Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Engine Technology News

Jan De Nul Orders Floating Installation Vessel

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Luxembourg-based Jan De Nul has ordered a second mega offshore installation vessel, Les Alizés, from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China.Together with the Voltaire, the new floating installation crane…

Study Shows LNG Forming Pathway to IMO 2050

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Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reductions of up to 21% are achievable now from LNG as a marine fuel, compared with current oil-based marine fuels over the entire life-cycle from Well-to-Wake (WtW).An independent…

GE Ships LM2500 Marine Gas Turbine for US Navy

GE LM2500 GT hanging angle shot (Photo: GE Marine)

GE's Marine Solutions division said it has shipped a LM2500 marine gas turbine propulsion module that will help power the U.S. Navy's 75th DDG Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125).

Fairbanks Morse to Launch Engine at Power-Gen 2017

Fairbanks Morse Engine announced it will launch a next generation engine, the Trident OP, at the Power-Gen International Conference in Las Vegas, December 5. According to the manufacturer, the Trident…

Toyota Motor, Mazda Plan Fuel-cell Vehicles

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Toyota Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp are in talks to expand their technology partnership to fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs), sources said on Saturday, as global automakers face rising costs to comply with stricter emission regulations.

Rolls-Royce to Showcase O&G Innovations at OTC

MTU Series 4000 T95 (Photo courtesy of Rolls-Royce)

Rolls-Royce will showcase its latest offshore power and propulsion solutions and MTU engine technologies designed for onshore oil and gas applications at the upcoming 2015 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), May 4-7.

Wärtsilä Propulsion Solution for 3 Tugs

Wärtsilä 34DF

Three large new escort tugs contracted by Norwegian operator Østensjø Rederi, will feature Wärtsilä dual-fuel (DF) engines integrated with a customized gas storage and supply system also supplied by Wärtsilä.

U.S. Natgas Engine Sales Lagging Fuel's Steep Price Plunge

Natural gas-fueled engine

Natural gas-fueled engines, touted as a clean, low-cost alternative to diesel, continue to struggle for acceptance in the U.S. transportation sector despite a surge in gas production that has sent the alternative fuel's domestic price plunging.

Cat, Deltamarin Develop Modular FPSO Power Unit

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Caterpillar Oil & Gas will launch the Cat Offshore Power Generation Module, a new modular solution for FPSO and offshore platform main power at the 2014 Rio Oil & Gas Expo and Conference held September 15-18 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Natural Gas Can Keep Those Motors Running

Cheap natural gas is starting to revolutionise traffic on U.S. roads, cutting bills for some of the country's heaviest fuel users while reducing carbon emissions and other pollution. The revolution is still in its very early stages.

Wärtsilä's JV with CSSC to Expands Engines Range

Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture for manufacturing medium and large bore medium speed diesel and dual-fuel engines. The CSSC Wärtsilä Engine (Shanghai) Co.

Wärtsilä's Power Plant For S. Arabian desert

The new 20-cylinder Wärtsilä 32TS engine is optimised for extreme ambient conditions. The two-stage turbocharger system is mounted on the free end of the engine.

Wärtsilä has received an order to supply a turnkey power plant for Saudi Arabia. The order was placed by Umm Al-Qura Cement Company in May 2014. The 47 MW captive power plant will be located in the mountain desert close to Taif city.

HongHua Group Signs Agreement for GE Waukesha Gas Engines

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With China seeking to boost its production of unconventional gas supplies to meet Asia's growing energy needs, GE Power & Water's Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) and China's leading drill rig…

Evolution or revolution? LNG and the railroads: Kemp

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Electro-Motive Diesel, the world's largest diesel locomotive manufacturer, has taken delivery of the first of four specially designed liquefied natural gas (LNG) tenders ultimately destined for use on the Canadian National railroad.

Evolution or Revolution? LNG and the Railroads

Electro-Motive Diesel, the world's largest diesel locomotive manufacturer, has taken delivery of the first of four specially designed liquefied natural gas (LNG) tenders ultimately destined for use on the Canadian National railroad.

Wärtsilä to Provide Turnkey LNG Receiving Terminal in N. Finland

Schematic of Manga LNG terminal courtesy of Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä says it has signed a turnkey contract to supply a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal to be built in Tornio, northern Finland. The contract, valued at approximately EUR 100 million…

DOE Funds Research on Alternative Biofuels

Tomorrow, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) kicks off a third summer season of alternative biofuel testing in an effort to further advance marine engine technology and find an alternative…

Wärtsilä's Gas Engine Technology Enhanced

Wärtsilä 50DF engine

Wärtsilä has now sold more than 2000 of its gas fuelled engines, which together have accumulated more than 7 million operational running hours in both land-based and marine applications. These milestone…