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MAN To Plan And Commission 30-MW CHP Gas Engine Plant

MAN Diesel & Turbo announced obtaining the commissioning, planning and, upon investment approval, construction of a 30 MW  gas engine power plant by Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (EnBW) in Stuttgart-Gaisburg, Germany. The combined heat and power...

Detecting Propeller Defects

By IAN CAMERON A new automated ultrasonic system for inspecting marine drive components such as ship propellers had been developed by Dutch company MPR. During the casting of ship propellers, small pores and tiny cracks can...

A Tall Order For Rolls-Royce

MTU, a Rolls-Royce Power Systems company, announced it has been chosen to repower the U.S. Coast Guard’s barque Eagle, also known as “America’s Tall Ship.” The three-masted Eagle, which drives under full sail in the...

GE Upgrades Egyptian Power Plant

GE said it has completed the upgrades of two GE 9FA gas turbines at the Nubaria power plant in Beheira, Egypt. The upgrades included the installation of GE’s latest combustion solutions for the 9FA gas...

MAN Diesel & Turbo and Karpowership Renew Partnership

Karpowership, part of the Turkish energy group Karadeniz Holding, has placed an order for 12 MAN Diesel & Turbo 18V 51/60 engines with a capacity of 18.9 MW per engine. Six of the engines are...

High-Speed Gas Engine For Marine

BY ROBERTA PRANDI MTU Friedrichshafen, part of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, presented a new gas-powered high-speed marine engine Series 4000, which just completed 3000 hours on the test bench and is going to be put into...

Siemens, Cuba Sign Energy Agreement

Siemens has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Unión Eléctrica (UNE), the Cuban state-owned utility with the intention to modernize the energy infrastructure of the country. “With this important agreement we consolidate our commitment...

Servicing Siemens RB211’s

Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Co. (ADMA OPCO) has awarded RWG a three-year support agreement, with the option for a one-year extension, to maintain its operational fleet of Siemens industrial RB211gas generators. The contract was...

GE Repowering Bangladesh Project

GE, in a consortium with China National Machinery and Equipment Import and Export Corp., has been awarded a US$117 million order from Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) for repowering Unit 3 of the Ghorashal...

Advanced Testing Of Gear Units

BY ROBERTA PRANDI Renk, a manufacturer of special gear units and transmissions and part of the MAN group, opened one of the biggest and most modern test facilities for gear units worldwide in its Augsburg,...

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