Power & Propulsion – Page 8

  • The unnamed vessel will be trawling for scrap metal. Drawing courtesy of Rodriguez Boat Builders

    Trawling for scrap metal


    A new, unnamed vessel will be trawling for scrap metal, old tires and any other scrap at the site of a decommissioned oil rig.

  • D13 MH engine

    Volvo Penta launches heavy-duty marine diesel engine and genset


    The new Volvo Penta D13 MH for medium-and heavy-duty marine commercial applications is a powerful and fuel-efficient Tier 3 engine.

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    JDPS launches newest diesel engine


    John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) has launched the PowerTech™ 6090AFM75 marine diesel engine, the newest addition to the John Deere lineup which boasts up to 317kW (425hp).

  • Cat® C6.6 ACERT® marine generator

    Finning offers new Caterpillar C6.6 genset


    Finning Power Systems now offers the new Cat® C6.6 ACERT® marine generator set; a compact unit offering ACERT technology to provide efficient and reliable electrical power, excellent fuel economy and emissions’ compliance.

  • ExxonMobil has introduced Mobilgear SHC MT 68 marine gear oil

    ExxonMobil introduces Mobilgear SHC MT 68


    ExxonMobil Marine Lubricants has announced the introduction of Mobilgear SHC MT 68, a fully synthetic extreme pressure (EP) marine gear oil formulated to optimise the performance of equipment operating under extreme conditions.

  • Meloyfjord

    STADT propulsion for Norwegian purse seiner


    STADT has recently received an order from Norway’s Meloyfjord Fishing Company in for its patented electric propulsion system.

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    Volvo Penta signs agreement with Garmin


    AB Volvo Penta and Garmin Ltd have entered into a joint development and marketing strategic alliance to provide instrumentation, navigation and communication equipment for marine use.

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    DSM invests in SkySails


    DSM Venturing, the corporate venturing unit of Royal DSM N.V., has announced that it has made an investment in SkySails GmbH & Co. KG, the market and technology leader for automated towing kite systems for ships.

  • Porto Belo II. Picture courtesy of Cummins Argentina

    Sister for successful Argentine trawler


    No doubt the truest testament to the success of a vessel is the building of a sister ship - that has recently been demonstrated by the owners of the Porto Belo I that was launched in May 2008.

  • Volvo Penta’s D13

    More power, lower emissions, less fuel


    Volvo Penta launched the D13 last year – a new inboard marine diesel for marine commercial applications.

  • Wärtsilä will supply the propulsion solution for the UK’s new research vessel to be operated by the NERC

    Wärtsilä to power UK research vessel


    Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to supply the propulsion equipment for a new, state-of-the-art, research vessel.

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    Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel & Turbo continue HERCULES project


    Marine engine manufacturers MAN Diesel & Turbo and Wärtsilä Corporation have agreed to pursue a large joint research project, the HERCULES-C project, as a continuation of the HERCULES programmes for the research and development of marine engine technology.

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    Chemoil buys OceanConnect Marine for $25 million


    Singapore-listed marine fuel supplier Chemoil has acquired OceanConnect Holding''s marine fuel business for approximately $25 million.

  • The overhung load adaptor from Zero-Max.

    Savings through overhung load adaptor


    Saving thousands of gallons of fuel while battling through thunderous 50-foot waves is a challenge for commercial fishing boats operating in the Bering Sea. However, the challenge has been met by a patented workboat power generation improvement that is a major energy and fuel saver, claims manufacturer Gen-Tech.

  • Cummins Marine Diesels have been serving the Hong Kong region sine the early 1980s.

    Cummins in Hong Kong: keeping up the quality


    On many older boats from the UK to Canada, and from Thailand to Hong Kong the deep purr of a well-tuned Gardner diesel wakens fond memories for many mariners. But when the British firm discontinued volume production of its standard engines in the early 1990s mariners had to choose another ...

  • News

    Retrofit HAM system leads to 61% NOx reduction


    Norwegian purse seiner/trawler and factory vessel Kvannoy has become the world’s first fishing vessel to benefit from Humid Air Motor (HAM) technology following a rebuild performed at MAN PrimeServ Frederikshavn, Denmark.

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    Biolubes ‘help you save money and be green’


    Throughout its 180-year history, Vickers Oils has led the way in the development of marine lubricants and has long associations with the fishing industry. Vickers Neox range of stern tube lubricants were for many decades the standard products in the UK fishing industry and are still used today.

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    Hydraulic equipment for Spanish fishing boat


    New tuna purse seiner F/V Playa de Azkorri, built by Astilleros Murueta for the Basque company Pevasa, delighted its owners at its net trials, where all the fishing and deck hydraulic equipment were tested.

  • The new Perkins Sabre M300C.

    Fuel savings with Perkins Sabre M300C engine


    Finning Power Systems has added the new Perkins Sabre M300C to its range of diesel marine engines to help operators reduce emissions and save up to 10% on fuel costs.

  • The HSG concept is a system that conditions the power from the speed generator, allowing for variations in speed.

    Rolls Royce’s new hybrid shaft generator


    The new Hybrid Shaft Generator (HSG), developed by Rolls Royce, is an advanced power electric system that will allow for flexible use of speed, enabling better efficiency of both propeller and engines.