Today the maritime industry is on the verge of a major change, from conventional methods of propulsion to modern and more economical and environment friendly methods. In order to reduce fuel consumption in ships such as gas carriers, MAN B&W’s duel fuel or bi fuel ME- GI engines works both on conventional marine fuels and […]
DUX, the first dual fuel tug ever built in Europe, was delivered yesterday to its owner, the Norwegian company Østensjø Rederi A/S.
Test bench runs on a CATERPILLAR 3618 engine have recently been successfully completed for the world’s first dual-fuel conversion on a marine high-speed propulsion engine.
Some of the best ships were launched in this year. Let’s take a look at the noteworthy “world’s first” and eco-friendly vessels launched in the year 2016.
In the Navantia facilities in Cartagena an event was held to present the adaptation of a CATERPILLAR 3618 propulsion engine to run on both LNG and diesel.
The design is an evolution of NACKS’ established 28K MPV design; the new design is fitted with a 500m3 Type ‘C’ LNG fuel containment system located aft and on deck over the engine room and the LNG Fuel Supply System.
The upgraded version of the Wärtsilä 34DF engine is rapidly becoming established as an industry standard. The three major South Korean shipyards are supporting the use of this engine for auxiliary applications in the LNG Carrier segment where dual-fuel engines are favoured.
Caterpillar Marine announced the successful completion of the commercial marine industry’s first dual fuel engine retrofit conversion in hull.
The tri fuel engine concept for container ship is a unique concept which allows a single engine to use three different marine fuels. Learn how this engine can reduce ship’s emission and help in the green revolution inside the article.