Power & Propulsion – Page 13

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    Suzuki launches new DF100 EFI four-stroke engine


    Suzuki has announced that its new DF100 EFI four-stroke engine will available in Europe in the middle of 2008.

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    Belesta in the fishing industry


    Belesta is a division of Belzona Polymerics Limited set up specifically to market an advanced range of friction reducing lubrication products that are now widely used throughout the fishing industry.

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    Substantial power for marine applications


    The electronically governed Cat® C32 ACERT™ engine is specifically designed to match 50Hz (1,500rpm) or 60Hz (1,800rpm) generators.

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    Finning showcases global service expertise at Seawork 2008


    At Seawork 2008, Finning, one of the UK’s leading marine engine providers, will promote the worldwide Caterpillar support network, designed to deliver on-board maintenance and emergency repair services both in the UK and overseas.

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    Reducing fuel costs by burning heavy fuel oil


    Westfalia Separator offers a safe haven for fishing vessels and small ferry operators, vulnerable to increases and fluctuations in diesel oil prices, looking to cut costs by changing from diesel oil to less expansive heavy fuel oil.

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    New engine from John Deere


    John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) recently announced its new 12.5L marine propulsion engine. The 6125SFM75 offers 610 horsepower (455kW) and is the most powerful engine offered by the company.

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    Silent propellers aid fisheries research


    Working in close collaboration with shipbuilder VT Halter Marine of Moss Point Mississippi, a fixed pitch propeller and steering gear solution has been designed and supplied to suit the challenging requirements of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) four vessel programme.

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    Commercial specification diesel inboard unveiled


    Yamaha Motor (UK) has taken delivery of the first new commercially rated 285hp Yamaha inboard diesel stern drive units, – the ME432Sti P2 – bringing the total available inboard range up to five models and eight variants, including Twin Rotating Propeller (TRP) versions.

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    New head of Sabre


    Ian Patton is taking over the leadership role at diesel engine manufacturer, Sabre.

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    New controllable pitch propeller system


    The new Kamewa CP-A hub for controllable pitch propellers has been developed from the established XF-5 design. Hubs for controllable pitch propellers are mature products and manufacturer Rolls-Royce says that the development has been made by evolution, not revolution.

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    Power contract for new super-trawler


    Finning Power Systems has won the contract to supply the complete power and propulsion system for the new 71-metre super-trawler MFV “Serene”.

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    Saving fuel – saving the planet


    It has been 10 years since specific regulations for the prevention of air pollution from ships were adopted as part of the MARPOL (Annex VI) agreement. During this time, the fishing industry has come under increasing pressure to switch to environmentally responsible engines that can help reduce exhaust emissions and ...

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    Onsite oil condition monitoring made simple!


    Condition monitoring of fuels and lubricants used in industrial and marine plant and equipment is one of the main weapons in the fight to reduce premature failure of engines, gearboxes and hydraulic systems.

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    Engine range is top performer


    The latest Perkins Sabre marine diesel engines have confirmed the range’s status for achieving the highest environmental standards.

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    Enhanced M 20 series – many advantages for the operator


    Keeping in line with its philosophy of ensuring that all its engines remain ‘state-of-the-art’, Caterpillar has refined its M 20 engine series, which has been successfully established in the market for 14 years, and will now distribute it under the name M 20 C.

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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 ...