2-Stroke and 4-Stroke – Page 6

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    Hybrid-Electric LNGC Design Presents Net-Zero Pathways


    At Gastech 2023, Shell unveiled its new modular hybrid electric LNG carrier design together with CSSC Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding and Wärtsilä

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    First reference for Wärtsilä 25DF engine on luxury cruise series


    Wärtsilä has announced that it will supply the first reference for its new Wärtsilä 25DF dual-fuel engine for a series of sail-assisted luxury cruise newbuildings. The series of vessels are being built at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique (CdA) shipyard in France for Orient Express Silenseas, part of French hospitality group, Accor. 

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    MES announces first domestic G80ME-LGIM order from Japanese shipyard


    MITSUI E&S Co., Ltd. (MES) has announced that it will supply a methanol-fuelled Mitsui-MAN B&W 80-bore engine to a series of vessels on order at Japanese shipyard Tsuneishi. The order represents the first domestic reference for a Mitsui-MAN B&W G80ME-LGIM engine from a Japanese-owned shipyard.

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    First AiP for WinGD’s X-DF-A engine


    Swiss marine power company WinGD has secured the first ever approval in principle (AiP) for two­­‑stroke engines fuelled with ammonia. Lloyd’s Register awarded the AiP to WinGD’s X-DF-A dual-fuel range.

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    First reference for MAN MeOH-fuelled gensets on PCTC series


    In a first for MAN Energy Solutions, its dual-fuel MAN 21/31 DF-M gensets have been specified for two pure car and truck carriers for Chinese ship owner China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES). The methanol-fuelled vessels will also feature MAN B&W ME-LGIM prime movers.

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    PODCAST: MAN ES’ Foldager expects demand for ME-LGIM engine to soar


    Bjarne Foldager, Senior Vice President & Head of Two-stroke Business at MAN Energy Solutions discusses surging demand for its methanol-fuelled ME-LGIM engine.

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    Bulk carrier design aims for 40-year lifetime


    ÈTA Shipping and global commodity group Mercuria are collaborating on a series of shortsea bulk carriers that will be diesel electric in their initial configuration, but with containerised gensets on deck, they will be readily adaptable to new fuels and new technologies over their lifetime.

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    Market Uptake For Diesel-Electric Coaster


    An opening contract has been secured by Dutch shipbuilder Thecla Bodewes for a new generation of short-sea cargo vessel powered by a multi-genset diesel-electric plant.

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    HiMSEN wins first H32DF-LM order from Japanese shipyard


    Hyundai Heavy Industries Engine & Machinery Division (HHI-EMD) has announced it will supply a methanol-fuelled HiMSEN engine package to a series of vessels on order at Tsuneishi’s Zhoushan shipyard. The order represents the first reference for HiMSEN’s H32DF-LM engines from a Japanese-owned shipyard. 

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    WinGD collaborates with KSS Line for NH3-fuelled gas carriers


    WinGD has signed a memorandum of understanding with Korea-based gas and petrochemicals transportation specialist KSS Line to explore the use of X-DF-A engines for future newbuild projects. The companies will focus on 52cm- and 62cm-bore versions of the dual-fuel ammonia engines, suitable for midsize and very large gas carriers (VLGC). 

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    WinGD to add more bore sizes to X-DF-M platform


    WinGD plans to extend the choice of methanol dual-fuel engines available to shipowners, completing the range of bore sizes ranging from 520mm up 920mm by the end of 2027, the engine designer announced during a webinar on 19 September. 

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    AiP for NH3-fuelled SCR design using ammonia as reductant


    HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) and HD Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) received an approval in principle (AIP) from ABS for an ammonia reductant supply system for selective catalytic reduction (SCR) in ammonia-fuelled ships. 

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    MAN ES stresses need for common NH3 standards


    MAN Energy Solutions is understood to have expressed concern to IACS, the International Association of Classification Societies, about the lack of a set of unified requirements relating to ammonia-fuelled engines and their supporting infrastructure.

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    Naming ceremony for MeOH-fuelled Laura Maersk in Copenhagen


    A.P. Moller-Maersk (Maersk) held a formal naming ceremong for its first vessel that will operate on green methanol. The newbuild methanol-fuelled 2,100teu container feeder, Laura Maersk, was named in a ceremony hosted in the Port of Copenhagen on 15 September. 

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    New turbocharger cut out system ensures efficiency of MAN 10.6 engines


    MAN Energy Solutions has developed a new turbocharger cut out system to optimize the low load performance of its new high efficiency G95ME-C10.6 engines, and researchers shared details of its development at CIMAC 2023 along with new EGR developments across a range of engines.

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    Rolls-Royce adds pod drives to mtu yacht offering


    Rolls-Royce is adding pod drives to its mtu yacht portfolio in cooperation with ZF

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    Propulsion package for first MeOH-fuelled hybrid RoRo vessels


    Wärtsilä has been chosen to supply an integrated hybrid propulsion system for two new hybrid RoRo vessels, including the engines, a methanol fuel supply system, a hybrid electric system, as well as bow thrusters and an onshore power system for two new methanol-fuelled hybrid RoRo vessels.

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    New ECS System Keeps ME-GA Close To ISO Conditions


    MAN Energy Solutions is using AI-like algorithms in the new engine control system for its Otto cycle, dual-fuel LNG ME-GA engines

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    Rolls-Royce to power new fast ferries


    Penguin Shipyard International in Singapore orders eight 16V 4000 mtu engines for two fast ferries for AD Ports

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    WinGD inks NH3-fuelled vessel applications MoU with SHI


    WinGD and South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) have signed an agreement to cooperate on on future fuel vessel applications with ammonia-fuelled engines.