2-Stroke and 4-Stroke – Page 6

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    MSC, LR and MAN ES in ammonia-fuelled boxship study


    Classification society Lloyds Register (LR) is participating in a study project with MAN Energy Solutions (MAN ES), Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) to examine the possibility of developing a modified design of an 8,200 teu container vessel powered by an ammonia-fuelled dual-fuel engine.

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    J-ENG targets September 2025 for first NH3-fuelled 2-stroke


    Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG) plans to complete the first demonstration two-stroke dual-fuel engine capable of operating on ammonia in September 2025.

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    Japanese consortium completes land-based NH3-fuelled engine tests


    A Japanese consortium including Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG), NYK Line, IHI Power Systems and Nihon Shipyard has successfully completed a land-based test for the stable combustion of ammonia as a fuel, using an 80:20 ammonia:natural gas co-firing ratio. 

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    Enova to provide funding for NH3-fuelled coaster orders


    Skarv Shipping, a joint venture between Peak Group and Grieg Edge, has been awarded NOK130 million grant from Enova towards the cost of acquiring three low-emission cargo ships. 

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    New Fuel Technologies Paired With Efficiency Developments For 4-Strokes


    The latest developments in engine efficiency are being applied to the new generation of multi-fuel 4-stroke engines

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    Cat and Svitzer take next steps on methanol adoption


    Caterpillar Marine and Svitzer have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to adopt solutions that enable Svitzer to use methanol in its fleet, furthering both companies’ ambition for using methanol as part of the marine industry’s decarbonisation. 

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    No laughing (gas) matter: Schneiter targets zero N2O in new X-DFA


    WinGD’s programme to develop dual-fuel two-stroke engines capable of operating on ammonia and methanol is advancing apace, Dominik Schneiter, WinGD’s Vice President R&D, tells The Motorship.

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    MAN 175D ready to operate on 100% biofuel


    MAN Energy Solutions has announced that its MAN 175D engine is formally approved for operation on biofuels, effective immediately. This applies to all standard biofuels such as HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) and FAME (Fatty Acid Methyl Ester) fuels up to a content of 100%. Crucially, the engine itself does not require any technical adjustments, following the announcement.

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    Wärtsilä develops engine de-rating solution for 96-bore powered boxships


    Wärtsilä has developed a radical de-rating solution for customers operating larger container vessels that offers substantial reductions in fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

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    ABS and Berge Bulk in methanol conversion project


    Classification society ABS is participating in a study project with Berge Bulk to examine the possibility of converting the main engine of a bulk carrier to a methanol-fuelled dual-fuel engine.

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    FAT Test for first 95-bore methanol engine


    MAN Energy Solutions has announced the successful conclusion of Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) tests for its first 95-bore ME-LGIM engine in the first half at HHI-EMD’s facility in Ulsan, South Korea.

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    Cummins builds new marine partner network


    In its latest marine partnership, Cummins has teamed up with Danfoss Power Solutions’ Editron division to bring hybrid marine solutions to the global maritime market.

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    Svitzer inks methanol retrofit MoU with Cat


    Caterpillar Marine and Svitzer, the marine operations and towage operator, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to adopt solutions that enable Svitzer to utilise methanol in their fleet. The implementation of dual-fuel methanol engines focuses on new tugs as well as conversions of existing Cat powered tugs, which comprise the majority of Svitzer’s fleet. 

  • Meng Lingyi, General Manager of China Classification Society (CCS) Shanghai Branch, awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) certificate to an onboard carbon capture and storage system developed by SMDERI in February 2022.

    First newbuilding order for SMDERI onboard CCUS unit


    The first order for an onboard carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) device developed by China’s Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute (SMDERI) in connection with a newbuilding project has been placed.

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    Rolls-Royce hydrogen test bench expansion


    Roll-Royce Power Systems has been awarded a state grant to support the development of green hydrogen capacity produced from electrolysers at its headquarters in Friedrichshafen, as well as the development of test benches designed for sustainable hydrogen solutions.

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    Wärtsilä 25 engines selected for European shortsea tanker order


    Wärtsilä has been selected to supply the engines for four new 7999 dwt chemical tankers being built for Swedish fleet owner Erik Thun.

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    Standardising hybrid propulsion systems


    A new memorandum of understanding aims to develop a new standard for hybrid propulsion systems

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    J-ENG To Develop Alt Fuel DF Engines With Licensee


    Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG) has announced plans to develop and commercialise two-stroke dual-fuel engines capable of operating on ammonia (NH3) and hydrogen (H2) with Akasaka Diesels Ltd., a long-term licensee.

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    Wärtsilä launches radical derating solution for two-stroke engines


    Wärtsilä has introduced a new radical derating retrofit solution – Wärtsilä Fit4Power - to extend the emissions-compliant lifetime of merchant vessels by providing the existing two-stroke fleet with leaner, healthier and more optimised engines.

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    Rolls-Royce announces plans to develop methanol-engine by end-2025


    Rolls-Royce Power Systems confirmed that it plans to develop a high-speed internal combustion engine concept for ships that can run on green methanol in a CO2-neutral manner by the end of 2025 at a kick off meeting at Friedrichshafen. The project will be developed in collaboration with Woodward L’Orange and WTZ Roßlau, with which Rolls-Royce has been working since the beginning of 2023 on the “MeOHmare” project.