New Ratings For QSM11 and QSC8.3

Monday, October 11, 2004
Cummins MerCruiser Diesel has announced new commercial engine application ratings for the Quantum Series QSM11 at 300 hp (220kW), 355 hp (261kW), 405 hp (298kW) and 455 hp (336kW) respectively. Additionally, commercial engine application ratings of 490 hp (361kW) for the QSC8.3 diesel engine were released.

Utilizing the proven fuel-efficient CELECT and common rail fuel systems that delivers virtually smoke-free, quiet, yet powerful operation, these full-authority electronic system engines are EPA Tier 2 and IMO emissions compliant.

Available with the highly desirable keel cooling option, Cummins MerCruiser Diesel engineers have configured the engines with a wet exhaust system and created new smaller-frame waste gated turbochargers to provide more air into each of the cylinders. Quantum Series engines are SmartCraft enabled, offering captains with instant, one-touch digital access to a plethora of networked information on the performance of their vessels.

The Quantum Series of diesel engines offer significant improvements in operational costs, particularly when compared with engines of just a decade ago. Aside from better fuel efficiency, durability and reliability are measurably improved. Fortified turbines, improved piston rings and stronger gear trains that offer better performance are some of the brilliant Cummins MerCruiser Diesel enhancements that contribute to significantly enhancing the life of each engine, while greatly reducing maintenance intervals and associated service costs.

Maritime Reporter July 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Marine Propulsion

Four Rescued from Boat Fire in California

U.S. Coast Guard and firefighter crews helped rescue four people from a boat fire Tuesday afternoon in Alameda, Calif.   Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command

Engine Refit for Mersey Pilot Boat

James Troop supplies two new Volvo Penta engines to upgrade Mersey pilot boat   Merseyside-based engine specialist James Troop & Co has secured a deal to supply

Eastern Launches Second MPSV for Hornbeck

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. has launched the second of two 302’x76’x26’ multipurpose service vessels in the HOSMPSV 310ES series for Hornbeck Offshore Services, LLC.

Environmental

Cambodia: Anti-dredging Protests Heat Up in Koh Kong

The The Phnom Penh Post reported that activists have continued their campaign to drive out sand dredging companies from Koh Kong province’s Botum Sakor district,

Two New Hybrid RTGs for Port of Shanghai

Corvus Energy informs it will provide the battery systems for an additional two hybrid solutions for new rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) that will be produced

USCG Investigates Oil Slick off California Coast

The U.S. Coast Guard was investigating a large oil sheen off the California coast west of Santa Barbara on Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the agency said.   The slick,

 
 
Maritime Security Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1112 sec (9 req/sec)