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Wärtsilä DF engines on new escort tugs

Jan 28, 2015

Wärtsilä’s 6-cylinder Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel (DF) engines will be integrated into three large new escort tugs, with a customized gas storage and supply system, contracted by Norwegian operator Østensjø Rederi. The equipment is expected…

Wärtsilä donates engine to South Africa

Dec 29, 2014

Wärtsilä donated its Wärtsilä 20 engine to the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in an initiative to support and stimulate the maritime economy in South Africa. The donation handover. People in the picture from left to right…

Thrustmaster delivers Petrobras vessel

Dec 19, 2014

Thrustmaster of Texas delivered the BS Camburi vessel to Petrobras. Image from Thrustmaster.    The BS Camburi is a 36m monohull crewboat built in Brazil by Arpoador Engenharia to the Petrobras type P2 specification…

Wärtsilä 50DF engine to power icebreaking LNG carriers

Nov 10, 2014

South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) yard ordered a total of 54 Wärtsilä Corp. dual fuel engines to power 172,600cbm icebreaking LNG carriers. The icebreaking LNG carriers…

Goltens opens new Houston facility

Oct 29, 2014

Goltens Worldwide opened its new full service facility in Houston, Texas following months of planning, machinery, and equipment installation. The new location is focused on delivering core specialized diesel engine, in-situ machining and green technologies services portfolio…

Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel & Turbo begin Hercules-2

Sep 22, 2014

Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel & Turbo are continuing with a new Hercules-2 project, pending approval under the Horizon 2020 EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation. The Hercules-2 project is aimed at developing a fuel-flexible marine…

More dual-fuel units for MAN

Sep 18, 2014

MAN Diesel and Turbo picked up another order for its MAN 51/60DF engine. An international consortium that includes Teekay LNG Partners has selected a dual-fuel diesel electric propulsion solution featuring 2×12V51/60DF + 2×8L51/60DF engines for each of four liquid natural gas carriers (LNGC)…

Wärtsilä's supplying 2-stroke dual-fuel engines

Sep 09, 2014

Wärtsilä's 2-stroke dual-fuel technology will be featured on two new, large 180,000 cbm LNG carriers. South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries and SK Shipping and Marubeni are building the carriers that will be powered by 6-cylinder Wärtsilä X62DF 2-stroke dual-fuel engines…

Emerson offers ease-of-use SCADA platform

Sep 09, 2014

Emerson Process Management released the OpenEnterprise v3 SCADA platform for the upstream production and distribution market.  The OpenEnterprise release offers ease-of-use and expanded device connectivity for communication protocols…

Bestobell Marine wins first high pressure globe valves contract

Sep 08, 2014

Bestobell Marine has secured its first order to supply its range of cryogenic high pressure globe valves to DSME(Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd) in South Korea.   The valves have been developed over the past two years…

Wärtsilä, CSCC establish joint venture

Jul 18, 2014

Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) signed an agreement to establish a joint venture for manufacturing medium and large bore medium speed diesel and dual-fuel engines. The CSSC Wärtsilä Engine (Shanghai) Co. Ltd factory will be located at Lingang…

Chevron-maritime training in Ireland

May 27, 2014

In the largest maritime training contract ever to be awarded in Ireland, Chevron Shipping Co. signed a four-year training contract with the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) and GAC Training & Service Solutions (GTSS), the maritime training arm of global shipping…

Wartsila chosen for LNG conversion

Feb 18, 2014

Totem Ocean Trailer Express has announced that Wärtsilä will supply main engines, generators and integrated LNG storage and fuel gas handling systems (LNGPac(TM)) for the largest LNG conversion ever undertaken in North America. The contract was signed in 4Q 2013…

MAN Diesel & Turbo win LNG contract

Jul 17, 2013

MAN Diesel & Turbo won the contract to supply the engines for six Chinese LNG carriers (LNGCs). The order for the 30 × MAN 51/60DF dual-fuel engines is a significant development for both Chinese shipyards as well as the LNGC market. The…

Dual fuel engines

Feb 01, 2013

Teekay LNG Partners ordered two twin MAN Diesel & Turbo B&W ME-GI dual-fuel, two-stroke, gas injection engines for two of its LNG carriers currently under construction at DSME’s South Korean yard. The newbuilds will be equipped with M-type, ME-GI twin engines…

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