Japanese Japanese roro chooses new J-Eng two-stroke

The new 6UEC45LSE-C1 fgeatures a higher cylinder pressure and power output than its predecessor, the 6UEC45LSE-B2 (pictured) The new 6UEC45LSE-C1 fgeatures a higher cylinder pressure and power output than its predecessor, the 6UEC45LSE-B2 (pictured)

Japan Engine Corp (J-Eng) has received the first order for its updated 6UEC45LSE-C1 engine design. The engine will be installed in roro vessel which to be built at Kanda Shipbuilding Co.

The C1 mark is a higher output version of the UEC45LSE engine in service since 2004 and aimed at roro vessels, handy-sized bulk carriers and small-sized chemical tankers. The series has accumulated more than 250 engine orders to date.

J-Eng noted that high reliability and low fuel consumption make the UEC45LSE ideal for roro vessels, with operators running demanding scheduled services and requiring tight control of costs.

Principal particulars - 6UEC45LSE-C1 engine

Cylinder bore (mm): 450
Piston stroke (mm): 1,930
Stroke/bore: 4.29
Engine output (kW): 8,640
Speed (rpm): 128
Mean effective pressure (bar): 22.0
Average piston speed (m/s): 8.2
Fuel consumption rate* (g/kWh): 173

Source: J-Eng
Note: * IMO NOx Tier2, Tolerance 5%

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