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MAN propulsion for LNG newbuild double
MAN Energy Solutions will deliver propulsion solutions for two new 2,525-teu LNG containership newbuilds which should dramatically reduce environmental impact and increase fuel efficiency for their operator. 11 Jul 2018
LNG coalition bolsters its clout with new member MAN Diesel Turbo
SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry LNG coalition, has welcomed MAN Diesel & Turbo (MAN) to its membership giving the organisation added clout in the industry. 22 May 2018
Alfa Laval’s HCO filter technology approved by MAN Diesel & Turbo
Alfa Laval’s Moatti 290 filter for hydraulic control oil (HCO) has now been approved by MAN Diesel & Turbo on its modern two-stroke engines. 27 Apr 2018
MAN secures 10-year EMC contract
MAN PrimeServ has signed an Engine Management Concept (EMC) maintenance contract with the operator of a 50-vessel Turkish container fleet. 12 Jan 2018
MAN collaboration and service agreements
MAN Diesel & Turbo has signed a framework agreement for technical collaboration with the China Classification Society (CCS). 11 Dec 2017
MAN Diesel & Turbo acts on decarbonisation
The shipping industry has held its own summit at the UN’s COP 23 climate meeting with the aim of debating a shipping-industry-led agenda and exploiting opportunities presented by decarbonisation. 14 Nov 2017
Type approval for dual-fuel MAN L51/60DF
MAN Diesel & Turbo’s MAN L51/60DF engine has secured type approval for main-engine and auxiliary engine operation. 06 Nov 2017
Brunvoll Volda contracted for trawler propulsion system
Brunvoll Volda will provide a gearbox and cp-propeller with control system for a new pelagic trawler. 28 Sep 2017
Retrofit to LNG enables emissions reduction
An LNG engine conversion project has enabled a ship to reduce its SOx emissions by 99%. 25 Sep 2017
First project for MAN Diesel & Turbo and AKA
MAN Diesel & Turbo and AKA will collaborate for the first time to deliver a diesel-electric propulsion package. 22 Aug 2017
Self-unloaders for US stone import traffic
Self-discharging bulker technology has an important new reference in the US-owned, Chinese-built ‘Ireland’, for Gulf of Mexico trade. David Tinsley reports. 04 Aug 2017
MAN chalks up Chinese dredger orders
MAN Diesel & Turbo has chalked up more Chinese success with power orders for four new trailing suction hopper dredgers in the last four months. 19 Jun 2017
Langh Tech water treatment for MAN EGR
Langh Tech is expanding its water treatment technology into new areas after working in close cooperation with MAN Diesel and Turbo. 06 Mar 2017
MAN turbocharger refit
MAN Diesel and Turbo has recently completed a turbocharger refit within five weeks from the first enquiry to turbocharger commissioning. 09 Dec 2016
MAN powers icebreaker
MAN Diesel and Turbo will supply the main engines to a new icebreaking supply-and-research vessel for the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD). 30 Nov 2016
MV Werften selects MAN engines for cruise ships
MV Werften and MAN Diesel and Turbo have signed a contract to equip two cruise ships for Star Cruises. 21 Nov 2016
Cruise line giant goes for MAN engines
MAN Diesel & Turbo has won the engine-supply contract from Fincantieri for newbuildings ordered by Costa Asia and P&O Cruises, Australia, part of the Carnival Corporation. 09 Nov 2016
First orders for MAN 175D
MAN Diesel and Turbo has won a contract to supply the first shipset of GenSets for the multipurpose, offshore patrol vessel, Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura (PPA), programme. 27 Oct 2016
Hyundai Mipo gets DNL-GL feeder approval
DNV GL presented Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) with Approval in Principle for its Con-Green 2000 feeder design at SMM in Hamburg. 27 Sep 2016
VLEC order for Alfa Laval PureNOx
Alfa Laval’s PureNOx water treatment solution – PureNOx Prime – has been chosen for use in Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) systems on board five very large ethane carriers (VLEC) to be operated by United Ethane Carriers (UEC). 25 May 2016
RSC hydraulic fluids approved for use by MAN
