Tag: <span>two-stroke</span>

ABS, NYK, MTI and WinGD team up on modelling & simulation design project
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ABS, NYK, MTI and WinGD team up on modelling & simulation design project

ABS, NYK, the Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI) and WinGD have launched a modelling and simulation project to evaluate the impact of new technologies on a pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) design. The joint development project (JDP) will build a detailed digital model of the vessel’s hybrid propulsion and electrical generation and distribution system to...

MAN ES readies engines for ‘future fuels’
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MAN ES readies engines for ‘future fuels’

MAN Energy Solutions (ES) has reported that by 2024 its customers will be able to use ‘future fuels’, such as ammonia, methanol and hydrogen, to power its four-stroke engines. While these fuels are not currently available on the market, their use in MAN units will be possible through the incipient start-up of green-fuel production facilities....

Gaslog secures maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä
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Gaslog secures maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä

Greek shipowner and operator Gaslog has selected Wärtsilä’s optimised maintenance agreement to cover ten of the company’s very large LNG carrier vessels. The agreement is designed to ensure certainty of operations with budgeted maintenance costs. The tailored agreement covers the vessels’ twin two-stroke dual-fuel main engines, enabling them to benefit from the latest condition monitoring...

WinGD and HHI-EMD collaborate to develop sustainable engine technology
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WinGD and HHI-EMD collaborate to develop sustainable engine technology

Marine engine designer and power system integrator WinGD and engine builder Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Engine Machinery Division (HHI-EMD) are to strengthen their collaboration by partnering to develop environmentally sustainable two-stroke engine technology. Under a joint development agreement signed at the Kormarine 2021 exhibition in Busan last month, the two companies will together develop engine solutions...

MAN ES to keep Mitsui and MOL updated on ammonia-powered engine development
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MAN ES to keep Mitsui and MOL updated on ammonia-powered engine development

MAN Energy Solutions has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mitsui E&S Machinery (MES-M) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) regarding the low-speed, ammonia-fueled main engine that MAN Energy Solutions is currently developing. The MoU provides for keeping MOL and MES-M updated on MAN Energy Solutions’ progress in this regard, with the ultimate intention of...

WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions
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WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions

WinGD has developed an ecosystem of solutions around the main engine that enhances energy efficiency and enables a seamless transition to new fuels, helping the shipping industry to meet ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals. The WinGD solutions deploy digital vessel optimisation and battery-hybrid energy systems to improve the energy efficiency and future fuel...

Makita order marks Japanese debut for ABB’s A255-L turbocharger
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Makita order marks Japanese debut for ABB’s A255-L turbocharger

Japanese engine builder Makita has selected ABB’s latest low-speed turbochargers for an engine being built for a chemical tanker, marking the first time that a Japanese-built engine will feature the compact, powerful A255-L turbochargers. The turbochargers will be applied on a 6S40ME-B9.5 engine built by Makita which manufactures MAN engines under the license. The A255-L...

WinGD ensures future-ready engine design through clean fuel toolbox
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WinGD ensures future-ready engine design through clean fuel toolbox

WinGD has outlined the extensive investments it has made in recent years to ensure readiness for next-generation shipping fuels. In a white paper titled ‘Future ready: Extending the engine research toolbox to validate clean shipping fuels’, the company details the engine research toolbox it has amassed, including sophisticated testing facilities for engines and fuel systems,...

WinGD wins Guinness World Record title for most powerful engine
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WinGD wins Guinness World Record title for most powerful engine

WinGD’s 12X92DF has won the Guinness World Record for the most powerful Otto-cycle engine ever built. The engine, which was built in 2019, has undergone tests at engine builder CSSC-MES Diesel Co (CSSC-CMD). These tests were verified by Guinness World Records for the official record title ‘Most powerful marine internal combustion engine (otto cycle) commercially...

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...

World’s first LPG-retrofit announced
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World’s first LPG-retrofit announced

MAN PrimeServ, MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales division, has announced the successful conversion of the main engine aboard the LPG carrier, ‘BW Gemini’, from an MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.2 type to an MAN B&W 6G60ME- LGIP dual-fuel type capable of operating on fuel oil and LPG. The BW Gemini is part of the fleet of Oslo-listed BW...

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...