Konrad, Cummins Propulsion Package Partnership

By Eric Haun
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The complete package from Konrad and Cummins incorporates Konrad drives and Cummins engines.

Sterndrive specialist Konrad Marine formally entered a partnership with diesel engine manufacturer Cummins Marine to jointly offer a complete propulsion package to the commercial, military and recreational maritime markets, a partnershipo announced October 9 at the Workboat Show in New Orleans.
The package combines Cummins’ new QSB 6.7L diesel engines (230-425 hp)and Konrad Series 600 sterndrives to present a full propulsion offering, ultimately providing customers with a simplified, tested option from a single source. Also included are the engine mounts, flywheel coupling, bellhouse adapter, transmission and cooler, direct mount assembly, sterndrive and propellers. Controls, displays, gauges, remote mounted systems and water pickup can be purchased as optional add-on features.
The Cummins 6.7 engine is offered in ratings of 230 MHp at 3,000 ID, 250 MHp at 2,600 HO/HD, 305 MHp at 2,600 HO/MD, 355 MHp at 2,800 ID, 355 MHp at 3,000 HO, and 380 and 425 MHp at 3,000 HO/ID. Konrad sterndrives available though the package are the 620 single prop (up to 20 inches), the 660 high speed dual prop (up to 16 inches) and 680 heavy loads dual prop up to (20 inches).
The offering will be sold primarily through Cummins distributors with help and support from Konrad. The partners will together qualify, configure, sell, install and support customers with regionally tailored sales/service plans.
“Cummins and Konrad have been working together for more than 15 years and have thousands of successful installations to our credit,” said Julie Heifner, Marketing Director, Konrad Marine. “The concept of coupling Cummins engines and Konrad drives is a proven success in each of the diesel market segments including military, commercial, and recreational.”
Though Konrad said a majority of its marine drives already operate with the Cummins B series, the companies believe an official collaboration would put forward a more reliable option, resulting in predefined, tested and approved packages with simplified installations.
“Formalizing our offering and our relationship is great news for our customers – ensuring them the highest level of consistency and efficiency from both factories in manufacturing, pricing, distribution, and support,” Heifner said. “The package is designed to maximize customers’ return for their investment in performance, durability and longevity.”
www.konradmarine.com
www.marine.cummins.com

 

(As published in the November 2013 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News - www.marinelink.com)
 

Maritime Reporter November 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

Teekay Petrojarl Contracts Damen for FPSO Upgrade

Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam (DSR), part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC), has been awarded an EPC contract by Petrojarl I LLC for the upgrade of its FPSO Petrojarl I.

Contract Awarded for US Aircraft Carrier Dismantling

The U.S. Navy awarded a contract, Dec. 22, for the towing and dismantling of the decommissioned aircraft carrier Ranger (CV 61) to International Shipbreaking, Ltd.

EXMAR Orders Second FLNG from Wison

EXMAR NV has placed an order for a second Floating LNG Liquefaction Unit (FLNG) at Wison Offshore & Marine. Under the agreement, Wison will be responsible for the turnkey engineering,

Marine Power

Royal Caribbean to Install Scrubbers on 19 Ships

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) will retrofit 19 of its ships with advanced emissions purification (AEP) systems. These systems, also known as scrubbers, will

Wärtsilä to Power LNG-fuelled RoPax Ferry

A new passenger ferry being built for Swedish operator Rederi AB Gotland will be fuelled by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and will feature a Wärtsilä integrated solution.

Keeping to the Schedule in the Pacific Northwest

When a tightly scheduled repower for the Kodiak-based trawler Sea Mac in early December took a very bad turn, Mike Fourtner used his 25 years of fishing experience

News

Diana Shipping Announces $53.5m Drawdown

Diana Shipping Inc. announces signing and drawdown of a $53.5 million term loan facility with BNP Paribas; announces time charter contract for m/v Nirefs with Glencore   Diana Shipping Inc.

Maersk to Continue Russian Operations

Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk said its four subsidiaries with activities in Russia continue to operate as planned despite the recent sharp drop in oil price and the rouble's collapse.

Teekay Petrojarl Contracts Damen for FPSO Upgrade

Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam (DSR), part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC), has been awarded an EPC contract by Petrojarl I LLC for the upgrade of its FPSO Petrojarl I.

Marine Equipment

Barge Master T700 to Be Installed on Boskalis Ndeavor

A Barge Master BM-T700 system was unloaded in Singapore today as it awaits the early 2015 arrival of DP-2 multipurpose vessel Boskalis Ndeavor.   According to Barge Master,

Royal Caribbean to Install Scrubbers on 19 Ships

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) will retrofit 19 of its ships with advanced emissions purification (AEP) systems. These systems, also known as scrubbers, will

US Fleet to Pump $75m into Great Lakes Shipyards

U.S.-flag Great Lakes vessel operators plan to spend $75 million this winter to ready the fleet for the 2015 shipping season, the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA) reported.

 
 
Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | 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: 0.2163 sec (5 req/sec)