Pumps (auxiliary) News

ABB to help decarbonise district heat supply near UNESCO World Heritage area in Denmark

Urban areas account for over 70 percent of the world’s CO2 emissions, with heating and cooling representing the largest share of energy consumption, so delivering sustainable and affordable heating and cooling to cities is a priority in the fight against climate change. ABB will deploy its complete electrical, instrumentation, and control (EIC) package, motors and variable speed drives for the powerhouse of the heat pump, which will be the world’s largest seawater heat pum...

MAN Energy Solutions and DP World sign strategic partnership agreement

MAN Energy Solutions has signed a cooperation agreement with DP World (Drydocks World), the globally renowned provider of smart logistics solutions. Effective immediately, the agreement targets common progress in the field of decarbonisation and is scheduled to run for five years, with an option to extend thereafter.   Wayne Jones OBE – Chief Sales Officer, and Gaby Hanna – Senior Vice President and Head of Region – Middle East & Africa, acted as signatories for MAN...

Maersk to exhibit solutions at the Danish Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai

Maersk Kanoo, UAE (part of A.P. Moller - Maersk) has partnered with Danish Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai that opens its gates next month. Maersk will be present at the Danish Pavilion, throughout the six months of Expo 2020 Dubai, to welcome and interact with the visiting customers, and businesses that are curious to know more on how Maersk transports goods around the world. Expo 2020 Dubai Expo 2020 Dubai revolves around three key themes – mobility, sustainability and opportunity. Maersk...

MBDA returns to DIMDEX 2022 as Gold Sponsor, with the long partnership reflecting event’s global stature

The Organising Committee of the Doha International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX) has announced that it renewed sponsorship contract with MBDA, the world’s renowned developer of missile systems, will be the Gold Sponsor of the event for the seventh time. DIMDEX 2022 DIMDEX 2022 will take place under the theme ‘Connecting the World's Maritime Defence and Security Community’. Commenting on this occasion, High Excellency Chief of Staff of Qatari Armed Force...

AqualisBraemar LOC Group to develop green hydrogen production barge, under the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC)

AqualisBraemar LOC Group (ABL Group) has been awarded an innovative research and development (R&D) project, to develop a green hydrogen production barge, under the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC). The Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC) is funded by the Department for Transport and delivered in partnership with Innovate UK. ABL Group and Longitude Engineering partnership ABL Group, including group company, Longitude Engineering, will work in a consortium with G...

Crowley awarded MARAD vessel acquisition management contract

Crowley Maritime Corporation's Solutions business unit has been awarded a multi-year, $638 million contract for Vessel Acquisition Management (VAM) by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD). Crowley's strategic acquisition and vessel management service will assist MARAD in the enhancement of the Ready Reserve Force (RRF), helping reduce the overall age of the fleet and increase ship reliability. The fleet executes U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) sea lifts. Operation and maintenance To carr...

Goltens completes installation of Woodward UG25+ P3 Governor on two Wärtsilä 9L20 engines

Goltens completed a retrofit of a mechanical Woodward 3161 Governor with the latest state-of-the-art electro-mechanical Woodward UG25+ P3 Governor on 2 Wärtsilä 9L20 engines. The new Governor has the same fit and provides the same functionality but with additional features to improve performance. The vessel is equipped with two variable speed Wartsila 9L20 propulsion engines each driving a propeller and fire pump. Each engine is equipped with a mechanical 3161 governor with pneumatic...

Goltens Singapore performs 3D laser scanning on one of their vessels of a well-known LNG carrier

Goltens Singapore was contracted by a well known LNG Ship owner to execute 3D scanning, design engineering, material supply & installation supervision on one of their vessels. The BWTS installation comprises of one of the world’s largest Ballast Water Treatment System to be installed onboard vessel to comply with IMO regulations. 3D laser scanning Detailed scope of work: 3D scanning & vessel survey. Basic and Detail engineering. Class approvals. Procurement & Prefabric...

