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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...

Another Big Order In Argentina For Siemens

Siemens announced it has secured orders to supply a total of 12 gas turbines to four turnkey industrial power plants in Argentina in an order that, with service and support, will be approximately US$750...

Trust Your Sensors

Gathering and analyzing sensor data from machinery is a common practice for maintenance and reliability professionals in the power generation and gas compression industries. Many companies, though, only monitor a fraction of their critical...

Big Cats To Hunt Mines

BY IAN CAMERON  After 33 years continuous service, the engines in one of the U.K.’s minehunters are to be replaced as part of a large–scale vessel overhaul. BAE Systems engineers are carrying out the work on...

Hoerbiger Acquires Aftermarket Rights To Continental Controls Line

Hoerbiger Engine Division has acquired the exclusive global aftermarket rights for the Continental Controls Corp. reciprocating gas engine product line. The acquisition, effective March 1, means the natural gas fueled engine emissions control and flow...

Wärtsilä Powering Bahamas Natural Gas Plant

Wärtsilä will deliver a 132 MW power for Bahamas Power and Light (BPL), on a full engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) basis. The plant will be delivered as a fast-track project...

LNG To Power Mediterranean Ferry

Wärtsilä has signed a contract for the design and supply for what it calls the first gas-propelled RoRo passenger ferry to operate in the Mediterranean Sea. The liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered ship is being built...

Rolls-Royce Wins New U.S. Order

By IAN CAMERON Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract to supply a range of equipment, including MTU marine generator sets, to a new fleet of U.S. Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutters (USCG OPC). The Rolls-Royce equipment...

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 Plans Facility Closure

Citing “ongoing challenges in the power industry,” GE announced plans to close its manufacturing facility in Salem, Virginia, USA. About 250 workers would lose their jobs at the plant, which designs and produces control systems...

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