What is BOLLARD™?

50 Years In The Making – By Michael Hudson Bol-lard [bol-erd] noun a: A thick, low post, usually of iron or steel, mounted on a wharf or the like, to which mooring lines from vessels are attached. b: A measure of the pulling force of a vessel against a...

Steve Fish’s Kariel Repowered By MER

  Steve Fish tends to trust his gut, and the results speak for themselves.  As a young man, he felt Alaska was a much better fit for him than college in the lower 48. Over the years Steve has become a recognized highliner and leader in Alaska’s fishing industry....

New MER Compact Marine Generators

MER MG-8.OKMINI Our new compact marine generator set provides efficient power with a very small footprint. The MER jacketed marine manifold is designed to eliminate unsafe engine surface temperatures, while our electronics package supplies warning or shut down on high...

Save Fuel $$$ With Your New MER Generator

MER = MORE High Fuel Efficiency-MER industrial and marine generators provide very low fuel consumption, and this is due to our specification for more copper per kilowatt rating. The fuel savings is in the tens of thousands of dollars over the life of the machine. Our...

MER Product News

Custom. Tailored. Specific. Three ways to describe MER products. Everyone knows our after sale support is the best in the marine market. Have you considered our before-the-sale support? Take a MER custom marine generator for example: During the first phone call our...

Power Gen

  Troubleshooting Generators, A Three Part Article Part 1-SER Generators (Note:See more articles on the PMG and MAC generators below this piece. Click on photos and drawings to enlarge or print.)     We handle three main types of AC electrical power generators at...

New Iron-The Beagle Brothers!

The MER Beagle 45 marine diesel generator has a crankcase vent (CCV) system, shown on the right side here. The system returns oil droplets to the oil pan and vents only dry air. Toward the lower LH view of the photo is the oil drain pump that enables quick and clean...

Flywheel Housing Leaks On Generator Sets

One of the more important maintenance items to watch with generator sets is the engine’s rear crankshaft seal. When the seal fails, engine oil leaks into the flywheel housing between the generator windings and the engine. A quick inspection of the air discharge end of...