Monday, March 5, 2012
Engineering News

Floating on Air – DK Group Receives First Order for Air Cavity System

DK Group says it has received an order to install its patented Air Cavity System (ACS) technology on a 12,580 deadweight tonne (DWT) multi purpose vessel owned by Danish shipowner...

March 5, 2012
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Friday, March 2, 2012
Engineering News

The Voith Linear Jet: Combining the Best of Two Options

By Kevin Sorbello, Chief Engineer Voith Turbo announced their first Voith Linear Jet (VLJ) order by Turbine Transfers UK in February of this year.  The Voith Linear Jet drives will...

March 2, 2012
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Monday, February 20, 2012
Bergen lean-burn gas engine rolls royce

Overcoming Methane Slip, Rolls Royce Marine Builds Spark-Ignited LNG-Powered Engines

– By Rolls Royce Marine Leading the way with gas engines for marine propulsion Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is becoming a popular fuel for ships, with Rolls-Royce a leading manufacturer...

February 20, 2012
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Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Press Releases

Hybrid Ship Propulsion Drives – Samsung Makes A Large Investment

One of the world’s largest shipbuilders, South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries, has ordered STADT STASCHO  No-Loss Drive electrical propulsion systems from STADT AS in Norway. It’s the patented  system that shows promise for reducing harmful...

November 30, 2011
Total Views: 92

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, were amazed by the product....

June 16, 2009
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Saturday, September 29, 2007

kite powered ships

We are always on the lookout for “green” stories so were pleased when a friend forwarded a link to Skysails, a German based company looking to augment tradition ship propulsion...

September 29, 2007
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