Mass Flow Meter Adoption Could Be Industry Standard for Fuel Suppliers, Says OW Bunker

By Jocelyn Redfern at November 10, 2010 19:46
Filed Under: Company News, General
Mass flow meters represent an essential element of further professionalising the fuel supply industry and continuing to build trust with ship owners and operators, says OW Bunker, one of the world’s leading suppliers and traders of marine fuel oil. [More]

ZF Marine introduces Single POD Propulsion System with Joystick control at the 2010 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

By Jocelyn Redfern at November 08, 2010 14:29
Filed Under: Company News
ZF Marine LLC the North American division of the global ZF Marine Group introduced a revolutionary new approach to POD drive and joystick control technology in small pleasure craft applications. Now joystick control is available to an even larger segment of the pleasure boat market. [More]

Caterpillar Powers Indian Coast Guard Patrol Boats

By Jocelyn Redfern at November 07, 2010 08:27
Filed Under: Company News
Caterpillar Marine Power Systems was selected to supply the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) with 72x Cat 3516C marine propulsion engines (2525 bkW @ 1800 RPM, ‘D’ Rating) and 72x C4.4 auxiliary generator sets (86 eKW @ 1500 RPM) to power 36 Interceptor Boats, which will be built by Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T), Mumbai. [More]

Volvo Penta IPS1050 Pods Powering Performer

By Jocelyn Redfern at November 06, 2010 21:22
Filed Under: Company News
The offshore wind workboat Performer will soon be delivered to Northern Offshore Services in Sweden and will go straight into duty in an offshore wind power park south of Denmark. [More]

Major Overhaul of Norwegian Ferry Engine

By Jocelyn Redfern at November 05, 2010 23:06
Filed Under: Company News
MAN Diesel recently retrofitted the M/F Geisnes pendulum ferry’s engine to Tier II limits. [More]

Damen Fast Ferry 4212 “Seastar” for South-Korea

By Jocelyn Redfern at November 04, 2010 18:08
Filed Under: Company News
Recently Damen Shipyards Gorinchem (Netherlands) received an order for a DFF 4212 for Seaspovill in South Korea. [More]

STX Finland, Viking Line Sign Agreement for $330m Cruise Ferry

By Jocelyn Redfern at November 04, 2010 15:11
Filed Under: Company News
STX Finland Oy and Viking Line ABP have signed a preliminary agreement for the construction of a new generation cruise ferry for Viking Line. The agreement includes an option for a sister ship. The ship price will be about $330m, and will be built at Turku shipyard for delivery in the beginning of 2013. [More]

The G-type: New low-speed from MAN Diesel & Turbo

By Jocelyn Redfern at November 04, 2010 01:33
Filed Under: Company News
For VLCCs, it is estimated that the application of a 7G80ME-C will prompt an overall efficiency increase of 4-5%, compared with a 7S80ME-C9 or an alternative engine design with the same engine speed. G-type promises lower rpm with significant fuel and CO2 reductions of up to 7% as part of propulsion package. [More]

Avtron Upgrades T/S State of Michigan

By Jocelyn Redfern at November 03, 2010 16:55
Filed Under: Company News
Avtron recently upgraded the T/S State of Michigan propulsion system with an Avtron ADD-32 Electric Drive System. [More]

Berg Propulsion selected for United Faith

By Jocelyn Redfern at October 27, 2010 08:58
Filed Under: Company News, Company News
Berg Propulsion’s innovative feathering controlled pitch propeller has been selected by United Faith (Hong Kong) Group subsidiary Celestone Marine Engineering Co. Ltd, as part of a deal that looks to equip up to four state-of-the-art semi-submersible heavylift vessels with complete propulsion systems. [More]

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