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Major Marine Changes For Rolls-Royce

BY IAN CAMERON Rolls-Royce has announced sweeping changes to its marine business that includes the elimination of 800 jobs and the creation of a new Research and Development center in Norway. The company supplies a broad...

High-Speed Gas Engine For Marine

BY ROBERTA PRANDI MTU Friedrichshafen, part of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, presented a new gas-powered high-speed marine engine Series 4000, which just completed 3000 hours on the test bench and is going to be put into...

Tier 4 Final For Marine Two-Cycle

Progress Rail announced that its EMD 710 Series Model E 23B Tier 4 marine engine has received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 final certification, making it only two-cycle engine of its kind...

Printed Blades From Siemens

Siemens said it achieved a breakthrough by finishing its first full-load engine tests for gas turbine blades completely produced using Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology. The company successfully validated multiple AM printed turbine blades with a...

U.S. Coast Guard Picks MAN

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) will have MAN Diesel & Turbo’s 28/33D STC engines installed as the main propulsion for its new Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) program. The program is the replacement platform for the...

GE To Power Combined-Cycle Plant In Pennsylvania

GE announced an order for a single shaft engineered equipment package (EEP), with a high-efficiency 7HA.02 gas turbine at its heart, to power the Ares EIF’s Birdsboro Power combined-cycle power plant in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, USA. With...

Europe’s Fossil Fuel Plants: Boom Or Doom?

By Roberta Prandi and Bo Svensson Editor’s Note: With power generation by renewable sources on the rise, large fossil-fueled power plants in Europe are facing some important challenges. And while the share of power generated...

Former Solar President Cat’s Next CEO

A former president of Solar Turbines has been named the next chief executive officer of Caterpillar. Jim Umpleby, a 35-year veteran at the company, will succeed Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman, who will retire...
The Marine Propulsion Order Survey examines mechanical drive, auxiliary and diesel-electric marine propulsion systems.

2016 Marine Propulsion Order Survey

Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide’s Marine Propulsion Order Survey is part three of three reports designed to provide details on the markets of large reciprocating engines, steam turbines and gas turbines used in power...

Kohler Buys Clarke Energy

Kohler Co. has announced that its Power Group has acquired Clarke Energy Ltd., Liverpool, England.  Kohler said Clarke Energy is a multinational specialist in the engineering, construction, installation and maintenance of engine-based power plants...