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  • 23 July 2018
    Authorities

    A new plan to refurbish propulsion gas turbine parts for surface combatants instead of buying new ones will allow the US Navy to save over $100 million in the next five years. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD), a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) field activity, awarded the contract to leverage and expand existing affordability […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Russian gas turbine manufacturer NPO-Saturn is starting serial production of marine gas turbines for use in Russian naval vessel construction. This was announced by Russian state corporation Rostec following a visit of Russian deputy defense minister Yuri Borisov to the gas turbine production facility. More specifically, the turbines are to be used on the second batch […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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’ […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Australian Government announced the signing of an in-service support contract for maintenance and logistics support services to the gas turbines that power the Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide and Anzac class frigates. General Electric International Incorporated (GEII) will provide depot level maintenance to the gas turbines that power the frigates, as well as program management […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has this week successfully completed the installation of the first MT30 gas turbine into the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, at Babcock’s Rosyth shipyard in Scotland. The MT30, at 36 megawatts (around 50,000 horsepower), is the world’s most powerful marine gas turbine. Two MT30s will be […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Industry news

    Norfolk Ship Support Activity (NSSA) completed a gas turbine generator (GTG) change out on USS Gravely (DDG 107) Jan. 25. The ship was underway completing a three-week workup when the number 3 GTG failed, limiting the ship’s functionalities, resulting in the decision to return to Norfolk for repairs. NSSA’s Gas Turbine Shop (Code 31T) were […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The UK defense ministry has awarded Rolls-Royce a £3.8 million contract for the provision of spare parts for the Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers. The two 65,000-tonne carriers are the biggest warships ever to be built in Britain and are powered by two MT30 gas turbines each. According to Rolls-Royce, the turbines that will power the Queen […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The first MT30 gas turbine that will be installed on the Italian Navy’s new Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) multi-purpose amphibious vessel passed the factory acceptance test, Rolls-Royce announced on Thursday. Rolls-Royce is in charge of providing two MT30 gas turbines to power the new 20,000 tonne displacement LHD, which will be built and launched at Fincantieri’s Castellammare di Stabia, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Air New Zealand announced on June 20 that its Gas Turbines unit won four contracts worth up to USD$42 million to service U.S. Navy ship engines. The contracts will see the company service and overhaul General Electric LM2500 Gas Turbines that power much of the US Navy’s fleet over the next few years. Air New Zealand chief […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Norfolk Ship Support Activity (NSSA) welcomed the Mexican Navy Delegation to Building CEP-200, Naval Station Norfolk, Aug. 21.   The purpose of the visit was to demonstrate how one of the Navy’s Regional Maintenance Centers (RMC) operates. NSSA Production Officer Capt. James S. Talbert briefed the delegation on NSSA’s RMC shop capabilities and its organizational […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Rolls-Royce has reached a major milestone in the Republic of Korea Navy’s FFX frigate programme, with the successful completion of acceptance tests for the MT30 gas turbine.   The MT30, which will power the FFX Batch II frigates, is the world’s most power-dense marine gas turbine, meaning it packs in the maximum power into the smallest […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract to design the gas turbine system for the Royal Navy’s future Type 26 Global Combat Ship, which will, subject to contract, feature the world’s most powerful marine gas turbine, the Rolls-Royce MT30. Rolls-Royce will work together with prime contractor BAE Systems and Tognum, Rolls-Royce’s collaboration with Daimler, to design […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Rolls Royce announced January 1 that the MT30 gas turbine they built for the Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ship completed the factory acceptance test. Rolls-Royce built the turbine under a contract to supply MT30 gas turbines for the first three Type 26 Global Combat Ships. The company has also signed Design Development Agreements (DDAs) […]

  • 25 May 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has signed a long term contract with BAE Systems to provide in-service support for the Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyers. The Type 45 Daring Class destroyers are each powered by two, cutting-edge, Rolls-Royce WR-21 gas turbines. This contract, worth £20 million, is part of an innovative approach to supporting […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    When the gas turbine engine that powers one of the generators aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) failed, a fly-away team from Mayport, Florida, was dispatched from the Southeast Regional Maintenance Center (SERMC) with engine in-hand. The ship was deployed in the Caribbean when two of its three generators experienced some issues […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The first of two huge gas turbines which will be the ship’s main powerplant has been lowered into place on Royal Navy’s HMS Prince of Wales. This is the first powerplant to be installed on the second of the nation’s new aircraft carriers. Fitted in the bowels of HMS Prince of Wales, this 120-tonne engine, […]