Power & Propulsion – Page 2

  • Wärtsilä is supplying a new engine, NOX reducer and shaft generator for the 'Brenholm' Photo: Gunnar Larsen

    Wärtsilä upgrades Norwegian fishing vessel


    Technology group Wärtsilä is to supply a 12-year old fishing vessel with a Wärtsilä 32 engine, a NOx reducer selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system, and a shaft generator.

  • Downtime costs money

    Downtime costs money


    James O’Mahony’s background is in agriculture, and a quick repair gadget he invented initially for farming machinery is what brought him make an acquaintance with the fishing industry.

  • Mermaid brings new engine range to UK market

    Mermaid brings new engine range to UK market


    Mermaid Marine are bringing something new to the UK market with a range of diesel engines manufactured in China by Yuchai Diesel.

  • Perfect Pairing for Bristol Bay

    Perfect Pairing for Bristol Bay


    One of the largest heavy-gauge aluminium boatbuilders in the United States, North River Boats is now offering a prop-powered fishing vessel designed specifically to meet the needs of Bristol Bay’s seasonal fishery.

  • Electric propulsion gets relevant for fishing

    Electric propulsion gets relevant for fishing


    While many types of ships has been using diesel-electric propulsion for many years now, few fishing vessels have so far gone in this direction.

  • Sulphur limits on track at IMO

    Sulphur limits on track at IMO


    The IMO has made substantial progress towards the its final preparations for the new global sulphur regulation which enters into force on 1st January 2020.

  • Cetus AS opts for ABC powerplant

    Cetus AS opts for ABC powerplant


    Less than two years after last ordering a new fishing vessel from Fitjar Mek Verksted, Cetus AS went back to both Salt Ship Design and the same yard for the new pelagic vessel Vikingbank.

  • US pelagic trawler gets TMC compressors

    US pelagic trawler gets TMC compressors


    Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors has awarded TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) a contract to deliver a complete marine compressed air system to a 100 metre pelagic trawler the yard is building for the Seattle-based Arctic Storm Management Group.

  • Corvus Energy energy storage for Geir

    Corvus Energy to provide energy storage system for longliner Geir


    Corvus Energy’s Corvus Orca energy storage system (ESS) has been selected for installation on an innovative longline vessel now under construction at Vaagland Båtbyggeri for Norwegian longline operator HP Holmeset.

  • W14 engine

    New eco-friendly Wärtsilä engine


    Wärtsilä and Liebherr have collaborated on the development of a new engine designed to fit requirements for limited space and weight, lower CAPEX and comply with current and future global emissions restrictions.

  • Gardar engine refit promises savings

    Gardar engine refit promises NOx and fuel savings


    Wärtsilä is due to deliver the first of its new generation Wärtsilä 31 engines to a Norwegian customer, and this is the installation of such an engine to replace an older unit.

  • Perkins My Engine App gets upgrade after 100k downloads

    Perkins My Engine App gets upgrade after 100k downloads


    The Perkins My Engine app has been downloaded by users more than 100,000 times since its launch in 2017, and this milestone has marked with a major upgrade to the My Engine user interface.

  • Chevron’s 2020-ready lubricant range

    Chevron Marine Lubricants launches 2020-ready lubricant range


    Chevron Marine Lubricants has developed a brand-new range of cylinder lubricants compatible with virtually all available global sulphur cap 2020 compliance options.

  • Cummins introduces X15

    Cummins introduces X15 for commercial marine market


    The Cummins X15 engine offers variable speed and fixed speed ratings between 450 and 600hp, meeting US EPA and IMO emissions standards.

  • Volvo Penta is developing a hybrid-powered IPS

    Hybrid concept for IPS system


    Volvo Penta has revealed it is developing a hybrid-powered Inboard Performance System (IPS) concept.

  • MAN to equip first LNG-powered fishing vessel

    MAN to equip first LNG-powered fishing vessel


    MAN Diesel & Turbo has been selected to provide a complete propulsion package and fuel-gas system for the world’s first fishing vessel with LNG propulsion. 86-metre pelagic vessel Libas will be built by Cemre Shipyard in Istanbul.

  • Meaban: Class act

    Meaban: Class act


    Built in 1966 as a stern trawler, Meaban was later converted into a longliner, and despite its age, this 33 metre LOA, 8 metre beam fishing vessel is a class act, landing around 900 tonnes of hake caught west of Scotland and Ireland every year to markets in Spain.

  • Flexible approach needs reliability

    Flexible approach needs reliability


    The obvious choice is not necessarily the right one, as Le Croisic fishermen Dominique Debec points out. He takes a flexible approach to fishing, meeting the challenges of fishing restrictions and oversupplied markets by switching his target species between spider crab, brown crab, shrimp and lobster that he fishes in ...

  • The new optimised stern trawler designed by Wärtsilä will reduce fuel consumption and notably increase overall vessel efficiency compared to currently available designs. Credit: Wärtsilä

    New Wärtsilä trawler design


    Wärtsilä Ship Design has introduced a new optimised stern trawler design that it says will reduce fuel consumption and notably increase overall vessel efficiency compared to currently available designs.

  • 'Debra Marie'

    ‘Debra Maria’ powered by JCB


    A new catamaran for UK fisherman Robert Mole is powered by twin Mermaid JCB engines.