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Dual-Fuel Power For Cruise Ship

Wärtsilä's dual-fuel 31DF engine has been selected to power the polar ice-class luxury cruise vessel being built for the France-based operator Ponant at Vard Søviknes, a part of VARD shipbuilding group in Norway. Because the 150-m...
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PW Power Systems Moves Into Oil & Gas Industry

PW Power Systems said that it will supply a 30 MW aeroderivative gas turbine generators to its first customer in the oil and gas production industry. The FT8 MOBILEPAC will be delivered to U.S. Well...

Ferries Going LNG Dual Fuel

Caterpillar Marine announced that Spanish shipping company Baleària will convert three of its ferries from diesel to LNG dual fuel using Caterpillar and MaK technology. Caterpillar Marine dealer Finanzauto will perform the engine conversion,...

GE Investing US$200 Million In Aeroderivative Business

Given the unique and growing needs for flexibility to balance the grid, GE Power said it has significant opportunity for its aeroderivative business and announced that it is investing more than US$200 million in...

Flannery Out At GE

Just over a year into his attempt to turn around a moribund GE, John Flannery is out as head of the company. The company announced that H. Lawrence Culp, Jr. has been named chairman and chief...

Hybrids On Track

Rolls-Royce made a splash with news about hybrid drives for rail applications at the InnoTrans, the trade show for railway and transport technology held in Berlin, Germany. First came the announcement that Rolls-Royce signed a...

Laser Focus

Federal-Mogul Powertrain said it is developing laser processes designed to offer piston rings for large-bore engines greater wear resistance. The company techniques offer an environmentally friendly, long-term alternative to galvanic coatings and are the latest...

Rolls Launches New Version Of Bergen Engines

Rolls-Royce launched a V-line version of the new B33:45 liquid fuel and B36:45 gas engine series. The additions complete the engine family, which was launched three years ago. “This is an important milestone for us....

GE Transportation Announces New High-Speed Diesel Engine Program

GE Transportation announced a new high-speed diesel engine program that will serve the locomotive, marine and power generation segments. The engine platform, which was announced at the Innotrans trade show, is designed will provide improved...

Project Seeks Ways to Use Methane In Transportation, Energy

A three-year collaboration among 27 scientific, industrial and business partners is underway with the goal of finding ways to use methane-based fuels for transportation and energy production. Power-to-gas  In a so-called power-to-gas process that uses electric...

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