MAN has introduced a new marine hybrid system optimised for workboats. The system possesses the features of a conventional drive system coupled with features of electric motors and batteries to enable a range of operating modes including battery-electric mode, diesel-electric mode, cross-over mode, and hotel mode to boost ..
A new shallow-water vessel being built for Stolt Tankers will be equipped with three manoeuvring systems and seven rudders supplied by Damen Marine Components. The tanker will have a lightweight shallow water design, allowing the vessel to remain operational, even at very shallow water levels. The hull form will be equipped ..
Twin Disc Group subsidiary Veth Propulsion recently unveiled plans to explore further opportunities in maritime markets in the Pacific region. The company said it hopes to increase its share in these markets through enhancing collaboration with local designers and shipbuilders in delivering vessels that can operate ..
Rolls-Royce has been selected to supply its MTU naval generator sets for phase one of the US Navy’s Constellation-class frigate program, previously known as the FFG(X) program. Rolls-Royce has received a contract for the first shipset to provide four MTU naval generator sets, each rated at 3,000 kWe at 1,800 rpm. The ..
Fischer Panda UK has introduced a new electric pod motor optimised for smaller commercial applications such as general purpose workboats, fishing boats, and unmanned surface vehicles (USVs). The pod motor, which offers reduced noise and emissions, is available in two versions depending on the voltage, increasing the ..
MAN Engines is providing inline six-cylinder engines for nine pilot boats being built by Goodchild Marine Services in Norfolk, UK. Three pairs of MAN D2676 LE425 engines, each with an output of 478 kW, will be installed in 17-metre-long boats. Six more pairs of MAN D2676 LE474 engines, each with a lower output of 368 kW, ..
The requirement for maritime security, or patrol, search and rescue, vessels seems to grow inexorably. Who would have thought that the global boom that commenced in respo ..
Deltamarin has been selected to design a new series of car carriers for Norway’s Höegh Autoliners. Deltamarin said the vessels will each be capable of transporting ..
Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has cut the first steel to be used for the hull of the future US Coast Guard cutter Friedman. The ..