Marine

Marine

IPU Group provide a wide choice of premium diesel engine products manufactured to meet the challenging needs of the marine sector.

Our Extended Oil Life System (EOLS) reduces operating costs and prevents expensive engine failure by cleaning oil with the dual action of filtration and evaporation.

IPU non-electric start systems provide independent or black-start capability for vessel emergency generators and on board fire pumps.

  • IPU were awarded the contract to start an emergency generator on the Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading vessel, The Kamelia. The engine was a Cummins S3.8 which had no second start pocket. This had to be designed and manufactured by the client. The engine was a Cummins S3.8 which had no second start pocket. This had…

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  • American Commercial Barge Line use diesel engines on their barges to power vertical lift pumps. The reliability of this equipment is key as it is used to load and unload cargo. If a workboat’s loading equipment fails at the dockside they receive an immediate $10,000 fine. If that failure is prolonged it can also result in…

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  • Ice Challenger ‘Snowbird 6’, was an amphibious vehicle designed and built by Steve Brooks with the aim of setting a new world record by crossing them frozen wastes of the Bering Strait. The vehicle was powered by a 6-cylinder diesel engine, which incorporated an IPU hydraulic starting system. IPU Starting designed the…

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  • The IPU Group Engine Starting Service team were called out to provide training and commissioning duties on a mobile landing platform vessel in a US Naval ship yard, San Diego, California. The application in question was a primary hydraulic start system, attached to an emergency diesel generator. The process of commissioning…

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  • Hydraulic Start Packages – FPSO The hydraulic start system was designed to provide three times 10 seconds cranking capacity for the Cummins KTA50 engine on an Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility. Full DNV classification and design approval is required for marine applications. The start system was…

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