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Fincantieri’s ferry for Canada will use Steerprop CRP propulsors

Fincantieri’s ferry for Canada will use Steerprop CRP propulsors

Engine performance under pressure
In the age of electronically controlled engines, financially constrained ship operators and environmental regulation, reliable monitoring of cylinder pressure is more important than ever. 16 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
Maersk Tankers to host Flettner rotor trial
Maersk Tankers is to conduct a test of wind propulsion technology using Flettner rotors supplied by Norsepower, under a project coordinated by Shell and majority funded by the UK’s Energy Technologies Institute. 14 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
Commercial propulsion project partnership
The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is partnering Teignbridge Propellers International Limited (TPIL) on a £3m project to develop a High Efficiency Propulsion System (HEPS) for ships. 06 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
Schottel optimises propulsion for Briese newbuilds
Schottel has performed CFD analysis and model tests to optimise headbox configuration for a series of multi-purpose vessels for German owner Briese Group. 27 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
TEVO develops bronze Arctic propeller
Finnish company TEVO has developed a bronze propeller that it claims provides a cost-effective alternative to steel propellers for vessels operating in high ice conditions. 20 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Hitachi Zosen receives first SCR order
Hitachi Zosen has received an order for two high-pressure selective catalytic reduction (SCR) units to be used with two-stroke engines on chemical/oil tankers under construction in China. 15 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
MAN sees ‘shoots of recovery’ in Tropical order
North American and Caribbean freight company Tropical Shipping has ordered MAN Diesel & Turbo propulsion packages for four 1,100 teu newbuild container vessels. 14 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Hyundai to slash propeller weight by 2018
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is setting its sights on developing 25% lighter propellers by 2018. 06 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
WE Tech and Corvus for Stenersen hybrid tanker
Norwegian ship owner Rederiet Stenersen is building what are claimed to be the first tankers to feature hybrid electric propulsion, with WE Tech and Corvus Energy set to deliver the energy storage solution. 03 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Steerprop to launch permanent magnet propulsors
Propulsion manufacturer Steerprop has worked with The Switch to develop permanent magnet (PM) technology for its range of large contra-rotating propulsors (CRP). 01 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Kobe Diesel acquires MHI marine engine business
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Marine Machinery & Engine Co is to transfer its marine diesel engine business to former licensee Kobe Diesel, with a target date of 1 April. 01 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
MHI steering gear for Imabari ULCCs
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Engine (MHI-MME) has delivered its electro-hydraulic steering gear to Imabari Shipbuilding. 30 Jan 2017 - The Motorship
Doosan Engine passes 100 million bhp milestone
Doosan Engine has produced more than 100 million bhp of two-stroke engine power after the successful test operation of its latest build, a MAN B&W 11G95ME-C. 27 Jan 2017 - The Motorship
GE launches electric starters for gas turbines
GE’s Marine Solutions is now supplying electric start systems for its line of aeroderivative marine gas turbines. 19 Jan 2017 - The Motorship
ABB propulsion for Genting quintet
ABB is to supply a complete power, propulsion and automation package for a series of new cruise vessels being built by MV Werften. 18 Jan 2017 - The Motorship
WinGD partnership to advance engine diagnostics
WinGD has signed an agreement with Propulsion Analytics to develop an advanced diagnostics system for application across the engine developer’s range of two-stroke engines. 18 Jan 2017 - The Motorship
MAN power for USCG Offshore Patrol Cutters
The US Coast Guard (USCG) has chosen MAN’s 28/33D STC engines as its propulsion of choice for its new Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) programme. 17 Jan 2017 - The Motorship
First vessel contracts for Chinese engine factory
CSSC Wärtsilä Engine Co Ltd (CWEC), the joint venture formed between Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), has opened its new Shanghai production facility and announced its first vessel contracts. 09 Jan 2017 - The Motorship
MET turbocharger for WinGD
The MET turbocharger has been selected as the first turbocharger for dual-fuel X-DF engines produced by Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd (WinGD). 05 Jan 2017 - The Motorship
ABB Azipod polar paper
With recent forecasts indicating an upward trend in Arctic cruise traffic, ABB has presented a white paper about Azipod propulsions in polar waters. 23 Dec 2016 - The Motorship