Focus on Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems

Focus on Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems

Photo: Zeppelin Power Systems

Readers of Baird Maritime know that marine engines and propulsion systems are regularly featured on these pages. This time, though, we devote another feature week to these highly important components of all forms of marine transport, from small general use workboats to some of the largest ships currently plying the world’s oceans.

Engines • Gensets • Gearboxes • Outboards • FPP • CPP • Waterjets • Sterndrives • Hybrid/Electric • Thrusters • Renewables • Nuclear • Gas Turbines

In addition to covering vessels powered by conventional marine fuels such as diesel, we review newbuilds designed to operate on alternatives such as hydrogen, LNG, and batteries. One reviewed vessel even has an arrangement that can run on electrical power, LNG, or conventional fuel, providing its owners with greater operational flexibility in transporting large freight volumes.

Continue to visit Baird Maritime over the coming days for the latest developments on the ever-expanding marine engines and propulsion sector.

Vessel Reviews:

Features and Opinion:

FEATURE | Marine fuel flow monitoring may be done virtually with aid of new sensor

– “This technology can replace traditional and expensive fuel flow meters, making fuel monitoring more accessible and affordable, especially for older vessels with mechanical engines that do not have access to reliable fuel reading technology.”

News and Gear:

Recent Important Features:

COLUMN | What’s to fear about future fuels? [Grey Power]

– “When contemplating this fearsome future, perhaps a big four-masted barque is not such a daft idea after all.”

– by Michael Grey, maritime industry legend and former long-term editor of Lloyd’s List

Remember to come back every day to see the latest news, opinion and vessel reviews!

Call for content!

Any news or views about the global engines and propulsion systems sectors? Send it through to [email protected] ASAP (between now and June 2), so we can add it to this current edition of MEPS Week!

We are after:

  • Vessels – Orders, new deliveries, under construction
  • Gear – Latest innovations and technology in the engines and propulsion systems sector
  • Reminiscences – Do you have any exciting, amusing or downright dangerous anecdotes from your time in the maritime world? (example here)
  • Other – Any other relevant news

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