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SCHOTTEL IMPROVES LAKE VICTORIA FERRY PROPULSION EFFICIENCY

SCHOTTEL IMPROVES LAKE VICTORIA FERRY PROPULSION EFFICIENCY

Schottel has supplied a new propulsion system for a 37-year old ferry, one of nearly 40 operating on Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa, where water transport is relied on to move people and vital goods. The Sengerema's existing propulsion units had reached...

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PRIMESERV MAINTENANCE CONTRACT FOR PIONEERING DUAL-FUEL DREDGER

PRIMESERV MAINTENANCE CONTRACT FOR PIONEERING DUAL-FUEL DREDGER

MAN PrimeServ, the after-sales service brand of MAN Energy Solutions, has signed a long-term service agreement (LTSA) with GIE Dragages-Ports, which includes inspection kits and preventative maintenance services as well as remote assistance (PrimeServ Assist) and...

DUAL-FUEL ENGINES IMPRESS AT 36,000 HOURS RUNTIME

DUAL-FUEL ENGINES IMPRESS AT 36,000 HOURS RUNTIME

CSSC Marine Service Co (CMS), the equipment service subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC), has successfully completed what it says is the first ever 36,000 running hours major maintenance on dual-fuel (DF) marine engines, carried out by CMS Korea at the...

MAN OFFERS ENGINE UPGRADE FOR GREENER OPERATION

MAN OFFERS ENGINE UPGRADE FOR GREENER OPERATION

MAN PrimeServ, MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales brand, is now offering its customers the opportunity to retrofit older MAN 48/60 engines to the newer MAN 51/60 specification as part of its new ‘lifecycle upgrade’ offering. The upgrade enables customers to prepare...

WinGD JOINT VENTURE OFFERS CII INSIGHTS

WinGD JOINT VENTURE OFFERS CII INSIGHTS

Swiss marine power company WinGD has signed a proof-of-concept agreement with emissions data specialist Chord X to develop digital solutions focused on sustainability in shipping, including development of component-level insights into carbon intensity indicator (CII)...

DANFOSS EQUIPMENT FOR FRENCH HYBRID BUOY-LAYING SHIP

DANFOSS EQUIPMENT FOR FRENCH HYBRID BUOY-LAYING SHIP

Danfoss Power Solutions’ Editron division will power a new hybrid-electric buoy-laying vessel for the Armement des Phares et Balises, the French government’s department responsible for signaling dangers and marking shipping routes along the French coast. The vessel...

FIRST J-ENG MONOFUEL ENGINE DEMONSTRATED ON BIO-DIESEL

FIRST J-ENG MONOFUEL ENGINE DEMONSTRATED ON BIO-DIESEL

Japan Engine Corporation (J-Eng), the joint venture company between Mitsubishi and Kobe Diesel, has announced that the first 6UEC35LSJ diesel engine for MGO-mono-fuelled/stratified water injection has been completed, and will be delivered to Onomichi Dockyard as the...

VOITH INNOVATIONS TARGET SUSTAINABILITY

VOITH INNOVATIONS TARGET SUSTAINABILITY

Voith Turbo is introducing several products targeting efficiency and lower emissions. A new electric Voith Schneider Propeller (eVSP), Voith meets the rising demand for resource-saving and energy-efficient mobility concepts for maritime applications. The new system...

ABB PROVIDES ELECTRIC POWER FOR JAPAN’S SUSTAINABLE TUG

ABB PROVIDES ELECTRIC POWER FOR JAPAN’S SUSTAINABLE TUG

ABB has been contracted by IHI Power Systems to provide its Onboard DC Grid power system, including batteries, for a zero-emission electric tug to be used at the ports of Tokyo Bay for Japanese towage specialist Tokyo Kisen. The electric tugboat Taiga is the result of...

MAN TO RETROFIT MATSON BOXSHIP FOR DUAL FUEL

MAN TO RETROFIT MATSON BOXSHIP FOR DUAL FUEL

US shipping company Matson Navigation and MAN Energy Solutions have signed a contract for the retrofit of the main engine aboard the ‘Daniel K. Inouye’, a container ship in the Matson fleet. MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales division, MAN PrimeServ, will retrofit the...

WinGD LAUNCHES SUSTAINABILITY ADVICE SERVICE

WinGD LAUNCHES SUSTAINABILITY ADVICE SERVICE

Swiss marine power company WinGD has introduced a new battery-hybrid power integration and sustainability advisory service, to be known as X-EL Energy Solutions. By integrating two-stroke marine engine control into the electrified vessel power system, X-EL Energy...

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