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Power & Propulsion port network that spans more than 190 countries. From its
Cox Powertrain ? rst marine diesel engine in 1919, Cummins has evolved to offer a complete line of variable speed propulsion, gen- erator and auxiliary power solutions, from 4 to 3132 kW, designed speci? cally for commercial and government ma- rine applications, from inland to offshore. The company’s offerings range from diesel, natural gas, electric and hybrid powertrains and powertrain-related components including ? ltration, aftertreatment, turbochargers, fuel systems, con- trols systems, air handling systems, automated transmis- sions, electric power generation systems, batteries, electri? ed power systems, hydrogen generation and fuel cell products.
Eddie Brown, Cummins’ Director of Business Develop- ment, Marine, says the company is seeing a solid level of interest and activity in the commercial marine space. “In the commercial transport sector, where they have operated throughout the pandemic, we are still seeing a need for new builds as well as repowers,” he says. “Our engines are known for their durability and during this time, as always, we are working with customers to extend the life of their engines and manage operating costs.”
Brown also sees opportunities on the horizon. “As Tier 4 implementation increases, we anticipate seeing more op- portunities for our solutions in U.S. vessels,” he says. “We are also seeing some movement around windfarms. While not as common in the U.S. yet, conversations have begun around how that industry could take shape. Cummins is of smoke generated by Cat Tier 4 Final engines.
working with operators to understand their needs and will
Continual advancements in electronic engine technology look to leverage our extensive experience in the area of off- mean Cat marine engines satisfy global emissions regulations shore support and services as we are sure there will be some and still deliver power and performance. Cat marine genera- parallels in this developing market.” tor sets are built to provide dependable, ef? cient service un-
Meanwhile, Cummins marine continues to innovate. Its der extreme conditions while delivering more power, greater IMO III line, which was announced last year, is fully re- ef? ciency and enhanced monitoring. The manufacturer of- leased and the company is taking orders for its QSK60 and fers more than 70 marine engine Tier 4 ? nal products.
QSK38 Tier 4 solutions. To date, across all industrial mar- kets, Cummins Tier 4 solutions have accumulated more than 10 million hours in the ? eld. Also, there is a forth-
coming genset package in the 99kW range that will pair well with Cummins’ propulsion solutions that are used
Headquartered in Columbus, Ind. since its founding in on inland waterways vessels. “We realize that power is just 1919, Cummins Inc. is a corporation of complementary part of what our operators need to run a successful ? eet, business segments that design, manufacture, distribute and which is why we will be releasing a new connected vessel service a broad portfolio of power solutions backed by a sup- solution later this year,” Brown said.
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