Power & Propulsion – Page 9

  • 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.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    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.

  • 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.

  • M/V Krossfjord

    Norwegian vessel cuts engine oil consumption by more than 50%


    Just 18 months after delivery from the shipyard where she was built, M/V Krossfjord, a Norwegian fishing vessel that operates in the North Atlantic, began experiencing radically increased fuel consumption due to lacquer formations in the engine’s cylinder liners.

  • 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.