Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery
Nominations open for 2015 Marine Propulsion Awards
Nominations open for 2015 Marine Propulsion Awards
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery December/January 2014/15
After the success of the inaugural awards, launched for the 2014 Marine Propulsion conference, more categories have been introduced for 2015. An independent judging panel, with expertise across all ...
WR Systems recruits Mark Mahoney to lead  global NAVCOM expansion
WR Systems recruits Mark Mahoney to lead global NAVCOM expansion
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery News desk 21 January 2015
Naval communications (NAVCOM) and maritime technology company, WR Systems Ltd (WR), has appointed Mark Mahoney as its new director of domestic maritime business. Mr Mahoney brings 25 years ...
Regulating at the forefront of technology
Regulating at the forefront of technology
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery December/January 2014/15
When stakeholders from across the maritime industry gathered in Copenhagen in October for the Danish Maritime Forum, it became very clear that, as regulators, we need to do more to support ...
Blender matches lube to fuel type
Blender matches lube to fuel type
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery December/January 2014/15
Lukoil Marine Lubricants, the Hamburg-based subsidiary of the Russian oil major, has developed an intelligent cylinder oil lubrication system designed to match engine requirements and fuel ...
Lube concerns linger as ECA limits take effect
Lube concerns linger as ECA limits take effect
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery December/January 2014/15
Even as the sulphur limits in emission control areas (ECAs) came into force on 1 January, as this issue was published, there were still uncertainties about how ship operators should manage their lube ...
Blending-on-board debate dominates lubes forum
Blending-on-board debate dominates lubes forum
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery December/January 2014/15
The Lubricants forum at October’s Fuels, Lubes & Emissions Technology Conference in London brought to the forefront a range of topics with a common theme: how the marine sector is ...
Total Lubmarine launches 25 TBN lube
Total Lubmarine launches 25 TBN lube
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery December/January 2014/15
With the 1 January deadline in sight for low sulphur fuels in the European emission control area (ECA), Total Lubmarine has begun marketing a new 25 TBN cylinder oil, Talusia LS 25, which is suitable ...
Schottel installs training simulator
Schottel installs training simulator
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery December/January 2014/15
German propulsion specialist Schottel has installed a training simulator at its headquarters in Spay, Germany. The simulator, which is located at the Schottel Academy, is designed to help the ...
Video training can help plug the knowledge gap
Video training can help plug the knowledge gap
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery December/January 2014/15
A speedy rise in rank from fourth engineer to chief engineer may result in the top onboard engineering staff with little knowledge of how to conduct engine overhauls or critical maintenance. ...
High voltage training to become mandatory
High voltage training to become mandatory
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery December/January 2014/15
The consequences of error in operation of a high voltage (HV) systems on board all types of ships can be catastrophic. This makes training of HV engineers vital to the safety of vessels using diesel ...
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