15.01.2019

Is the downturn coming now?

Economic survey VDMA Engines and Systems - January 2019: Business climate cools significantly in January

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15.01.2019

FAQ for Regulation (EU) 2016/1628

At the end of December, a FAQ was published to answer the most important questions on Regulation (EU) 2016/1628 for inland waterway vessels and the FAQ documents for non-road mobile machinery and tractors were updated.

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14.01.2019

Modernisation of inland waterway vessels: New funding directive published

On 19 December 2018, the revised "Directive on Subsidies for Inland Waterway Transport Companies for the Sustainable Modernisation of Inland Waterway Vessels" was published in the Federal Gazette. It entered into force on 1 January 2019 and expires on 31 December 2019. It thus merely represents a revision and one-year extension of the funding directive that has existed since 2015.

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14.01.2019

44th BImSchV passed by the Federal Council - publication still unclear

On 14.12.2018, the Federal Council approved the 44th BImSchV with certain amendments. Unfortunately, the publication of the 44th BImSchV in the Federal Gazette, also expected and announced for the end of 2018, failed to materialise.

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14.01.2019

Procedural instructions for the installation of marinised engines

The "Procedure for testing the permissibility of the installation of marinised engines (VEMM)" specifies the possibility of installing EURO VI truck engines and NRE category engines in inland waterway vessels.

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13.12.2018

Turnover peaks in October

Sales for January to October ten percent up on the previous year

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Is the downturn coming now?
FAQ for Regulation (EU) 2016/1628
Modernisation of inland waterway vessels: New funding dire...
44th BImSchV passed by the Federal Council - publication s...
Procedural instructions for the installation of marinised ...
Turnover peaks in October

Is the downturn coming now?

15.01.2019 Economic survey VDMA Engines and Systems - January 2019: Business climate cools significantly in January

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Turnover peaks in October

13.12.2018 Sales for January to October ten percent up on the previous year

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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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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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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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Low-Carbon Shipping: Where do we sail to with IMO's initial GHG reduction strategy?

28.05.2018 In April 2018, the International Maritime Organization of the United Nations (IMO) adopted it’s GHG reduction strategy. This strategy was subject of the workshop "Low-Carbon Shipping: Where do we sail to with IMO's initial GHG reduction strategy?" at the World Bank's Innovate4Climate conference in Frankfurt on May 25th, 2018.

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The maritime energy transition – how can we achieve emissions-free shipping?

04.05.2018 In his talk on the maritime energy transition during the “Life Needs Power” energy forum at the Hannover Messe trade fair, Peter Müller-Baum – Managing Director of VDMA Engines and Systems – presented a roadmap for achieving a successful energy transition in the shipping sector.

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A starting signal for the international maritime energy transition

16.04.2018 VDMA: Agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at sea is a historic decision - Without "Power-to-X" technologies, change cannot succeed

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Energy Transition 2.0 - VDMA Engines and Systems sets course for climate neutrality

22.02.2018 The potential and challenges of a comprehensive energy transition were the focus of the board meeting and general meeting of VDMA Engines and Systems on February 21 and 22 at Caterpillar Motoren GmbH & Co. KG in Rostock at which a new Executive Committee was also elected.

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