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North Sea Giant Turns to The Switch EBL Technology

Oct 18, 2018

North Sea Giant, one of the world’s largest and most advanced subsea construction vessels (OSV), has installed an innovative cost-saving solution.This system, based on a unique Electronic Bus Link (EBL) from Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch…

Hordalaks Contracts PG Flow Solutions for Pump System

Oct 02, 2018

PG Flow Solutions has been awarded a contract to supply a seawater circulation pump system to a wellboat that Norwegian shipyard Fitjar Mekaniske Verksted is building for the newly established wellboat company Hordalaks AS.PG Flow Solutions…

ABB Turbo Systems acquires Tekomar

Oct 25, 2017

ABB Turbo Systems will acquire Swiss-based Tekomar Group, the company announced today. ABB said the by acquiring Tekomar, ABB will further develop Tekomar’s digital solution for engine analytics and advisory systems. 'Advancing ABB capabilities in performance modeling and analysis…

MAN to acquire 40% stake in AKA

Jun 07, 2017

MAN Diesel & Turbo has agreed to acquire a 40% participation in Candian company Aspin Kemp & Associates (AKA). AKA based in Montague, Prince Edward Island (PEI), which specializes in power supply, energy management and drive systems for marine applications…

Wärtsilä to install hybrid system on Eidesvik vessel

May 26, 2017

Wärtsilä signed an agreement with Eidesvik Offshore to install a hybrid system with batteries on board of its vessel Viking Princess. Image of the Viking Princess, from Eidesvik. It…

DEME to build first LNG-fueled CSV

Apr 18, 2017

Wärtsilä will supply the engines and other propulsion machinery for what it says will be the first LNG-powered offshore construction vessel, being built at the Cosco shipyard in China for Belgium's Dredging International (DEME). 'This…

Wärtsilä, Songa ink rig services deal

Mar 14, 2017

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a five-year technical management and services agreement with Songa Offshore for four Cat-D type semisubmersible drilling rigs operating in the North Sea. Songa Encourage…

Wartsila powers Finnish icebreaker

Jun 06, 2016

The design and technical features of Finland's newest icebreaker Polaris (IB Polaris) were presented in Helsinki as part of the CIMAC World Congress.  IB Polaris is an environmentally friendly diesel-electric icebreaker. It will be powered…

Wärtsilä Offline vibration analysis service launched

Jun 02, 2016

Wärtsilä has launched Wärtsilä Offline vibration analysis service, which monitors the health of propulsion and other rotating equipment. In addition, Wärtsilä Engine efficiency monitoring service is now available for dual-fuel engines. Wärtsilä…

GE announces US$1 billion Russian investment

Feb 01, 2016

GE entered into a US$1 billion sourcing program, signing a series of agreements with its Russian strategic partners at the 17th GE Oil & Gas Annual Meeting in Florence. Expanding the scope of their 2013 strategic partnership, GE and Rosneft…

Haewene Brim overhaul complete

Nov 12, 2015

A team from diesel power specialist Royston has completed the engine overhaul on the Bluewater-owned Haewene Brim floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel. The facility has operated in the Pierce field in the UK sector of the North Sea since 1999…

Wärtsilä 31 selected for new icebreaker

Oct 09, 2015

The recently introduced 4-stroke diesel engine, Wärtsilä 31, has been selected to power a new generation icebreaker currently under construction at the PJSC Vyborg Shipyard. The ship is being built on behalf of FSUE Atomflot, the enterprise of ROSATOM…

ClassNK starts CBM system verification testing

Oct 08, 2015

Classification society ClassNK has commenced verification tests of its condition-based monitoring (CBM) system ClassNK CMAXS e-GICSX for Mitsui’s MAN B&W engines. The system is being jointly developed by ClassNK, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co…

Hercules-2 officially launched

Jul 07, 2015

A major cross-industry initiative led by Wärtsilä, MAN Diesel & Turbo and Winterthur Gas & Diesel to develop basic technologies for use in two-stroke and four-stroke marine engines has been officially launched. The Hercules-2 project is aimed…

Wärtsilä in five-year Golar LNG deal

Apr 08, 2015

Wärtsilä signed a five-year technical management agreement with Golar Management Oslo for delivery of services to Golar LNG - one of the largest independent owners and operators of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers in the world. The Golar LNG vessel…

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