Despite impending surcharges on diesel cars expected to be announced in the near future, diesel was still in greater demand than petrol.…
May 09, 2017 | Work Boat
The new ferries are a big step forward in air quality, too. Propelled by two MTU 12V4000M64 1,950-hp engines with ZF 7600 reduction gears, the Hydrus mechanical package from Pacific Power Group, Vancouver, Wash., features emission controls that achieve Tier 4 standards without using diesel particulate filters.
Using selective catalytic reduction and diesel oxidation catalyst makes the Hydrus the cleanest passenger ferry now operating in the U.S., part of a long-term commitment WETA made for improving air quality as it upgrades service.