Specialists in environmentally acceptable lubricants and cleaners, RSC Bio Solutions, has announced that two of its hydraulic fluids have been approved for use in MAN Diesel & Turbo systems. 20 Apr 2016
Most powerful MAN engine leaves testbed
South Korean engine builder Doosan Engine has successfully factory tested a 103,000hp MAN B&W 11G95ME-C9.5 two-stroke engine, the most powerful MAN engine ever built. 15 Nov 2015
MAN acquires Cryo Marine fuel interests
MAN Diesel & Turbo’s Swedish operation has acquired the marine fuel and bunkering business of Cryo AB, a Linde Engineering subsidiary that also makes cryogenic equipment for handling LNG. 19 Nov 2015
MAN contract for Wessels dual-fuel conversion
Wessels Reederei has signed a contract with Man Diesel & Turbo at the Europort exhibition for maritime technology. 09 Nov 2015
The impact of IMO recycling regulations on ship engines
MAN Diesel says that it is pre-empting the IMO ship recycling regulations by making materials documentation available now for its products. 26 Jan 2010
MAN Diesel pre-empts IMO ship recycling regulations
MAN Diesel is to introduce a ‘materials declaration’ for all its products containing materials identified by IMO as hazardous in order to comply with the proposed ‘IMO Convention on Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships’ regulations. 27 Jan 2010
MAN hosts ship data exchange gathering
The fourth Shipdex conference took place at the MAN Diesel PrimeServ Academy in Augsburg, Germany on 16 February, where the Shipdex protocol was declared ready and available for use. 02 Mar 2010
MAN's VTA picks up Seatrade award
The 2010 Seatrade award for protection of the marine and atmospheric environment was presented yesterday evening (24 May) to MAN Diesel & Turbo, of Augsburg, Germany, for the VTA variable turbine area turbocharger. 25 May 2010
Dual fuel option, common-rail engines for Scandinavian ferries
Two new cruise ferries destined for the Danish subsidiary of Norwegian operator Fjord Line will each have a MAN medium speed propulsion package. 30 Sep 2010
Sailing towards IMO Tier 3
In order to meet future emission limits for marine engines with respect to nitrogen oxides (NOx) and sulphur oxides (SOx), engine manufacturers have been developing a number of solutions. This paper from MAN Diesel sets out the options for medium-speed diesel engines. 31 May 2011
Turbochargers for optimised performance
The latest technology from turbochargers manufacturers is timed to meet a new era of low engine-emissions and low fuel-consumption. Mark Langdon reviews the options. 25 May 2011
Bid for trouble-free availability
David Tinsley looks at current developments in machinery control and monitoring, starting with monitoring condition. 30 Jun 2011
MAN engine handover problems investigated
According to the board of MAN Diesel & Turbo in Augsburg, indications of possible irregularities in fuel consumption test values in medium speed marine engines during handover have led to an investigation. 25 May 2011
MAN power for new OSV
GC Rieber Shipping of Bergen, Norway recently took delivery of a new offshore ROV survey vessel – the ‘Polar King’ – constructed by CNP Freire shipyard in Spain. 10 Jun 2011
Increasing efficiency of large engines
MAN Diesel & Turbo recently presented its new efficiency technologies for large two-stroke engines, the WHR (waste heat recovery) systems, that include the TCS-PTG turbines, and are offered as an integrated system. 10 Jun 2011
MAN Diesel gains Korean Navy engine order
MAN Diesel & Turbo says that it signed a contract in April, 2011 with STX of South Korea, for four 12V28/33D STC medium speed engines, for a Republic of Korea Navy ship under construction at Hanjin Heavy Industry. 01 Jul 2011
MAN to power seismic vessel in Norway
MAN Diesel & Turbo reports a recent contract, signed in Frederikshavn, Denmark for the supply of four MAN 8L32/40 engines to power a seismic vessel ordered by Sanco Shipping of Norway. 15 Aug 2011
MAN four-strokes for Spanish-built tugs
Spanish yard Astilleros Armón has recently delivered one tug powered by two MAN 7L27/38 four-stroke engines and is close to delivering another powered by two similar engines of nine-cylinder format. 16 Aug 2011
16-engine offshore order for MAN
