Fure West

Caterpillar-MaK M46 for Fure West Tanker

August 10, 2015 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine, vessel order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Building on the Success’ of Veder Ship Retrofit, Cat Says:
In-Hull Conversions Without Having to Move the Engine Block

Caterpillar Marine has released further detail about the impending retrofit of the Fure West tanker, owned by Sweden’s Furetank Rederi, to liquefied natural gas dual fuel operation. The 472-foot vessel’s existing MaK M 43 C diesel engine will be retrofitted in-hull to the 7-cylinder M 46 dual fuel platform, Cat says, with each cylinder offering 900 kilowatts of rated power, for a total of nearly 8,500 horsepower.

Taylor-Wharton LNG Tanks on Fure West

February 13, 2015 in LNG, Marine, vessel order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

LNG Tanks and Related Equipment to Be Manufactured in Slovakia

Taylor Wharton is publicizing its role on the conversion of the Fure West oil and chemical tanker operated by Sweden’s Furetank Rederi to liquefied natural gas power. Taylor-Wharton is to design and supply a complete onboard LNG fuel system including two Type C storage tanks.

Furetank Converting Tanker to LNG

December 24, 2014 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Caterpillar-MaK Engine Upfit with Taylor-Wharton for Fuel Tanks,
Project Using ZVT Is Part of EU-Backed Pilot LNG Bunkering Initiative

Sweden’s Furetank Rederi AB has tapped Taylor-Wharton for onboard liquefied natural gas fuel tanks as the existing Caterpillar-MaK 7 M 46 engine on its 472-foot Fure West tanker is converted to LNG-diesel dual fuel operation.

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