Power & Propulsion – Page 7

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • News

    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.

  • Jette Kristine conducting bollard pull tests.

    Optimised propulsion from MAN Diesel


    Following a refit of its propulsion system, the trawler Jette Kristine has increased its bollard pull. The refit, carried out in Frederikshavn, Denmark, replaced the propulsion gear with a new propeller and nozzle.

  • News

    Cummins QSK60 HPI certified to IMO Tier II


    Cummins Inc. has received a statement of compliance from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) certifying the QSK60 HPI auxiliary engine to IMO Tier II emissions standards.

  • The new 300hp six-cylinder, 6.6l Perkins M300C

    Perkins unveils new marine diesel engine


    The first model in an entirely new generation of Perkins marine diesel engines has been unveiled by the Wimborne Marine Power Centre.

  • The J444

    New engine from Mermaid Marine


    The Mermaid J444 is a 4 cylinder, naturally aspirated heavy duty marine diesel engine and is based on the highly reliable JCB 444 series industrial engine.

  • News

    MAN Diesel & Turbo SE merger complete


    The merger announced between MAN Diesel SE and MAN Turbo AG to form MAN Diesel & Turbo SE, based in Augsburg, is now complete.

  • News

    First SkySails fishing trawler sets sail once more


    Parlevliet & Van der Plas B.V. and SkySails begin practical tests of SkySails towing-kite propulsion for fishing trawlers.

  • News

    Buy Volvo Penta parts on the web


    Volvo Penta is now launching an Internet sales channel through www.volvopentashop.com.

  • News

    BMC establishes a new office in Rotterdam


    Baltic Marine Contractors’ (BMC) main office is located in Tallinn and offers mechanical and electrical services for MaK marine customers in The Baltic States and in Finland.

  • WESMAR stainless steel bow thruster

    WESMAR wins second ABS DP approval


    WESMAR’s has announced that two more of its all stainless steel bow thrusters have been given ABS Certificate of Design Assessment for dynamic positioning (DP) applications.

  • After the upgrade

    Jette Kristine gets 23.5% more bollard pull


    A recent full-scale bollard pull test on the Esbjerg-based fishing vessel Jette Kristine showed an increase in bollard pull performance of an impressive 23.5%.

  • News

    Caterpillar launches marine DEP engines


    The latest step in the evolution of the Cat® 3500 engine line is the launch of the Cat 3512C and 3516C Diesel Electric Propulsion (DEP) engines, to better meet critical customer requirements and further the commitment by Caterpillar to sustainable development.

  • The Playa de Azkorri pictured in Bilbao, the Basque Country, a few days before travelling to the Canary Islands for sea-trials

    MAN Diesel moves into specialist fishing segment


    MAN Diesel recently entered a new industry segment with the launching of the tuna-freezing purse seiner Playa de Azkorri in Spain’s Basque Country.