Propulsion News


REINTJES Opens UK Branch Office

Jan 20, 2017

Propulsion specialist REINTJES said it has opened a new branch office in the south of England to service markets in the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland.Opening of the REINTJES Britain & Ireland branch office follows on the cessation of…

Vard Extends SCHOTTEL Propulsion Order

Oct 17, 2016

Having already secured the contract in early summer to fit 15 Vard design 9 21 module carriers, propulsion specialist SCHOTTEL has now also received a follow-up order to fit three further Vard design 9 28 vessels with 12 main and auxiliary units…

Caterpillar Establishes Marine Center in Singapore

Aug 16, 2016

Caterpillar Marine is establishing a new Marine Center in Singapore in the facility previously occupied by Caterpillar Remanufacturing, at 5 Tukang Innovation Grove.  The new center will bring together in one location almost 200 people employed by Caterpillar Marine in Singapore…

ABB Marine Academy Offers Arctic Course

Aug 16, 2016

Responding to strong demand from the ice-going vessel segment, ABB says it has developed in cooperation with customers a new course for deck officers covering the operational principles of diesel-electric Azipod vessels, taking into account vessel safety…

Finalists of Wind Propulsion Innovations Awards

Jul 14, 2016

The International Windship Association (IWSA) has announced the shortlist, selected by shipping industry experts, for the inaugural Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards 2016 and voting is now open to everyone to select the winners in three categories – Innovation…

Barriers, Drivers & Interaction of Wind Propulsion Technologies

May 19, 2016

Dagmar Nelissen, Senior researcher and consultant at CE Delft, will present the preliminary findings of the EU DG Clima study ‘Analysis of market potentials and market barriers for wind propulsion technologies for ships’, at next week’s Natural Propulsion Seminar…

Wärtsilä Propulsion for First UK Dual-fuel Ships

May 09, 2016

he first ever UK domestic dual-fuelled new build vessels will feature fully integrated Wärtsilä propulsion machinery packages. Wärtsilä will also supply extended engineering and site support services. The two ships, both 102 metre long ro-ro passenger ferries…

ABB Wins European Marine Engineering Award

Apr 18, 2016

European Marine Engineering Award 2016 for Azipod D recognizes innovation and originality in auxiliary machineryPower and automation technology group ABB has won a European Marine Engineering Award, acknowledging the innovation behind the new Azipod D electric propulsion solution…

Incat Crowther Launches Harbor Master

Apr 13, 2016

Incat Crowther launched the Harbor Master, a new generation of tour vessel to operate on Tasmania’s picturesque Macquarie Harbor.Developed in collaboration with World Heritage Cruises, the 220-passenger, 35-metre catamaran combines the operator’s…

NMT Propulsion Course Earns First Pamas Certification

Apr 05, 2016

Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT) has been awarded the first Post academic certification their course on Marine Propulsion.  The Pamas certification is the first Dutch certification for technical, maritime academic trainings. This certification…

BRP Wins Industry Award for Rotax Innovation

Feb 14, 2016

BRP’s Rotax Intelligent Shift and Throttle (iST) system was recognized by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) with an Innovation Award in the Jet Boat category at the 2016 Miami International Boat Show.The game-changing…

The Attractions of Azipod Propulsion

Jan 11, 2016

Destined for installation on board one of the highest profile cruise ship deliveries scheduled for 2016, the latest Azipod XO podded propulsion recently departed from the ABB factory in Helsinki. The unit, which commands 20.5 MW of power…

Wärtsilä Strengthens Its Position in China with New Propulsion Orders

Dec 01, 2015

Two new marine geological research vessels under construction in China will feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä engines and propulsion equipment. Wärtsilä has maintained a leading position in China for supplying propulsion solutions to research vessels…

SCHOTTEL Appoints Two in Houma

Sep 15, 2015

SCHOTTEL, a manufacturer of propulsion and steering systems for ships and offshore applications, announced the appointment of Svante Fielding and Randall Freeman at its North American organization, SCHOTTEL Inc., in Houma, La. Fielding, the new Vice President Operations…

Wärtsilä Propulsion for Norwegian Fishing Vessel

Sep 07, 2015

A new factory trawler fishing vessel being built for Norwegian marine trawling operator Halstensen Granit AS is to feature a complete Wärtsilä propulsion solution. The vessel is under construction at the Tersan yard in Turkey and the Wärtsilä equipment is scheduled for delivery in mid-2016…

Logistics News

Major Port Hedland Navigation Project Completed

Major Port Hedland Navigation Project Completed

Ports of Indiana Strengthens Corporate Leadership Team

Ports of Indiana Strengthens Corporate Leadership Team

Holland America Line Completes Shore Power Connectivity Installs

Holland America Line Completes Shore Power Connectivity Installs

Suction Mooring Installed at Port of Kapellskär

Suction Mooring Installed at Port of Kapellskär

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