Marine Propulsion

KR Launches Software to Aid ECA Compliance

The Korean Register (KR) has launched an in-house developed software program to assist vessels with fuel oil change over when complying with the new low sulphur regulations.

Xunlong Shenzhen Orders Dutch-designed Ferry

CoCo Yachts B.V. inks contract with Xunlong Shenzhen Ferry Company for one Coastal Cruiser 300 Xunlong Shenzhen Ferry Company has ordered a Coastal Cruiser 300 ferry from CoCo Yachts,

GE Profit Beats Street Despite Weak Oil & Gas Unit

General Electric Co's quarterly earnings topped Wall Street's estimate on Friday as its business of selling power-generating turbines drove a 9 percent increase

Lindner Sees Strong 2015

On the last day of what proved to be a busy Workboat show in New Orleans, Mikael Lindner, President, Scania North America, sat with Maritime Reporter & Engineering

Vane Brothers Orders Two Tugs from Chesapeake

Chesapeake Shipbuilding has signed a contract with Vane Brothers to build two new tugs, marking the 13th and 14th tugs that Chesapeake will have built for Vane Brothers in the last several years.

100th PMI Auto-tuning Retrofit Package Sold

MAN PrimeServ, MAN Diesel & Turbo’s service division, has announced the 100th sale of its Pressure Measuring Instrument (PMI) Auto-tuning retrofit package. The MSC Filippa,

ABB Bags Record Azipod Orders

  ABB, a global leader in power and automation technology, has  received record levels of new orders for the marine part of the group’s business, driven by solid

YANMAR America’s EPA Compliant Engine

YANMAR America’s EPA Tier III compliant commercial marine diesel engine is rated at 755 mHP and 1900 RPM. The new 20.38-liter 6AYAM-ET uses a fully mechanical control

Cummins' Carter to Retire

Cummins Inc. announced that Distribution Business President Pamela Carter, the first woman to lead one of the company's four main business units, will retire April 1.

ABB Wins Orders for Star Cruises Ships

ABB has won orders worth $60 million to deliver complete electrical power plant and propulsion systems for two new vessels for Star Cruises operated by Genting

Wärtsilä, CSSC to Commence 2-stroke Joint Venture

The joint venture agreement between Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) for the takeover of Wärtsilä's two-stroke engine business, which was announced in July 2014,

GE Electric Propulsion Equipment for LNG Carriers

GE Power Conversion receives first order in Japan from Kawasaki Heavy for electric propulsion motor equipment for LNG vessels   GE’s Power Conversion business

EU Mulls Green Maritime Transport in Greece

The EU’s TEN-T Program will invest almost €600,000 in a study for the promotion of LNG use in Greek maritime transport.  The greener and cheaper LNG could contribute

North Star Shipping Chooses ZF Thrusters

A fleet of offshore vessels operating in the North Sea rely on ZF thrusters    Three years ago, North Star Shipping installed ZF thrusters in the Grampion Don,

EPA Publishes ECA Penalty Policy

EPA has released a penalty policy for ECA violations.   The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a penalty policy for violations of

Norwegian Orders Rolls-Royce Propulsion Upgrade

Norwegian Cruise Line has selected a Rolls-Royce permanent magnet tunnel thruster to upgrade the propulsion package onboard cruise vessel Norwegian Epic.     According to Rolls-Royce,

Alaska Marine Lines Lowers Fuel Surcharge

Alaska Marine Lines has filed with the Surface Transportation Board to decrease the fuel surcharge from 31% to 29% on shipments to, from and within Central Alaska and Prince William Sound locations.

Grid Support Power Plant Now Operational

In Czech Republic a combined heat and power (CHP) plant designed to provide grid support officially went into operation at the beginning of January. Based on four 20-cylinder Rolls-Royce engines,

NEW EAL from Shell: Naturelle Stern Tube Fluid

Shell launched a new range of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs), including Shell Naturelle S4 Stern Tube Fluid 100, a line designed to enable ships entering U.

ExxonMobil Debuts Zinc-free Marine Engine Oil

ExxonMobil introduced Mobilgard 410 NC, touted by the oil company as a zinc-free high-performance oil designed to offer improvement in piston cleanliness, reduction

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