GEAR | WCMRC selects Scania engines for oil spill response craft

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Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) has selected Scania to provide the main engines for its four new 15-metre oil spill response landing craft.

The vessels, currently in production by the William E. Munson Company, will be powered by twin keel-cooled 559kW Scania DI13 088M engines with Twin Disc 5095 marine gearboxes. Propulsion will be provided by Hamilton 403 waterjets.

The propulsion arrangement offers a top speed of 35 knots at full power.

The first boat was delivered to WCMRC in June while the three remaining craft are in various stages of construction.

See all the other news, reviews and features of this month’s Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems Week right here.

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