Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery
Auxpac range extended with two new packages
Auxpac range extended with two new packages
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery April/May 2015
The Wärtsilä Auxpac 32 is a compact marine generating package aimed at vessels with higher auxiliary electrical power requirements, typically in the range of 2500kW to 4500kW per set. ...
Covering the whole spectrum
Covering the whole spectrum
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery April/May 2015
Few companies can offer such a wide marine generating set range as the Caterpillar Corporation, which it achieves through a combination of its traditional Caterpillar Marine products and heavy duty ...
Reliable distribution requires proven switchgear
Reliable distribution requires proven switchgear
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery April/May 2015
Modern hybrid power generation and drive systems are becoming increasingly popular for shipboard applications and most of these use power electronics to accommodate variable speed operation, both of ...
ABB secures power and propulsion orders for cruise ships and LNG carriers
ABB secures power and propulsion orders for cruise ships and LNG carriers
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery April/May 2015
In January 2015, ABB announced a further order for electrical equipment, including distribution systems, for two new Star Cruises vessels. The US$60 million order includes electrical power plant ...
ABB Turbocharging brings breath of fresh air
ABB Turbocharging brings breath of fresh air
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery April/May 2015
Oliver Riemenschneider, ABB Turbocharging’s group senior vice president, chief executive, and manager of its global turbocharging business unit, is a keen advocate of the technology ...
ABB turbocharges CSCL Globe
ABB turbocharges CSCL Globe
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery April/May 2015
ABB’s ability to adapt to changing market circumstances has been proved as the container shipping industry sees vessels increase in size. Until January this year CSCL Globe was the ...
New-generation heat exchangers offer flexibility
New-generation heat exchangers offer flexibility
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery April/May 2015
For 30 years the Alfa Laval gasketed plate heat exchanger (GPHE) has been a favoured solution for a wide range of applications in the marine and offshore industry sectors. Aware of increasing demands ...
Major cruise ship heat exchanger orders secured by Sondex
Major cruise ship heat exchanger orders secured by Sondex
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery April/May 2015
In December 2014, Danish company Sondex A/S announced the placement of new orders for heat exchangers for two new MSC Cruise vessels to be built at the STX yards in St. Nazaire. The new vessels, ...
Plate exchange technology used for fresh water generator
Plate exchange technology used for fresh water generator
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery April/May 2015
In addition to standard heat exchange duties, Alfa lava has developed its plate technology for use in marine fresh water generation plant. The AQUA Blue freshwater generator, launched just over a ...
Spinning savings out of thin air
Spinning savings out of thin air
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery April/May 2015
Finnish operator Bore fitted a Flettner rotor to its 9,700 dwt roro Estraden in November 2014. It claims encouraging fuel savings during sea trials that began in December, in conjunction with the ...
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