No matter if you run the equipment every day or if you have important boats and hardware sitting around waiting for that future emergency call, these problems are ticking time bombs waiting to sap your budget and make your work life more difficult.
Do any of these problems sound familiar? Diesel users just like you are in constant battle over:
Water collection in the fuel (for both diesel and ethanol)
Filter plugging because they use a much finer filter
Black sludge collection in the bottom of the fuel tanks
Poor injector performance
If your boats run on gasoline (especially ethanol), you're far from immune to costly problems:
Phase-separation in stored ethanol fuel
Softening or destruction of fuel lines caused by ethanol fuel
Plugged fuel injectors
Fuel filters plugged with deposits that look like "coffee grounds"
There are two major shows each year targeting the workboat market. One is the International Workboat Show, held each year in December in New Orleans. The other is coming up here in early April, the Workboat Maintenance and Repair Expo, also held in New Orleans. These shows are dedicated to the needs of owners, port captains, fleet managers, and engineers and mechanics responsible for...Read more
The market for marine fuel additives on the consumer side is a sizeable one, numbering in the billions of dollars. The vast majority of the discussion out there and copy written on this sector is composed for the consumer market - fuel additives for your boat, how to keep your boat running well, etc. This seems to leave the business-to-business side (B2B) feeling lonely. That's a critical...Read more
Gasoline engines that work to give power to boats face more danger from water contamination than land locked gas engines. Marine gasoline engines run in high humidity and high temperatures, increasing the chances of one of the two major problems of ethanol blended fuels, water contamination. Read more