Marine

Keeping Thermal Options Open

Every engine that burns fuel to generate power also generates heat. Whether it’s a reciprocating engine or gas turbine operating on diesel, natural gas or heavy fuel, heat is a natural byproduct of combustion....

Patrol Vessel Incorporates MAN Engines

The Royal Thai Navy will build a new offshore patrol vessel (OPV) that will be powered by two MAN Diesel & Turbo 16V28/33D STC engines. The 90 m vessel will be constructed at Mahidol Adulyadej...

Propulsion System Upgrade From MAN Diesel & Turbo

MAN Diesel & Turbo said the Kappel propellers it will supply Danaos Shipping Co. Ltd. will be the largest fixed pitch Kappel propellers delivered to date. Along with the Kappel propellers, MAN Diesel & Turbo...

A Donation To Sea Education

Wärtsilä has donated an 8-cylinder Wärtsilä 20 engine and generating set, to the Marine Engineering Technology Department at Texas A&M University at Galveston. Wärtsilä said the donation represents a continuation of the company's ongoing industry...

MAN Engine Heading To Sea

BY BO SVENSSON MAN Diesel & Turbo’s 175D V12 engine is undergoing a broad array of tests and will soon be deployed in marine pilot projects, the company said. Commercial shipping is the main application for...

A New Vision For Marine Power

BY IAN CAMERON The Norwegian fjord Nærøyfjord is just one of two in the entire country to be named a World Heritage site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). To be named...

LNG Providing Cold Comfort

By Bo Svensson The Finnish ship Polaris—the world’s first icebreaker fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG)—recently left the Arctech Helsinki Shipyard for the start of her sea trials. The icebreaker, built for the Finnish Transport Agency, has...

New MAN Diesels In Luxury Yacht

First of new V12-1900 engines in Riviera’s 77 Enclosed Flybridge; 35 knots plus chrome-plated cylinder head covers MAN Engines announced that the first two units of its most powerful high-speed diesel engine have been installed...

First Of Three Hybrid Tugs For Dutch Navy

Damen Shipyards Group has delivered the first of three ASD 2810 Hybrid tugs of the to the Dutch Navy (RNLN). The delivery followed the handover by Damen of two new seagoing Ice Class tugs to...

Unplugging Marine Fuel Waxing Issues

With the introduction of the current emissions control areas (ECAs) in January 2015, all vessels sailing in the Baltic Sea, North Sea, English Channel and the North American ECA, which incorporates most of U.S....

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