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  • HHI-EMD has completed type approval testing of a methanol dual fuel HiMSEN engine (H32DF-LM) at its Techno centre in Ulsan.
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    HHI-EMD methanol genset wins type approval

    2022-10-05T09:18:00Z

    Hyundai Heavy Industries - Engine & Machinery (HHI-EMD) has completed type approval testing of a methanol dual fuel HiMSEN engine (model name: H32DF-LM, 4,000~6,000bhp) at its Techno centre in Ulsan.

  • MSC, WinGD, naval architects Marine Design and Research Institute of China (MARIC) and CSSC agreed to conduct a study project to examine the possibility of converting the main engine of a container vessel to a methanol-fuelled dual-fuel engine during SMM
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    MSC, CSSC and WinGD in methanol conversion study

    2022-10-04T10:05:00Z

    Classification society DNV is participating in a study project to examine the possibility of converting the main engine of a container vessel to a methanol-fuelled dual-fuel engine. 

  • Bernd Siebert (left) – Head of Retrofit & Upgrades – pictured signing the MoU on behalf of MAN Energy Solutions with Giovanni Canu – Vice President Energy Assets and Fleet Decarbonization, NCL
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    MAN and NCLH in 4-stroke methanol conversion study

    2022-10-03T11:08:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions and Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH) have agreed to conduct a three stage study into retrofitting a medium-speed MAN 48/60 engine to make it capable of dual-fuel diesel/methanol operation.

  • MAN Energy Solutions' Triton engine control system.
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    Modular approach central to MAN’s Triton ECS

    2022-09-27T10:54:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions’ Automation department manager Lars Fox outlined some of the benefits of its engine control system, Triton in an interview with The Motorship.

  • Windcat Workboats has ordered six more hydrogen-powered crew transfer vessel (CTV), after successful trials of the Hydrocat 48 vessel.
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    Windcat Workboats orders more hydrogen-powered CTVs

    2022-09-27T10:16:00Z

    Windcat Workboats has ordered an additional six of its hydrogen-powered vessels after the success in trials of its Hydrocat 48, the world’s first hydrogen-powered crew transfer vessel (CTV).

  • Stig Leira, Transformation Program Manager, ABB Marine & Ports; Rune Lysebo, Head of Global Sales, ABB Marine & Ports; Marita Krems, Vice President and Head of Four-Stroke Marine & License, MAN Energy Solutions; and Elvis Ettenhofer, Head of Marine Four-S
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    MAN ES and ABB to collaborate on DF electric LNGC concept

    2022-09-26T10:23:00Z

    MAN ES and ABB signed an agreement at SMM covering the development of next-generation ‘DFE+’ propulsion solutions based on new MAN 49/60DF engine and ABB’s Dynamic AC power distribution and control system.

  • The new vessel will operate alongside Meriaura's existing multipurpose deck cargo carriers, and will begin green NH3-fuelled operations from 2026.
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    Wärtsilä collaborates on green ammonia cargo vessel

    2022-09-22T08:43:00Z

    Green NortH2 Energy, Meriaura and Wärtsilä have signed Letter of Intent to build a multi-fuel cargo vessel that is intended to operate on green ammonia from 2026.

  • The UEC33LSH-C2 engine at YDE factory
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    First UEC33LSH-C2 main engine built in China

    2022-09-15T09:16:00Z

    The world’s first 6UEC33LSH-C2 type main engine, developed by Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG), was completed by Zhejiang Yungpu Diesel Engine (YDE) in Ningbo, China, for the first time as its overseas licensee.

  • The company recently received an order for 4 x Wärtsilä 20 engines fitted with a Wärtsilä NOR for installation on board an offshore support vessel.
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    Wärtsilä engines ordered to meet China’s C2 standard

    2022-09-13T09:11:00Z

    Wärtsilä has received recent orders for engines compliant with China’s stage II, or C2 emissions standard. This legislation entered into force in July 2021 and is applicable to vessels sailing on inland waters, in coastal areas, and in most rivers. It covers domestic bulk carriers, feeder containers, oil tankers, passenger ...

