By Peter Pospiech at November 27, 2012 04:09
Filed Under: Company News, drive systems
Renowned worldwide for reliable, durable and efficient powerplants, Yanmar now offers the 12AY series High-Speed Commercial Workboat diesel engine. With easy installation and maintenance, the purpose-built 12AY is ideal for offshore support vessels, ferries, tugs, commercial fishing craft and other demanding applications. Developed from years of experience with the latest technology. Since the 12LA and 16LA series engines were first sold in 1980’s, Yanmar has supplied more than 2,000 of them around the world. Based on this success, the company has developed the new 12AY series, a reliable, high-performance V12 engine reborn as the 1,000 hp-plus high-power model. Yanmar now offers the 12AY series High-Speed Commercial Workboat diesel engine. Yanmar uses the same proven technology from their best-selling 6AY series, meeting IMO Tier II exhaust emission standards without electronic engine control. With its stable high torque, this engine features a prolonged lifecycle design tha... [More]

Navy Secretary Discusses Energy Use and National Security

By Edward Lundquist at March 11, 2011 09:23
Filed Under: Navy insights
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus looked back on revolutionary concepts in ship design and construction more than 100 years ago to help spark the imagination of what the Navy needs for the future. [More]


By Sachin Gupta at February 23, 2011 10:56
Filed Under: Company News
Well-known for providing superior products and service, distributor Mastry Engine Center of St. Petersburg, Florida, has now been appointed a John Deere marine dealer by Flint Power Systems of Albany, Georgia. Mastry will oversee all sales, service and warranty work. [More]

GE aircraft engines in maritime use

By Edward Lundquist at February 02, 2011 10:49
Filed Under: Navy insights
General Electric helicopter engines have applications that have proven to be successful in the maritime sector. [More]

Black Magic for Green Vessels

By Keith Henderson at September 05, 2010 18:43
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Richard Sauter the founder of Sauter Zero Carbon Design, is showing a way forward for commercial ships of the future. Called Black Magic, she is a 4,000 ton solar hybrid vessel that claims to reduce GHG by 75 to 100 per cent by capturing energy from the sun, wind and waves. The unusual wave piercing pentamaran hull is powered by several propulsion methods solely or in combinations. A large solar cell area of 2,000 square meters allows the vessel to operate at her maximum speed of 16 kts. A high efficiency azimuth propulsion system drives counter rotating Contracted Loaded Tip (CLT) propellers. Wind propulsion produced by three pairs of fully rotational wing sails can propel the ships at 10 kts. Contributing to the low emission claims is the use of Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC® exhaust treatment on the diesel generators of the diesel electric propulsion system. [More]

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