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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Industry news

    GE Marine has delivered two LM2500+G4 aeroderivative marine gas turbines to Avio S.p.A. of Turin, Italy, a GE Marine System Supplier. The gas turbines will power the Italian and French Navy’s fifth and seventh FREMM frigates, respectively. The first French Navy frigate Aquitaine of the Italian-French FREMM program was launched in December 2010 at DCNS’ […]

  • 7 October 2011
    Industry news

      GE Marine is to provide IHI of Tokyo with LM2500 and LM500 gas turbines for the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force’s new 22DDH destroyer… (motorship) [mappress] Source: motorship, October 07, 2011;

  • 14 November 2012
    Industry news

    GE Marine has handed over two LM 2500 aeroderivative gas turbines to ASC in Adelaide, Australia, the company informed. The gas turbines will power the Navy’s third Air Warfare Destroyer. This type of gas turbine is designed with a single-rotor gas turbine and an aerodynamically coupled power turbine. ASC, Air Warfare Destroyer project shipbuilder, is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    GE Marine on February 20 announced it has been selected to deliver gas turbine auxiliary equipment for the LM2500 engines that will power the Indian Navy’s new P17A frigates. The contract was awarded to GE by India-based Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) and Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE). Each P17A frigate will be […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    GE is providing 20 LM2500 gas turbines for the Austal USA LCS program, part of a contract for up to 10 ships over a five-year period. The Austal-built LCSs are powered by two LM2500s arranged in a combined diesel or gas turbine configuration with two diesel engines. According to Austal, Coronado (LCS 4) will complete […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    GE Marine reports that it will provide MTU Friedrichshafen, Friedrichshafen, Germany, with one LM2500 gas turbine for the German Navy’s fourth Baden-Württemberg-class (F125) frigate.  For each new F125 frigate, MTU will provide the German Navy with one LM2500 gas turbine, two electric motors and four diesel generator-sets in combined diesel-electric and gas turbine propulsion arrangement. […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy announced that its newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, the future USS John Finn (DDG 113) is set to be commissioned on July 15 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam’s Pier Kilo 10. Adm. Harry Harris, Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command, will deliver the commissioning ceremony’s principal address. Laura Stavridis, the wife of […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      GE Marine reports that the United States Navy has ordered an additional 16 Digital Fuel Control (DFC) kits for LM2500 marine aeroderivative gas turbines. The DFC kits provide for lower maintenance costs, increased reliability and better system response. The 16 LM2500 to be retrofitted power the U.S. Navy’s CG-47 Ticonderoga-class cruisers and DDG-51 Arleigh […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Industry news

    GE’s Power Conversion business has signed a contract worth more than $10 million with Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) of Pascagoula, Miss., to provide an auxiliary propulsion system (APS) for the future USS Tripoli (LHA-7), which is the U.S. Navy’s latest large-deck amphibious assault ship. This project builds on Power Conversion’s past success with providing similar […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Industry news

    GE reports that it has delivered the last of eight propulsion motors for aircraft carriers Queen Elizabeth and the Prince of Wales that are under construction for the United Kingdom’s Royal Navy. The two vessels, each with a length of 280 meters and a displacement of 65,000 tons, will be the largest warships in the […]

  • 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).   […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Industry news

    On October 5, 2012, Austal completed main engine light off of the two MTU 9,100kW 20V 8000 M71 propulsion diesel engines and the two 22,000kW GE LM2500 gas turbine engines on the 127-meter Littoral Combat Ship Coronado (LCS 4). The light-off of the main engines follows the fuel load and the testing of all four […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Sikorsky Aircraft a $232 million contract for the procurement of another two CH-53K system demonstration helicopters. The service initially ordered four aircraft from the company in 2013 in order to carry out operational evaluation of the new helicopter system and than ordered additional two in April 2014. Work on the latest order is […]