Tag: <span>Engines</span>

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...

MSC Cruises selects Wärtsilä package for dual fuel newbuilds
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MSC Cruises selects Wärtsilä package for dual fuel newbuilds

Two new MSC Cruises vessels will feature Wärtsilä’s integrated solutions designed to support and enhance efficiency and environmental sustainability. Wärtsilä will supply French shipyard Chantiers de l‘Atlantique with the package of solutions. Each vessel will be provided with five 14-cylinder Wärtsilä 46DF dual-fuel engines fitted with nitrogen oxide reduction (NOR) units, two Wärtsilä LNGPac fuel...

MAN ES improves engine efficiency with Orcan Energy collaboration
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MAN ES improves engine efficiency with Orcan Energy collaboration

MAN Energy Solutions has signed a cooperation agreement with CleanTech company Orcan Energy to improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions from ships’ engines by recovering energy from waste heat. As part of the new agreement, Orcan Energy’s PACK technology will be available to MAN Energy Solutions’ marine and power plant customers for retrofitting their engines....

MAN’s new controller platform passes type approval test
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MAN’s new controller platform passes type approval test

MAN Energy Solutions’ electronic ‘ME’ engine portfolio has announced that its ‘Triton’ platform recently passed its TAT (Type Approval Test) in Japan. Triton is a new controller platform that will be introduced as a fully localised product, beginning from 2020. It provides increased engine flexibility for improved performance due to higher computational power and more...

ExxonMobil launches high-performance lubricant oil for modern gas engines
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ExxonMobil launches high-performance lubricant oil for modern gas engines

ExxonMobil has launched Mobil Pegasus 610 Ultra, a high-performance lubricant formulated for use in modern medium- and high-speed four cycle gas engines operating on fuels containing corrosive materials such as hydrogen sulphide and halogens. The oil was developed and tested in collaboration with Infinis, one of the UK’s largest renewable power generators. Landfill and biogases...

Shell Marine publishes white paper on cylinder oils for 2020
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Shell Marine publishes white paper on cylinder oils for 2020

Shell Marine has published a new White Paper that offers shipowners and operators guidance on cylinder oils and engine care to ensure a smooth transition to IMO 2020. ‘IMO 2020 Ready’ from Shell Marine sets out the commercial, operational and technical challenges faced by customers before, during and after the regulatory deadline. The publication gives...

WinGD and ETH Zurich develop algorithm for engine predictive maintenance
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WinGD and ETH Zurich develop algorithm for engine predictive maintenance

  Technical university ETH Zürich and WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel) have developed an algorithm based on a physical and data driven engine model to enhance predictive maintenance for marine two-stroke engines. The solution, which deploys a new hybrid approach to modelling engine behaviour, will be further tested and validated to be applied in future...

MAN and Samsung sign engine digitisation agreement
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MAN and Samsung sign engine digitisation agreement

MAN Energy Solutions and Samsung Heavy Industries have signed an agreement to define a framework for the long-term strategic cooperation to develop technologies and systems for the digitisation of marine engines. The cooperation will focus on: Digitisation of marine engine solution data including auxiliary systems Data collection, diagnosis and visualisation in relation to marine engine...

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...