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Fuel savings claimed for propeller retrofit
An optimised propeller from MAN Diesel has helped a ferry achieve increased efficiency of 12% on its daily sail between Sweden and Germany. 11 Jan 2010
First MAN B&W tier-II compliant engine ready for delivery
The first Tier-II compliant MAN B&W engine has finished production at HHI-EMD (Hyundai Heavy Industries Engine & Machinery Division) in Korea and is ready for delivery. 26 Feb 2010
MAN powers new Spanish Ro-Ro
MAN Diesel & Turbo supplied the main and auxiliary engines for the 10,140 dwt ‘José María Entrecanales’, a new roll-on/roll-off cargo vessel. 04 May 2010
MAN donates gensets to hospital ship
MAN Diesel & Turbo is supplying the charitable organisation Mercy Ships International with four new 5L21/31 type on-board power generators for a hospital ship. 05 May 2010
New MAN engine gets type approval
MAN Diesel & Turbo’s first upgraded, 20-cylinder 28/33D prototype engine recently passed a series of tests on the test bed at the company’s St. Nazaire, France works, and was awarded DNV type approval. 12 May 2010
MAN ready to launch two-stage turbocharger
MAN Diesel & Turbo is now ready to bring two-stage turbocharging to the market with the introduction of its TCX generation. 14 Jun 2010
Mitsui reaches milestone with MAN engines
The President of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Yasuhiko Katoh, announced that the company reached the 70-million-BHP mark in accumulated production of a single diesel brand, namely MAN B&W two-stroke engines. 14 Jun 2010
Turbo technology the key to clean low speed diesels
MAN has completed the reorganisation of its engine and turbo businesses and the former MAN Diesel and MAN Turbo companies are now joined as a single enterprise, known as MAN Diesel and Turbo SE. 31 Jul 2010
Common-rail technology for Norwegian ferry newbuildings
MAN Diesel & Turbo recently signed a contract with Norwegian shipbuilder Bergen Group Fosen to supply eight common-rail-based 10L32/44CR main engines, along with six L21/31 auxiliary gensets and four RENK gearboxes. 19 Jul 2010
Reducing fuel oil consumption with retrofit
As a response to the needs of the shipping market for a more flexible utilisation of both full and part load operation, MAN Diesel & Turbo has developed the turbocharger cut-out solution. Optimal fuel consumption is now claimed to be possible at both full and part load. 28 Jul 2010
Reducing fuel oil consumption with retrofit
As a response to the needs of the shipping market for a more flexible use of both full and part load operation, MAN Diesel & Turbo has developed its turbocharger cut-out solution. Optimal fuel consumption is now claimed to be possible at both full and part load. 30 Sep 2010
MAN optimises engines for low SFOC at Tier II limits
MAN Diesel told 'The Motorship' at SMM that it has been looking at its entire MAN B&W low speed engine programme in respect of the IMO Tier 2 limits. 08 Sep 2010
Diesel Switch solves fuel changeover problem
MAN Diesel & Turbo has developed a system known as Diesel Switch to handle changeover between high and low sulphur fuel in a controlled way to avoid rapid temperature deviations and fuel-pump seizures. 17 Sep 2010
MAN readies gas engine for full-scale testing
MAN Diesel & Turbo plans to carry out full-scale ME-GI testing on a gas fired engine at its Copenhagen test centre. 21 Sep 2010
MAN to cooperate with gas-tank specialist
MAN Diesel & Turbo has reached agreement with TGE Marine Gas Engineering, market leader and specialist in the design and construction of cargo-handling systems for cryogenic gases, regarding their future cooperation. 21 Sep 2010
MAN aims to introduce dry scrubber technology
MAN Diesel & Turbo has signed a cooperation agreement, with an eye on upcoming emission regulations, with the German company, Couple Systems, to work together on dry exhaust gas scrubber systems. 22 Sep 2010
MAN PrimeServ introduces online service
MAN PrimeServ’s Online Service is a service solution that combines operating data from engines and turbochargers, data-processing technologies and the company’s own, expert knowledge to provide customers with regular reports, remote operation support and troubleshooting help. 22 Sep 2010
MAN licensee breaks 100 million bhp barrier
