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  • 18 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    GE’s Marine Solutions announced recently that the LM2500 gas turbine Module Modernization Program (MMP) that the company undertakes with General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and the United States Navy was now underway. The goal of the MMP, as GE said, will be to inject updated technology into the gas turbine module system and reduce enclosure weight […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    GE’s Marine Solutions announced it has completed a series of fire tests on a new composite LM2500 marine enclosure as part of the Module Modernization Program (MMP). According to the company, the tests verified that the composite material reduces weight and improves performance. The MMP is a program that seeks to inject updated technology into the gas […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Chilean ASMAR Shipyards has contracted GE’s Marine Solutions to deliver a complete marine propulsion system for the Chilean Navy’s new Antarctic icebreaking Polar-class vessel. It will replace the retired icebreaker to continue the navy’s Antarctic expedition for search and rescue missions, scientific research, logistic support and resupplying bases in the Chilean Antarctic Territory. The 110-meter long vessel […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    GE’s Marine Solutions will be providing its LM2500 family of aeroderivative marine gas turbines to power two newbuild surface combatants for United States Navy and Coast Guard programs. Two LM2500+ gas turbines will power Bougainville (LHA 8), the US Navy’s newest multi-purpose amphibious assault ship. Construction is expected to begin shortly according to shipbuilder Huntington […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Marine propulsion producer GE’s Marine Solutions announced it has shipped a LM2500 marine gas turbine propulsion module for the United States Navy’s 75th DDG Arleigh Burke­-class destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125). This was announced at the Surface Navy Association’s 30th Annual Symposium. Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division will construct this new destroyer […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Indian Navy’s new P17A stealth frigates that are to start construction next year will be powered by LM2500 marine gas turbines, GE’s Marine Solutions announced. The gas turbines will be provided by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Industrial and Marine Gas Turbine division, Bangalore, India under license from GE. The Indian Navy will build seven next-generation P17A frigates at Mazagon […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Gas turbines for the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Frigate program could be built by Australian RJE Global under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed with GE’s Marine Solutions. GE’s Marine Solutions said in an announcement on September 27 that RJE would assemble GE LM2500 gas turbine modules and manufacture a number of components for this engine. The MOU […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Vessels

    BAE Systems has recently contracted GE’s Marine Solutions to deliver a number of marine electrical solutions to support the upgrade of Royal Navy Type 45 destroyers as part of the UK defense ministry’s Power Improvement Project (PIP). The PIP will see BAE Systems and its partners replace the existing two diesel generators with larger units, fitting […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    GE Marine Solutions, a subsidiary of the U.S. engineering giant General Electric, announced it would provide two LM2500 aeroderivative marine gas turbines for the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force’s (JMSDF) new 8,200-ton class Aegis destroyer. The turbines will be installed by IHI, the Tokyo-based company responsible for the construction of propulsion systems for Japan’s destroyers. “GE’s LM […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Training & Education

    The Antarctic remains one of the least understood and underexplored regions on our planet. It is also the most inhospitable and fragile. When Peru announced that it soon would join the countries taking part in research activities there, it was crucial that their research vessel currently under construction be among the most reliable and efficient […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Four diesel generators and engines for the Royal Canadian Navy’s Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) have been shipped to Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax shipyard where GE has begun acceptance testing on the first AOPS propulsion motor, expected to ship in early July. GE’s Marine Solutions business in Peterborough, Ontario is thereby completing one of the first […]

  • 2 March 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    GE’s Power Conversion business and Hanwha Aerospace have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) whereby the parties will work together to bring electric propulsion solutions for the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy’s new, six-ship KDDX destroyer program. As explained, the MOU creates Hanwha Aerospace as a single customer to support the ROK Navy with a […]

  • 19 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

    GE Marine Engines discussed how its full line of proven aeroderivative gas turbines are the best solution for the U.S. Navy’s next generation DD 21 destroyers. The LM gas turbines range in power from 6,000 shaft horsepower (shp) to 57,300 shp, GE reported today at the Sea-Air-Space 2000. “Because GE’s LM product line covers the […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Vessels

    The US Military Sealift Command has selected General Electric for work on a pilot program which will help detect “performance degradation that leads to potential failure”. GE’s Predix Asset Performance Management (APM) pilot program will be used onboard two dry cargo ammunition ships, William McLean (T-AKE 12) and Medgar Evers (T-AKE13), with the aim of improving performance […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    GE Systems include some of the most advanced and respected solutions in every part of the power generation and propulsion arena GE helps the world’s navies increase operational dependability, financial efficiency and respect for the environment in terms of emissions and fuel economy. There’s a new era dawning for naval engineering and propulsion. “I’ve seen […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

      Further confirming the trend that tomorrow’s navies will be electrically propelled, GE’s Power Conversion business yesterday announced that it was working with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) in South Korea to provide an electrical power and propulsion system for a Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO) logistics and support vessel (LSV).   […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Industry news

    Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) today announced that its marine arm, Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine), has partnered with Swedish Kockums AB (Kockums) to form a joint venture company (JVC) called Fortis Marine Solutions Pte. Ltd. (Fortis Marine Solutions). ST Marine will hold 51% stake in Fortis Marine Solutions and Kockums the remaining […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Ohio-based GE Marine has received a contract from Turkish Sefine Shipyard to provide two LM2500 marine gas turbines to power the Turkish Naval Forces’ new fleet replenishment ship scheduled to enter service in 2023.

  • 6 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    GE Energy Management has signed a contract with French electrical engineering company Cegelec in Brittany, France to supply a complete static power solution for the French Navy. The solution will use GE’s advanced Static Frequency Converters (SFCs) technology to provide high conversion efficiency and a safe and reliable power transfer from the electric power grid […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Industry news

    Caterpillar Marine Power Systems is going to provide MaK and Cat® power solutions are featured onboard the U.S.N.S. Howard O. Lorenzen, a T-AGM 25 Missile Range Instrumentation ship. The Lorenzen is powered by 4x MaK 12 M 32 C diesel electric propulsion (DEP) engines, delivering 5.5 megawatts of rated power each. The Lorenzen also has […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The Republic of Korea Navy has contracted eMARINE Global for the maintenance of its the anti-submarine war tactical training (ASWTT) center simulator at Jinhae Naval Base. The contract, valued at 754,000,000 won ($706,000 US), is the first time the maintenance service was outsourced to a local company since the technology was installed 10 years ago […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Southern African Shipyards has awarded subsea and offshore solution specialist Unique Group a contract to deliver dynamic positioning systems and navigational equipment for its hydrographic newbuilds. Through its Marine & Subsea division, Unique Group will be delivering the equipment for multiple – main and support vessels. Among the vessels to be fitted with the systems is […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Industry news

    ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, a company of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions, has signed a contract for the delivery of two submarines of HDW Class 218SG to Singapore. HDW Class 218SG is a customised design from ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems. The submarines, which will be fitted out with an air independent propulsion system, are going to be built at […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Authorities

    The naval enterprise is investing in its people and capabilities to build a more lethal force in the age of great power competition, US Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer said. “We’re building the Navy the nation needs and the Marine Corps of the future,” Spencer said at a Pentagon news briefing on May 2 with […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Equipment & technology

    AVEVA announced today that BMT Defence Services Ltd (BMT) has chosen AVEVA Marine software to better serve its current and future customers through improved design efficiency. BMT has selected AVEVA Marine to enable tighter integration between its hull and outfitting disciplines, aiming to improve design efficiency through closer collaboration between disciplines. ‘AVEVA Marine is used […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded Lockheed Martin a $150.9 million contract for the Target Sight System (TSS) on the AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter.  The TSS is a large-aperture midwave forward-looking infrared sensor with a laser designator/rangefinder turret. The system provides the capability to identify and laser-designate targets at maximum weapon range, significantly enhancing […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Norway’s ruler watched the climax of winter war games in the Arctic as Britain’s flagship laid on a beach demonstration. King Harald V was guest of honour in remote Malangen Fjord, between Harstad and Tromsø, as Royal Marines of 42 Commando and their Dutch counterparts were put ashore by the assault ship. In the distance, […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Training & Education

      The secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) visited Sailors and Marines assigned to amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18), while the ship was in Aqaba, Jordan, for a port visit, April 26. SECNAV Ray Mabus, was in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility as part of a regional tour to thank […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Authorities

      IFS Defence has been awarded a prestigious Certificate of Commendation by the Chief of Defence Material (CDM) for its work with the UK Royal Navy. The commendation was given in recognition of the IFS Defence team’s outstanding achievement in developing and delivering a coherent support solution while displaying professionalism and commitment. In 2009, IFS […]