First two-stroke success for ethane fuel

The ethane-burning Mitsui-MAN B&W 7G50ME-C9.5-GIE engine aboard 'Gaschem Beluga'

The world’s first two-stroke engine to run on ethane has successfully passed gas trials on board the liquefied ethylene gas (LEG) carrier ‘Gaschem Beluga’, with engine designer MAN Diesel & Turbo hailing the positive operational performance as “expanding alternative fuel possibilities”.

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