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04.04.2017

Manufacturers of large engines call for energy transformation in the maritime sector

Manufacturers of large engines in the VDMA have acknowledged the resolutions of the world climate summit in Paris. They intend to play an active role in replacing fossil fuels with more environmentally-friendly forms of energy in the shipping industry.

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03.02.2017

New edition of the VDMA emissions brochure

The fully revised “Emissions legislation for diesel and gas engines” is now available in printed form and as a PDF file. The brochure contains a clear and concise overview of the most important legislation and limits on emissions from diesel and gas engines in ships and boats, stationary power plants, mobile machinery and trains.

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08.05.2015

Engines industry is affected - RoHS II workshop on the 3rd of June 2015

In accordance with the directive (2011/65/EC) on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS), the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment is limited, or completely forbidden in some cases.

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Manufacturers of large engines call for energy transformat...
New edition of the VDMA emissions brochure
Engines industry is affected - RoHS II workshop on the 3rd...
Economic situation

Economic situation

08.01.2016 The industrial engines of the manufacturers represented in the VDMA can be divided into two categories: compact engines, primarily for driving mobile machinery, and large engines, for supplying energy and driving ships and rolling stock.

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Applications

Engines for generating electricity and heat

In vehicles, ships or as engines for stationary energy conversion, internal combustion engines have been used in millions of applications for over 100 years.

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Engines in mobile machinery – driving the economy

Do you think sufficient nutrition is a necessity? Do you wish to go to work on asphalted roads? Do you not want to live in a tent? Then you too are dependent on mobile machinery. For there is scarcely a single area of our lives that would function without mobile machinery.

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Ships – inconceivable without internal combustion engines

Whether for entertainment electronics from China, coffee from South America or vehicles from the US, global trade would not be possible without sea transport.

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Environment

Manufacturers of large engines call for energy transformation in the maritime sector

04.04.2017 Manufacturers of large engines in the VDMA have acknowledged the resolutions of the world climate summit in Paris. They intend to play an active role in replacing fossil fuels with more environmentally-friendly forms of energy in the shipping industry.

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