Tag: <span>Engines</span>

WinGD offers four new options of its X72DF dual-fuel engine
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WinGD offers four new options of its X72DF dual-fuel engine

Marine engine and technology developer WinGD has updated its X72DF dual-fuel engine platform with an offer of four versions to provide ship design flexibility while helping owners reduce installed power and emissions. The X72DF is the best-selling engine in WinGD’s portfolio and accounted for every low-speed engine ordered for a newbuild LNG carrier in 2020....

Hyundai partners with ABB on engine performance optimisation software
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Hyundai partners with ABB on engine performance optimisation software

Hyundai Global Services (HGS) has partnered with ABB to offer ABB’s Tekomar XPERT engine performance optimisation software. Under the agreement, HGS will recommend the solution as an enhancement option for all vessels built by Hyundai Heavy Industries from 2018. ABB Ability Tekomar XPERT uses advanced modelling based on operational data to optimise engine performance. The...

Reducing methane slip without compromising on engine performance
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Reducing methane slip without compromising on engine performance

Swiss engine technology company WinGD is helping shipping companies to optimise engine combustion and reduce methane slip with a new intelligent dual fuel engine technology. Intelligent Control by Exhaust Recycling (iCER) is a new technology that has been brought to the market by engine specialists WinGD. The technology, which is integrated into the company’s new...

ME-GI to power ultra-large Hapag-Lloyd containerships
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ME-GI to power ultra-large Hapag-Lloyd containerships

MAN Energy Solutions has won an order for six MAN B&W 11G95ME-GI Mk10.5 main engines in connection with the building of six ultra-large, 23,500+-teu container vessels for Hapag-Lloyd. The engines will be built in Korea and will offer the option of operating on LNG or conventional fuel, meeting Tier III emission standards through SCR (Selective...

OIM Wind to install KONGBERG Wind Turbine Installation Unit
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OIM Wind to install KONGBERG Wind Turbine Installation Unit

Norway-based company OIM Wind will install a next-generation Wind Turbine Installation Unit (WTIU) by Kongsberg Maritime (KM) that will reduce energy consumption by up to 30 per cent. The installation is destined to be among the largest of its type. A Letter of Intent was signed between Chinese shipbuilder Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore and KM...

NSB Group and STX Engine partner up to offer faster engine overhauls
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NSB Group and STX Engine partner up to offer faster engine overhauls

NSB Group and the Korean engine manufacturer STX Engine signed a cooperation agreement. The two companies are now offering a jointly developed technical service. It allows overhauls of auxiliary engines on board of vessels to be performed cheaper and faster. Buxtehude/Busan – The signed cooperation agreement between the NSB Group and STX Engine is an...

Wärtsilä secures Optimised Maintenance Agreement for two VLGCs
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Wärtsilä secures Optimised Maintenance Agreement for two VLGCs

Wärtsilä has signed 5-year Optimised Maintenance Agreements covering the main engines for two Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) vessels operated by Latsco Marine Management (LMM). The contract, which became effective from September, was signed in August 2020. The two vessels, the Hellas Dynasty and the Hellas Voyager, were built in 2020 at the Hyundai Heavy...

Wärtsilä selects Shell as engine oils test partner
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Wärtsilä selects Shell as engine oils test partner

Wärtsilä has selected Shell to become its marine and energy engines test oil partner during the factory testing process. Wärtsilä will utilise Shell’s engine oils at its engine manufacturing facilities. Shell was selected because of its complete range of lubricant oils for stationary engines running on gas, heavy fuel oil, gasoil, or liquid biofuel. “Wärtsilä...

EGR offered for dual-fuel ME-GA engine
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EGR offered for dual-fuel ME-GA engine

MAN Energy Solutions has announced that it is to offer its proprietary EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) system as an emissions solution for its new, low-speed ME-GA engine, the Otto-cycle variant of its established ME-GI dual-fuel engine. EGR is a nitrogen oxides (NOx) -emissions-reduction technique that ensures IMO Tier III-compliance in both diesel and gas mode....

Swiss ferry operator calls on Wärtsilä for environmentally compliant engines
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Swiss ferry operator calls on Wärtsilä for environmentally compliant engines

Swiss ferry operator General Navigation Company (CGN) has placed an order with Wärtsilä for engines and related emissions control after-treatment systems for two new passenger ferries.  The ferries are being built at the Shiptec AG yard in Switzerland and will operate between Switzerland and France across Lake Geneva.  The order with Wärtsilä was placed in September...