Tag Archive for ship emissions

DNV Develops Process to Utilize CO2

DNV, an international leader in services for managing risk, has developed a process to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into useful products. Results suggest that its electrochemical conversion process could be a commercially viable technology in the future.

Man Diesel & Turbo to Build New Emission Test Center in Augsburg

On 25 January 2011 the manufacturer of large-bore diesel engines and turbomachinery, MAN Diesel & Turbo SE, is holding the topping out ceremony for a new emissions test centre at the headquarters in Augsburg.The test facility, which goes by the name of “CentAur”, is going to be used to test measures aimed at reducing emissions…

World´s Largest Ferry Employs MAN Common Rail

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) of Korea, one of the world’s largest and most innovative shipyards, has ordered four common-rail 12V48/60CR Tier-II propulsion engines from MAN Diesel & Turbo SE. The prime movers will power a new RoPax ferry for Tunisian ship owner COTUNAV (Compagnie Tunisienne de Navigation).

MHI to Install Marine Diesel Engine Testing at Kobe yard

Tokyo, October 15, 2010 – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will install testing equipment for two-stroke, low-speed marine diesel engines at the company’s Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works in Hyogo, Japan. Installation is slated for completion in the spring of 2012. The testing system will be used for verification of various elemental technologies to satisfy the Tier III nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission standards of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

Hydrofoil Speed Record!

I have added a video (please have a look at the top right of the page) of sailing hydrofoil craft that sets a speed record. It is amazing to see what speed a sail craft can reach, in this case 50+ knots! On my “Passenger/Ferry” page you will find some more information on hydrofoils. /admin

Wärtsilä and Ecospec co-operate to provide clean power solutions

Wärtsilä, a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets, and Ecospec Global Technology, owner of the revolutionary CSNOx emissions abatement technology, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together towards the common goal of improving the environment by providing the world with clean power solutions. By combining…

Hyundai Heavy Industries marks two-stroke milestone three decades after first Hyundai-MAN B&W engine

HHI-EMD, the Engine and Machinery Division of Hyundai Heavy Industries, held a ceremony in Ulsan on 29 September to commemorate the company’s production milestone. The ceremony was attended by a long list of invited guests, including MAN Diesel & Turbo’s Thomas Knudsen, Head of Low-Speed, Ole Grøne, Senior Vice President Low-Speed Promotion and Sales, Klaus Engberg, Senior Vice President Two-Stroke Licensing, and K.K. Lee, President of MAN Diesel & Turbo Korea.

Slow steaming a Win Win situation

Maersk recently published an article about their slow steaming activity. The major reason for the activity is related to the financial crises and not fully recovered world economy. They claim that: A ship that reduces speed by 20% will use 40% less fuel Their schedule reliability improved CO reduction of 12,5% per container where achieved It is interesting…

New Licence Agreement Signed at SMM

MAN Diesel & Turbo has signed a four-stroke license agreement with Rong An Power Machinery, the Chinese marine engine manufacturer. Dr. Stephan Timmermann, Executive Board Member MAN Diesel & Turbo, and David Deng, President Rong An, signed the new agreement on behalf of their respective companies on 7 September 2010 in a ceremony at MAN…

New dry scrubber technology proven in field

MAN Diesel & Turbo has signed a cooperation agreement with an eye on upcoming emission regulations with German company, Couple Systems, to bring clean and efficient engine technology to the market. As an environmental technology leader within the marine world, Couple Systems has developed and patented DryEGCS®, a dry-scrubbing system suitable for marine applications. Extensive…