MAN Diesel & Turbo reports that it has received a €22 million order for complete propulsion systems for four AHTS newbuildings, being built at ST Marine Singapore for Swire Pacific Offshore Operations. 26 Aug 2011
Heavy-duty offshore engine order
MAN medium speed propulsion, in the form of two 8L27/38 engines rated at 2,720kW each, has been specified for two new AHTS ships ordered by unnamed operators from Dubai-based Grandweld Shipyards. 03 Oct 2011
MAN sets up dedicated emissions test centre
At the Augsburg fountainhead of its medium-speed engine technology, MAN Diesel & Turbo has this year opened a new emissions test facility. 30 Nov 2011
VLCC order for ultra-long-stroke engine
According to MAN Diesel & Turbo, Athens-based ship management company Almi Tankers will be the first to equip two VLCCs with the new 7G80ME-C9.2 engine. The engines will be built by Hyundai Heavy Industries. 23 Sep 2011
LPG options for two-stroke engines
All electronically-controlled ME engines in MAN’s two-stroke range are available as ME-GI dual-fuel versions, incorporating high pressure gas injection arrangements, writes David Tinsley. 29 Aug 2011
Super long stroke engines to be built in China
MAN Diesel & Turbo reports that an order has been placed for up to 25 new ships which will be powered by MAN’s super long stroke S90ME-C9 engines, to be built by Chinese licensee CMD. 22 Jul 2011
MAN's oldest licensee marks centenary
MAN Diesel & Turbo reports that Kawasaki Heavy Industry (KHI) has celebrated the 100th anniversary of its engine-manufacturing license with MAN Diesel & Turbo. 01 Nov 2011
Turbo developments major on increased airflow and greater efficiency
Advances in turbocharger design allow smaller frame sizes, energy savings, higher efficiency, reduced emissions and cost savings, writes David Tinsley 31 Dec 2011
Contracts for MAN PrimeServ in Shanghai
MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced two significant maintenance contracts, worth over €4 million, awarded to its PrimeServ Shanghai subsidiary by COSCO, the state-owned Chinese shipping group. 01 Dec 2011
MAN receives waste heat recovery order
MAN Diesel & Turbo reports that it has received a firm order for two turbo compound systems including power turbine and generator (TCS-PTG) from Samjin Shipbuilding in Weihai, China. 19 Dec 2011
Performance monitoring rapidly becomes a total solution
Just a few years ago, real-time system monitoring was only used by a few, technically advanced ship operators but, increasingly, intelligent data management systems are rapidly turning it into a practical and accessible tool for compliance and performance monitoring, writes Wendy Laursen. 29 Feb 2012
MAN packages for Chinese specialist ships
Two Chinese special purpose ship newbuildings will each feature a complete twin-screw MAN Diesel & Turbo propulsion package of two 6L32/40 four-stroke engines, gear boxes, propellers and propulsion control system. 10 Jan 2012
MAN propulsion order for Chinese ferry
MAN Diesel & Turbo says that the Weihai Haida Ferry Company, operating in NE China, has placed an order for a 2,200-passenger/1,100 lane-metre ro-pax ferry featuring a twin-screw medium speed propulsion package. 12 Jan 2012
Emission deadlines concentrate minds
While facing increasingly competitive and often volatile market conditions, ship operators have the added challenge of finding cost-effective solutions to all-pervasive environmental controls; David Tinsley looks at some of the options. 01 Apr 2012
Next phase of Hercules project begins
Low and medium speed engine manufacturers Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel & Turbo have jointly announced the kick off of the next phase of the, long-term European-funded Hercules research programme. 10 Feb 2012
MAN power for Turkish-built asphalt ship
MAN Diesel & Turbo reports that its medium speed engines have been selected to power a new 7,000dwt asphalt and oil product tanker for Spanish shipping company Empresa Naviera Elcano, to be built in Turkey. 22 Feb 2012
Two MAN licensees to trial ME-GI engines
MAN Diesel & Turbo says that two Far Eastern companies have separately announced their intention to build prototypes of MAN’s two-stroke gas engine, which MAN says means the ME-GI is edging closer to commercial production. 09 Mar 2012
