Industry News

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...

Capstone’s Russian Distributor Scores Order

Capstone Turbine Corp. said that BPC Engineering, the company's distributor in Belarus and Russia, secured another order for three C1000 Signature Series microturbines that are expected to ship late October and are scheduled to be...

FM Powering New Line Of Coast Guard Cutters

When the first of the U.S. Coast Guard’s new Offshore Patrol Cutters (OPC) puts to sea in 2021, it will be powered by diesel propulsion engines  by Fairbanks Morse, an EnPro Industries company. The Offshore...

A Turbine-Battery Hybrid For California

GE and its longtime customer Southern California Edison (SCE) have announced a plan to install the world’s first battery storage and gas turbine hybrid system. The two-project solution first calls for installation of a...

Marcaillou Is New CMR VP

Sebastien Marcaillou has been appointed vice president general engine sales at electrical wiring control and instrumentation company CMR Group as it targets international growth and diversification. He brings more than 15 years’ experience in developing...

LNG Icebreaker Ready For Duty

BY IAN CAMERON What is claimed to be the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered icebreaker has recently been delivered to its customer by Finland-based Arctech Helsinki Shipyard. The 9300 gross tonnage Polaris was handed over...

MTU Ties Up Thai Deal

By Ian Cameron Germany’s MTU Maintenance has extended its exclusive contract with Thai electricity producer Rojana Power for its GE LM-series industrial gas turbines. The ten-year service agreement is valued at more than US$100 million...

Siemens Scores First China Service Contract

Siemens said it has secured its first long-term service program for industrial gas turbines in China. Siemens and Hangzhou Steam Turbine Co., Ltd. (HTC) secured the contract from Kunshan GCL Blue Sky Distributed Energy Co.,...

Bergen Engine Hits 50 Milestone

BY IAN CAMERON Two years after the launch of its latest engine, the Bergen B33:45, Rolls-Royce is celebrating the sale of its 50th unit. Rolls-Royce said the medium speed engine has been chosen by a variety...

GE and Clarke In Pacific Link Up

Seeking to ensure regional customer sales and services service for its reciprocating engine technology portfolio in the southwestern Pacific, GE’s Distributed Power business has established an agreement with Clarke Energy to serve as GE’s...