Tag: <span>WinGD</span>

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)...

ExxonMobil introduces multi-fuel marine cylinder oil
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ExxonMobil introduces multi-fuel marine cylinder oil

ExxonMobil is introducing Mobilgard 540 X, the latest addition to its advanced MobilGard cylinder oil range. The lubricant is specifically formulated for use with both 0.1 per cent and 0.5 per cent sulphur fuels and liquefied natural gas (LNG) and will be available from June 2020. Mobilgard 540 X is designed to meet the advanced...

LUKOIL shares lubricant experience
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LUKOIL shares lubricant experience

LUKOIL Marine Lubricants has shared its experience of operating with NAVIGO MCL Extra (40BN) with very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) for 100 days. Using the right cylinder oil is the first step to avoid excessive liner wear on VLSFO. Feed rate optimisation is equally important for good engine condition, in combination with engine inspections...

WinGD advances clean fuel research with flexible injector concept
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WinGD advances clean fuel research with flexible injector concept

WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel) has bolstered its investment in fuel research with the development of a flexible injection system. In a released whitepaper, ‘Flexible Injector to Advance Alternative Fuels Research’, the engine designers describe how the concept will play a crucial role in its investigations into low-carbon liquid fuels and engine injection concepts to...

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...