Tag: Engines

Trio sign strategic agreement on engine digitisation
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Trio sign strategic agreement on engine digitisation

MAN Energy Solutions, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and HSD Engine (HSD) have agreed to cooperate in the field of marine engine systems digitisation. The companies will define a framework for a future long-term strategic digital cooperation in the areas of marine engine solutions and auxiliary systems data, the collection and analysis of the...

Sensing a new approach to gas engine control and monitoring
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Sensing a new approach to gas engine control and monitoring

Patrice Flot, chief technical officer at CMR Group, considers the development of new natural gas sensors in the wake of the increasing specification of new engine technology for marine vessels. Diesel engines have long been appreciated for their efficiency and capability to burn cheap residual fuels. However, the market for this technology is beginning to change, as the marine...

MAN B&W dual-fuel engines pass half-million hour milestone
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MAN B&W dual-fuel engines pass half-million hour milestone

MAN Energy Solutions has announced that its two-stroke, dual-fuel portfolio has logged over 500,000 operational hours, marking over 250 sales that the company has won within its entire portfolio of dual-fuel engines all running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) or other, cleaner fuels such as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and methanol. MAN Energy Solutions’ ME-GI...

CMR Group introduces natural gas sensor
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CMR Group introduces natural gas sensor

CMR Group has launched a new Near Infrared Intelligent Sensor (NIRIS) Natural Gas sensor to cut consumption of natural gas-powered engines and provide real time measurement of fuel quality. The sensor, which is directly connected to the gas feeder pipeline, is built around smart infrared hardware and data treatment software and features a CAN bus...

WinGD launches three low-speed engines
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WinGD launches three low-speed engines

WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel) has introduced three new low-speed, two-stroke engines that are capable of operating on low emission fuels. The X40DF, X82D and X82DF engines, will provide a wider variety of compliant fuel choices to the shipowner, helping them to navigate the regulatory environment post 2020 when the global sulphur cap enters into...

Norwegian shipowner secures power and propulsion contract with KONGSBERG
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Norwegian shipowner secures power and propulsion contract with KONGSBERG

A new multipurpose liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered cargo vessel for Norwegian shipowner Egil Ulvan Rederi will feature a power and propulsion system from Kongsberg Maritime to deliver fuel and energy efficient operations during voyages and while in port. The Kongsberg Maritime propulsion system features a Bergen B36:45L6PG gas engine and LNG control and safety...

ABB launches compact turbochargers for low-speed marine engines
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ABB launches compact turbochargers for low-speed marine engines

ABB has launched two new turbochargers optimised for small and medium bore two-stroke diesel and gas engines. The A255-L and A260-L models are smaller than previous ABB turbochargers to allow for installation in space-optimised engine rooms. The new turbochargers retain a high-power density within the smaller frame size and incorporate the latest rotor component technologies...

New module from Royston identifies optimum vessel speed
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New module from Royston identifies optimum vessel speed

Diesel power specialist Royston has enhanced its Eco Speed analysis capability as part of its enginei electronic fuel management system (EFMS) to enable ship operators to identify and maintain optimum vessel speeds for efficient fuel usage across different operational modes. Devised with marine engineering specialists from Newcastle University, the Eco Speed feature enables shipping operators...

Baltic RoPax to be powered by MAN dual-fuel package
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Baltic RoPax to be powered by MAN dual-fuel package

German ferry operator TT-Line has confirmed an order of four MAN 51/60DF engines for its 230 metre-long newbuild RoPax vessel. The order was made by Jinling Shipyard in China. The vessel will feature a complete MAN propulsion package, including propellers, a fuel-gas-supply system (FGSS), and HyProp ECO, MAN’s fuel-saving, hybrid propulsion system. The newbuilding is...

MAN Energy Solutions unveils low-pressure two-stroke gas engine
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MAN Energy Solutions unveils low-pressure two-stroke gas engine

As a result of market demand, MAN Energy Solutions Two-Stroke Business Unit has developed a low-pressure gas engine as a supplement to its existing dual-fuel ME-GI engine. The new gas engine will prioritise low-pressure dual-fuel to compliment MAN Energy Solutions present portfolio of solutions. The company aims to complete the development of the new engine...

Chevron white paper addresses IMO 2020 cylinder oil concerns
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Chevron white paper addresses IMO 2020 cylinder oil concerns

Relying on one type of cylinder oil lubricant will become a thing of the past once the global 2020 sulphur cap enters into force, confirms Chevron Marine Lubricants in its latest white paper. The IMO’s sulphur regulation will require owners and operators to think carefully about the type of lubricant they use with their chosen...

WinGD and ExxonMobil join forces to optimise engine performance
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WinGD and ExxonMobil join forces to optimise engine performance

In a new industry collaboration, WinGD’s Integrated Digital Expert (WiDE) predictive maintenance technology is joining forces with ExxonMobil’s Mobil Serv Cylinder Condition Monitoring service to provide enhanced insight into vessel performance and engine conditions. The integrated system will provide enhanced engine monitoring and optimisation to reduce maintenance costs and increase engine reliability. The collaboration will...