2-Stroke and 4-Stroke – Page 2

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    Wärtsilä introduces AFSS for NH3 fuelled vessels

    2024-02-27T16:18:00Z

    Wärtsilä Gas Solutions has launched an Ammonia Fuel Supply System (AFSS) for ships able to operate with ammonia fuel. The groundbreaking solution is available for both liquid and gaseous fuel.

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    LOW-EMISSION CAR CARRIERS FOR VW TRADE

    2024-02-27T15:32:00Z

    A new breed of vehicle carrier introduced to the Volkswagen Group’s transatlantic trade has been designed to marry high productivity and two-way utilisation with corporate goals as to a much reduced carbon footprint.

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    CHANGE OF ROLE FOR TRIESTE ENGINE PLANT?

    2024-02-27T15:15:00Z

    Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) head Gianluigi Aponte is reported to have reached an agreement to acquire Wartsila’s extensive Trieste marine engine plant, according to local Italian sources. 

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    GAS HYBRID POWER FOR JAPANESE COASTAL BULKER

    2024-02-23T15:11:00Z

    A gas engine developed by Kawasaki Heavy Industries is central to the hybrid propulsion system fitted in a Japanese limestone carrier due to be delivered next month. The purely gas-fuelled, L30KG reciprocating main engine will be complemented by a 2,847kWh lithium-ion battery pack.

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    WinGD and Mitsubishi Shipbuilding complete NH3 fuel supply system design

    2024-02-22T13:25:00Z

    WinGD and Japanese shipbuilder and technology developer Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. have completed the initial design of an ammonia fuel supply system (AFSS) for vessels powered by WinGD’s X‑DF‑A ammonia-fueled engines.

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    Japanese Pact Advances LPG Carrier Design

    2024-02-22T12:32:00Z

    Combining increased cargo volume with the ability to run on LPG fuel, the 230m Phoenix Harmonia gives first form to a new class of LPG/ammonia carrier at the top end of the capacity scale. As well as bolstering the fleet controlled by the Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) Group, the project has industrial significance as the outcome of technical collaboration between two Japanese shipbuilders.

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    CMB.TECH confirms order for NH3-fuelled container feeder

    2024-02-20T15:13:00Z

    CMB.TECH announced that it had placed an order for an ammonia-fuelled container vessel with Chinese shipyard Qingdao Yangfen Shipbuilding on 16 February. 

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    Solvang orders world’s first full scale onboard CCS retrofit

    2024-02-16T11:27:00Z

    Solvang ASA, the Norway-based shipowner, has ordered a full-scale, turnkey Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) retrofit on board one of its LPG carriers with Singaporean shipyard Seatrium. The contract is understood to be the first of its kind for a full-scale CCS unit.

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    MAN 21/31 Mk2 PLO GenSets for Chilean Polar Expedition ship

    2024-02-15T14:15:00Z

    Chilean shipbuilder, ASENAV (Astilleros y Servicios Navales S.A.), has ordered 4 × MAN 6L21/31 Mk2 PLO (Part-Load Optimised) GenSets for a 94-metre, polar expedition newbuilding for Antarctica21, the world’s leading provider of air-cruises. The Magellan Discoverer will be slightly larger than a similar ship in the Antarctica21 fleet, the Magellan Explorer from 2019, which has the same engine type installed and can also boast of a PC6 polar-ice classification.

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    MAN ES completes first 4-stroke miscibility test

    2024-02-15T14:09:00Z

    Dr Holger Gehring, Senior Manager at PrimeServ Academy in Augsburg, shared details of the first 4-stroke lubricating oil miscibility test, which was recently concluded

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    Digitalising spare parts management “is just the beginning”

    2024-02-13T16:04:00Z

    Christhard Bongers, MAN PrimeServ’s head of spare parts sales, explains to The Motorship how the benefits of its MyPlace solution extend beyond inventory management.

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    Successful onboard carbon looping CCS pilot

    2024-02-09T11:40:00Z

    Seabound, a UK-based carbon capture solutions developer, has successfully concluded a test of its carbon looping carbon capture technology on a commercial container ship, Lomar’s container feeder Sounion Trader. The technology developer now plans to focus on scaling up the technology with the intention of making the first commercial deliveries in 2025. 

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    Wärtsilä NH3 FSS order for EXMAR gas carriers

    2024-02-08T17:13:00Z

    Wärtsilä Gas Solutions has announced that it will deliver the fuel supply system for two new gas carriers that will operate with ammonia fuel. The EXMAR LPG medium-size gas carriers will be the first oceangoing vessels to be propelled by dual-fuel engines capable of operating with ammonia.

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    MAN PrimeServ and C.C. JENSEN Sign Cooperation Agreement

    2024-02-08T15:38:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions and C.C.JENSEN (CJC), the oil maintenance specialist, recently signed a Cooperation Agreement regarding the promotion and sales of CJC products by MAN PrimeServ, MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales division in Copenhagen. 

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    EU Backs efuels Retrofit for Bulker

    2024-02-08T15:30:00Z

    A bulk carrier is to be converted to run on next-generation fuels under an EU-sponsored initiative aimed at accelerating international shipping’s decarbonisation. The EUR17m ($18.2m) GAMMA collaborative project, named in reference to usage of ‘green’ ammonia and (bio)methanol, will see a 62,000dwt Ultramax bulker retrofitted with new technologies.

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    DESMI launches mag-drive centrifugal pumps

    2024-02-06T12:32:00Z

    DESMI has launched a new mag-drive centrifugal pump, adding a magnetic coupling to its range of centrifugal pumps. The technology offers particular advantages for a methanol fuel system, combining the high efficiency and robust reliability of centrifugal pumps without the need for a traditional shaft seal solution in the pump.

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    DNV study validates energy efficiency gains for DFE+ propulsion solution for LNGCs

    2024-02-06T11:59:00Z

    DNV has quantified the gains that owners of LNG carriers could expect to achieve using the new Dual Fuel, Electric+ (DFE+) solution developed by ABB and MAN Energy Solutions. Comprising MAN’s four-stroke 49/60DF dual fuel engine and ABB’s Dynamic AC power distribution and control system, the solution has been developed to overcome efficiency challenges that are specific to the vessel type.

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    Belgian Maker Lands Methanol Engine Deal

    2024-02-05T15:07:00Z

    Belgian manufacturer ABC Engines has raised its game in the methanol-capable four-stroke market by winning the contract to power one of the largest cableships ever ordered.

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    MAN Propulsion Package to Power Tanker Quartet

    2024-02-01T13:22:00Z

    Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding and Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry in China have ordered 4 × MAN 10L32/44CR main engines in connection with the construction of 4 × 41,000 dwt oil-and-chemical tankers for German Tanker Shipping (GTS).

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    Rolls-Royce Power Systems opens US remanufacturing service centre

    2024-01-25T14:54:00Z

    Rolls-Royce Power Systems Division opened a new Remanufacturing and Overhaul Center on its mtu Aiken campus in South Carolina (USA) on 24 January. The new facility is connected to the existing manufacturing operations and represents a low double-digit million dollar investment.