Tag: <span>WinGD</span>

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....

Reducing methane slip without compromising on engine performance
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Reducing methane slip without compromising on engine performance

Swiss engine technology company WinGD is helping shipping companies to optimise engine combustion and reduce methane slip with a new intelligent dual fuel engine technology. Intelligent Control by Exhaust Recycling (iCER) is a new technology that has been brought to the market by engine specialists WinGD. The technology, which is integrated into the company’s new...

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...

Alfa Laval targets methane slip with new solution
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Alfa Laval targets methane slip with new solution

Alfa Laval has added a new solution to its Pure Thinking portfolio, targeting methane slip from LNG engines. The new Alfa Laval PureCool system targets the small percentage of unburned methane that escapes through the engine when LNG is used as fuel. Although no regulations currently exist for it, there is growing awareness of methane...

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...

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...

WinGD brings greater transparency to cylinder oil decisions
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WinGD brings greater transparency to cylinder oil decisions

Engine designer Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has prioritised collaboration and transparency in its new cylinder lubrication guide, to ensure that selecting the right oil is easy and straightforward. The new documentation provides ship operators with consolidated, at-a-glance information highlighting the specific usage conditions for each and every approved cylinder oil. The guidance is the...

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)...