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Scania and Whiteheaven

Scania and Whiteheaven, from the Scandinavian sea to to the Australian coral reef. The Whitehaven 8000 propulsion is powered by a couple of orange engines with the peak power at 2300 rpm and a peak torque of 4100 Nm at 1800 rpm. Top speed is 22 knots. The fabulous V8 challenges the competitors, brav...

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Americans to the bone. Newmar Power celebrated its first 50 years

Newmar is a classic example of an all-American organization with deep roots in the U.S. commercial marine sector. Offering an extensive line of DC and AC Power Products with an earned reputation of high reliability and quality, Newmar powers essential equipment in industries such as marine, telecomm...

Caterpillar C32B 2433hp. Boom! 

Caterpillar C32B 2433hp. Caterpillar Marine is in a mood for surprises. In fact, we are still in the summer of 2020, when Cat threw down the gauntlet to the MAN V12-2000, which is also in tune with MTU (HERE find the PDF of the comparison). Only a few months have passed and Houston headquarters has ...

Rolls-Royce runs LNG. And it’s a hybrid

Rolls-Royce runs LNG and he did it across the sea. In Friedrichshafen, they pioneered the CNG conversion of one of their engines. We’re talking about the 4000 series, which we saw at work just off the shores of Lake Constance. The evolution to LNG was the natural consequence. In the applicatio...

Brand-new assisted docking system launched by Volvo Penta at CES 2021

Volvo Penta took part in CES 2021 and introduced a fully integrated assisted docking system. Before talking in-depth about the new product, let’s go back to the beginning of 2020, when the Covid-19 was not part of our lives yet. In fact, one year ago we mentioned the US exhibition in this post. It w...

MAN engines and digital solutions for ships in Israel and Norway

Some interesting projects are emerging, indeed. These involve MAN engines, as well as digital solutions and a world-premiere retrofit, in Israel and Norway. For the first one, let’s go to Israel, where MAN Energy Solutions «has won the contract to supply complete propulsion packages to two OPV-45 of...

Comparison 2000 hp marine Diesel engines

Comparison 2000 hp marine Diesel engines. Be careful, this comparison offers many interesting insights, but you will soon find a post on diesel-international that will updated. In fact, Caterpillar has just relaunched the news. After having reached the 2000 hp threshold, which we will tell you about...

MAN Energy Solutions and the ‘alternatives’ for the boats

MAN Energy Solutions, a name that appears often, sometimes for PG and sometimes for commercial ships. In this case we are talking about a complete set of so-called alternative fuels for commercial applications. MAN Energy Solutions and ammonia Let’s start with ammonia. “Innovation Fund Denmark...

MAN Engines and Azimut Benetti, five more years together

MAN Engines and Azimut Benetti, there will be a future, we might say. The engine manufacturer stated that the existing contract with Azimut Benetti Group has been extended for a further five years. This is indeed the fourth extension of the original contract signed between the two companies. The Azi...
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