MAN Diesel & Turbo has signed a four-stroke license agreement with Rong An Power Machinery, the Chinese marine engine manufacturer.
Dr. Stephan Timmermann, Executive Board Member MAN Diesel & Turbo, and David Deng, President Rong An, signed the new agreement on behalf of their respective companies on 7 September 2010 in a ceremony at MAN Diesel & Turbo’s stand at the SMM international marine trade fair in Hamburg. Rong An previously signed a two-stroke license agreement with MAN Diesel & Turbo in September 2008.
About Rong An
Hefei Rong An Power Machinery Co., Ltd. was established in 2007 in Anhui Province, Eastern China, and production of its first MAN B&W 6S70MC6 engine started this year.
The signing of the four-stroke agreement is part of the company’s strategic plan to develop into a composite industry park, starting with low-speed diesel production and, now, moving into medium-speed production with an ultimate goal of providing total solutions to ship power systems.