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Exhaust Gas Recirculation technique makes marine diesel engine IMO Tier III NOx-compliant. MAN Diesel & Turbo, together with HHI-EMD, the engine and machinery division of Hyundai Heavy Industries, has presented the first IMO Tier III-compliant diesel engine utilising EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation). The presentation of the engine took place at HHI-EMD production facilities in Ulsan,…

Greek Shipowners See Advantage of Fuel-Sharing Mode

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…

New Engine Order For MAN L27/38

Dubai-based Grandweld Shipyards has been appointed to build two Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels for undisclosed offshore operators. The AHTS newbuildings, will each be powered by two 8 cylinder MAN L27/38 main engines delivering a total of 2 x 2,720 kW in a standard twin screw propulsion layout for the drive of two ducted cp…

First VLCC Order with the new G-Type Engine

Athens-based ship management company Almi Tankers S.A. will be the first to equip two VLCCs with the very first new 7G80ME-C9.2 engine launched by MAN Diesel & Turbo. The engines will be built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea with test bed running in January 2013. The vessels will be built at DSME in…

Dr. René Umlauft New CEO of MAN Diesel & Turbo

On 1 September 2011, Dr. René Umlauft has taken over as CEO at the Augsburg-based large-bore engine and turbomachinery manufacturer MAN Diesel & Turbo. The 46-year old has moved from the Renewable Energy division of Siemens AG to Augsburg and will also be joining the Executive Board of MAN SE as a Deputy Member. This…

SMU Opens Engine Room Integrated Laboratory

At a recent ceremony at its Lingang campus – attended by Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) academics, local dignitaries and representatives of, among others, COSCO, China Shipping, Costamare and MAN Diesel & Turbo – SMU officially opened its new teaching facility.

MAN World´s First TIER-III-Compliant, Two-Stroke Engine Unveiled in Japan

The engine, an MAN B&W 6S46MC-C8 type capable of an output of almost 7 MW, was constructed in autumn 2010 by Hitachi Zosen Corporation at its Ariake works in southern Japan. The engine is bound for a general cargo carrier, to be built at the Nakai shipyard and scheduled to enter active service later this year. The vessel was ordered by Japanese customer, BOT Lease Co. Ltd., and is operated by Nissho Shipping Co. Ltd.

S80ME-C9 Engine Successfully Passes Type Approval Test

MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced that its latest, mark-9, 80-cm-bore engine recently passed its Type Approval Test (TAT). The super-long-stroke S80ME-C9 engine now powers a Maersk Line container vessel and successfully completed its TAT at HHI-EMD, the Engine & Machinery Division of Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., in Korea.