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Getting The Brake You Need

BY BO SVENSSON Swedish Dellner Brakes has introduced what it calls the world’s first fully automated, electrical “Stop,Turn, Lock” (eSTL) braking system for marine braking and other industrial systems. “Our new eSTL system is compact and needs...

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Combining Regions

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd. (MHPS) has combined its thermal power generating subsidiaries in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) areas into one integrated unit. Oliver Klitzke was named CEO of the new MHPS Group. The 53-year-old engineer brings...
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Wärtsilä Delivers Solar Hybrid Power Plant

Wärtsilä said it has delivered the world’s largest solar hybrid power plant. Wärtsilä will provide technology which is essential in operating the off-grid gold mine. Wärtsilä said it was selected by the global renewable...

LNG Providing Cold Comfort

By Bo Svensson The Finnish ship Polaris—the world’s first icebreaker fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG)—recently left the Arctech Helsinki Shipyard for the start of her sea trials. The icebreaker, built for the Finnish Transport Agency, has...

LNG Added To Power Mix

GE’s Power Services business has signed an agreement with the Jamaica Public Service Co. (JPS) to help modernize its generation equipment and provide its service expertise at the Bogue Power Station in Montego Bay,...

Wärtsilä and ABB Expand Pact

Wärtsilä and ABB have signed a comprehensive, 6-year service agreement covering standard maintenance and performance optimization of ABB turbochargers installed with Wärtsilä 4-stroke engines. The new agreement is an evolution of the long-term cooperation...

B&W Sale Includes B&W Universal

German industrial conglomerate Dürr announced that its U.S. subsidiary, Dürr Inc., it is acquiring 100 % of the shares in three industrial environmental technology businesses of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. The sale includes...

GE Adds Flywheel UPS Series

GE has released a new series of flywheel uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems that range from 50 to 1000 KV-amperes. The new flywheel UPS also integrate patented flywheel technology from VYCON, a subsidiary of Calnetix...

A Champion For Digitalization

Andreas Schell has been CEO of Rolls-Royce Power Systems for about 18 months and if his influence on the company so far is demonstrated just by the brand-new Digital Solutions group that Diesel &...

Inspection, Maintenance Contract Awarded To EthosEnergy

EthosEnergy said it has been awarded a multi-million US dollar inspection contract to provide field service, parts replacement and component repair to a power plant in Texas. The contract provides major maintenance coverage, extending for...