Marine

LNG Milestone For Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä’s Fuel Gas Supply Systems said it has received the 100th order for the company’s LNGPac product designed for marine liquefied natural gas (LNG) applications. Two new shuttle tankers being built for Singapore-based AET Tankers...

FREMM Frigate Delivered To Italian Navy

GE’s Marine Solutions reports that the seventh multi-purpose FREMM frigate, Federico Martinengo, was recently delivered to the Italian Navy by shipyard Fincantieri. All of the Italian Navy’s new Carlos Bergamini-class FREMM frigates (10-ship program) feature...

LNG-Powered Harbor Tug For Singapore

Wärtsilä will design and equip one of PSA Marine’s newest harbor tugs that will operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG) and incorporating other fuel efficiency features. The 28-m long, 50-tonne bollard pull harbor tug will operate...

Alfa Laval Filter Approved For MAN Diesel & Turbo Engines

Alfa Laval’s Moatti 290 filter for hydraulic control oil (HCO) has been approved by MAN Diesel & Turbo for use on its modern two-stroke engines. The decision follows validation tests aboard three Stena Bulk IMOIIMAX...

Sailing Toward Lower Emissions

Nations recently meeting at the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London have adopted an initial strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships, setting out a vision to reduce GHG...

MAN Power For Major Container Vessel Order

MAN Diesel & Turbo will supply 11 MAN B&W 11G95ME-C9.5 main engines to power 11 23 000 TEU container vessels. Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) will construct six of the vessels while Daewoo Shipping Marine...

Going To Goa

Rolls-Royce and Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL), a shipbuilding yard in India under the Indian Ministry of Defence, have agreed to cooperate in the  local manufacturing of MTU Series 8000 engines in India. Under the...

Lighter And Quieter At Sea

GE’s Marine Solutions announced it has successfully completed acoustic attenuation and weight comparison testing between its new lightweight composite LM2500 gas turbine module and a conventional steel enclosure. GE said the results verified a...

LNG-Fueled Bulk Carrier Delivered

The world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled bulk carrier, powered by a single MAN B&W 6G50ME-GI two-stroke engine, has been delivered. The Ilshin Green Iris was constructed at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) in Korea for...

GE Powering Japanese Destroyer

Two GE LM2500 marine gas turbines now power the JS Ashai, the newest destroyer in the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces (JMSDF) fleet. This first of two new destroyers in the Asahi-class destroyer program was...

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