Products & Technology

A Fuel Flexible Marine Two-Stroke

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) recently completed the first of three ethane-operated two-stroke engines that will be used for propulsion service in three ethylene carriers, which will also carry ethane as cargo. The...

Big BOB Business For Maersk Fluid Technology

Maersk Fluid Technology said it has received the first volume order for the new version of its Sea-Mate B1000 blending-on-board (BOB) cylinder oil system. Introduced in the second half of 2015, the BOB system...

High Deflection Marine Engine Mount

AMC Mecanocaucho, the Spanish manufacturer of anti-vibration mounts and noise insulation composites, has developed and launched a new high deflection (HD) mount for marine engines. Aitor Lopetegi, export manager at AMC Mecanocaucho, explained that the...

Clean Fuel Via A New WaveLength

Donaldson Co., Inc. has developed a new method to remotely monitor the pressure drop across the company’s bulk filtration systems used at power generation facilities and other applications where large amounts of fuel are...

High-Performance Propulsion Treats

BY ROBERTA PRANDI Schottel introduced its HTG High Torque Gearbox, which will be incorporated into the recently launched Schottel Ecopeller (SRE) propeller for high performance marine applications. The German company also launched the VarioDuct high-performance nozzle. Schottel...

Turbine Ignition Transformers

Foster Transformer Co. said it has redesigned the enclosure for its gas turbine ignition transformers to allow for shorter delivery times and more flexible configuration. An interchangeable plate on the line side allows the...

@CIMAC:ABB Unveils Dedicated Turbocharger

ABB Turbocharging presented its first dedicated turbocharger for marine auxiliary engine applications at the CIMAC Congress in Helsinki, Finland. The turbocharger, which the company said was designed for ease of operation and service, was developed...

Keeping Thermal Options Open

Every engine that burns fuel to generate power also generates heat. Whether it’s a reciprocating engine or gas turbine operating on diesel, natural gas or heavy fuel, heat is a natural byproduct of combustion....

Boosting ROI With Turbocharger Upgrade

BY ROBERTA PRANDI Upgrading ABB turbochargers at two power plants in the Caribbean boosted engine performance and led to a solid return on investment (ROI), according to an independent study by US-based Forrester Consulting. The study...

The New Frontier: System Integration

BY ROBERTA PRANDI Editor’s Note: The concept of system integration has become more and more important for manufacturers of mobile vehicles, marine vessels and power stations. Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide spoke with Dr. Marko...

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