  • WinGD's X-EL offers integration expertise and intelligent energy management.
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    K-Line selects WinGD system integration for dual-fuel PCTCs

    2022-09-09T12:01:00Z

    Japanese shipowner K-LINE has selected WinGD to integrate energy systems on two new dual-fuel 7,000 ceu pure car and truck carriers (PCTC). The vessels will be equipped with X62DF-2.1 engines coupled with shaft generators with the energy use optimised by WinGD’s X-EL energy management system.

  • The new Wärtsilä 25 medium-speed 4-stroke engine, this latest addition to Wärtsilä’s engine portfolio.
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    Wärtsilä launches new modular 4-stroke engine

    2022-09-08T06:12:00Z

    Wärtsilä has launched its new Wärtsilä 25 medium-speed 4-stroke engine which is based on Wärtsilä’s highly successful modular technology platform.

  • Rolls-Royce is planning to develop its mtu 1163 and 8000 series to comply with the IMO Tier III emissions directive, the company announced at SMM.
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    Rolls-Royce introduces new mtu propulsion solutions

    2022-09-08T06:05:00Z

    Rolls-Royce has completely realigned its mtu portfolio for marine applications to actively support customers on their path to Net Zero.

  • The MAN 49/60DF engine introduced at SMM
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    MAN launches new medium speed dual-fuel engine platform

    2022-09-07T07:18:00Z

    MAN has unveiled a new dual-fuel engine that will act as a platform for medium-speed engines that sets new benchmark in terms of fuel efficiency within four-stroke engines – both in gas and diesel modes – and therefore minimises fuel costs.  

  • Mr. Volkmar Galke, Director Sales, WinGD signs Joint Development Project with Mr. Young Youl Koh, President, HSD
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    WinGD and HSD Engine collaborate to deliver methanol-fuelled 2-stroke engines

    2022-09-01T10:29:00Z

    WinGD and Korean engine builder HSD Engine have initiated a Joint Development Project (JDP) to advance the development of WinGD’s methanol-fuelled large-bore engines. 

  • The new high speed catamaran ferry will be the world’s largest and greenest vessel of its type
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    Wärtsilä to supply package for world’s largest aluminium catamaran

    2022-09-01T09:23:00Z

    Wärtsilä will supply the engines, waterjets, and fuel storage and supply system for a new high speed catamaran ferry being built at the Incat yard in Tasmania, Australia on behalf of Argentinian ferry operator, Buquebus.

  • Rivertrace is diversifying into fuel oil sensors following the launch of the SMART VISCO Sensor.
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    New fuel oil sensor solution for Main Engines

    2022-08-24T10:02:00Z

    Rivertrace, the UK-based environmental monitoring solutions provider, is launching a fuel oil sensor solution for main engines in the commercial shipping sector. 

  • Alexander Knafl (MAN Energy Solutions), Peter Schild (Proman), Ron Gerlach (Stena), Hans Tistrand (Stena) and Bernd Siebert (MAN PrimeServ) at the signing.
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    MAN in deal to convert engines to dual-fuel methanol

    2022-08-11T09:26:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Stena Teknik and Proman for a project to retrofit MAN 48/60 engines to make them capable of dual-fuel, diesel and methanol operation.

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    LT Service Contract for DF Dredger

    2022-07-28T10:14:00Z

    GIE Dragages-Ports has inked a long-term service contract (LTSA) with MAN PrimeServ for provisional eight-year period for a dual-fuel dredger operated by the French port of Nantes Saint-Nazaire.

  • SK AUDACE in dry dock of MMHE (Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering)
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    CMS carries out 36,000 hour maintenance on X-DF engine

    2022-07-27T12:23:00Z

    CSSC Marine Service Co (CMS), the worldwide equipment service subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC), has successfully completed the world’s first ever 36,000 running hours major maintenance on dual-fuel (X-DF) marine engines.

  • Evergreen's Ever Alot has set a new record in boxship capacity.
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    New Milestone For Chinese Builders

    2022-07-27T10:37:00Z

    Taiwan’s Evergreen Group has commissioned the world’s highest capacity containership to date, topping the 24,000 teu mark. The first in a series of seven booked from China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) yards, the 400m Ever Alot represents a new milestone for Chinese production.