Service contract for cruise line’s engines
MAN Diesel & Turbo’s PrimeServ division has concluded a four-year service contract with US-based cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line covering the maintenance of the engines on nine of the fleet’s cruise liners. 11 Mar 2012
Dual-fuel power for Russian gas tankers
Russia’s largest shipowner, Sovcomflot, has chosen dual-fuel MAN 51/60DF engines for an LNG carrier newbuilding programme comprising two firm newbuilding orders with an option for two further vessels. 11 Apr 2012
Contract signed for Chinese G-type engine
At a recent ceremony in China, CMD (CSSC-MES Diesel) held the official signing of the contract to construct the first Chinese-built MAN B&W design Green Series 7G80ME-C9.2 engine. 20 Apr 2012
Greening the low speed fleet
The Motorship recently visited MAN Diesel’s two-stroke headquarters in Copenhagen, where we learned about the company’s latest moves to keep ahead of the game in respect of emissions reduction, particularly with respect to the EEDI. 01 Jun 2012
GL and MAN produce LNG boxship study
According to Germanischer Lloyd, the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as ship fuel has recently gained more attention not only in Europe, but also in Asia and the USA. 23 May 2012
MAN adds new Danish PrimeServ academy
MAN Diesel & Turbo has opened its 11th PrimeServ academy in Frederikshavn, Denmark, to provide propulsion and propeller training, offering both general training and specialised courses. 08 Jun 2012
32-genset order from Swire for MAN
MAN Diesel & Turbo has won an order to supply the gensets for a series of eight diesel-electric offshore newbuildings recently ordered by Swire Pacific Offshore Operations, to be built at Japanese and Brazilian yards. 13 Jun 2012
MAN reports slow steaming research
In late 2011, MAN Diesel & Turbo undertook a survey of its customers in the container, bulk and tanker industries, to determine their attitudes towards, and their experience of, slow steaming. 19 Jun 2012
Step change for container ship propulsion
MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced that its first super-long-stroke, 90-cm bore Mk 9 engine has successfully completed test bed trials at licensee Hyundai Heavy Industries Engine & Machinery Division in Korea. 27 Jul 2012
MAN adds commercial high speed unit
MAN Diesel had a new high speed engine on display at the recent SMM show in Hamburg; the vehicle-derived D2868 LE421 is a fully classified marine diesel for medium- and heavy-duty operation. 09 Sep 2012
Dual fuel option for Greek LNG newbuilds
MAN Diesel & Turbo has won a contract to supply the engines for two 160,000m³ Greek LNG carriers. The installation of MAN 51/60DF dual-fuel engines represents the company’s first such reference in this segment. 05 Nov 2012
MAN reports interest in ultra-long stroke
MAN Diesel & Turbo says it has received “a healthy interest” in its ultra-long-stroke G-type engine with several new orders, bringing the current number of G-type orders up to 70 just one year after its market release. 28 Nov 2012
MAN propeller upgrade for gravel dredger
MAN Diesel & Turbo’s PrimeServ division has performed a propulsion upgrade for a 900 m³ dredger in cooperation with owner, Saudi shipowner and constructional engineering company, National Chemical Carriers (NCC). 05 Dec 2012
Visemar chooses MAN power
Italy’s Visemar's new RoRo, to be built at Venice’s Cantiere Navale Visentini yard, will be powered by a complete MAN propulsion package featuring 2 9L32/44CR medium speed engines. 14 Feb 2013
HHI completes approval test of G-Type engine
Global marine engine manufacturer, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), has completed a type approval test of two ultra long stroke marine engines under license with global marine engineering company, MAN Diesel & Turbo. 12 Mar 2013
MAN-powered AHTS pair enter service in Middle East
MAN Diesel & Turbo says that its propulsion packages have gained an important reference in Middle Eastern offshore operations, with the delivery from Abu Dhabi-based Adyard of the ‘Topaz Dignity’ and ‘Topaz Triumph’ AHTS vessels. 08 Apr 2013