Goltens provides laser cladding to help a mining operation overcome a bearing seizure on the crankpin of a slurry pump shaft

A mining operation suffered a major bearing seizure on the crankpin of a slurry pump shaft. The pump makers approached Goltens to explore the possibility to repair and restore the crankshaft to original diameter in the workshop. Inspection revealed the crankpin had suffered severe damage resulting in surface hardness levels as high as 397 HB and heat cracks on the pin surface. Goltens offered a solution to machine the pin to undersize but the pump maker required the pin diameter at original spe...

Bayonne Drydock picks Goltens to carry out shaft seal liner removal work on the USNS Red Cloud

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Northeast United States, in May 2020, Goltens received a call from Bayonne Drydock (Bayonne Drydock and Repair Corp.) to attend for inspection and to make a proposal to remove a damaged shaft seal liner on the USNS Red Cloud, one of the US Military Sealift Command’s nineteen large, medium-speed, roll-on/roll-off ships. In-Place Machining specialist Goltens deployed its In-Place Machining specialist to New Jersey, observing all of the special...

PARAT provides 7MW 20kV electrode boiler for hot water with control cabinet and control system to Nibe Varmeværk

PARAT is very happy to receive a new order from another Danish district heating company. Denmark is a pioneer in Europe in utilising renewable energy for clean heat. PARAT Halvorsen AS will supply the 7MW 20kV, high voltage electrode boiler for hot water with control cabinet and control system to Nibe Varmeværk. Primary grid regulation The IEH high voltage electrode boiler for hot water will be used for district heating and primary grid regulation. The electrode boiler has a design temp...

Two Goltens stations team up to complete the repair and restore the engine to service

Goltens Dubai received an emergency call to mobilise to Portugal to evaluate a major casualty on a MAN B&W Hyundai 7L23/30H on an oil tanker. The team evaluated the damaged engine and determined that the engine block and crankshaft were beyond repair and required replacement. Further, the bedplate had suffered major impact damage from the broken connecting rod and piston and its salvage was questionable. Goltens dismantled the engine and rigged the condemned block and crankshaft from the en...

Goltens explains the price of saving money on woodward service

Goltens acquired a “serviced” UG15D governor from a governor repair shop claiming to be Woodward authorised. Physically the governor looked like a UG15D however after further inspection was found to be only partially serviced and rebuilt with incorrect parts and worn parts. Findings Incorrect parts – a smaller pump, incapable of the designed 240 psi output pressure, was used. This meant the governor could not create the required output torque during load transients. This po...

Goltens called on to replace liner on cylinder no.5 of a container ship featuring Wartsila 6RT-FLEX82C main engine

The crew of a nine year-old container ship, which is equipped with a Wartsila 6RT-FLEX82C main engine, observed exhaust gas blow-by on cylinder no.5, during normal operation and could not increase the load above 35%. The cylinder liner had 22,452 running hours and the crew suspected the cylinder liner was excessively worn and needed to be replaced. Liner replacement on cylinder no.5 The customer requested Goltens to attend and replace the liner with an onboard spare The customer requested G...

Goltens attains contract for two turnkey Techcross ballast water treatment system retrofits from a global LNG operator

Having completed successful ballast water retrofitting of one of its LNG Carriers, Goltens was once again contracted by one of the world’s largest LNG owners and operators to complete similar turnkey retrofits on two 15-year old, 83,000 DWT LNG carriers. Retrofit on large vessels While Goltens is a globally renowned company in ballast water retrofits, having completed well over 850 retrofit projects, however, designing and executing the retrofit on such large vessels, with one of the wor...

Wilhelmsen and Thyssenkrupp showcase the capabilities of their Additive Manufacturing (AM) service

The Wilhelmsen Thyssenkrupp AM fulfillment platform currently serves more than 3,000 vessels from key locations worldwide, addressing and solving some of the biggest pain points such as long lead time, part obsolescence, poor part performance and high carbon footprint, through on-demand manufacturing. Cooperating with several Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), the venture is empowering OEMs to reduce their supply chain costs and improve customer experience, through increased serviceabilit...

