Pacific Basin Shipping has signed a service agreement with MAN Energy Solutions Hong Kong to cover field, workshop, and technical services on MAN main engines, generators and turbochargers onboard 111 dry-bulk ships.
MAN PrimeServ will manage the contract from Hong Kong in close cooperation with the PrimeServ global network that covers some 120 service hubs.
“Pacific Basin is committed to delivering a safe, environmentally friendly and reliable freight service to cargo customers around the world with a vision to be the first choice partner for customers and other stakeholders in dry-bulk shipping. MAN is our trusted partner as engine maker and service provider, as well as supplier of genuine spares and the best technical expertise on engines. We expect this service agreement will help to maximise further our operational and cost efficiencies, while also enhancing the long-standing partnership between MAN and Pacific Basin,” said Jay K Pillai, fleet director – Pacific Basin.
“By combining Pacific Basin’s in-house knowledge with MAN’s know-how and experience, we believe that this agreement will improve the predictability of Pacific Basin’s operational costs, minimise maintenance costs as well as optimise the planning of services and spare-part deliveries. Through first-class service, we are committed to ensure safe, reliable and cost-efficient engine operation so that Pacific Basin can focus on what is important to their customers in an environmentally-sustainable way,” said Sarath Prasannan, managing director – MAN Energy Solutions Hong Kong.