Milestone for MAN engine
MAN Diesel & Turbo has sold its 500th MAN 48/60 medium speed engine, marking a milestone for the engine which has gained a reputation for being a good all rounder and a sturdy workhorse. 23 Apr 2013
Shipping crisis hits MAN engine sales
The ongoing shipping crisis in many European countries has been a factor in the significant decline in demand for merchant ship engines from German concern MAN in the first quarter of this year, reports Tom Todd. 02 May 2013
MAN PrimeServ maintenance agreement
MAN Diesel and Turbo has signed an Engine Management Concept (EMC) agreement with German shipowner, Rörd Braren, covering three ships from the German fleet. 07 May 2013
MAN G-types for Teekay
MAN Diesel & Turbo has signed a contract to supply four MAN B&W G60ME-C engines for four 113,000-dwt Long Range 2 (LR2) product tankers being built by STX Offshore & Shipbuilding for Teekay Tankers Ltd. 15 May 2013
MAN power for Brazil
After being fitted with a MAN B&W 6S70ME-C type prime mover and three MAN 7L23/30H auxiliary engines, Suezmax tanker, ‘Zumbi dos Palmares’, has been delivered to Brazilian hydrocarbon transportation company, Transpetro. 30 May 2013
Gas-fuelled ships pick up Nor-Shipping awards
The 2013 Nor-Shipping Awards for energy efficiency and innovative ship design were presented at the Nor-Shipping Opening Conference. 05 Jun 2013
20,000 slide fuel valves retrofitted to MAN engines
MAN PrimeServ, the service division of MAN Diesel & Turbo, says that its has recently retrofitted its 20,000th slide fuel valve. 10 Jun 2013
Viking cruise ships feature MAN power and PureSOx scrubbers
MAN Diesel & Turbo says that it has been contracted to supply eight medium speed engines, in cooperation with Alfa Laval which is supplying PureSOx systems, for two new Viking Ocean Cruises ships being built at Fincantieri. 14 Jun 2013
MAN announces next ME engine generation
Following on from the market development towards the further optimisation of large container ships’ propulsion efficiency, MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced two significant additions to its engine programme. 26 Jun 2013
MAN engines for LNG carriers
MAN Diesel and Turbo is to supply its MAN51/60 dual fuel engines for six Chinese LNG carriers owned by a consortium formed by Sinopec Kantons, MOL and Shanghai based CSLNG. 16 Jul 2013
MAN GenSet sales success
MAN Diesel and Turbo’s L16/24 GenSet engine remains competitive after continuous re-designs since its launch in the 1990s, reaching sales of 3,000 units. 01 Aug 2013
Offshore construction ships get 6 x MAN 32/44 power
MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced an order to supply the main gensets for a multi-layer vessel newbuilding, recently commenced by Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven for UK client Ceona. 06 Aug 2013
Ten MAN diesels for cruise newbuilds
MAN Diesel & Turbo says that it has won an order for 10 large four-stroke engines, to be supplied to Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany, to power two newbuildings contracted by Norwegian Cruise Line. 22 Aug 2013
Results-driven Hercules research project in third phase
With the European marine engine research project Hercules well into its third phase, David Tinsley looks at how it can achieve its goals of near-zero emissions and further significant drops in fuel consumption. 16 Oct 2013
MAN propeller agreement
Dalian Marine Propeller Co Ltd (DMMP) is to produce and sell MAN Diesel and Turbo Alpha Kappel design propellers in China. 07 Oct 2013
‘Workhorse’ genset keeps up with the times
As MAN Diesel & Turbo celebrates one of its most successful auxiliary engines, it has received orders for its larger diesel genset engines for electric propulsion plants in cruise ships and specialist vessels. 30 Nov 2013
Maersk orders new MR vessels
Maersk Tankers has ordered four new MR vessels with South Korea’s Sungdong Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering as part of its strategy to gradually update its fleet. 04 Nov 2013
MAN engines for Carnival Cruises
MAN Diesel & Turbo has won an order from Carnival Cruises to supply five 48/60CR engines for its next generation cruise ship. 28 Nov 2013