HHI-EMD, the engine and machinery division of Hyundai Heavy Industries, recently held a ceremony in Ulsan to commemorate the company’s production milestone of 100 million bhp. 04 Oct 2010
Natural gas option for ferry generators
Among MAN Diesel & Turbo’s recent medium speed and genset orders is a contract to supply propulsion and auxiliary engines to Norwegian shipyard Bergen Group Fosen for two new cruise ferries. 30 Nov 2010
Engine company launches its own oil brand
MAN Diesel & Turbo has launched its own range of lubricating oils branded as PrimeServLube, formulated to the group’s demanding specifications for high, medium and low speed engines. 01 Dec 2010
Retrofits meet environmental legislation
MAN Diesel & Turbo has developed ‘approved methods’ for a number of its engines, requiring some shipowners to retrofit engines to meet IMO emission limits. 15 Oct 2010
Revolutionary ultra long-stroke engine from MAN
The first G-type engine, designated G80ME-C1, has a design that follows the principles of the large-bore Mk-9 engine series that MAN introduced in 2006 and is designed with a longer stroke to reduce engine speed thereby paving the way for improved ship designs. 21 Oct 2010
Common-rail technology powers world’s largest ferry
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) of Korea has ordered four common-rail 12V48/60CR Tier-II propulsion engines from MAN Diesel & Turbo SE. 21 Oct 2010
Dual fuel plant powers new LNG carrier
Five dual-fuel MAN engines comprised the diesel-electric propulsion plant for the LNG vessel ‘Castillo de Santisteban’ recently delivered by STX Offshore & Shipbuilding to the Spanish shipping group Empresa Naviera Elcano. 27 Oct 2010
Bigger premises for MAN PrimeServ Shanghai
MAN PrimeServ Shanghai has celebrated a move to larger premises at an opening ceremony attended by business partners, local dignitaries and members of MAN Diesel & Turbo’s executive board. 29 Oct 2010
MAN celebrates 30 years in China
At a ceremony in Beijing, attended by licensees, company officials, business partners and local dignitaries, MAN Diesel & Turbo celebrated three decades of success in one of its most important markets. 03 Nov 2010
PrimeServ Las Palmas opens for business
PrimeServ’s workshop in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, was officially opened at the beginning of October 2010 although it has de facto been open for business since the beginning of 2010. 09 Nov 2010
Wärtsilä and MAN to continue Hercules project
MAN Diesel & Turbo and Wärtsilä Corporation have agreed to pursue a large joint research project, the Hercules-C project, as a continuation of the previous successful Hercules programmes for research and development in marine engine technology. 03 Dec 2010
Kawasaki Dunkirkmax bulk carrier
Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation in Japan has delivered the Feg Success bulk carrier to Cape 4 International S.A. at its Sakaide shipyard. 01 Feb 2011
Stena introduces world's largest Superferry
Stena Line’s largest ever investment of over $586 million has been spent on building the two new 62,000gt vessels, with the Stena Hollandica now in service and the Stena Britannica scheduled for delivery by the end of 2010. The 11,600 dwt newbuildings built by Nordic Yards in Wismar, Germany measure 240m long, 32m wide and have a draught of 6.4m. 01 Feb 2011
SFOC optimisation for IMO Tier II engines
One of the goals in the marine industry today is to reduce the impact of carbon dioxide emissions and thereby to reduce fuel consumption across the load range. 31 Jan 2011
Ultra long stroke engine assists higher ship efficiency
In October 2010, MAN Diesel & Turbo announced that it had produced an ultra long stroke variant of its low speed engine design, which, as part of an integrated propulsion package, could offer savings in fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions of up to 7% thanks to its lower rpm. 13 Dec 2010
MAN to power new Chinese rescue ships
MAN Diesel & Turbo is to supply two twin-screw complete propulsion packages, based on its latest MAN L48/60CR engines, for two new Chinese rescue vessels. 04 Jan 2011
New Dover Strait ferry makes big impact
Last month the new ropax ferry ‘Spirit of Britain’ went into service on the P&O Ferries’ English Channel service and more than doubled the freight-carrying capacity of the vessel it replaced. 01 Mar 2011
New LPG engine from MAN
