While orders have been reported of late which we will return to, here we look at five notable deliveries involving familiar names in the European arena.
A new ferry described as the first inland passenger ship in Europe with LNG gas engines, is being built in Germany for delivery in 2020, reports Tom Todd.
Rolls-Royce has provided details of its current activities with Turkish shipyard Sanmar including the claimed first high-speed diesel engine provision for tugs with 90 tonnes bollard pull.
Rolls-Royce will supply MTU propulsion for a new high-speed catamaran, which when completed, will apparently be the largest to go into operation in the Med.
Diesel giant MTU presented its new 16-cylinder Series 8000 marine diesel engine for the first time at the Euronaval trade show in Paris at the end of October 2016. The engine will have a maximum power output of 8,000 kW.
Like its three sister vessels, offshore wind crew transfer vessel 'Typhoon TOW' “is quite some way above the usual spec”, said Rob Stewart of Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC).
As part of its increasing specialised portfolio of propulsion systems German diesel engine manufacturer MTU is now offering complete system integration for its E-Drive solutions. Aimed mainly at the patrol boat, workboat and superyacht markets, MTU claims that its hybrid propulsion systems give greater cost-effectiveness and comfort as lower fuel consumption.
German headquartered MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of large diesel engines and complete propulsion systems has formed a close development partnership with Akasol GmbH.
Six sightseeing vessels on the UK’s River Thames have been operating successfully with remanufactured engines. For vessel operator Thames Clippers, exchanging with such overhauled engines represented an ideal solution because the catamarans were not out of service.
Rolls-Royce brand, MTU, is responding to the upcoming IMO Tier III emission standard with SCR exhaust after-treatment systems for the marine industry.
Germany’s MTU is to present its latest propulsion and systems portfolio at the SMM exhibition, in response to the IMO Tier III emission standard, due to come into force in 2016.
MTU is to provide six of its 12V 2000 M72 engines for three new windfarm support vessels (WFSVs) being built for UK-based Seacat Services.
Three of the towage industry’s leading companies have teamed up to develop a new tug that will be world’s first Reverse Stern Drive (RSD)© Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) design.
From the first of this month, Norwegian engine manufacturer Bergen Engines AS has become part of the Tognum Group.
MTU Friedrichshafen, subsidiary of German diesel engine supplier, Tognum, has started construction of a new R&D test facility at Plant 1 in Friedrichshafen.
MTU showed its new 8V 4000 commercial marine engine at the WorkBoat Show in New Orleans USA last month.
Tognum, the specialist for propulsion and power solutions, has equipped its subsidiary SKL Motor GmbH in Magdeburg for standardized reconditioning of MTU engines and components and is thus renaming the company MTU Reman Technologies GmbH.
MTU Friedrichshafen, the main entity of DaimlerChrysler Off-Highway, has taken over MDB-Roodenburg of Dordrecht, DaimlerChrysler Off-Highway distributor in the Netherlands.