Indian tanker gets Kappel propeller retrofit
MAN Diesel & Turbo’s PrimeServ retrofit team is to provide a propeller upgrade for a 105,000dwt crude oil carrier owned by Great Eastern Shipping Company (GESCO) of Mumbai, India. 02 Dec 2013
MAN powered specialised fishing vessel
Norwegian shipping company Nyholmen, part of Hansen Dahl, has chosen MAN Diesel & Turbo main and auxiliary four stroke engines for its newbuild 77.25m purse seiner/trawler. 10 Dec 2013
MAN ME-GI engines for LNG carriers
MAN Diesel and Turbo is to supply four 7G70 ME-GI engines for two new Norwegian LNG carriers for Knutsen OAS Shipping. 16 Dec 2013
First commercial ME-LGI engine contract
MAN Diesel & Turbo has confirmed that the letter of intent signed with Canada’s Waterfront Shipping for five Electronic LGI (Liquid Gas Injection) methanol-powered engines, has converted into a firm contract. 19 Dec 2013
Greeks adopt the MAN G95 engine
Two Greek shipowners have selected MAN Diesel & Turbo’s new two-stroke main engines, the G95ME-C, as prime mover for two sets of its container vessels. 09 Jan 2014
TGE wins conversion contract
Germany’s TGE Marine is to design and supply the LNG fuel gas package for MAN Diesel and Turbo’s (MDT) conversion of what is thought will be the first Qatari Q-max carrier to run on LNG or HFO. 20 Jan 2014
MAN powered ice-class LNG carrier
Russian shipping company, Sovcomflot, has taken delivery of the MAN Diesel & Turbo powered LNG carrier, the ‘Velikiy Novgorod’, from South Korea’s STX Offshore & Shipbuilding. 03 Mar 2014
MAN chosen for cruise power and hybrid installation
MAN Diesel & Turbo says that its large four-stroke engines are continuing to be a popular choice for newbuild cruise ships. 26 Mar 2014
MAN prepares for Tier III era
With the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Tier III emissions regulation set to come in to force in the coming years, MAN Diesel and Turbo says it’s ready to support its customers “for this new era of environmentally efficient shipping”. 17 Apr 2014
Imabari Shipbuilding carriers for Spain
Japan’s Imabari Shipbuilding Co Ltd is to build two LNG carriers at its Saijo yard for Spanish shipping company, Elcano. 28 Apr 2014
Sealing options for meeting VGP grow
A growing range of sealing solutions are available which enable ship operators to meet the US Vessel General Permit conditions; the latest options are described by Wendy Laursen. 07 May 2014
36th Propulsion & Emissions conference begins
MAN Diesel & Turbo hosted the welcome reception for the 36th Motorship Propulsion & Emissions conference on the evening of 20 May. 21 May 2014
‘Round Table’ looks at cold corrosion
The subject of cold corrosion came under the spotlight at a round table discussion hosted by ExxonMobil and 'The Motorship' in Hamburg on 20 May. 21 May 2014
MAN solution proves its worth
MAN Diesel and Turbo’s Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) solution, being developed with support from Alfa Laval, is proving successful onboard two AP Moller-Maersk vessels. 27 May 2014
Stephan Timmermann: A quiet revolution
“Despite people sometimes thinking you are crazy if you talk about a real and fundamental change, you have to realise how far everyone, not just the maritime business, but the whole world has come,” says Stephan Timmermann of MAN Diesel & Turbo SE. 30 May 2014
MAN propulsion for new GEFO tanker
MAN Diesel and Turbo has supplied a complete propulsion system for an ultra-modern chemicals tanker operated by Germany’s Gesellschaft für Öltransporte (GEFO). 23 Jun 2014
New group targets 50 LNG ships by 2019
A new Germany-based maritime body promoting LNG propulsion in shipping has set a target of five years for the introduction of at least 50 more ships fitted or retro-fitted for LNG use, writes Tom Todd. 25 Jun 2014
New technologies to deal with cat fines in HFO
Remains of cat fines in the fuel oil entering the engine account for a considerable part of the wear of the combustion chamber components in two stroke engines; GEA Westfalia Separator, MAN Diesel & Turbo and NanoNord have joined forces to offer a solution. 11 Jul 2014
Major export deal boosts UK marine engine building
