MAN confirms first methanol engine order for containership market

The 2,100 teu newbuilding will join 3,596 teu Vistula Maersk (pictured) in service in Maersk-owned Sealand Europe’s feeder connection between Northern Europe and Bay of Botnia ports.

MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to supply the world’s first low-speed, dual-fuel engine to run on methanol within the container segment. Hyundai (HMD) will construct the 2,100-teu vessel in Korea for A.P. Møller – Maersk, while MAN licensee HHI-EMD will build the MAN B&W 6G50ME-LGIM (-Liquid Gas Injection ...

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