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Laser Focus

Federal-Mogul Powertrain said it is developing laser processes designed to offer piston rings for large-bore engines greater wear resistance. The company techniques offer an environmentally friendly, long-term alternative to galvanic coatings and are the latest...

Project Seeks Ways to Use Methane In Transportation, Energy

A three-year collaboration among 27 scientific, industrial and business partners is underway with the goal of finding ways to use methane-based fuels for transportation and energy production. Power-to-gas  In a so-called power-to-gas process that uses electric...
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GE Offering 6B Gas Turbine Repower Solution

GE’s Power Services business said it is marking the 40th anniversary of its 6B gas turbine fleet by launching the company’s first 6B repowering solution. GE also announced it has signed its first agreement for...

Chevron Develops Lubricants To Deal With Upcoming Sulfur Restrictions

Chevron Marine Lubricants has developed a range of cylinder lubricants that the company said is compatible with virtually all available global sulfur cap 2020 compliance options. As the global shipping industry prepares for the arrival of...

GEA At SMM

GEA released a new marine separator designed to be more easily maintained at SMM in Hamburg, Germany. GEA said that to develop a future-proof separation technology, it was necessary to completely rethink marine separators. The...

Rolls At SMM: A New LNG Engine Introduced

Rolls-Royce launched its latest in a series of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueled marine engines at the SMM maritime exhibition in Hamburg, Germany. Rolls-Royce said the Bergen B36:45 model is designed in accordance with the...

ABB At SMM

The ABB Ability Marine Pilot Control dynamic positioning (DP) system, unveiled at the maritime trade fair SMM, is designed to simplify ship maneuvering with what the company calls an intuitive touchscreen-based user interface. With its user-centric...

MHI-MME Develops New Diesel Turbocharger

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment Co. Ltd. (MHI-MME), has developed new models of its MET Turbochargers for diesel engines. The MET-MBII axial-flow turbocharger series is designed mainly for two-stroke engines and is smaller...

Rolls Battery Systems Selected For Offshore Vessels

Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine will deliver a battery-powered energy system for two offshore vessels operated by Norway-based Golden Energy Offshore. The delivery includes the SAVe Energy system, which was launched by Rolls-Royce in August. The lithium-ion...

Three Energy Forms, One Roof

BY ROBERTA PRANDI MAN Energy Solutions Switzerland Ltd. and ABB Switzerland are collaborating on a new three-way energy storage system. The pair signed a cooperation agreement to develop, produce and commercialize the Electro-Thermal Energy Storage...

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