Industry News

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,...

The Power Of Digitalization

BY ROBERTA PRANDI Big data—and the capability to analyze and transform it—are changing business models across all industries. We could probably use an expression very popular in the last decades of the twentieth century and...

Adding Power To The Oil And Gas Industry

Hipower Systems, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, announced the debut of the HRNG 95 T6 gaseous generator. Designed specifically to power new, more efficient oil and gas...

A Revolution In Diesel Injection?

By ROBERTA PRANDI Switzerland-based RKLAB AG is developing a self-pressurizing diesel fuel injector that the company said has the potential to reduce engine emissions dramatically. The RK Injector is a direct replacement for current common rail...

ISO Offers New Standard For Gas Turbines In Power Gen

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has developed a new procurement standard for gas turbines used in power plant applications. The new standard — ISO 19859:2016, Gas turbine applications – Requirements for power generation...