Marine Propulsion

Keeping to the Schedule in the Pacific Northwest

When a tightly scheduled repower for the Kodiak-based trawler Sea Mac in early December took a very bad turn, Mike Fourtner used his 25 years of fishing experience

New Chinese Shipyard Launches First Ship

The new shipyard facility of Honghua Offshore Oil & Gas Equipment Company in Jiangsu, China, has launched its first ship, an IMT982 Platform Supply Vessel. The vessel,

Multraship Buys Three More Tugboats from Damen

Multraship and Damen Shipyards Group agreed on three new ASD (Azimuth Stern Drive) Tugs, all for delivery to Multraship in 2015. After delivery in Vietnam, scheduled

Waterjet-propelled Crewboat Delivered to Petrobras

BS Camburi, a 36-meter Monohull Crewboat built in Brazil by Arpoador Engenharia to the Petrobras type P2 specification has been launched and delivered.   Designed by Incat Crowther,

PIRIOU Delivers 53-meter FSIV

French boat builder PIRIOU has delivered the 11th of its 53- by 10-meter Fast Supply and Intervention Vessels (FSIV) to Suisse Outremer AG, to be operated by ABC Maritime AG.

Becker Marine Delivers Rudder for Largest Containership

Becker Marine Systems delivers rudder for the largest container ship in the world   At 19,000 TEU, the largest container ship in the world is now picking up speed

GE Gas Turbine Powers Australia’s Largest Warship

GE Marine’s LM2500 aeroderivative marine gas turbine now powers the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) recently commissioned HMAS Canberra Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ship,

Kraft Power Named Distributor for Scania USA

Continuing its North American service network expansion, Scania has named Kraft Power as its newest marine distributor.   Kraft Power is now a Scania marine distributor for Florida,

YANMAR Debuts EPA Compliant Commercial Engine

YANMAR America has introduced its new EPA Tier III compliant commercial marine diesel engine.   Rated at 755 mHP and 1,900 RPM, the new 20.38-liter 6AYAM-ET uses

New Propulsion Couplings from Renold Hi-Tec

Renold Hi-Tec Couplings, of Halifax, U.K., will debut a new range of high temperature, marine propulsion rubber-in-compression couplings at the International Workboat Show in New Orleans.

Volvo Penta Triple IPS and DP for New Fast Response Boat

Fort Ripley, a new offshore emergency response craft entering service in Charleston, S.C., is reported to be the first commercial vessel in North America to be

DSME Returns for More Dual-Fuel Engines

MAN Diesel & Turbo received an order for four MAN B&W 5G70ME-GI engines in connection with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co.,Ltd. (DSME) agreeing a deal

Talking Turbines with Bolsinger, VP at GE Marine

As the commercial marine market faces increasingly stringent propulsion system emission restrictions and fuel cost pressures, propulsion technologies such as gas

RV Sikuliaq: Modern Electric Propulsion & Power Management

While ships have used electricity to help power vessels for a long time, new and sophisticated diesel-electric technologies are making serious gains in efficiency,

Rolls-Royce Unveils Gas Turbine Service and Test Facility

Vice Admiral Simon Lister, Chief of Materiel (Fleet), Defense Equipment and Support, opened a new gas turbine testing center last week at the Rolls-Royce facility at Filton, Bristol, U.

USCG Addresses Future of Marine Fuels

The future of marine fuels from the Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise   The Pacific Merchant Shipping Association hosted The Future of Marine

Partnership Promotes Seawater Lubrication

Thordon Bearings Inc. signed a letter of intent (LOI) under which it will cooperate with MSR Gryfia of Poland to promote the conversion of ships to an open seawater

GE Gas Turbine to Power Italian Frigate

GE Marine has received an order to supply one LM2500+G4 aeroderivative marine gas turbine to Avio Aero of Turin, Italy, a GE Aviation business. The gas turbine

Container for LNG Hybrid Barge Reaches Hamburg

In the coming year, the HUMMEL (bumblebee) LNG Hybrid Barge will enable Becker Marine Systems to supply low-emission power to cruise ships lying at port in Hamburg.

Introducing the All-new MJP Hybrid

The MJP Hybrid waterjet combines the best of the MJP DRB series with the MJP Ultrajet series. The hybrid optimized for high-speed applications came soon after MJP’s merger with Ultrajet.

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