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Methanol Choice For New Ocean-Going Vessels

Four ocean-going vessels powered by methanol fuel have been ordered by Waterfront Shipping Company Ltd. (WFS), Marinvest/Skagerack Invest (Marinvest), IINO Kaiun Kaisha, Ltd. (IINO), Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui), and the NYK Group (NYK). The...

MAN Supplying Benin Power Plant

A consortium including MAN Diesel & Turbo and Danish engineering, procurement and construction firm BWSC has won a contract to build the new 127 MW Maria Gleta power plant near the city of Cotonou,...

MHPS Selected For Brazil Project

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) announced that its M501 JAC gas turbine was selected for the Vale Azul II power plant project in Brazil. The project marks the first Brazilian application of the M501 JAC turbine, the...

Executives Sound Off On The Industry

Editor’s Note: With this roundtable, it is our goal to provide an overview of the challenges and opportunities facing the marketplace today. Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide would like to thank the following executives for their...

IEA: Oil Production Likely To Outstrip Demand In 2018

Oil production—particularly by non-OPEC countries, including the U.S.— is likely to outstrip demand this year, according to the latest report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). According to the report, the upward momentum that drove...

MHPS Wins 5300 MW Power Project

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd. (MHPS) has received a full-turnkey order for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a 5300 MW natural-gas-fired power plant project near Bangkok, Thailand. The project is being planned by a...

Wärtsilä, Saudi Firm Renew Asset Management Agreement

Wärtsilä and Saudi Arabia-based Hail Cement Co. renewed the three-year asset management agreement for Hail’s power plant in Turbah, Saudi Arabia. Wärtsilä provides guarantees for the performance of the power plant and ensures the reliability...

MHPS Shakes Up Executive Ranks

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems announced a large number of executive-level personnel changes, including that CEO Koji Tanaka will retire at the end of March. Tanaka will be joined in retirement by Vice Chairman Takato Nishizawa,...

An Engine “Game Changer?”

BY IAN CAMERON Engine technology aimed at the heavy-duty truck sector and for stationary distributed systems and described as “potentially game-changing” has been unveiled by the United Kingdom-headquartered Ricardo. The Ricardo CryoPower concept aims to substantially...

MAN, Hyundai To Develop LPG Two Strokes

MAN Diesel & Turbo said it has entered into an agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries Engine & Machinery Division (HHI-EMD) for the development and production of dual-fuel engines for marine applications. Under the agreement, HHI-EMD...

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