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Wärtsilä 20 Diesel Engine Gets a Power Upgrade

The upgraded Wärtsilä 20 engine gaines added power from increased cylinder output of 220kW. (Photo: Wärtsilä)

An upgraded version of the Wärtsilä 20 diesel engine features greater power density thanks to increased cylinder output. The new engine will receive its officially launch at the Marintec conference and exhibition in Shanghai, China from December 5 to 8.   According to the manufacturer, the increased maximum output of the new Wärtsilä 20 will enable

YANMAR EVO//CENTER Opens in Georgia

(Photo: YANMAR)

National, state and local officials joined together with YANMAR America and its honored guests to officially open the YANMAR EVO//CENTER located at the corner of Highway 92 and Old Alabama Road in Acworth, Georgia.   Situated on 50-plus acres of land in Cherokee County, the new 50,000 square foot facility opened on November 3, 2017 features six state-of-the-art product training labs with classroom and hands-on space,

Type Approval for Uprated MAN L51/60DF

The assembled participants at the MAN L51/60DF TAT in Augsburg with (front) Thomas Kremser, Head of Engine Test, MAN Diesel & Turbo, Augsburg (Photo: MAN Diesel & Turbo)

MAN Diesel & Turbo said its dual-fuel MAN L51/60DF engine has passed its Type Approval Test (TAT), which ran from October 17 to 20 at the company’s Augsburg works in Germany, in front of the industry’s main classification societies.   The nine-cylinder test engine has an output of 1,150 kW/cylinder at a nominal speed of 500/514 rpm.   The MAN L51/60DF engine can be employed both as marine main-engine and auxiliary engine.

Technology

Tech File: Propelling Hybrid Electric Solutions

ABS has granted Approval in Principle to Wärtsilä for a hybrid-powered, tug design. The new design will form the foundation for Wärtsilä’s new portfolio of tug designs, known as the Wärtsilä HYTug Series. (Image: Wärtsilä)

Growing interest in hybrid-electric power systems is expanding the search for new propulsion and

Robot Lasers Prolong Engine Pistons’ Lifespan

QuantiServ laser cladding (Photo: Wärtsilä)

New robotized laser cladding technology aims to revolutionize the reconditioning of large bore

It’s Electric: Charging Asia’s First E-ferry

(Photo: Cavotec)

Innovative charging technologies connect Asia’s first e-ferry to electrical power

Maritime Safety

VOS Stone Equipped with Ampelmann W2W Gangway

Ampelmann A400 (Photo: Ampelmann)

Vroon Offshore Services and Ampelmann have joined forces to deploy a Walk to Work (W2W) solution

SUITS Aims to Make Space Casualties a Thing of the Past

SUITS has been developed by Martek Marine Ltd to improve the safety of surveyors and crew members when inspecting tanks, eliminating the need to enter hazardous

Faravelli Joins Sea-Fire Europe

Alberto Faravelli  (Photo: Sea-Fire Europe)

A professional in fire engineering and safety, Alberto Faravelli has joined Sea-Fire Europe Ltd

Marine Propulsion

Yanmar Rolls Out New Marine Power Offerings

3JH40 inboard engine (Photo: Yanmar)

Yanmar has already introduced several new products for the marine market in 2018, including a new

MAN's Part-Load Optimization a Fuel Saver

close-up on engine (Image: MAN Diesel & Turbo)

Part-Load Optimization tuning method proves popular, delivers significant fuel savings for MAN

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

Marine Power

Royston Expands UK Engineering Facilities

Sarah Wade (Photo: Royston)

Royston Diesel Power has doubled the size of its UK engineering facilities to support continuing

GE Marine Gas Turbine for New US Navy Destroyer

LM2500 (Photo: GE Marine)

GE’s Marine Solutions said it has shipped a LM2500 marine gas turbine propulsion module that will

Most Auxiliary Engine Damage Caused by Human Error

Photo: The Swedish Club

An investigation by The Swedish Club into auxiliary engine damage has revealed that the majority

Marine Electronics

Raymarine Launches New AIS Transceiver

Photo courtesy of Raymarine

Raymarine, a brand by FLIR systems, has announced the launch of its new Automatic Identification

ABB’s First Azipod D Unit Begins Operation

(Photo: ABB)

An 8,000 kW rescue tug, the first vessel installed with ABB’s Azipod D electric propulsion system

New Owner Takes Over at WESMAR

Roger Fellows, new WESMAR owner (left), and Bruce Blakey, company founder (Photo: WESMAR)

Bruce H. Blakey, founder and President of WESMAR (Western Marine Electronics), has sold his

Software Solutions

ChartCo Launches New FleetManager Portal

Photo: ChartCo

ChartCo, a global supplier of maritime digital data and compliance services, has announced the

Hanseaticsoft Launches Mobile App

Photo: Hanseaticsoft

Hanseaticsoft, a provider of maritime software, has launched a new mobile app to make purchasing

Rolls-Royce Debuts Cloud-based Energy Management Module

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Rolls-Royce has unveiled a ‘cloud-based’ fuel consumption and carbon dioxide monitoring module