Tag: <span>Engines</span>

Uni-Tankers achieves 12 per cent fuel savings with engine optimisation solution
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Uni-Tankers achieves 12 per cent fuel savings with engine optimisation solution

Uni-Tankers has achieved a fuel saving of 12.2 per cent on its chemical/oil products tanker Endelo Swan following ten months of test sailing using a fuel saving solution by Danish start-up Frugal Technologies.  The start-up’s solution, Frugal Propulsion helps to optimise the fuel consumption of vessels. It is a patented and class-approved on-top system which ensures that...

Wärtsilä introduces engine and SCR package to meet China’s new emission standard
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Wärtsilä introduces engine and SCR package to meet China’s new emission standard

Wärtsilä has announced plans to introduce a combined engine plus selective catalytic reduction (SCR) packaged product aimed at complying with China’s Stage II marine engine emission standard, which enters into force in July 2021. The standard will apply to inland waterway, coastal, river-sea, channel and fishing vessels operating in most rivers and around the country’s...

Latsco LNG carriers to benefit from Wärtsilä optimised maintenance agreement
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Latsco LNG carriers to benefit from Wärtsilä optimised maintenance agreement

Wärtsilä has signed a five-year optimised maintenance agreement with Greece-based Latsco LNG Marine Management. The agreement covers the main engines for two large LNG Carriers (LNGC), the Hellas Diana and the Hellas Athina, and was signed in March 2021. Optimised Maintenance agreements are a key element within Wärtsilä’s Lifecycle Solutions offering and are designed to...

Datum receives grant from Innovate UK for engine health assessment system
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Datum receives grant from Innovate UK for engine health assessment system

Innovate UK has approved Datum Electronics for an innovation grant for the company’s intelligent marine engine’s health assessment system. The solution helps keep marine engines healthy by providing ultrafast sampling of highly accurate sensors, resulting in millions of events being analysed at sea. From this data an algorithm is formulated which allows Datum to predict...

Cummins introduces EPA Tier 4/ IMO III engine
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Cummins introduces EPA Tier 4/ IMO III engine

Cummins has launched a new selective catalytic reduction (SCR) aftertreatment system that is being paired with the QSK60 engine to help shipping companies comply with stricter emissions regulations on commercial marine markets in North America. “For a lot of customers in the marine market, uptime is their biggest concern,” said Eddie Brown, market segment leader...

Trafigura co-sponsors development of MAN ammonia engine
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Trafigura co-sponsors development of MAN ammonia engine

Trafigura Group, an independent commodity trading company, is co-sponsoring the development of MAN Energy Solutions ammonia-fuelled engine for maritime vessels. The fuel-flexible, two-stroke ammonia engine is expected to be commercially available for large-scale ocean-going ships by 2024, followed by a retrofit package to make existing maritime vessels capable of running on ammonia by 2025. “Shipping...

Industry consortium to develop ammonia-fuelled engine
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Industry consortium to develop ammonia-fuelled engine

MAN Energy Solutions has begun the ‘AmmoniaMot’ project. Initiated by MAN with partners from industry and research institutes, it aims to define the steps necessary to produce a dual-fuel, medium-speed engine capable of running on diesel-fuel and ammonia. Supported by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi), and due to run for three...

Wärtsilä to provide optimised maintenance for Minerva Gas LNG carriers
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Wärtsilä to provide optimised maintenance for Minerva Gas LNG carriers

Greece-based Minerva Gas has signed optimised maintenance agreements with Wärtsilä for five of its LNG carrier vessels. The advanced support package is designed to ensure operational certainty with budgeted maintenance costs. The agreements were signed in March 2021. Included in the scope of the agreements is Wärtsilä’s Expert Insight, a service that leverages artificial intelligence...

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...