Q&A: 10 Minutes with Cummins and Wabtec Marine Propulsion

Cummins has long provided engines, gensets, and other applications and accessories to ferries, tugboats, towboats, fishing vessels and more. Wabtec Corporation, of which Cummins has partnered with on various sales and service responsibilities in the U.S., provides the marine industry with diesel engines, onshore power supply, and other marine parts and accessories.

As a gold sponsor of Marine Log’s upcoming FERRIES 2021 conference, we talked to Tom Budija, director of marine business of Cummins and Gustavo Garza, business development leader with Wabtec about the work the company has done over the years, their current partnership, and looking ahead at what comes after Tier 4 engines.

Cummins: In the last decade, Cummins has taken significant strides to invest in new technologies, as they become viable solutions and alternatives to diesel power. Cummins New Power business unit focuses on research and innovation for our customers to stay at the forefront of low-carbon technologies. We are leaders in the developing fields of battery, fuel cell, and hydrogen production technologies.

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