s latest trawler overhaul


    PrimeServ Frederikshavn has successfully completed another major main engine overhaul aboard a large, Westrybflot-owned factory freezer trawler.

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    Nozzle improves fishing efficiency


    Built in 1988, MV “Trygvason” is a single-screw trawler originally equipped with an open-type, 2600mm-diameter CPP.

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    The Seafish Fuel Efficiency Programme


    The soaring price of fuel has become a major issue for the UK fishing industry in recent years, especially since it has come at a time of ever tighter quotas and other catch restrictions; all of which put extreme pressure on the viability of the fleet.

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    Fuel savings and greater efficiency for new GE engine


    GE Transportation has introduced new V250 12- and 16-cylinder medium-speed diesel engines for marine and stationary applications which are claimed to deliver fuel savings of as much as 6.5% compared to the company’s earlier models, and offer 25% greater power density in the compact designs, while meeting US Environmental Protection ...

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    Higher efficiency engines with ultra-low emissions


    The world’s two leading marine engine manufacturers, MAN Diesel and Wärtsilä Corporation, have agreed to propose a large scale Cooperative Research Project – HERCULES-ß – with the objective of maximising fuel efficiency while reducing emissions.

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    Emissions – the challenge today


    Marine diesel engines of all types are coming under increasing scrutiny as major polluters of the world’s environment and, as a result, considerable effort is being devoted to the reduction of their emissions, but what is the problem?

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    Free fuel from your own backyard!


    Like most good ideas, this one came out of a row. Italian Engineer Franco Piermartini had watched local citizens battling in public meetings with bureaucrats and service companies who wanted to set up an incinerator to burn a town’s ever-growing mountain of waste.

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    Golden Arrow showing the way


    Southampton-based Golden Arrow Marine claims to be recognised as being one of the country’s top Perkins Sabre dealerships. It says that it provides owners with an unrivalled service that embraces every aspect of owning and enjoying an engine, from supplying and installing, to commissioning and maintaining. So much so that ...

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    Engines for versatile applications


    The Deutz marine engine programme currently comprises six series with power ratings between 14 and 440kW. All engines are available as classified units and can be supplied with different cooling systems depending on the relevant operating conditions.

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    Russian powerpack with Newage box


    AMP Complect, Newage Transmissions'' marine equipment distributor in Moscow, has gained Russian River Authority approval for a fully marinised powerpack designed to meet the needs of commercial fishing and workboats operating on the country''s extensive inland waterway and intercoastal network.

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    Low-cost, green fuel for the fishing industry


    Seafish, the UK’s Sea Fish Industry Authority, has launched an important project which aims to provide the fishing industry with an alternative, low-cost and environmentally-friendly fuel.

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    GE to supply Peru’s Pesquera Diamante S.A.


    GE Transportation, in conjunction with its distributor Marinsa Peru SA, is to supply Pesquera Diamante SA, of Peru, with 7FDM medium-speed diesel engines for powering newly constructed boats and repowering the company’s entire fleet of purseine net fishing boats

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    New monitor to measure engines’ SO2 emissions


    ET Marine has launched its own air quality monitor to measure sulphur dioxide (SO2) emitted by ships’ engines ahead of a new International Maritime Organisation (IMO) technical code for the emission of sulphurous gases.

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    Forget the shaft oil can for ever?


    Sweden’s Hägglunds Drives AB sees a future where shaft drives are eliminated between engine and propeller on small to medium size vessels and replaced with hydraulic systems.

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    Maren controls the force


    Icelandic energy management system company Marorka lunched its latest, second generation of Maren. - Maren 2 is a complete system based on advanced mathematical methods and algorithms allowing unsurpassed energy management. The company says that the system maximises energy efficentcy, minimizes negative environmental impact and cut costs.

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    CJC systems at Danfish Exhibition


    C.C. Jensen will be attending Danfish and their motto for the event is "Can you afford to stay in harbour for even one day?" They point out that their filter products are perhaps the simplest and most important piece of equipment to stop your engines letting you down at the ...

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    MARORKA claims 15-30% off


    ICELANDIC company MARORKA, says it will be showing its latest, second generation Maren energy management at the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition and says it can reduce fuel operating costs by up to 15 per cent.

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    Australian tuna industry & scientists clash


    The Australian fishing industry has criticised their national Bureau of Rural Sciences for issuing what the industry says is outdated data on tuna stocks