Wärtsilä, has received its 1000th order for its 2-stroke low-speed diesel, electronically controlled, common-rail RT-flex engines.
MAN Diesel & Turbo has won the contract to supply the engines for two Greek LNG carriers (LNGCs). The installation of the MAN 51/60DF dual-fuel engines aboard the newbuildings represents an important first such reference for the company in the segment. The configuration for the new order covers 2 × 9L51/60DF + 2 × 8L51/60DF…
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has signed a £20 million contract to supply engines and propulsion equipment for four gas-fuelled ferries to be built for the Norwegian operator Torghatten Nord AS.
On 25 January 2011 the manufacturer of large-bore diesel engines and turbomachinery, MAN Diesel & Turbo SE, is holding the topping out ceremony for a new emissions test centre at the headquarters in Augsburg.The test facility, which goes by the name of “CentAur”, is going to be used to test measures aimed at reducing emissions…
At a signing ceremony on 25 November in Augsburg, Germany a Cooperation Agreement was settled between Becker Marine Systems GmbH & Co. KG and MAN Diesel & Turbo SE.
Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH will upgrade its Series 1163 marine engines for the IMO 2 and IMO 3 emissions regulations.
MTU Detroit Diesel, a Tognum Group subsidiary, opened a new Gulf Coast Sales and Operations center in St. Rose, Louisiana, dedicated to the growth of engine sales in the commercial marine industry.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Doosan of Korea have signed an agreement under which MHI will license manufacturing and marketing of its MET Turbocharger, a supercharger for marine diesel engines, to the Korean firm. By establishing a collaborative relationship with Doosan Engine, MHI aims for further penetration of the MET Turbocharger in Korea, the world leader in diesel engine production.
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) of Korea, one of the world’s largest and most innovative shipyards, has ordered four common-rail 12V48/60CR Tier-II propulsion engines from MAN Diesel & Turbo SE. The prime movers will power a new RoPax ferry for Tunisian ship owner COTUNAV (Compagnie Tunisienne de Navigation).
While IMO guidelines are observed on a ‘voluntary’ basis by the international shipping community, their adoption becomes mandatory for certain vessels when an Approved Method for complying with the regulations is available. MAN Diesel & Turbo has developed Approved Methods for a number of its engines, requiring some shipowners to retrofit engines to follow IMO emission limits.