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New MTU gas engine proves its worth

New MTU gas engine proves its worth

The 16-cylinder gas engine will cover a power range from 1,500kW to 2,000kW and will be based on MTU’s proven 16V 4000 M63 diesel engine for workboats. As of the end of 2017, the first series engines will be used to power a tug built by Damen Shipyards Group for towage and salvage company Svitzer.

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First B33:45 goes to sea

First B33:45 goes to sea

The first B33:45 engine to go to sea is this 9-cylinder version installed on the fishing vessel Holmøy

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Wärtsilä to Cut 600 Jobs Within Ship Power Business

Wärtsilä to Cut 600 Jobs Within Ship Power Business

Finnish power solutions provider Wärtsilä has announced the realignment of its ship power business that will result in the termination of 600 jobs.

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SULZER DIESEL GENERATORS

SULZER DIESEL GENERATORS

The 10m pound refurbishment project to replace two decommissioned 5MW Mirrlees generators at La Collette Power Station with two refurbished 11MW Sulzer diesel generators was a huge

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Record-Breaking Engine Enters Service

Record-Breaking Engine Enters Service

Largest and most powerful MAN B&W-branded engine makes market début aboard large container vessel

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MAN B&W Engines to Drive Cypriot Power Plant

MAN B&W Engines to Drive Cypriot Power Plant

The Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) has placed an order for a 50.4-MW, low-speed, diesel plant with BWSC, the Danish contracting arm of MAN Diesel’s Japanese licensee

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Wärtsilä 50DF engine at the Wärtsilä-Hyundai Engine Company

Wärtsilä 50DF engine at the Wärtsilä-Hyundai Engine Company

The 500th engine factory acceptance test (FAT) was completed for Wärtsilä 50DF engine at the Wärtsilä-Hyundai Engine Company

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 The Largest And Most Powerful Diesel Engine in The World

The Largest And Most Powerful Diesel Engine in The World

Container ships are some of the largest and heaviest vessels that plough on the seas. They measure up to 1,200 feet in length

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Wärtsilä acquires Eniram

Wärtsilä acquires Eniram

Jaakko Eskola, president and chief executive, Wärtsilä: “Through this acquisition Wärtsilä takes a solid lead in marine digitalisation"

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A Day in the Life of a Fourth Engineer

A Day in the Life of a Fourth Engineer

No, my dear readers. It’s not easy. Out at sea every day is something different. Something enjoyable and something strange. But each day is unique in its own sense. This is one such day. A day in the life of a fourth engineer on ship.

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First Rolls-Royce MTU gas marine engine successfully completed 3,000 hrs testing

First Rolls-Royce MTU gas marine engine successfully completed 3,000 hrs testing

The new MTU gas marine engine, the first from Rolls-Royce, has already successfully completed 3,000 hours on the test bench, the Company says in its press release.

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Wärtsilä 32 generating sets again the choice for Chinese container vessels

Wärtsilä 32 generating sets again the choice for Chinese container vessels

Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to supply newbuild Chinese container vessels with a total of 24 9-cylinder Wärtsilä 32 Auxpac generating sets.

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HISTORY OF THE EMD 645 AND 710

HISTORY OF THE EMD 645 AND 710

The Electro-Motive 645 and 710 series diesels are used in many modern tugs as well as a wide variety of other marine propulsion and generating applications.

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Wärtsilä Finds Faults in Marine Engine Fuel Tests

Wärtsilä Finds Faults in Marine Engine Fuel Tests

Following its recent inspection of test processes, Finnish engineering company Wärtsilä Corporation said that the probe revealed some defects in certain fuel consumption

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Rolls-Royce: All-Gas Keeps Engine Clean

Rolls-Royce: All-Gas Keeps Engine Clean

After 43,000 Hours, Bergensfjord Engine Room Is Like New

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ABC introduces newly developed DL36-Diesel Engine series with 10.000 kW

ABC introduces newly developed DL36-Diesel Engine series with 10.000 kW

Anglo Belgian Corporation is one of Europe’s leading medium speed diesel engine manufacturers. The company has a century of experience in ship propulsion, locomotive traction and power generation solutions. The new DL36 range will expand the ABC

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MAN Diesel & Turbo conducts gas engine power plant study

MAN Diesel & Turbo conducts gas engine power plant study

A comparative study conducted by the Essen-Duisburg University in cooperation with MAN Diesel & Turbo has concluded: “gas engine power plants

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Alfa Laval PureBallast has completed required USCG testing procedures

Alfa Laval PureBallast has completed required USCG testing procedures

Alfa Laval remains on track to submit a US Coast Guard (USCG) type approval application for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3.1 in the coming weeks

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