PowerSource 2.2020
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POWERSOURCE A publication of John Deere Power Systems — Marine Edition CHARTERING IN LOUISIANA WITH A LOBSTER HULL PAGE 3 CRUCIAL SUPPORT DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC PAGE 6 HAPPINESS ON A REPOWERED HATTERAS PAGE 14 CLEANING UP THE CANARY ISLANDS PAGE 18 FRENCH FISHING VESSEL TACKLES TOUGH SEAS PAGE 21 BARRACUDA ATTACKS FIRES ALONG GUYANA COASTLINE PAGE 10

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ON THE COVER Emergency response vessel Barracuda fights fires along the North Coast of Guyana in South America. 6 An Alabama charter fisherman proves that a Maine lobster boat hull works quite nicely in the Gulf of Mexico COVER STORY 10 Swift-running Barracuda attacks fires along a 16-kilometer (10-mile) stretch of the Demerara River on the North Coast of Guyana. The high-performance firefighting vessel reaches a top speed of 32 knots. Twin John Deere PowerTech™ 9.0L engines propel the vessel and also power three monitors (water guns) that each deliver about 4,500 liters (1,188 U.S....

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Fill is also partial to John Deere marine power and the dealer support he’s received over the years. “I had the first boat built in 1997 with a 7.6L engine and had phenomenal performance out of the engine. Then I had the Yankee Star built in 2001 with an 8.1L engine. I ran that engine for 14,000 hours and repowered it two years ago with a 9.0L engine.” LIBBY’S LEGACY LIVES ON The late Ernest Libby Jr. will forever be remembered for his lobster boats. Libby lived his entire life on Beals Island, Maine, and honed his craft there, fishing in the fall and building boats in the winter. Libby...

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John Deere Power Systems salutes marine companies that continue to work and serve others throughout the pandemic T Vane Brothers performed the bunkering operation for the U.S. Navy Ship Comfort in New York. he coronavirus pandemic has created a challenging time for our countries and our communities. But it’s also an extraordinary time as we witness the beauty and resilience of the human spirit when we support one another. Our John Deere engine customers are doing their part to assist others in this time of crisis. John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) salutes the manufacturing companies that...

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A New York Water Taxi transports medical staff to and from the NYU Langone Hospital in Brooklyn. ACBL barges moved more than 6 million liters (1.6 million gallons) of denatured ethanol, which was processed into much-needed hand sanitizer during the pandemic. CRISIS SUPPORT HEALTHCARE WORKERS 1100 6MILLION NAVY MEDICAL PERSONNEL LITERS OF DENATURED ETHANOL Gus Markou, president and chief operating officer for New York Cruise Lines, understands the importance of keeping this water taxi route running for the doctors, nurses, and other frontline workers. “These people are exhausted and...

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Barracuda battles fires on the economically vital North Coast of Guyana Barracuda protects a 16-kilometer (10-mile) stretch of the Demerara River, the gateway to Guyana’s North Coast and capital, Georgetown. hen it comes to fighting fires, quick response is vital — especially when lives and livelihoods are at stake. Barracuda, a sturdy, rapid firefighting and rescue vessel, is perfectly designed for this task. As fast and furious as its namesake, it protects a 16-kilometer (10-mile) stretch of the Demerara River, the gateway to the country’s economically vital North Coast and capital,...

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“These heavy-duty engines are essential to deliver the power needed to shoot the water from the three monitors up to a distance of 120 meters (394 feet),” explains Sam Pearson, sales engineer for John Deere marine engine distributor E.P. Barrus Ltd. “In addition, Barracuda carries a full set of firefighting equipment to tackle marine-based emergencies.” Barracuda’s three fire monitors are each capable of delivering approximately 4,500 liters (1,188 U.S. gallons) of water per minute. Barrus supplied the complete power packs and carried out successful sea trials with the AMC team. “Barracuda...

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here’s something about the John Deere PowerTech™ 6135SFM85 marine engine that makes it a really good fit for a Hatteras Sportfish yacht. That’s certainly the opinion of a growing number of Hatteras yacht owners looking for a repower solution. Two boat owners relate the benefits of repowering their sportfishing yachts with John Deere 13.5L marine engines After the repower was complete, Morrow says he immediately noticed an improvement in performance. Serenity cruises 25 knots at 1800 rpm and achieves a top speed of 30 knots at 2200 rpm. By comparison, the old 485-kW (650-hp) engines cruised...

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With that setup, Miss Ruth cruises 20 knots at 1600 rpm, and each engine consumes 68 liters (18 gallons) per hour. Full throttle, the boat runs 30 knots. “We hammer those engines for the first three-quarters of the trip to get to the fishing grounds. Then we troll at 10 knots and each engine consumes 3.5 gallons (13 liters) per hour. That’s where you get the real savings.” We love being offshore. To get a big fish dancing off the back of the boat is an awesome, awesome experience. MARK MORROW, Hatteras yacht owner Collins says the John Deere engines are running great. “There’s no real...

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Mar Canario is able to recover floating marine litter and is equipped to carry out maritime work. Spanish innovators turn the toxic tide with unique pollution control vessels Mar Canario and Isla de la Graciosa very year, millions of tons of plastic pour into the oceans, the majority arriving from rivers. If no action is taken, this plastic will impact our ecosystems, our health, and our economies. Fortunately, progressive companies such as the Tincasur and Ocean Cleaner Technology consortium in Spain are introducing effective real-life solutions that help turn the toxic tide. Their...

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French friends and business partners trawl the rough seas for fish on their versatile John Deerepowered Adriana Mar Canario is at work recovering and sorting ocean waste around the Canary Islands. Power, efficiency, and reliability The vessels’ John Deere PowerTech™ 4045TFM50 engines each drive a 558-millimeter (22-inch) diameter propeller through a ZF 45-1 gearbox with a ratio of 2.5:1. Pérez’s key requirements for the engines were fuel efficiency and great response — for all applications. Gonzalo López de Eguilior, marine sales manager at John Deere engine distributor Transdiesel S.L.,...

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