Marine Power News


Entirely New Propulsion Concept by Australian Company

May 03, 2012

Gamma Light & Heavy Industries draw attention to their new method of propulsion The company provides the following information on its web-site:Comprising a series of diesel electric units, strategically located completely inboard down both sides of the vessel…

Royston Appoints New Operations Manager

May 02, 2012

Simon Richardson has been appointed as operations manager for diesel engineering specialists Royston Ltd. The appointment follows the retirement of Peter Millen after 30 years with the company.  Simon took over the position at the end of…

Cummins Announces High HP Dual Fuel Product

Apr 30, 2012

Oil And Gas Dual Fuel Products In Production Midyear 2013.Cummins Inc. announced today its plans to produce dual fuel engines from 800 hp to 3500 hp (597-2610 kW) for high-horsepower markets. The first in the product portfolio, QSK50 Tier 2 for oil and gas well servicing applications…

Lloyd's Register: Safety Alert

Apr 30, 2012

Safety alert: Gard Loss Prevention Circular No. 02-12 – Fire Prevention in Engine Rooms.Applicability: All shipowners and operatorsThe marine insurer Gard AS has recently issued Loss Prevention Circular No. 02-12, which contains important fire safety information relevant to all ships…

RINA Launches Seven Step Fuel Saving Services

Apr 27, 2012

International classification society RINA has launched a co-ordinated range of services to help shipowners save fuel and reduce emissions. There are seven different elements to the services which can be adopted individually or as a complete package…

Bow2Stern Widens Customer Base With Acquisition

Mar 23, 2012

Bow2Stern/Engine Starting Products Announces Asset Acquisition of L&H Electric Co. Inc. Bow 2 Stern Services / Engine Starting Products and its owners Harry “Buster” Naquin and Shane Thibodeaux are pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of L&H Electric Co…

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…

RPG Installs 3 Mak GenSets for Navy

Mar 08, 2012

Resource Power Group successfully completed the installation, commissioning, and warranty for three (3) MaK 12V32C medium speed diesel generator sets on board the USNS Howard O Lorenzen TAG-M 25 ship,  constructed by VT Halter Marine. Resource…

AOS Power: First RAmpage 4500 Class Support Tug

Feb 28, 2012

In December, 2011, the tug AOS Power was delivered to her owners Atlantic Maritime Group, Sharjah, UAE. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd. of Vancouver, Canada and built by GMG Shipbuilding & Heavy Industry Co. Ltd., China, AOS Power is the very first of the RAmpage 4500 class design…

Kåre Jonsson appointed Group Senior Specialist

Feb 28, 2012

Volvo Penta´s engineer Kåre Jonsson has been appointed Group Senior Specialist within the Volvo Group for his unique propeller competencies.   Group Senior Specialist is an honorary title that is awarded to individuals with unique skills…

Vessel Design with the Crew in Mind

Feb 22, 2012

Before any keel is ever laid, naval architects spend considerable time in determining how exactly the vessel must come together. All great marine craft still need skilled and competent crews to make them maneuver and perform as their design intended…

Carey Joins RPG

Feb 15, 2012

Resource Power Group (RPG) has appointed Sean Carey as the engine sales & service company’s General Manager of the MaK and large bore engine business for the southeast US and the Caribbean territories. Carey is a graduate of the US Merchant…

Jo Tanker Makes the "Diesel Switch"

Feb 14, 2012

Jo Tanker, a Norwegian ship owner, has reached changeover and blend fuel requirements by installing JOWA Technology Diesel Switch DS MKII. The switch is type-approved by Germanisches Lloyd and leads to meeting the sulphur emissions levels in CARB and SECA areas…

Lake Havasu Catamaran Award for Kvichak

Feb 10, 2012

Kvichak Marine Industries, of Seattle, WA, has recently been awarded a contract to build a 65’ passenger catamaran for the Chemehuevi Transit Authority of Lake Havasu, California. The vessel will operate as a ferry on Lake Havasu, with ports…

Finning Recruiting Marine Apprentices

Feb 09, 2012

To mark this year’s National Apprentice Week (6 – 10 February 2012), Finning Power Systems (Finning), the UK’s sole supplier of Caterpillar marine engines, is announcing that places are now available for its next intake of marine apprentices…

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