MAN Diesel & Turbo has introduced a new Liquid ME-GI (liquid gas injection) engine which is powered by LPG (liquid petroleum gas). 28 Jan 2011
Two-stroke power for multi-role ro-ros
MAN Diesel & Turbo reports that Danish ferry operator DFDS has signed a contract for the construction of two ro-ro vessels, each to be powered by two MAN B&W 8S40MEB9 engines. 08 Mar 2011
Improved boxship concept launched
DNV and MAN Diesel & Turbo have jointly launched the next stage of DNV’s Quantum concept ship, with improvements to the machinery and the hull design and arrangement. 14 Mar 2011
Turbocharger family now complete
MAN Diesel & Turbo has completed its TCA turbocharger range following the extensive test programme carried out on the smallest variant, the TCA44. 14 Mar 2011
Boxship engine completes type approval
MAN Diesel & Turbo says that its Mk9 80-cm bore super-long-stroke engine recently completed its type approval test (TAT) at engine builder HHI-EMD, a division of Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea 16 Mar 2011
Genuine spares at a discount
MAN PrimeServ’s Service Center Denmark in Frederikshavn has launched a new online business portal offering what the company says are large savings on a surplus stock of original parts. 16 Mar 2011
Ultra low-speed engines for VLCCs make economic sense
Recent developments in low-speed diesel engines have made it possible to offer solutions which will enable significantly lower transportation costs and emissions for VLCCs, according to a paper compiled by MAN Diesel & Turbo. 29 Apr 2011
Tier 3 compliant two-stroke engine unveiled
MAN Diesel & Turbo has reported that a 6S46MC-C8 engine with integrated SCR has been successfully tested in Japan to the forthcoming IMO Tier 3 emission standards. 24 Mar 2011
Engine propels Chinese education
A new teaching facility has now been officially opened at Shanghai Maritime University’s Lingang campus, at the heart of which is a fully-functional MAN B&W two-stroke engine. 06 Apr 2011
Market demands longer stroke, says MAN
Following the introduction of its G80ME-C9 engine in October 2010, MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced the addition of further bore sizes to its ultra-long-stroke engine programme. 01 Jun 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
MAN adds south China two-stroke licensee
MAN Diesel & Turbo has added another two-stroke licensee to its roster, in the form of CSSC Guangzhou Marine Engine (GMD), part of the state-owned CSSC Group, and based close to Guangzhou and Hong Kong. 29 Jun 2011
Surprise first orders for ultra-long-stroke engine
MAN Diesel & Turbo believes that its assessment of the two-stroke market has proved correct with a number of Greek shipowners showing concrete interest in the company’s new, G-type, ultra-long-stroke engine programme. 30 Jun 2011
Engine management for 150-year-old ship
MAN Diesel & Turbo says that recently it returned to its roots when it signed a remarkable EMC (engine management concept) contract covering a historic Danish ship, the 150-year-old paddle steamer ‘Hjejlen’ . 29 Jun 2011
Propulsion package for advanced trawler
A Danish newbuild trawler will be equipped with a MAN Diesel & Turbo propulsion package, based on the L27/38 engine, following in the footsteps of the vessel it replaces. 14 Jul 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
New generation quickly extends market reach
Regarded as the most significant development in the MAN low-speed portfolio since the introduction of the ME electronically-controlled generation of engines, the release of the ultra long stroke G-type has proved timely and apposite to market needs, writes David Tinsley. 31 Oct 2011
Changes of course in boxship power
Efficiency optimisation trends in the containership sector, prompting a shift to lower vessel speeds, have fostered new solutions to powering arrangements and hull design based on the use of larger propellers and machinery with slower running speeds, writes David Tinsley. 31 Oct 2011
Mix of marques for bulker record-breakers
An emergent fleet of ore carriers of record-breaking capacity provides references for electronically-controlled ‘cathedral’ engine designs originating from the two main fountainheads of two-stroke diesel technology in Europe, writes David Tinsley. 31 Oct 2011
Emulsified light distillate fuel for low-NOx large engines
