Marine Propulsion

Carnival’s Costa Brand Orders Two LNG Cruise Ships

Costa’s two new cruise ships will be the largest ever built based on guest capacity; Costa will join sister brand AIDA Cruises in building the first-ever cruise

Mercury Marine Sweden Sponsors Powerboat Weekend

Mercury Marine  recently sponsored the largest powerboat event in Sweden and one of the biggest in all of Europe.  The Powerboat Weekend, held in Sandhamn, brings in boaters from Finland,

Rolls-Royce Power Package for USS Zumwalt

Rolls-Royce announced delivery of the twin fixed pitch propellers to Bath Iron Works for installation on the U.S. Navy’s most modern surface combatant, the future USS Zumwalt,

Damen Delivers First Twin Axe FCS for O&G

Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam have a decade-long relationship with the family-run Groen Offshore, Guard & Support, having built seismic research vessels and

Canada Commissions Study on Underwater Noise

Green Marine has signed a nine-month contract with Transport Canada to provide insight on underwater noise generated by shipping and its effects on marine life, along with potential solutions.

Rolls-Royce Bolsters R&D for MTU Engines

New R&D test facilities in Friedrichshafen already in service; 40 million euros invested for greater fuel economy and lower emissions    Rolls-Royce Power Systems

Disabled Ship Towed into Port of Djibouti

Operation Atalanta warships assist stricken Italian merchant vessel in the Gulf of Aden   Italian merchant vessel MV Altinia was towed into the Port of Djibouti

Specialty Motors Keep Shipping Afloat

When large specialty motors fail at sea, finding a suitable replacement within days – not months – is critical to bring production back online and minimize loss

The 'Hour of Power': Hybrid Marine Technology & Green Ports

  In 2015 two significant developments are going to make many operators, owners and builders of professional vessels consider hybrid marine power. Firstly the

Two-Stroke DF Engine Passes Critical Test

The first Wärtsilä low-speed two-stroke dual-fuel (DF) engine destined for a commercial application has reportedly completed its Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) at

USS Cincinnati Will Be Powered by GE Engines

GE Marine said its LM2500 marine engines will provide power for the U.S. Navy’s new Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), USS Cincinnati (LCS 20). USS Cincinnati’s two

First Guyanamax Ship Joins CMA CGM Fleet

  The CMA CGM Group upgrades its fleet calling North Brazil, French Guyana and the Caribbean; takes delivery of the CMA CGM Cayenne, the first vessel of the Guyanamax

Cummins Opens Logistics Hub in Singapore

Cummins Inc. opened a global logistics hub in Singapore yesterday, one of the company's eight master distribution centers for parts and filters globally.   The

Working Toward a Low Carbon Future

Recently, Pilita Clark, the Environment Correspondent at the Financial Times, wrote a very interesting article about a new report, ‘The New Climate Economy’, which I would highly recommend reading.

Three More Workboats Built for Jordan

Three newbuild vessels have been delivered from Sanmar Shipyards to the Aqaba Port Marine Services Company (APMSCO) for the Sheikh Subah Al Ahmad Al Subah LNG terminal at Aqaba,

Flexible Pod System Key to WFSV Versatility

workboatd designer and builder CTruk cites versatility as a key factor in Offshore Turbine Services’ (OTS) acquisition of seven 18.5-meter wind farm support vessels (WFSV) over the past three years.

Mercury Marine's New Engine has Power to Spare

Mercury MerCruiser’s new 6.2-liter V-8 300hp and 350hp sterndrive engines, which are purpose-built specifically for marine use, deliver increased power and torque

Björn Rosengren: Power Boss (Part II)

At Norshipping in Oslo, Wärtsilä introduced the Wärtsilä 31, self-described by the company as a transcendent power plant in terms of fuel efficiency and economy,

New OSV-inspired Ferry for the Fiji Islands

In recent decades there have been great advances in design of crewboats and offshore supply vessels to meet the needs of the petroleum industry.  Recently a number

Hybrid Power Play: MTU, AKASOL form Partnership

Objective of the teaming is the joint development of energy storage units for hybrid propulsion systems As the world moves increasingly toward cleaner, efficient

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