Tag: <span>Engines</span>

ME-GI engine completes LNG sea trials
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ME-GI engine completes LNG sea trials

MAN Energy Solutions’ first ME-GI engine featuring its newly-developed Pump Vaporizer Unit (PVU) has successfully completed liquefied natural gas (LNG) trials in Korea. The engine is the first in a series of six neo-Panamax boxships, built by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI), and ordered by Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS). Each vessel is powered by...

Marine lubricant choice more critical than ever
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Marine lubricant choice more critical than ever

Lubricants supplier Castrol has urged shipping industry players to take note of the increasingly important role of marine lubricants as the engine room environment changes. More efficient engines, new and varied fuels, and recent changes to leading original engine manufacturers (OEM) cylinder oil strategies are making lubricant choice a more important and complex decision. Castrol’s...

Wärtsilä extends predictive maintenance solution to support 2-stroke engines
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Wärtsilä extends predictive maintenance solution to support 2-stroke engines

Wärtsilä’s digital predictive maintenance product, Expert Insight, has been extended to support 2-stroke engines. Expert Insight uses artificial intelligence (AI) techniques and rule-based advanced diagnostics to identify potential issues in asset operating data. Wärtsilä’s experts are then able to provide actionable advice proactively to the customer. This facilitates a predictive maintenance strategy, whereby the health...

Mauritius Shipping opts for Wärtsilä integrated propulsion system
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Mauritius Shipping opts for Wärtsilä integrated propulsion system

A new 8200 dwt multi-purpose cargo vessel being built for Mauritius Shipping Corporation (MSCL) will feature Wärtsilä’s fully integrated main propulsion system, providing high level fuel efficiency and full lifecycle support. The MSCL vessel will provide essential transportation of goods and passengers between the Republic of Mauritius and the islands of Reunion, Agalega, and Rodriquez....

Wärtsilä optimises engine maintenance with data-driven planning solution
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Wärtsilä optimises engine maintenance with data-driven planning solution

Wärtsilä has launched its Data-Driven Dynamic Maintenance Planning (Data-Driven DMP) solution to boost the company’s existing Dynamic Maintenance Planning solution by utilising digitalisation and analytics. According to Wärtsilä, the solution is an integral part of the company’s Life-cycle Solutions value proposition, and adds further customer benefits and value not possible with conventional DMP solutions. Data-Driven DMP...

WinGD wins type approval for biggest and most powerful dual-fuel engines
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WinGD wins type approval for biggest and most powerful dual-fuel engines

Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has received type approval for the biggest and most powerful LNG-fuelled engines ever built. Class society Bureau Veritas (BV) awarded the approval for WinGD’s dual-fuelled 12X92DF engines, the first series of which is currently being built by China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC) and will power nine ultra-large container ships (ULCS)...

Wärtsilä upgrades FuelFlex Injection Control Unit for low-sulphur fuels
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Wärtsilä upgrades FuelFlex Injection Control Unit for low-sulphur fuels

Wärtsilä has launched its FuelFlex Injection Control Unit (ICU) upgrading solution to meet the requirements of operating its RT-flex type two-stroke diesel engines with both residual and low-viscosity marine fuels. This is particularly relevant in view of the industry’s increasing use of low-sulphur-content fuels in order to be compliant with sulphur emission regulations. The upgraded...

MAN two-stroke dual-fuel engines pass 1 million operating hours
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MAN two-stroke dual-fuel engines pass 1 million operating hours

MAN Energy Solutions reported that its portfolio of two-stroke, dual-fuel engines has accumulated 1 million operating hours.The milestone comes on the back of the 300 engines/6.3 GW sales the company recently announced for the segment, all running on alternative fuels. MAN Energy Solutions’ ME-GI (Gas Injection) and ME-LGI (Liquid Gas Injection) engines form the core...

BW LPG orders further four LPG engine retrofits from MAN ES
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BW LPG orders further four LPG engine retrofits from MAN ES

Oslo-listed BW LPG, the first shipowner to place retrofit orders for the MAN B&W ME-LGIP LPG-powered engine, has now exercised an option in the initial contract and ordered a further four retrofits from MAN Energy Solutions. The initial contract covered the first retrofitting of four MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.2 HFO-burning engines to 6G60ME-C9.5-LGIP LPG-propelled dual-fuel engines....

Chevron whitepaper offers practical approach to dual-fuel engine lubrication
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Chevron whitepaper offers practical approach to dual-fuel engine lubrication

Marine lubricants supplier Chevron Marine has released the latest in a series of white papers focusing on innovations and developments impacting the fast-changing shipping industry. ‘Lubricating dual-fuel auxiliary engines: a practical approach’ explores the unique challenge of using engines that run regularly on either fuel oils or liquefied natural gas (LNG). Around three quarters of...