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Increasing engine damage caused by catalyst fines

Posted to Marine Propulsion Report (by Keith Henderson) on April 29, 2010

Last month a briefing to a group of marine insurance underwriters in London covered the subject of deteriorating fuel quality and the increasing incidence of severe engine damage. The drive towards low sulfur fuels is causing fuel refining processes to change…

Reduced cylinder oil consumption

Posted to Marine Propulsion Report (by Keith Henderson) on April 6, 2010

The present economic squeeze on the shipping industry is forcing operators to look to new ways to keep costs as low as possible. Running a diesel engine requires fuel and there is not much that can be done to reduce fuel costs if the same power output is required from the engine.