Paxman engines have been prominent in the larger high speed marine engine sector for many years, and the VP185 continues to attract important orders for its current proprietor, MAN Diesel & Turbo; David Tinsley looks at the engine’s history and current orderbook. 06 Aug 2014
All-MAN package for US container ship
US marine transportation company, Tote, has received an all-MAN Diesel and Turbo package for its containership, which is set to be the world’s first LNG-powered containership. 14 Aug 2014
Offshore service agreement for MAN PrimeServ
MAN PrimeServ, the service division of MAN Diesel & Turbo, has concluded a service framework agreement with Norwegian offshore services company DOF. 10 Sep 2014
Turbocharger developed for Tier III two-strokes
MAN Diesel & Turbo says that it is developing a new turbocharger series specifically matched to the requirements of two-stroke engines. 17 Sep 2014
Hercules-2 engine development project to get underway
Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel & Turbo have jointly announced the formal commencement of the EU-funded Hercules-2 project, aimed at minimising emissions from large marine diesel engines. 22 Sep 2014
Class awards SCR emissions certificate
MAN Diesel & Turbo says it has been awarded a Tier III-compatibility certificate by DNV GL in respect of the MAN 8L21/31 four-stroke engine on a DFDS Seaways ship which has been retrofitted with an SCR system. 22 Sep 2014
MAN goes for Tier III compliance
MAN Diesel & Turbo says that one of its four-stroke installations has been certified to meet the forthcoming IMO Tier III emission requirements, following trials onboard a DFDS ro-ro ship. 30 Oct 2014
MAN Diesel names next CEO
The new CEO of MAN Diesel & Turbo SE will be Dr Uwe Lauber, who takes over responsibility for the Augsburg-based group with effect from 1 January 2015. 29 Oct 2014
SCR for deepwater offshore vessel
MAN Diesel & Turbo reports that a deepwater derrick-lay vessel ordered by Petrofac will be supplied with SCR systems on each of its six 16V32/44CR engines. 05 Nov 2014
Chinese ferries opt for MAN power
MAN Diesel & Turbo reports that it has secured a contract for the supply of four 9L48/60CR engines for two passenger ferries for Chinese shipping companies, Huadong Ferry and Dadong Ferry. 18 Nov 2014
MAN power for US fishing trawler
MAN Diesel and Turbo is to supply an MAN 9L32/44CR engine to power a new trawler for independent US fishing company, Fishermen’s Finest. 25 Nov 2014
MAN auto-tuning package landmark
MAN PrimeServ, the service division of MAN Diesel & Turbo, will now install Pressure Mounting Instrument (PMI) auto-tuning to all of its newbuild engines as standard following successful uptake by the industry. 26 Jan 2015
MAN renews contract with Chinese shipbuilder
MAN Diesel & Turbo has renewed its contract with Chinese two-stroke licensee, China Shipbuilding Industry Corp (CSIC) for a further ten years. 11 Feb 2015
ClassNK monitoring system for Makita MAN engines
ClassNK is to extend its condition-based engine monitoring system ClassNK CMAXS eGICSX to Mitsui-Makita MAN B&W main engines. 20 Feb 2015
MAN power and exhaust cleaning for trawlers
Three new wetfish trawlers designed by Nautic for Icelandic fishing company HB Grandi will boast MAN Diesel & Turbo main engines and selective catalytic reduction (SCR), the Danish engine designer reports. 10 Mar 2015
MAN demonstrates two-stroke methanol engine
MAN Diesel & Turbo demonstrated its methanol-burning ME-LGI engine in front of customers and partners in March. 30 Mar 2015
First approval for MAN Tier III SCR
MAN Diesel and Turbo has reached a major milestone after it received award in principle for its SCR system for the entire medium-speed engine portfolio fulfilling IMO Tier III regulations by the China Classification Society (CSS). 23 Apr 2015
G45 ‘green’ engine gains type approval
The world’s first 45-centimetre bore, ultra-long stroke, low-speed engine, MAN B&W 5G45ME-C9.5, has passed its type approval test. 14 May 2015
MAN signs maintenance contract with Anglo-Eastern
MAN PrimeServ Turbocharger has signed a Premium Turbocharger Maintenance Contract with Anglo-Eastern Ship Management that covers around 300 turbochargers installed on its fleet. 26 May 2015
