Diesel Engine Fuel Savings Estimate

  • DiFlo International recently announced that the company is introducing a monthly lease program for its Series 1000 Fuel Management Systems as an alternative to an outright purchase, according to Thomas E. Prosser, DiFlo president.

    Available to financially qualified operators of vessels and fleets in the inland waterways and offshore, the leasing program has been designed to eliminate the initial outlay of capital for the purchase of the equipment and to allow the operator to immediately lower operating expenses from lower fuel costs.

    The lease can be structured up to 36 months, depending on the customer's needs, with an option to purchase the system for a small percentage of the original purchase price. Depending on its tax structure, the customer may also choose to take advantage of the Investment Tax Credit with the lease. Installation of the system and training of key wheelhouse/bridge personnel is also included in the DiFlo Lease Program.

    "Based upon savings documented by customers currently using the Series 1000, and combined with an estimated daily lease cost in the $13 to $15 range, we believe that an operator can gain the advantage of a 10 to 30 percent fuel savings," Mr.

    Prosser stated. "Depending on the daily fuel costs for a vessel, the daily accumulation of these savings can be very attractive to fleet managers working in a competitive industry currently characterized by signs of slow growth in the short term," he added.

    "In addition to the direct benefits associated with lower fuel costs.

    operators have experienced reduced expenditures for lubricants and maintenance when they find they can run their engines at the lower rpm indicated by the DiFlo System," Mr. Prosser concluded.

    DiFlo International, Inc., from its headquarters in Houston, Texas, designs, manufactures, markets and installs a line of computer-based fuel management systems for internal combustion engines fueled by diesel or natural gas in the marine, and oil and gas and transportation industries throughout the United States and internationally.

    For further information on Di- Flo's new leasing program for its fuel management systems, Circle 56 on Reader Service Card

  • vessel operating at an acceptable draft on the Mississippi River," he said. The new power plant will consist of two S.E.M.T. Pielstick 12PA6V280 diesel engines, which will be operated to produce 3,600 bhp each, driving 117-inch-diameter, stainless steel propellers in new Kort nozzles through Falk

  • MAN Diesel & Turbo received an order for four MAN B&W 5G70ME-GI engines in connection with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co.,Ltd. (DSME) agreeing a deal with the BW Group to build two LNG carriers. The technical engine specification complies with IMO Tier II, with options to include remedies for

  • The Fairbanks Morse Engine Division of Colt Industries has received an order for four large Colt/Pielstick marine diesel engines with auxiliary equipment from Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company of Seattle. Announcement of the $8.6-million order was made by Thomas J. Bullock, division

  • Wärtsilä launched its new Low Loss Hybrid (LLH) innovation at ONS 2014. The Wärtsilä LLH uses different power sources in combination with energy storage devices to operate the prime movers closest to their optimum performance. In addition to annual fuel savings of up to 15%, depending on the type and

  • —Literature Available— The revolutionary development of the medium-speed diesel engine with improved total economy, has created an opportunity for the reengining of many vessels. The main aspects of improved economy offered by medium-speed diesel engines are: capacity to burn heavy fuels of almost

  • towboats and 12 ferryboats operated by the Wronowski family. The Paul A. Wronowski is the first boat in the U.S. powered by Cummins KTA-3067M marine diesel engines, supplied by Cummins Diesel Engines of Connecticut, Inc. of Hartford. The engines provide a combined 2,500 bhp for the 300-ton tug. A

  • of a million dollars a year in fuel costs, according to their manager. The 725-passenger ferries each feature a new pair of fuel-efficient Detroit Diesel 16V-149TIB diesel engines. The MS San Francisco, the first of the three ferries to be repowered, has been in service for two years. Two other ferries

  • and the U.S. Caribbean Sea ECA are defined in Table 1. Annex VI (revised) implements a three-tier structure for new engines. •    Tier I applied to a diesel engine that was installed on a ship constructed on or after January 1, 2000, and prior to January 1, 2011, and represents the 17 g/kWh standard, as

  • Jotun Marine Coatings has just published a new brochure titled Zero Growth In Fuel Consumption— How Close Can You Get? It describes how proper underwater treatment of hulls can result in dramatic savings in fuel costs. Four case studies of various types of ships are presented. The one for a 21-knot

  • New diesel engines in three of San Francisco's commuter ferries are expected to save their owner, the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, more than a quarter-million dollars a year in fuel costs. A pair of fuel-efficient Detroit Diesel Allison 16V-149TIB engines are replacing

  • , can cut fuel costs 7 percent. Finer engine tuning, including combustion and instrument improvements, can save 10 percent. Conversion from steam to diesel engines can save as much as 25 percent. Fueling with coal or coal slurries reduces petroleum consumption and can provide large fuel-cost savings

  • MN Dec-19#59 INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS: the Best of 2019
Shannon Reusable)
    December 2019 - Marine News page: 59

    INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS: the Best of 2019 Shannon Reusable Insulation for Engine Ef? ciency Shannon Enterprises’ custom-de- signed insulation systems improve engine ef

  • MN Dec-19#58 INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS: the Best of 2019
Mercury Marine NVH)
    December 2019 - Marine News page: 58

    INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS: the Best of 2019 Mercury Marine NVH Technical Center Mercury Marine’s state-of-the-art NVH (Noise, Vibration, Harshness) Technical Center gives the company the largest and most expansive testing facility in the marine industry. NVH is the engineering practice of study- MTU

  • MN Dec-19#49 FIREBOATS
SAFE BOATS DIVERSIFIED MARINE INC.
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    December 2019 - Marine News page: 49

    FIREBOATS SAFE BOATS DIVERSIFIED MARINE INC. Credit: SAFE Boats Credit: Jensen Maritime maneuverability and operability. Vessels capable of ? ghting Moose Boats M2-38 Fire Rescue Catamaran ? res from the water is not a new concept; over the years LOA: 38’-10” SAFE has helped agencies around the

  • MN Dec-19#48 FIREBOATS
MOOSE BOATS LAKE ASSAULT BOATS
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    December 2019 - Marine News page: 48

    FIREBOATS MOOSE BOATS LAKE ASSAULT BOATS Credit: Moose Boats Credit: Lake Assault Boats distance from an international border with Canada and pump; engine derived air conditioning and cabin heat and it experiences some of the most extreme “Lake Effect” heated windshield glass derived from high powered

  • MN Dec-19#47  provide  Cummins 425hp turbo diesel propulsion engines, Twin)
    December 2019 - Marine News page: 47

    M400XR FLIR thermal proximity to this northern New York municipality. Twin imaging system with ? re ? ghting software will provide Cummins 425hp turbo diesel propulsion engines, Twin Disc transmissions and Hamilton water-jets will power the next-level situational awareness. M2-38 aluminum catamaran. Rochester

  • MN Dec-19#45  with one 940 kW ship service diesel generator, 
complete with)
    December 2019 - Marine News page: 45

    and For its electrical power requirements, the vessel is Bay Engineering are jointly designing the bulk carrier, provided with one 940 kW ship service diesel generator, complete with advanced vessel and unloading systems two 2500 kW shaft generators and one 274 kW emer- automation. Scheduled for completion

  • MN Dec-19#42 GREAT WORKBOATS
I and is Classed by ABS as a High-Speed)
    December 2019 - Marine News page: 42

    GREAT WORKBOATS I and is Classed by ABS as a High-Speed Craft with DP-2 Association in Freeport, Texas. The new vessel, Brazos Pi- and Fire-Fighting Capability notations. Libby L. McCall lot, is a De? ant-class monohull pilot boat both designed was constructed by Gulf Craft in Franklin, LA. and built by

  • MN Dec-19#41 GREAT WORKBOATS
sustainable farm-to-market systems that is)
    December 2019 - Marine News page: 41

    GREAT WORKBOATS sustainable farm-to-market systems that is in operation to- HYBRID ELECTRIC: day – all-important issues when trading in the gentri? ed ar- DERECKTOR LAUNCHES THIRD eas the vessel will trade. Harbor Harvest is working towards HYBRID CATAMARAN expending the ? eet with a second vessel with

  • MN Dec-19#35 PROPULSION REGULATIONS
The pilot boat Luna (Port of)
    December 2019 - Marine News page: 35

    PROPULSION REGULATIONS The pilot boat Luna (Port of Rotterdam), with twin MAN turbocharged engines, has a top speed in excess of 30 knots. Credit: MAN nies are making Tier 4 engines now. MAN Truck & Bus SE, point is that the Luna and these bigger engines perform Cummins and Caterpillar. All are EMA members.

  • MN Dec-19#34 PROPULSION REGULATIONS
Regarding Tier 4 Engines and 
SCR &)
    December 2019 - Marine News page: 34

    PROPULSION REGULATIONS Regarding Tier 4 Engines and SCR & ‘Fleeting boats’: “… we haven’t done anything as far as being able to

  • MN Dec-19#33  “the current Tier 4 marine diesel en-
Tier 4 engines, EPA)
    December 2019 - Marine News page: 33

    . Patrice McCarron is MLA’s Executive Director. certi? ed Tier 4 engines below 1400kW. But there are no McCarron writes that “the current Tier 4 marine diesel en- Tier 4 engines, EPA asserts further, below 1400 kW with a gine emission standard is a mismatch for the Maine lobster power density greater than

  • MN Dec-19#32  of Tier 4 marine diesel engines 
‘in certain high-speed)
    December 2019 - Marine News page: 32

    Control – Credit: MAN Should Certain Vessels Get a Break? When it comes to the EPA’s recent proposed delay to implementation of Tier 4 marine diesel engines ‘in certain high-speed commercial vessels,’ where you stand probably depends on where you sit. By Tom Ewing n September 6, the U.S. Environmental

