A new family of Azipods spanning a seven-megawatt range between 7.5MW and 14.5MW, launched at Nor-Shipping by ABB Marine and Ports, is targeting the operators of ferries, ropax, medium-sized cruise ships, large offshore construction vessels and shuttle tankers.

WinGD has launched three new low-speed, two-stroke engines that are capable of operating on LNG.

Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG) has landed its first order for an environmentally-friendly marine diesel engine for installation on a 99,000-dwt bulk carrier to be built at Oshima Shipbuilding.

WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd) is setting up an engineering centre in Shanghai, China together with a subsidiary of CSSC (China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited) to increase its technical capacities by 20%.

MAN Diesel & Turbo is rebranding as MAN Energy Solutions as looks to sustainable technologies and solutions as the mainstay of its business in the future.

Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) recently signed agreements with Wärtsilä Services and CSSC Marine Service (CMS) as authorized global service providers, thus extending their global service offerings

With Rolls-Royce’s marine business potentially on the block the question came up this week as to whether Finnish Wartsila rival could be the buyer.

Vessels utilising dynamic positioning (DP) will have an advanced solution enabling excellent auxiliary manoeuvring in station keeping or DP operations.

Hamburg-headquartered Caterpillar Marine stands to benefit from its US-based parent’s advanced digitalisation capability as it ramps up data and digital services to its shipping customers.

Technology group Wartsila has been awarded the contract to provide main engines, retractable thrusters and exhaust cleaning equipment for two new research vessels being built for the China Ocean Mineral Resources R&D Association (COMRA).

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