Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News Brief for Marine Engines

Daimler AG and Rolls-Royce launch public tender offer for Tognum AG

April 07, 2011

Daimler AG and Rolls-Royce Group plc today launched their voluntary public offer for the majority of Tognum AG through their 50:50 joint venture Engine Holding GmbH. Further to the announcement issued on March 9, 2011 the offer document has been approved by the Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin).

In just six months, the Tognum Group converted the facility in Aiken County in the US State of South Carolina that had been purchased in March 2010 into an engine assembly facility and added a production

Tognum starts up new engine plant in the USA

December 01, 2010

The new US production facility set up by the specialist for propulsion and power solutions Tognum is now up and running. In Aiken in the US State of South Carolina, assembly of Tognum’s MTU Series 2000 and 4000 engines earmarked primarily for the US market recently got underway.

The Caterpillar C18 ACERT Marine Diesel Engine with new 930 mhp Rating

Caterpillar 930 mhp Rating for Cat® C18 ACERT Marine Diesel Engine

August 03, 2010

The new 930 mhp rating for the popular C18 ACERT engine provides superior power and torque for pleasure craft applications. Building off years of success with the Cat® C18 ACERT marine engine, Caterpillar Marine Power Systems is announcing an additional engine rating for the inline engine to expand the power range available for global customers. …

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