Products & Technology

High-Performance Propulsion Treats

BY ROBERTA PRANDI Schottel introduced its HTG High Torque Gearbox, which will be incorporated into the recently launched Schottel Ecopeller (SRE) propeller for high performance marine applications. The German company also launched the VarioDuct high-performance nozzle. Schottel...

Turbine Ignition Transformers

Foster Transformer Co. said it has redesigned the enclosure for its gas turbine ignition transformers to allow for shorter delivery times and more flexible configuration. An interchangeable plate on the line side allows the...

@CIMAC:ABB Unveils Dedicated Turbocharger

ABB Turbocharging presented its first dedicated turbocharger for marine auxiliary engine applications at the CIMAC Congress in Helsinki, Finland. The turbocharger, which the company said was designed for ease of operation and service, was developed...

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....

Boosting ROI With Turbocharger Upgrade

BY ROBERTA PRANDI Upgrading ABB turbochargers at two power plants in the Caribbean boosted engine performance and led to a solid return on investment (ROI), according to an independent study by US-based Forrester Consulting. The study...

The New Frontier: System Integration

BY ROBERTA PRANDI Editor’s Note: The concept of system integration has become more and more important for manufacturers of mobile vehicles, marine vessels and power stations. Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide spoke with Dr. Marko...

Renk Opens Test Facility For Gears

Renk, a specialist in gears, transmissions and components for propulsion systems and member of the MAN Group  inaugurated a new test facility for gears in its headquarters in Augsburg, Germany. Renk said the facility has...

Marrying The Physical And Virtual Worlds

Siemens launches Digital Services For Energy at Hannover Fair Siemens Power Generation Services Division has developed a number of advanced, data-driven service offerings that combine big data with the company’s comprehensive domain expertise to support...

Mitsubishi Hitachi Systems Picked For Mexico Power Project

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPSA) signed a contract with Spain-based Iberdrola SA to supply two J-series gas turbines, a steam turbine and long term service agreement (LTSA) for a power plant project in...

Unlocking The Power Of Geothermal Energy

Renewable, geothermal energy production equipment tested to the limit An English manufacturer of a range of power generation equipment including turbogenerators and switchgear is helping unlock reserves of energy at a remote South American geothermal...

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