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Thursday, January 12, 2012
LNG powered tugboat tug rolls-royce

Rolls-Royce To Deliver World’s First 100% LNG-Powered Tugboat

Rolls-Royce Marine has signed a contract to deliver highly efficient engines and propulsion systems for the world’s first Liquid Natural Gas (LNG)

January 12, 2012
Total Views: 267

Thursday, October 13, 2011
jaime tetrault caterpillar
Engineering News

A Few Minutes with Caterpillar’s Director of Marine Product Support [VIDEO INTERVIEW]

My interview this morning with Caterpillar’s (NYSE:CAT) Director of Marine Product Support, Jaime Tetrault (via Skype). Jaime has worked in various

October 13, 2011
Total Views: 27

Monday, July 18, 2011

Wärtsilä to supply main engines for 25 new Russian tankers

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading systems integrator, has been awarded the contract to supply the main engines for a series of 25 tankers

July 18, 2011
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
GE LM2500
Engineering News

GE Awarded Chevron Contract To Deliver 3 Gas Turbine Modules

The General Electric LM2500 gas turbine engine Energy giant Chevron Corp. (CVX) awarded General Electric Co. (GE) a contract in the Gulf of Mexico, in which

July 5, 2011
Total Views: 337

Saturday, May 28, 2011
Ship Engines – 7 Monster Engine Designs, Part 1

Ship Engines – 7 Monster Engine Designs, Part 1

What secrets do ship engines hold? Driving the world’s largest ships are powerplants that deliver serious horsepower. These modern ship engines vary in

May 28, 2011
Total Views: 11632

Saturday, January 29, 2011
STX Shipbuilding and Lloyd’s Register to cooperate in developing environmentally friendly ship

STX Shipbuilding and Lloyd’s Register to cooperate in developing environmentally friendly ship

Lloyd’s Register and Korea’s STX Shipbuilding recently signed a cooperation agreement to develop an environmentally-friendly ship powered by LNG.

January 29, 2011
Total Views: 17

Friday, December 31, 2010
wartsila 32 Marine Diesel Engine
Engineering News

Wartsila 32 – Company Announces More Power To A Best Selling Engine

Wärtsilä introduced a more powerful version for marine applications of its Wärtsilä 32 engine. The engine was first introduced in the 1980s, and to date

December 31, 2010
Total Views: 154

Friday, December 24, 2010
K Line Offshore’s KL Sandefjord: the world’s most powerful anchor handling tug

K Line Offshore’s KL Sandefjord: the world’s most powerful anchor handling tug

K Line Offshore’s KL Sandefjord just completed sea trials and set the new world record at 430 tons (390 metric) for a bollard pull by an anchor handling

December 24, 2010
Total Views: 983

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Super Engine Transport – By Truck

The Wartsila-Sulzer RTA96-C turbocharged two-stroke diesel engine is the most powerful and most efficient prime-mover in the world today. The Aioi Works of

October 5, 2010
Total Views: 409

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Discoverer Americas – A 6th Generation Drillship Leaves the Gulf of Mexico

For Statoil and Transocean’s crew assigned to the Discoverer Americas, heading to Egypt had always been part of the long term plan, however in this case,

September 21, 2010
Total Views: 12

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Photo Of An Engine

The name is Wärtsilä-Sulzer RTA96-C turbocharged diesel engine: 14 cylinder 80,080 kW or 108,920 bhp Output Power is (your Jeep may have 300 bhp) width

July 10, 2010
Total Views: 213

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Wartsilla CBM – Live Condition Based Monitoring Of Ship Systems

The days of anonymity at sea are long gone. With LRIT and satellite based AIS tracking the office has, for some time now, had access to the precise location

March 21, 2010
Total Views: 132

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Big Motor Problems

Big Motor Problems By John G. Denham I am impressed with the significant improvements that large diesel engine manufacturers are making in reducing offensive

August 19, 2009
Total Views: 32

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Lease A Thruster – Video From Marine Hydaulic Systems

We first met Hydraulic Marine Systems during our coverage of the International Workboat Show in December and, like the rest of the trade show participants,

June 16, 2009
Total Views: 95

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Salt Water As A Fuel Source

Boing Boing, The Directory of Wonderful Things , brings us a story that’s seemingly unthinkable: John Kanzius, a retired TV station owner, believes

March 7, 2009
Total Views: 6

Friday, August 8, 2008

Wärtsilä 50DF Engines – Major Orders Placed

Excerpt from August 6 Press Release from Wärtsilä: Wärtsilä-Hyundai Engine Company Ltd., the new joint venture between Wärtsilä and Hyundai

August 8, 2008
Total Views: 22

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Wartsila METHAPU – A Fuel Cell For Ships

Our friend Jean Pierre de Lutz is building a new boat using green technology and writing about it on his blog. Knowing we are interested in new technology

May 15, 2008
Total Views: 195

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Starting the Wartsila – Video Starting a Wärtsilä 6 L 64… for a truly amazing engine read our post: The Wartsila-Sulzer Super

April 1, 2008
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Hydrogen Powered Ship – Iceland’s Ambitious Project For Alternative Energy Propulsion

The ship pictured above fails to impress the Icelandic tourists who board her for a short whale watching tour but after talking with the crew their attitude

January 23, 2008
Total Views: 72

Monday, November 12, 2007

Ship Types 101 – San Francisco Bay Bridge Oil Tanker Collision

I have been amazed lately by the number of errors in both media reports and political commentary related to the the container ship Cosco Busan that allided

November 12, 2007
Total Views: 44


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