  • MN Dec-19#31 First Deployment for USCG approval Cape Henlopen [3/27/2018])
    December 2019 - Marine News page: 31

    First Deployment for USCG approval Cape Henlopen [3/27/2018] at Cape May Terminal. Changing the Tide The MES system is not required by the United States Coast Guard, but is widely used on European ferries and ships. It’s also no small investment: when all is said and done, MES was an $800,000 project

  • MN Dec-19#26 COLUMN DREDGING & INFRASTRUCTURE
Taming the Bull
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    December 2019 - Marine News page: 26

    COLUMN DREDGING & INFRASTRUCTURE Taming the Bull The bene? cial use of dredge material sets a record in FY 2019. And, we’re just getting started. Funding will be the key. By Sean Duffy In mid-November 2018, concerns that we were then in a ? ood ? ght for the ages. Then came began to rise about an

  • MN Dec-19#23 “… OMSA and its members have continued to engage the USCG)
    December 2019 - Marine News page: 23

    “… OMSA and its members have continued to engage the USCG and FEMA in discussions about the industry’s capabilities and the Nation’s response requirements. The impetus behind the effort was hurricane response, but the recommendations can improve the maritime response strategies for any crisis scenario.

  • MR Dec-19#46  measures from 1 to 10 water, 
diesel and holding tanks. Pneumatic)
    December 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 46

    System Made in the USA by Hart Systems, Inc. Since 1982 ACCURATE tank measurement made easy when just one TANK TENDER measures from 1 to 10 water, diesel and holding tanks. Pneumatic, long term reliability, no electricity, no batteries.

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TECH FILES
gen: One Step Closer
LNG Power for VW Car)
    December 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 39

    T TECH FILES gen: One Step Closer LNG Power for VW Car Carriers will be offered to Havila Kystruten for retro? tting. “We will deliver a system that is safe, that takes up little space, that is easy to retro? t and, of course, that does the job,” said Osnes. The development of the hydrogen system is

  • MR Dec-19#38 T
TECH FILES
Autonomous Underwater Dredger
Prototype for)
    December 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 38

    T TECH FILES Autonomous Underwater Dredger Prototype for Hydroge s the maritime industry steams toward dras- tic emission reductions, with the holy grail of decarbonization looming far in the future, Ait is generally agreed that advances solutions will come through collaboration To that end, maritime

  • MR Dec-19#37 Chris-Marine
Cylinder Liner Monitoring
Prime Mover Controls)
    December 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 37

    Chris-Marine Cylinder Liner Monitoring Prime Mover Controls is a world leading manufacturer of Marine Propulsion Controls and Integrated Machinery Alarm and Control Systems. Our products also include Engine Order Telegraphs, Navigation Light Control Panels, and a variety of Marine Instruments. We have

  • MR Dec-19#36 T
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    December 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 36

    T TECH FILES The power of Data helps OSV Operator Cuts Consumption Stena Line Stena Line Test Drives AI, Saves Fuel Stena Lines completed a pilot project using arti? cial intel- ligence (AI) technology to predict the most fuel-ef? cient way to operate a vessel, the Stena Scandinavica on the Gothenburg –

  • MR Dec-19#35 GREAT SHIPS OF 2019
Photo: Costa Cruises/Meyer Turku
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    December 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 35

    GREAT SHIPS OF 2019 Photo: Costa Cruises/Meyer Turku Costa Smeralda: 180,000 gt, LNG The cruise sector maintained its tor- a technology we were the ? rst to believe of-the-art audio-visual technology inside ination systems. The inclusion of LED rid pace of deliveries and innovation in, setting a new

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    December 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 34

    GREAT SHIPS OF 2019 RV Atair: A (new) Star is Born The new research vessel received its While it is a medium-sized research tally friendly natural gas or diesel fuel. quirements for the “Blue Angel” eco- name on the occasion of its traditional vessels, it is the largest ship in the BSH In addition, a six-cylinder

  • MR Dec-19#33 GREAT SHIPS OF 2019
Bow Orion 
Hudong-class Chemical)
    December 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 33

    GREAT SHIPS OF 2019 Bow Orion Hudong-class Chemical Tanker Photos: Odfjell dfjell celebrated a milestone Bow Orion Main Particulars moment in 2019 with the Owner Odfjell Builder Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding delivery of the ? rst of four Length, o.a. 182.88 m O49,000 dwt chemical tank- Breadth 32.

  • MR Dec-19#32 GREAT SHIPS OF 2019
Ærø-Windmills electri?  ed E-Ferry)
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    GREAT SHIPS OF 2019 Ærø-Windmills electri? ed E-Ferry Ellen “An electric ferry costs more up front, The vessel operates in Denmark on the battery-powered car ferries. parts – and for possible scaling to other but is cheaper to operate in the long run, route between Soby (Ærø) and Fynshav • Record-high