Anders Andreasen, senior research engineer at MAN Diesel & Turbo in Denmark, describes how emulsifier development enables water-emulsified light distillate fuel for reducing nitrous oxide emissions in large marine engines. 31 Oct 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
First order for two-stroke with EGR
MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced the first order for its second-generation EGR system, to be employed on the 6S80ME-C9 main engine onboard a Maersk Line 4,500TEU newbuild container vessel. 10 Nov 2011
Two-strokes gear up for latest emission regulations
The two main low-speed engine designers continue to bring upgraded versions of their range to the marketplace. 31 Jan 2012
Dual fuel gains credibility in the low speed market
Both major designers of large low speed two stroke marine engines have demonstrated their commitment to gas as an alternative fuel and have demonstrated dual-fuel technology applied to their engine designs, while, additionally, two Asian licensees are demonstrating their commitment to LNG ship power. 01 May 2012
MAN acquires Kappel propeller designs
The board of MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced that the company has acquired Kappel Propeller - including designs, software, and intellectual property together with continued co-operation with Jens Julius Kappel. 04 Apr 2012
Progress on gas-fuelled two-strokes
The pressure to find alternative fuels, driven by both emissions legislation and the resulting commercial pressures that threaten to drive up the cost of low-sulphur fuel oils, is impacting on the low speed engine market. 30 Nov 2012
First two-stroke EGR system runs in Korea
MAN Diesel & Turbo says that the first IMO Tier III-compliant low speed diesel engine to use EGR has been unveiled at licensee HHI-EMD (Hyundai Heavy Industries Engine & Machinery Division) in Ulsan, South Korea. 26 Oct 2012
First order for LNG-fuelled two-stroke
MAN Diesel & Turbo has confirmed the first order for its low-speed, dual-fuel ME-GI engine – the two 3,100TEU containerships to be built at NASSCO for USshipping company TOTE will be powered by 8L70ME-GI main engines. 05 Dec 2012
First Capesize bulker EEDI for Chinese MAN B&W powered ship
MAN Diesel and Turbo says that its customer, Chinese shipowner Centrans (Tianjing) Ocean Shipping, has received EEDI compliance certificates for two 180,000dwt bulkcarrier newbuildings, each powered by a single 6S70MC-C8.2 main engine. 30 Jan 2013
Large-bore G-engine passes shop trials
Hyundai group company and MAN licensee HHI-EMD has reported that the first MAN B&W 7G80ME-C9.2 passed its official shop test in Korea. 06 Feb 2013
MAN describes new dual-fuel gas engine concept
MAN Diesel & Turbo’s new ME-LGI concept is intended to expand the company’s dual-fuel portfolio enabling the exploitation of more low-flash-point fuels such as methanol and LPG. 28 Jun 2013
Canadian interest in new methanol-fuelled two-stroke
The first expression of interest in MAN’s ME-LGI dual fuel two stroke has been announced, just two weeks after the concept was first revealed. 12 Jul 2013
MAN agrees use of DSME HP gas system
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has announced a patent license agreement with MAN Diesel & Turbo for use of the DSME high pressure-fueled gas supply (HP-FGS) system. 29 Jul 2013
MAN anticipates return to larger engine power
Following from perceived development in the market leading toward further optimisation of large container ships’ propulsion efficiency, MAN Diesel & Turbo recently announced two significant additions to its engine programme. 18 Sep 2013
Low-carbon propulsion options for smaller tankers
Birger Jacobsen, senior two-stroke research engineer at MAN Diesel & Turbo in Copenhagen looks at how the latest propulsion technology can reduce carbon emissions, resulting in a favourable EEDI rating, for tankers in the 7,000dwt to 10,000dwt size range. 30 Sep 2013
Highest power dual-fuel engines on order
MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced an order for two 7S90ME-GI two-stroke dual fuel engines, capable of running on LNG or HFO/MDO, and which the company says are the largest-ever dual fuel engines to be ordered, at a rating of 42,700kW each. 11 Nov 2013
MAN hosts final phase of EU LNG initiative
MAN Diesel & Turbo has marked the final phase of the EU-funded Helios project by hosting an industry conference at its PrimeServ Academy in Copenhagen. 27 Nov 2013