PARAT installs boilers in the NB1107 arctic freezer trawler which is to be delivered to the Ocean Prawns AS

Steam will be delivered by the MCS combined steam boiler utilising the exhaust heat and is equipped with an MDO atomising burner. PARAT will also deliver an MVH oil-fired smoke tube boiler for hot water. The system will be delivered with a feed water tank, water treatment, heat exchangers, hot water boiler, pumps and surplus steam dumping system. All are controlled by a PARAT-designed PLC system. The Steam System will be used for the trawlers processing plants, the MVH hot water boiler will be...

Trelleborg receives a contract from Randaberg to provide Vikotherm R3 thermal insulation on the Hod Field Development Project

Trelleborg’s offshore operation in Norway has been awarded a contract by Randaberg Industries AS, to provide Vikotherm® R3 thermal insulation for the 10-inch VFS-2 spool skid to be installed on the Hod Field Development Project, located on the Norwegian Continental Shelf in the North Sea. This collaboration between Trelleborg, Randaberg Industries AS and Subsea 7, is the first contract for the application of Trelleborg’s Vikotherm® R3 material on pipeline spool field joints....

Alfa Laval unveils AQUA Blue Mini fresh water generator to meet fresh water needs of a range of vessels

The convenience and efficiency of Alfa Laval AQUA fresh water generation technology is now available to a wider range of vessels. With its tiny footprint and low OPEX, the new AQUA Blue Mini fresh water generator meets needs of 1 – 18 cubic metres of fresh water per day, creating a smarter alternative to bunkered water or reverse osmosis. AQUA fresh water generation technology AQUA fresh water generation technology uses a revolutionary 3-in-1 process Introduced in 2008, AQUA fresh wate...

ENGIE Solutions launch its ‘Healthy Ship’ offering to enhance the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) of ships

The world continues to face the challenges, relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the second wave has sustainably inscribed this virus in everyone’s daily lives, ENGIE Solutions offer air treatment solutions to improve Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in cruise and naval vessels. In order to improve the comfort, health and safety of passengers and crews in public areas and cabins, ENGIE Solutions designs, implements and maintains solutions suited to existing systems, bringing them together in...

PARAT delivers 2 new MCS combined steam boilers to Tersan shipyard

These quality steam boilers will be installed in the NB1106 Factory Freezer Trawler and delivered to the Russian owner Okeanrybflot. This will be one of the world’s largest purpose-built factory trawlers.Steam will be delivered by our 2x 4 tons MCS Combined Steam Boilers utilising the exhaust heat, the boilers are equipped with a rotary cup burner designed to use excess fish oil as a substitute to marine diesel if available.  Equipment delivery The system will be delivered...

Neptune Pacific Line acquires Pacific Direct Line

Neptune Pacific Line (Neptune) announced it has acquired Pacific Direct Line (PDL) from PDL’s parent holding company, Pacific International Lines (PIL). The combined business will seamlessly link transport, warehousing, depots, and customs clearance services and fully integrate customers’ supply chains across 18 South Pacific markets. The acquisition of PDL will strengthen Neptune’s Melanesian and Polynesian network, provide a link to Micronesia and the French territories, and...

PARAT delivers hot water system to new hybrid wellboat

PARAT Halvorsen AS contributes to a clean energy operation of Tersan shipyards vessel NB1089 with a new Electrical hot water system. The ship is designed by NSK Ship Design to be both efficient for business and the environment. The vessel's energy source is liquified natural gas (LNG) and it is accompanied by a large battery pack. This will lead to a reduction of diesel consumption in the transportation of live salmon and trout. The overall emissions of CO2 are reduced by 30% and 90% for N...

Allweiler AEB-DE pump series conserves space while dosing accurately

Allweiler launches the next-generation AEB-DE progressing cavity pump series of four pump sizes that share one installation footprint and are capable of bi-directional flow. Combining proven features from two dosing pump ranges with newly optimised rotor and stator geometrics, Allweiler customers benefit from the utmost in accurate dosing of high viscosity and particulate-filled fluids in one compact, versatile series. Standardising process made simpler In addition to simplifying pump selecti...

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