MAN introduce new super-long-stroke low-speed engines

By Keith Henderson at October 25, 2010 15:33
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A new series of super-long-stroke low-speed engines designated G type is announced by MAN Diesel &Turbo. The first series offered is the G80ME-C9 with a bore of 800mm and stroke of 3,720 mm. The G80ME-C9 will be offered in six, seven, eight and nine cylinder configurations. The slower running engines offer the use of larger propeller diameters with the associated improved efficiency improvement.Design work on the first G type is making good progress and final drawings are expected to be completed by mid 2011. Other G type series will follow in the future according to demand. [More]

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