Marine Power News


NAM Marine Names Regional Energy Manager

Feb 06, 2012

Organizational announcement -  NAM Marine - Regional Energy Solutions Manager.Energy efficiency is recognized as a global mandate by governments, maritime organizations & business, and has become a key driver of growth for ABB Marine & Cranes…

Algoma Selects Wärtsilä for Propulsion Installs

Jan 25, 2012

Algoma Central Corporation has chosen Wärtsilä to supply complete propulsion systems with integrated scrubbers for six Great Lakes vessels.The full propulsion system with integrated fresh water scrubber lowers operating costs while reducing…

Peter Stevenson joins Simplex-Turbulo

Jan 24, 2012

As part of a further initiative to strengthen customer support Simplex has appointed Peter Stevenson in a new role as sales director. “Peter is an exciting choice for us”, says MD, James Hogg, “he will be taking a fresh and more disciplined…

EPA Approves Marine Diesel Additive

Jan 19, 2012

ValvTect BioGuard Plus 6 prevents bacteria and solves all other diesel fuel related problems - eliminates need for multiple products. Jerry Nessenson, president of ValvTect Petroleum, announced today that ValvTect has received formal approval…

Ranger Tugs Introduces 31' Model

Jan 16, 2012

Fluid Motion, LLC, the designers and builders of Ranger Tugs have introduced the newest model in the fleet—the Ranger 31. The new R31 will debut this month at the Seattle Boat Show in the Stadium Exhibition Center, January 26-Feburary 5…

Hyundai Heavy Develops FLNG Model

Jan 05, 2012

Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s biggest shipbuilder and offshore facilities contractor announced today that the Company completed developing its own Hyundai FLNG (Floating Liquefied Natural Gas Plant) model in association with Linde AG…

MARIN: Air Cavities Reduce Ship Resistance

Dec 19, 2011

It is now proven that air lubrication leads to a reduction in power and consequently, leads to fuel savings thanks to the Joint Industry Projects PELS and SMOOTH. The projects have shown that air lubrication makes it possible to reduce power…

Wärtsilä CEO Addresses Challenges, Opportunities

Dec 19, 2011

Björn Rosengren was appointed President and CEO at Wärtsilä Corporation, as from September 1 this year. In a recent interview he told Maritime Reporter his views on the current business environment, the markets and about tasks ahead. Henrik Segercrantz reports…

First Marine Application for New Generation TCS-PTG

Dec 19, 2011

MAN Diesel & Turbo received an order for two Turbo Compound Systems including Power Turbine and Generator (TCS-PTG) from Samjin Shipbuilding in Weihai, China. The TCS-PTGs will be employed aboard two 4,700 TEU container vessels currently under construction…

Owners Warned: Pay Heed to Turkish SOX Regs

Dec 19, 2011

OW Bunker highlighted the potential safety issues that ship owners and operators will face in Turkish waters when new local sulfur legislation comes into force from January 1, 2012.  The ruling, delivered by the Turkish Chamber of  Shipping…

Army Takes Delivery of Fire/Rescue Boat

Dec 15, 2011

U.S. Army Takes Delivery of New Fire/Rescue boat from Gladding-Hearn.Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation has delivered a new high-speed fire/rescue boat to the U.S. Army. The all-aluminum vessel, designed jointly by the Somerset…

GPA Appoints Payne as Electrical Dept. Manager

Dec 14, 2011

Joseph E. Payne, P.E. has joined Seattle-based Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering firm Guido Perla & Associates, Inc. (GPA) as the Electrical Department Manager and Chief Electrical Engineer. At GPA, Mr. Payne is responsible for the…

LNG-fueled Tanker Delivered to LR Class

Dec 14, 2011

World’s first LNG-fuelled tanker newbuilding delivered to Deen Shipping by Rotterdam's Shipyard Trico to Lloyd’s Register class. Chemical tanker MT Argonon to emit less Sox, Nox and particulates across Europe's inland waterways. The world's…

Cummins Names Jenny Bush General Manager

Dec 01, 2011

Cummins Inc. has named Jenny Bush General Manager for the Commercial Marine Business. Working in close cooperation with the Cummins distributor network, Bush will be responsible for all commercial marine business activities for the Engine Business Unit (EBU) globally…

OSD Designing Low-Emission Tug for Iskes

Nov 28, 2011

Offshore Ship Designers has been contracted to develop the design of a low-emission diesel-electric harbour tug for IJmuiden-based Iskes Towage & Salvage. The 32-metre loa tug will have a bollard pull of 70 tonnes and will be powered by…

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