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

Contracts

Vard Orders Parat Electric Steam & Hot Water Boilers

During the last month, PARAT Halvorsen AS has collected four new boiler plant orders from the Vard Group and their multipurpose platform ships of Vard 1 08 design.

Newport News Selects Paramarine Design Software

QinetiQ’s Paramarine Ship and Submersible Design Software has been selected by Newport News Shipbuilding (NSS) as its primary naval architectural software. QinetiQ

VOSTA LMG Secures Order From Boskalis

VOSTA LMG has been awarded an order for efficient dredge ball joints from maritime services company Royal Boskalis Westminster. The order consists of a series

Marine Power

Fuel-saving Modifications for Containerships’ Engines

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., and 100% owned subsidiary MES Technoservice Co., Ltd., have received an order from a Taiwan shipowner for fuel-efficiency

Vard Orders Parat Electric Steam & Hot Water Boilers

During the last month, PARAT Halvorsen AS has collected four new boiler plant orders from the Vard Group and their multipurpose platform ships of Vard 1 08 design.

MN 100: FloScan Instrument Co., Inc.

3016 NE Blakeley Street Seattle, WA 98105 Telephone: 206 524 6625 / 316 E-mail: joe.dydasco@floscan.com Website: www.floscan.com CEO/President: Chuck Wurster Number

News

Shell CEO: US Should Export Oil, Embrace Global Markets

The head of energy company Royal Dutch Shell said on Tuesday that U.S. policymakers should lift the crude oil export ban because allowing the shipments would make global energy system more stable.

Fuel-saving Modifications for Containerships’ Engines

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., and 100% owned subsidiary MES Technoservice Co., Ltd., have received an order from a Taiwan shipowner for fuel-efficiency

Tropical Storm Dolly Heads toward Mexico

NOAA's National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning in effect from Cabo Rojo to Barra El Mezquital, Mexico as Tropical Storm Dolly approaches the country’s eastern coast.

Marine Equipment

Vard Orders Parat Electric Steam & Hot Water Boilers

During the last month, PARAT Halvorsen AS has collected four new boiler plant orders from the Vard Group and their multipurpose platform ships of Vard 1 08 design.

NavStation to Launch at SMM

Touch screen technology has transformed everyday life and now, thanks to Norwegian e-navigation specialist NAVTOR, it is set to revolutionize operations onboard busy vessel bridges.

Imtech Marine Nav/Com Partner for Groen OSV

The first newbuild ship in a series of three offshore support vessels (OSVS) for shipowner Groen (Scheveningen), 7-Oceans, was delivered at Damen Maaskant Shipyards in Stellendam,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
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: 0.4897 sec (2 req/sec)