MAN Propulsion Package for New Mediterranean RoRo Ferry

By George Backwell at February 23, 2013 03:44
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A RoRo ferry ordered by Italian ferry operator Visemar from the Cantiere Navale Visentini shipyard near Venice, is to be equipped with a complete MAN propulsion package, powered by a pair of 9L32/44CR medium-speed diesel engines. Visemar RoRo Ferry: Image courtesy of MAN Diesel & Turbo MAN Diesel & Turbo optimised the propulsion system for the new RoRo, which includes MAN Alpha CP propellors (driven through Renk low friction gearboxes) in close consultation with the shipyard and NAOS, the Italian RoPax ship-design specialist. These project-specific propellors deliver a very high propulsive efficiency, leading to substantial fuel-oil savings for the complete propulsion plant.Main EnginesThe 9L32/44CR engines, which comply with IMO Tier II exhaust gas emission regulations, each develop 5,040 kW at 750 rpm and are complemented by 2 × Renk RSV 900C gearboxes and 2 × Alpha CPP propellers.These engines use the latest MAN Diesel & Turbo common rail technology which all... [More]

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