Sunday, April 6, 2014
rolls royce thrusters
Engineering News

More Deepwater Rigs in the Gulf Mean Busy Days Ahead for Rolls-Royce

I met up with the folks at Rolls-Royce the other week at their service center in Galveston, Texas for a quick update on their operations. With more and more

April 6, 2014
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Monday, March 31, 2014
lng carrier terminal
Engineering News

Yacht Racing and the Future of Marine Fuels

If everyone could predict the future, winning or losing a race would result in the same emotional response, risk would be non-existent and the correct path

March 31, 2014
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
wartsila thruster
Engineering News

Downward-Angled Thrusters Show Major Efficiency Gains

In a recent conversation with Wim Knoester, Director of Propulsion at Wartsila Ship Power, he described a new thruster design that his company has been

March 25, 2014
Total Views: 108

Monday, March 24, 2014

Wärtsilä Introduces New Dual Fuel Engine

Finnish engine manufacturer Wärtsilä has expanded its dual fuel (DF) engine line to include the new 46DF, a four-stroke DF engine specifically developed for

March 24, 2014
Total Views: 104

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
scana propulsion
Engineering News

Scana Wins $8.8 Million in Propulsion System Orders

Norway-based Scana Propulsion signed a contract today to deliver the propulsion system for an Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel (AHTS) being built by Vard

March 5, 2014
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Picchiotti motor yacht grace perini navi
Engineering News

Megayacht Powered by Azipods? Yup.

Not only does she have a pair of ABB Azipods installed, but this Perini Navi-built yacht is even outfitted with a Dynamic Positioning system. Named Grace E,

March 4, 2014
Total Views: 183

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Exxonmobil fuel laboratory chemistry test tube
Engineering News

ExxonMobil’s “Top Tips” for Purchasing Marine Bunkers

Considering the huge commercial impact marine bunkers have on ship owners and operators, ExxonMobil has put together the following list of

February 18, 2014
Total Views: 13

Monday, February 17, 2014
siem offshore wartsila psv platform supply vessel
Engineering News

Wärtsilä Details Scope of PSV Newbuild Contract with Siem Offshore

Following similar orders placed in November 2012 and August 2013, Norwegian OSV operator Siem Offshore has again reached out to Finnish engine manufacturer

February 17, 2014
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
k line drive green project car carrier classnk
Engineering News

K-Line Orders New, Environmentally-Optimized Car Carrier

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., Japan’s third-largest shipping line by sales, has ordered a vessel fitted with an engine to cut nitrogen oxide emissions to meet

February 12, 2014
Total Views: 42

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Engineering News

Wärtsilä to Cut 1,000 Employees

After a year “impacted by the continued uncertainty in the global economy,” Wärtsilä CEO Björn Rosengren has announced today the company will

January 29, 2014
Total Views: 9

Monday, January 27, 2014
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce: As Naval Engineering Evolves, Power is Everything

While at the Surface Navy Association’s (SNA) 26th National Symposium in Washington, DC the other week, I met Don Roussinos, President of Rolls-Royce Naval

January 27, 2014
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Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Wärtsilä engine trieste
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce Expected to Make Offer to Buy Wärtsilä

British engineering company Rolls-Royce is expected to make a public offer on the Finnish ship and power plant engine maker Wartsila, a newspaper reported on

January 21, 2014
Total Views: 16

Monday, January 13, 2014
MAN B&W Diesel 7S70ME-C
Engineering News

Nakilat to Repower Q-MAX LNG Carrier with Dual Fuel ME-GI Engine

Qatari shipping company Nakilat, the world’s largest owner of LNG carriers, along with Qatari LNG producers Qatargas, RasGas and engine manufacturer MAN

January 13, 2014
Total Views: 196

Thursday, January 9, 2014
Wartsila engine trieste
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce Takeover Talks With Wärtsilä End With No Deal

Rolls-Royce made a takeover approach to Finnish ship and power plant engine maker Wartsila but the talks ended without a deal, the two companies said on

January 9, 2014
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, December 24, 2013
nyk lng fueled tugboat
Engineering News

Japan to Diversify LNG-Powered Ship Portfolio

NYK has announced plans today to build a tugboat which can run on either liquefied natural gas (LNG) or heavy fuel oil.  This is the first LNG powered vessel

December 24, 2013
Total Views: 20

Monday, December 16, 2013
MAN B&W 5G70ME-GI Engine
Engineering News

Knutsen OAS Orders ME-GI Engines for LNG Newbuilds

MAN Diesel & Turbo announced today that Norwegian shipowner Knutsen OAS Shipping has placed an order for a pair of dual fuel-powered 7G70 ME-GI 2-stroke

December 16, 2013
Total Views: 12

jonathan hutchinson bp castrol
Engineering News

Marine Lubricants Manufacturers Shift to 100BN Oil

In response to studies done by engine manufacturers MAN Diesel and Wärtsilä, top marine lubricants suppliers are making a big shift toward higher base

December 16, 2013
Total Views: 11

Thursday, December 12, 2013
UASC SCHUAIBA, containership
Engineering News

UASC to Retrofit Mega-Containership Fleet with Dual Fuel Power

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has announced today plans to retrofit its future fleet of ultra-large (14,000 – 18,000 TEU) containerships with

December 12, 2013
Total Views: 21

Monday, December 9, 2013
wartsila propulsion package
Engineering News

Wärtsilä to Power Half-Dozen Stolt Chemical Tankers

Wärtsilä has announced an order today from chemical tanker owner Stolt Tankers B.V. to supply the complete main propulsion systems for six new 38,000

December 9, 2013
Total Views: 24

Thursday, November 28, 2013
Engineering News

Terntank Orders LNG-Powered Chemical Tankers

Swedish tanker owner Terntank has stepped forward and placed the first order ever for the new Wärtsilä 5RT-flex50DF dual fuel, low pressure, 2-stroke

November 28, 2013
Total Views: 11