Propeller upgrade for Odfjell tankers
MAN Diesel & Turbo is to retrofit and upgrade eleven 37,500dwt Kværner Class chemical tankers operated by Odfjell, with the first vessel – ‘Bow Clipper’ – due to be upgraded in August. 08 Jun 2015
Versatile vessel addresses deepwater challenge
The ‘Ceona Amazon’ multi-function tie-back, field development and construction vessel is regarded as a game-changer capable of executing all aspects of deepwater projects in environmentally-challenging locations for keener logistic costs. By David Tinsley. 26 May 2015
MAN tests two-stage turbocharger
MAN Diesel & Turbo has carried out the first testbed run of its prototype two-stage turbocharger - a single unit comprising its existing TCR20 and TCX17 turbochargers - at the company’s factory in Augsburg, Germany. 22 Jun 2015
MAN approves Alfa Laval for scrubbers
MAN Diesel & Turbo has approved Alfa Laval to supply its PureNOx water treatment for use with MAN’s exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) scrubber, making Alfa the first company to receive such approval. 22 Jun 2015
MOL tests low-speed methanol engine
Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has reported that the first low-speed engine running on methanol, built by MAN Diesel & Turbo licensee Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co, has met expectations during testing at Mitsui’s factory in Tamano. 01 Jul 2015
MAN Turbocharger maintenance agreement
MAN PrimeServ’s turbocharger unit has signed a Premium Turbocharger Maintenance Contract with Associated Maritime Company (HKG) Ltd (AMCL). 13 Aug 2015
MAN approves Lemag fuel switch system
Lemag, Lehmann & Michels has received a letter of no objection from MAN Diesel & Turbo for the use of its CONTROLmag fuel switching system with MAN engines. 19 Aug 2015
MAN engines for biggest cutter dredger
MAN Diesel and Turbo is to supply three of its MAN L/V 48/60CR engines for Jan De Nul Group’s new self-propelled, cutter-suction dredger – set to be the world’s largest. 19 Aug 2015
Engine swap for veteran crane
Hamburg port operators HHLA have installed new high-performance diesels from Anglo Belgian Corporation (ABC) on their veteran floating crane HHLA IV, replacing what were described as “remarkable” MAN units which have served for nearly 60 years, writes Germany correspondent Tom Todd. 04 Sep 2015
INOXCVA tanks for Crowley LNG ships
Cryogenic engineering and transportation specialist INOXCVA has supplied LNG fuel tanks for the first stage of Crowley Maritime’s LNG-fuelled 2,400 teu con-ro vessel project. 04 Sep 2015
MAN CR unit ready for US market
The MAN 32/44 Common Rail engine family has received US EPA Certification, a requirement for all engines installed aboard US-flagged vessels. 21 Sep 2015
MAN propeller excels in bulker trials
One of the first commercial applications of MAN Diesel & Turbo’s new fixed pitch propeller design, combined with a higher propeller layout and MAN’s new recommended light running margin (LRM), has achieved good results on the first of a new bulker series for Lemissoler Navigation Co. 30 Sep 2015
Odfjell extends propulsion upgrade plan
Norwegian ship owner Odfjell is embarking on an upgrade plan that it believes will give it one of the world’s most energy-efficient chemical tanker fleets, following a successful first installation on ‘Bow Clipper’ during scheduled dry docking in August. 02 Oct 2015
Japan's first ME-GI
The Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) of the first ME-GI engine in Japan recently took place at the Tamano Works of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES). 05 Oct 2015
MAN engine ordered for fishing vessel
Voyager Fishing Company, based in Northern Ireland, have ordered a new trawler/purse seiner vessel installed with a MAN 32/44CR engine. 14 Oct 2015
First MAN ME-GI engines enter service
The first electronically-controlled, gas-injection M-type engines (ME-GI) from MAN Diesel & Turbo have entered service onboard Qatari LNG partnership Nakilat’s Q-max vessel ‘Rasheeda’. 28 Oct 2015
New access to MAN Diesel's UK service HQ
Mirrlees Drive officially opens for business at MAN Diesel in Stockport, UK 30 Dec 2009