Your client needs a galley design that can feed its crew up to 200,000 calories per day. And to keep the crew happy, the client will employ a gourmet chef that has very specific expectations for their workspace. What does that mean for galley design? And come to think of it, how do we fit all this food onboard? Enter Galley Design and Sales. They provide consultancy, design, equipment supply, and fabrication for ship’s galleys and laundry facilities. Their talents include equipment specification, proprietary shelving designs, refrigerator design, and much more. If it concerns galleys, they can help.
Within the marine market, GE Transportation makes diesel combustion engines engines. Engines for main propulsion on various sized vessels. Read on to see their product range.
Quote from GE Website:
GE has been designing and building high-performance diesel engines for more than 40 years. Today, we’re one of the leading manufacturers of medium-speed diesel engines in the world. GE’s family of medium speed marine diesel engines includes 8, 12 and 16 cylinder V configurations, as well as inline 6 and 8 cylinder configurations.
With over 15,000 engines operating worldwide, working in some of the most challenging industrial environments, GE Engines are dependable, long lasting, durable and efficient. These high compression EFI engines deliver reduced fuel consumption, improved reliability and decreased emissions.
Main engine lines, taken from GE website:
L250 Marine Engine
Our first marine inline engine, the L250 was designed using proven technology to produce a powerful product with excellent fuel efficiency.
V250 Marine Engine
In the V250 marine engine, we’ve combined the best features of earlier engine designs with advancements proven to deliver efficiency, reliability and performance advantages.
V228 Marine Engine
Our V228 engines (formerly 7FDM) produce continuous power from 1045 kw to 3060 kw. With exceptional reliability and operating costs among the lowest in their class, V228 engines from GE are the right choice for dependable, efficient power.
Marine Parts & Services
GE is the largest supplier of EMD* compatible products and components for the Marine and Stationary industries.
* EMD is a trade designator of Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. GE is not an authorized EMD distributor, nor is otherwise associated or affiliated with EMD. However, GE does represent that its replacement parts, components, subsystems and services are compatible with and usable on EMD locomotives and engines.
You can find further data on all the engines on GE’s website:
GMT Composites: The name says it all. They make composite parts for applications ranging from marine to aerospace to robotics. You name an application, and they probably have a composite component for it.
One of the better known GMT products are the composite spars for sailboats. They can even be finished with the appearance of traditional wooden spars.
Quote from GMT Website:
Why Use GMT
GMT Composites, Inc. has a long history of innovation.
The company was started in 1984 and has been a success ever since. The new company built carbon rudders for race boats and quickly gained an international reputation for providing high quality lightweight structures.
Other projects at which GMT excelled were production of America’s Cup tank testing models (in addition to AC rudders and quadrants), wind generator blades and propeller patterns and other parts for United States Navy sub-contractors.
GMT was one of the first marine companies to make extensive use of uni-directional carbon fiber pre-preg. Word of the company’s expertise spread. GMT expanded its market into other industries such as medical devices, aviation composites and robotics.
You can find the full list of products on GMT’s website. Here are just some of the categories for applications.
Spars for sailboats
Rudders and stocks
Boarding gangway options
Robotic and machine parts
Aerospace and underseas
You can find many more details on the company website:
If the shipping industry were a country, it would be ranked between Germany and Japan as the sixth-largest contributor to global CO2 emissions. Helping the maritime industry as a whole implement zero emissions drive technology will not only add operational benefits to the myriad of business owners but also have a profound impact on the reduction of global pollution and CO2 emissions.
We know that air pollution is cutting short people’s lives and causing health problems, that greenhouse gas emissions are warming the planet and drastically changing our ecosystems, and we know that the emissions from the world’s maritime fleet is a major contributing factor in all of this. We also know how to solve this problem. We have the solution to bring maritime emissions to Zero. Our mission is to partner with you to bring the benefits of zero emission hydrogen fuel cell technology to your business and the planet. Let’s get this done together.
Meet the hardware store for the industrial world: Grainger. They offer a huge range of products for plenty of needs. They also offer several services.
From Grainger website:
Grainger is a leading provider of top-quality industrial supplies worldwide. We carry the brands you trust, along with money-saving alternatives to suit any budget. We add new products nearly every day to make sure we offer the latest, high-quality products. We also provide product services such as lighting upgrades, lighting project management, hazardous recycling services, storage equipment/ installation and safety services, along with specific product resources for many of your operation’s most pressing needs. Plus, check out our clearance items and products on sale.
Gurit provides composite materials and composite systems. This includes: structural foam cores; fibers; adhesives; epoxy; carbon fiber; and much much more.
From Gurit website:
Gurit Composite Materials can provide complete technical solutions drawing on a broad range of expertise in composite materials design, material development and materials application. This extensive knowledge has enabled the development of a leading range of products for a broad spectrum of applications. Gurit’s Composites Materials business focusses on the Wind Energy, Transportation, Industrial and Marine markets as well as penetrating and developing emerging and new markets and applications for composite materials.
The full range of composite materials are available on the website (http://www.gurit.com). This just lists the major categories for their products.
Automotive prepreg materials
Fire, smoke, and toxicity materials
Laminating and infusion systems
Reinforcements, vacuum consumables and ancillaries
You can find material data sheets on Gurit’s website, here: