NYK by combining photo data with operational data from the ship information management system, as well as engine data from an electronic checklist, developed the software to diagnose internal chamber conditions. NYK has also developed a smaller version of Kirari NINJA, which photographs smaller cylinders.
Zeppelin Power Systems announced that it has extended its agreements for AIDAprima and AIDAperla. The cruise ships’ engines will now include the software ‘Cat Asset Intelligence’. This software analyzes the operating parameters and enables a service support.
As part of its efforts to minimize the environmental impact of its products, Finnish technology group Wärtsilä said it has set a target to cut GHG emissions from its gas engines by a massive 15% between 2015 and 2020. The first step towards reducing all emissions is to switch from diesel to gas, says Sebastiaan Bleuanus.
The second engineer stepped off the walkway and squeezed between two cylinder head covers. His boiler suit pocket became snagged on the operating lever of a jacket water vent valve. As the lever moved, the valve opened and pressurised water, at 75ºC, was sprayed over the second engineer.
TRAFI requires vessels whose keel was laid before 1 September 2003 to comply with the minimum power requirement of the current Finnish ice class rules, when they reach the age of 20. The vessel can only keep its current Baltic ice class when the installed engine power complies with the minimum requirement.
IMCA informed of an offshore support vessel that was underway and received the error message
Joe Maguire, Technical Manager at the Skuld P&I Club shared best practice with respect to the continued dangers of fires which originate in the machinery space and, specifically, as a result of a flammable liquid spraying onto a hot surface.
Marine lubricant choices to address IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap must be based on verifiable cylinder oil performance data and engine testing to cover all operating conditions, argued the new General Manager of Shell Marine, Joris Van Brussel.
The recent announcement by the Chinese Ministry of Transport regarding the Regulations on the Administration of Domestic Waterway Transport for Imported Ships has raised a number of questions on its impact on marine engines installed on ships navigating domestic waterways in China.
DNV GL and French oil major Total have initiated a joint industry project in cooperation with several industry partners to explore how hybridization in tanker shipping and, specifically, auxiliary engines on small tankers, can reduce operational costs and improve environmental performance.
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