Marine

ZF Introducing Marine Condition Monitoring System

ZF Marine Krimpen will be introducing its Condition Monitoring System during the Maritime Industry Exhibition in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, in May. ZF said the Condition Monitoring System is equipped with various sensors and an intelligent...

Prepared To Ply Polar Waters

Wärtsilä  announced that the L'Astrolabe, a 72 m polar logistics vessel fitted with a complete Wärtsilä propulsion machinery package and Wärtsilä NOR (NOx Reducer) SCR (selective catalytic reduction) exhaust gas cleaning systems for all...

MTEA Annouces Hybrid Concept

For many years, one of the most popular horsepower ranges for new construction of inland waterways vessels was twin screw, 2000 hp vessels.   With the advent of the EPA Marine Emission Regulations requiring engines...

Caterpillar Oil & Gas Launches Tier 3 Offshore Engine

Caterpillar Oil and Gas has launched the IMO Tier 3 emissions certified C15 ACERT offshore engine rated at 403 bkW and 433 bkW. The engine utilizes Caterpillar’s NOx Reduction System (NRS) system to meet NOx...

New Lubricants Plant Opens In Singapore

Shell opened a 10-hectare integrated lubricants and grease production facility in Tuas, Singapore. It is Shell’s 3rd largest lubricants plant in the world and 2nd largest in Asia-Pacific, capable of producing up to 430 million L...

Advanced Data Collection And Monitoring Agreement

Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) signed an agreement with marine automation, navigation and communication specialist Enamor Ltd of Gdynia, Poland, formalizing an existing collaboration covering the development of a sophisticated data collection and monitoring...

MHI Outlines Marine Engine Plans

BY IAN CAMERON A three-way partnership has been unveiled by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) which the Japanese company said will lead to the formation of a “dedicated manufacturer of marine diesel engines.” (MHI), said its wholly-owned...

New Generation Thrusters

Caterpillar Marine has launched its latest generation of azimuth thrusters. The new MTA v3 thruster is based on the design of the v2 and is built in accordance with Caterpillar’s CPS procedure for maximum...

MAN Diesels Selected For Antarctic Icebreaker

  MAN Diesel & Turbo has been selected to supply the main engines to a new icebreaking supply-and-research vessel for the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD). The two 16V32/44CR main engines each produce 9600 kW will serve...

“First” Un-Manned Offshore Vessel Under Development

BY IAN CAMERON A United Kingdom and Norwegian partnership will build what it said is the world’s first un-manned and fully automated vessel for offshore operations. Automated Ships Ltd. and Norway’s Kongsberg plan to start work...