MAN looks at alternative fuels and optimising the existing fleet
MAN Diesel & Turbo was first to the market with an LNG-fuelled two-stroke engine, and is now looking other low flash point fuels, as well as helping existing vessels save fuel and meet emissions limits in order to remain competitive. 26 Dec 2013
European companies combine efforts on gas-fuelled two-stroke project
In November 2013, MAN Diesel & Turbo hosted a one-day conference at its PrimeServ Academy in Copenhagen, Denmark, to announce results so far of the EU-assisted Helios project, for which MAN has responsibility for coordination. 31 Jan 2014
Another dual-fuel engine order from US
US ship operator Crowley Maritime Corporation has, according to MAN Diesel & Turbo, placed an order for two con-ro vessels with dual-fuel main and auxiliary engines. 10 Jan 2014
EcoCam continues MAN diesel fuel optimisation
MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced a device known as EcoCam, intended for retrofitting to its mechanical two-stroke engines with single turbochargers. 17 Mar 2014
Fuel saving modification with payback in days
MAN Diesel & Turbo in Denmark has told 'The Motorship' that it has been working on optimising the design of its fuel atomisers, starting with those for some designs of S50MC/MC-C engines. 26 Apr 2014
Boiler adds energy saving benefits to EGR
Alfa Laval and MAN Diesel & Turbo have been jointly developing a system that adds waste heat recovery to exhaust gas recirculation, effectively permitting fuel saving and TierIII NOx compliance at the same time – previously, reducing NOx meant a fuel consumption penalty. 05 Jun 2014
Bulk carrier newbuilds opt for Kappel propellers
MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced that its MAN Alpha Kapel propeller design has been chosen by Cyprus-based Lemissoler Navigation for a series of eight 58,500dwt bulk carriers to be built in China. 18 Jun 2014
First new low speed duel fuel engine delivered
Korean engine builder Doosan Engine has delivered the first dual-fuel, low-speed ME-GI engine to the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego for the first of two 3,100teu container ships ordered by US operator TOTE. 24 Jun 2014
Ethane-fuelled ME-GI order for MAN
Norwegian owner Ocean Yield has placed orders for three liquefied ethylene gas carriers, each of which will be powered by a single MAN B&W ME-GI low-speed, dual-fuel engine running on ethane. 22 Jul 2014
Operators, engine designers and oil suppliers join to examine cold corrosion
ExxonMobil and The Motorship recently hosted a round table discussion on cold corrosion in Hamburg, prior to the 36th Propulsion & Emissions Conference. 28 Aug 2014
MAN dual fuel for more gas tankers
MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced a further contract for its MAN 51/60DF engine, with an order for a total of 16 engines to power four newbuild LNG carrier ships 15 Sep 2014
Dual-fuel two-stroke engine order for LNG carriers
MAN Diesel & Turbo has reported a contract for four MAN B&W 5G70ME-GI engines to power two LNG carriers, ordered by Norway’s BW Group from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. 13 Oct 2014
New car carrier ships to be LNG-fuelled
MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced that it has been contracted to supply two 8S50ME-GI dual fuel two-stroke engines, one for each of a pair of newbuild pure car/truck carrier (PCTC) ships. 03 Nov 2014
MAN power for largest boxship
MAN Diesel & Turbo reports that the recently completed 19,000 teu newbuilding for China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL), built by Hyundai in Korea, is powered by a MAN B&W 12S90ME-C Mark 9.2 main engine. 20 Nov 2014
Propulsion trends in bulk carriers
As ship operators continue their quest for higher efficiency and lower costs, it is maybe time to think again about the best engines for ships carrying bulk cargoes over long distances; Birger Jacobsen, senior researcher at MAN Diesel & Turbo in Copenhagen, gives an engine designer’s view. 28 Dec 2014
Type approval for MAN four-stroke engine
MAN Diesel & Turbo’s new L35/44DF four-stroke engine has been approved by all major classification societies for genset and controllable pitch propeller operation, after type approval tests between 30 March and 2 April. 13 May 2015
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