Wärtsilä to Power Thun Tankers New Ships

first_imgzoom Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines, propellers, and fuel supply systems for four new tanker vessels being built for Sweden-based Erik Thun AB.The ships, which will run on both liquefied natural gas (LNG) and diesel, are under construction at the Scheepswerf Ferus Smit yard in the Netherlands. Wärtsilä said that its order was booked in the first quarter of 2017.The 115-metre-long coastal tankers feature a ‘next generation’ design focusing on high energy efficiency, low noise levels both above and below the water, and environmental sustainability. The Wärtsilä solutions were selected “primarily because they meet all these criteria,” according to the company.The full scope of supply for each of the four vessels includes a 6-cylinder Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel main engine, a Wärtsilä LNGPac fuel supply system, a Wärtsilä Gas Valve Unit (GVU), and a Controllable Pitch Propeller (CPP) with HP nozzle. The equipment will be delivered to the yard commencing in 2018.“The fuel efficiency of the Wärtsilä 34DF engine, whether in gas or diesel mode, was a prime consideration in its selection for these ‘next generation’ tankers,” Aaron Bresnahan, Vice President, Sales, Wärtsilä Marine Solutions, said.When delivered, the ice-class 1A vessels will be capable of handling the year round sailing conditions in the Baltic Sea.last_img read more

Report Barcelona Real Madrid monitoring Christian Eriksen

first_imgChristian Eriksen’s contract situation at Tottenham has reportedly alerted Barcelona and Real Madrid of his possible availability this summerThe Danish playmaker’s current deal at Spurs will expire in June 2020 and talks over a renewal appear to have stalled in recent months.Manager Mauricio Pochettino was unable to offer any updates on the contract talks on Tuesday night following Spurs’ 3-0 win over Cardiff City, in which Eriksen scored the second goal in.“I don’t have news,” said Pochettino at Wembley.Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding at Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…“The phrase is, ‘No news is good news’. In that case, I don’t know. No news is good news.”Now the Daily Mail reports that Barcelona and Real Madrid are both keeping an eye on Eriksen’s situation, despite Spurs’ ongoing determination to hold on to him.The 26-year-old is enjoying another impressive campaign with four goals and seven assists in 18 Premier League appearances for Spurs.Paris Saint-Germain are another club that have been linked with a move for Eriksen.last_img read more

Save water drive for New Town residents

first_imgKolkata: The residents of New Town will take a pledge to conserve water on July 12.Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (HIDC), New Town Kolkata Development Authority ( NKDA) and Nabadiganta Industrial Development Authority ( NDITA) will arrange programmes in their respective areas to create awareness on water conservation. It may be mentioned that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will take part in a walk from Jorasanko to Mayo Road on July 12 to create awareness on water conservation. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataThere will be sit-and-draw competition and essay competition on water conservation in which children and youths will participate. There will be a slogan completion at New Town Business Club. The residents have been contacted to take up the matter and give suggestions to the government agencies. Rallies will be taken out from Kolkata Gate, New Town Business Club and Gate number I and II of Eco Park. The rallies will converge at gate number II of Eco Park where a meeting will be held. Also Read – Lightning kills 8, injures 16 in stateHIDCO will tell the residents what steps it has taken so far to conserve water. It has conserved 30 gallons of water per day by recycling sewer water which is used to water road side gardens. In Café Ekante, no I litre drinking water bottles will be given to the guests. Instead of 500 ml and 200 ml will be given to the guests as a part of the water conservation measures. The guests who will ask for tap water will be given half glass water and the refilling will be done on request as it is often seen that the guests who come for lunch or dinner often waste water. The residents will take a pledge at the meeting not to waste water and create awareness among others to do the samelast_img read more