New Diesel by MAN Fulfils Container Ship Low-load Engine Needs

By George Backwell at July 28, 2012 08:16
Filed Under: General
Container ship operators looking for the lowest possible fuel oil consumption at any engine load will be interested to hear word from MAN Diesel & Turbo that the first super-long-stroke large bore two-stroke engine specifically designed for them, the S90ME-C9.2, has just successfully completed trials on Hyundai Heavy Industries Engine & Machinery Division’s  test bed. Marine Diesel Engine MAN S90ME-C9.2: Photo credit Man Diesel & Turbo The new engine, of reduced size for container ship engine rooms (although the largest ever designed by MAN) is based on the VLCC-optimised S90ME-C8 engine, as operators look to reduce operating costs through slow steaming, turbocharger cut out and low-load engine optimisation; all of which are offered by the new engine. Engine Design Concept – MAN S90ME-C9.2 Low-speed two-stroke main engines of MAN’s existing MC type, with a chain driven camshaft, have limited flexibility with regard to fuel injection and exha... [More]

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