Tag: <span>Engines</span>

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...

WinGD validates Total Lubmarine’s cylinder oil for LNG in dual fuel mode
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WinGD validates Total Lubmarine’s cylinder oil for LNG in dual fuel mode

Total Lubmarine’s cylinder oil Talusia Universal (57 BN, SAE 50) has received a revised No Objection Letter (NOL) from Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD), adding dual fuel validation for the WinGD range of dual fuel engines. The NOL also confirms the validation across the full range of WinGD – including legacy Sulzer – engines. The...

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...

CSSC Marine adds injection control unit overhaul service
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CSSC Marine adds injection control unit overhaul service

CSSC Marine Service (CMS), the worldwide equipment service subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC), has extended its range of services for WïnGD and RT-Flex two-stroke engines, with the introduction of an injection control unit (ICU) overhaul and testing service. The development marks the first time that OEM-authorised ICU overhaul and testing has been available...

Danish Consortium to develop ammonia-fuelled marine engine
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Danish Consortium to develop ammonia-fuelled marine engine

Innovation Fund Denmark, the Danish investment entity, has announced the establishment of a consortium to develop a two-stroke, ammonia-fuelled engine for maritime shipping. The consortium aims to specify and demonstrate an entire, marine-propulsion system that will pave the way for the first commercial order for an ammonia-fuelled vessel. MAN Energy Solutions will lead the consortium...

Alfa Laval and WinGD cut methane slip by 50 per cent
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Alfa Laval and WinGD cut methane slip by 50 per cent

With IMO targeting a 50 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, liquefied natural gas (LNG) is becoming a natural choice for shipowners in the transition to carbon-neutral fuels. Methane slip regulations are a possibility on the horizon, but Alfa Laval and global Swiss engine developer WinGD have already cooperated on a...

BV calls on shipping industry to marry pragmatism with decarbonisation ambitions
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BV calls on shipping industry to marry pragmatism with decarbonisation ambitions

The president of the marine & offshore division of Bureau Veritas (BV) has spoken about the need for the shipping industry to be both pragmatic and ambitious in securing its future: a future in which shipping meets its decarbonisation targets, is more transparent, is better understood outside the sector, and keeps raising standards. Speaking on...

GESCO rolls out Tekomar XPERT engine performance software
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GESCO rolls out Tekomar XPERT engine performance software

Great Eastern Shipping Company (GESCO) has announced plans to install ABB Ability Tekomar XPERT engine performance monitoring and diagnostic software across its fleet of 46 tankers and bulk carriers. The development marks the first time that India’s largest private shipowner has rolled out fleetwide engine monitoring software. The roll out follows a successful trial on...

Hopper Dredger sails 2,000 hours on 100 per cent marine biofuel
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Hopper Dredger sails 2,000 hours on 100 per cent marine biofuel

Jan De Nul Group has announced that its trailing suction hopper dredger, ‘Alexander von Humboldt’, has completed 2,000 hours of operation on 100 per cent renewable, second-generation Biofuel Oil (BFO). The vessel is powered by 2 × MAN 12V32/40 and 1 × MAN 7L32/40 main engines. Jan De Nul Group reports that this major milestone...

Dual-fuel engine shows potential to cut emissions by 85 per cent
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Dual-fuel engine shows potential to cut emissions by 85 per cent

A new engine capable of reducing CO2 emissions by up to 85 per cent by injecting and burning hydrogen has been launched by BeHydro, a joint venture between engine producer ABC and shipping firm CMB. Over the past three years BeHydro has developed, produced and extensively tested a dual fuel (diesel-hydrogen) engine with a capacity...