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SCHOTTEL Strengthens Middle East Service

Mar 09, 2012

After the establishment of SCHOTTEL Middle East FZE (SME), a subsidiary of the renowned German company SCHOTTEL GMbH, as the new hub for the Middle East region, SCHOTTEL made a further step to enhance customer service across the region. ATOS International L…

Dive boats Get Ultrajet Propulsion

Jan 24, 2012

Two new 120 foot Buddy Dive Boats are fitted with Ultrajet Waterjet Propulsion systems. M.Y. Wolf Buddy and M.Y. Darwin Buddy, the newest and most spacious ‘live aboard’ dive-yachts in the archipelago of Galapagos, have been fitted with…

China Endorses Complete Propulsion Concept

Jan 10, 2012

MAN Diesel & Turbo propulsion solution chosen for special transportation vessels Jiangnan Shipyard, part of the China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) Group, recently signed a shipbuilding contract with China Satellite Maritime Tracking…

Eckart Joins HS Marine Propulsion

Sep 15, 2011

John Eckart has joined HS Marine Propulsion, LLC as the Principal Engineer.  Eckart has worked in the marine industry for 25 years in the areas of hydrodynamics and ship propulsion.  He spent the past 15 years as a principal engineer with Rolls-Royce Naval Marine…

Marine Propulsion Course with Professor Woud

May 24, 2011

Klein Woud played leading role in the establishment of successful training seriesThe first module in the Marine Propulsion Course will start on 22 and 23 September. This seventh edition of the training series will be the last one in which Professor Hans Klein Woud…

EPD, Siemens Form Solutions Partnership

Dec 07, 2010

Electronic Power Design, Inc. (EPD) and Siemens Industry, Inc. Drive Technologies today announced that the companies have formed a solutions partnership for Siemens ELFA R hybrid propulsion systems.  Siemens recently released its newly designed ELFA hybrid propulsion system…

STADT AS New Propulsion System

Apr 30, 2010

STADT AS has a gained a foothold in both the offshore and fishing fleet with a new diesel electric propulsion system. The company is located in Gjerdsvika at the Northwest coast of Norway, and has patented a new solution based on Sinus-technology…

Wärtsilä Repeat Orders from Russia

Apr 07, 2010

Wärtsilä has received several orders for propulsion systems from Russian organizations recently. The most recent contracts include repeat orders for integrated electro-propulsion packages for new state-owned Multipurpose Salvage Vessels, which…

Agreement to Develop Gas-Fueled Ships

Mar 23, 2010

Wärtsilä and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) have signed a co-operation agreement to develop gas-fuelled merchant vessels. The intention is to jointly develop next-generation ships with efficient and competitive propulsion machinery concepts…

MAN Engines for Chinese Ferry Company

Feb 16, 2010

Bohai Ferry Co., Ltd. has ordered four MAN 16V32/40CD propulsion plants to power two passenger vessels to supplement its fleet. The four-stroke engines will be built at MAN Diesel’s production centre in Augsburg, Germany, and will operate at 750 rpm…

Royal Caribbean, Rolls-Royce Pod Settlement

Jan 13, 2010

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) and Rolls-Royce announced that they have reached a suitable and amicable resolution to the lawsuit regarding the Mermaid pod-propulsion system on Celebrity Cruises’ Millennium-class ships.  When they were first designed and implemented…

APR Labs Greener Method of Propulsion

Nov 15, 2009

In 2006, Aries Propulsion Research Labs (APR Labs) introduced a new method of propulsion technology labeled Omni-Directional Propulsion (ODP). The method was created by designer Chris B. Hewatt and was first published on the United States Patent…

USS Makin Island Electric Drive Propulsion

Nov 12, 2009

The United States Navy commissioned its new LHD 8 ship USS Makin Island on October 24, 2009 in San Diego, California. The USS Makin Island is the first U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship to feature a unique hybrid propulsion system that relies…

The Ulstein Hybrid Propulsion Concept

Nov 09, 2009

Ulstein Group has designed and built two new anchor handling and offshore support vessels with a new breed of hybrid propulsion system for shipowner Olympic Shipping. The new Ulstein hybrid propulsion concept has taken the potential of the rather…

Korean CG Relies on MTU Propulsion

Oct 22, 2009

The Tognum business unit Engines received two orders for the supply of a total of 28 MTU engines from the Series 2000, Series 4000 and Series 1163 to the Korean Coast Guard in 2009. The orders also include MTU automation systems for six new vessels…

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