Power & Propulsion – Page 8

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    JDPS to begin production of new marine engines


    John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) will begin production of three new marine engines. The PowerTech™ 6068AFM75, 6090SFM75 and 6135SFM75 marine engines offer a power range of 139kW (186hp) up to 559kW (750hp).

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    CJC Offline Filters equals operational reliability


    Shrimp fishing in Greenland and Canadian waters usually means working for four weeks at a time in the open sea and in all kinds of weather.

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    First fishing trawler to be fitted with SkySails


    Parlevliet & Van der Plas has signed a purchase agreement with Hamburg-based manufacturer SkySails for the world’s first towing-kite wind propulsion system to be installed on a fishing trawler.

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    Joint stand offering a variety of services


    Vigo Marine Solutions, S.L. is a recently formed company based in Vigo, Spain, and is dedicated to representing diverse brands related to the naval, nautical and aquaculture sectors. The company is the agent for:

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    Supplying the entire product range


    Pon Power AS is the sole distributor of Cat engines and generators in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, the Faeroe Islands and Greenland, and is a MaK distributor in Scandinavia.

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    Engine equipment distributed by West Diesel


    West Diesel Engineering A/S is the sole distributor in Denmark, Greenland and Faroe Islands for:

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    Couplings for the marine industry


    KTR couplings are used in various applications for marine technology:

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    Two new models in 2009


    In order to rationalise its engines offered to the marine market and to increase its available power range, John Deere proposed two additional engine models in 2008:

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    New Jet Model 288


    Alamarin Jet Oy has launched the new Jet Model 288.

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    Protecting earnings through preventative maintenance


    With a lost week costing anything upwards of £10,000, unplanned downtime is not only inconvenient it can also be costly, resulting in the loss of catches and subsequently, earnings. This is a priority for any fisherman to consider, as a productive fishing vessel is vital for a profitable livelihood.

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    Cummins' new QSK50


    At Nor-Shipping 2009, held in Oslo, Norway, Cummins Inc. showcased its EPA Tier 2 certified and IMO Tier II compliant Quantum System 50l engine - the first time a QSK50 has been publicly exhibited in Scandinavia.

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    New Scottish catamaran opts for Perkins Sabre power


    A new and revolutionary designed 12-metre prawn creel catamaran, which fishes from Tayvalick in Argyll on the west coast of Scotland, has been built by Isle of Sky Boatbuilders.

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    Northern Lights' newest propulsion engine


    Northern Lights, manufacturer of marine diesel generator sets and Lugger diesel engines, has introduced its newest propulsion solution – the L6125H diesel engine, featuring an electronically-controlled high-pressure common-rail (HPCR) fuel system.

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    Belesta LC2 delivers fuel reduction


    In common with many Scottish fishing boat owners, Jonathan Dawson of the Standsure, UL 552, was experiencing increasingly high fuel costs which meant fishing was becoming less profitable.

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    Royal Star: New era same reliability


    The reliable Cummins six-cyliner in-line marine diesel is among the most popular engine on commercial fishing boats from Seattle’s classic long line halibut schooners to Gulf of Mexico Shrimpers.

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    Calypso going green with Volvo Penta


    The legendary ocean researcher and diver Jacques-Yves Cousteau’s research ship Calypso is currently being restored in France.

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    Caterpillar presents new compact C6.6 ACERT generator set


    According to Caterpillar, the new Cat® C6.6 ACERT® generator set combines proven design and manufacturing expertise with the latest ACERT technology to provide state-of-the-art performance, fuel economy, emissions compliance and electronic control.

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    John Deere Power Systems launches new diesel engine


    John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) displayed its newest marine at the Pacific Marine Expo 2008, held in November last year.

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    Cummins introduces QSK60 Tier 2 marine engine


    Cummins Inc. has upgraded the QSK60 marine engine for propulsion and auxiliary applications to meet US EPA Tier 2 and European Union Stage IIIA emissions regulations.

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    Deadliest Cat(ch)


    Seeing Caterpillar® engines in action is not always easy, especially when they are powering ships in the middle of the ocean.