Tag: <span>MAN Energy Solutions</span>

ABB to turbocharge first ME-GA engines
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ABB to turbocharge first ME-GA engines

ABB’s A200-L turbochargers will be used on MAN Energy Solutions’ 5G70ME-C10.5-GA engines destined for six LNG carriers. The 174,000m3 vessels have been ordered by four shipowners including Korea Line Corp, PAN Ocean, Knutsen OAS and JP Morgan, under a long-term charter agreement with Shell. The turbochargers will be used on MAN’s low-pressure dual-fuel two-stroke engines,...

Navigator Gas awarded DNV AiP for ammonia-fuelled gas carrier
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Navigator Gas awarded DNV AiP for ammonia-fuelled gas carrier

Navigator Gas has been awarded a new Approval in Principle (AiP) for an ammonia-fuelled gas carrier design from DNV. An industrywide consortium, including MAN Energy solutions, Babcock International, and the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA), has collaborated with Navigator Gas to achieve the Approval in Principle (AiP) from DNV. The new gas carrier design has been...

Methanol-powered ships could be more competitive than other alternative fuels
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Methanol-powered ships could be more competitive than other alternative fuels

Methanol as a commercially and technically viable marine fuel is gaining greater traction over other alternative bunkers, including LNG, as more shipowners adopt the clean burning fuel as price spreads narrow and production ramps up. Speaking at a virtual conference last week, Greg Dolan, CEO of the Methanol Institute noted that methanol production costs will...

METIS contributes to EU decarbonisation project
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METIS contributes to EU decarbonisation project

METIS Cyberspace Technology is contributing to an EU-backed project that will test clean energy solutions on board vessels to help achieve decarbonisation targets. The ENGIMMONIA project comprises two main areas of focus: promoting the global adoption of alternative fuels – namely ammonia – in shipping to reduce the industry’s carbon footprint; and adapting clean energy...

Makita order marks Japanese debut for ABB’s A255-L turbocharger
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Makita order marks Japanese debut for ABB’s A255-L turbocharger

Japanese engine builder Makita has selected ABB’s latest low-speed turbochargers for an engine being built for a chemical tanker, marking the first time that a Japanese-built engine will feature the compact, powerful A255-L turbochargers. The turbochargers will be applied on a 6S40ME-B9.5 engine built by Makita which manufactures MAN engines under the license. The A255-L...

Nordic consortium reveals promising outlook for ammonia-powered vessel
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Nordic consortium reveals promising outlook for ammonia-powered vessel

The Nordic Green Ammonia-Powered Ship concept study is bringing together key players in the entire value chain for a green ammonia-powered gas carrier. A major conclusion is that green ammonia holds potential to play a significant role in decarbonising maritime transport if investors and operators are presented with a credible business model. Momentum is building...

Industry players develop roadmap for transition to carbon-free operations
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Industry players develop roadmap for transition to carbon-free operations

A joint development project (JDP) with the Maersk McKinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping and global players in the marine and offshore industries will assess the technical, financial and environmental potential of converting existing vessels to zero-carbon fuels and technology. Together with JDP partners A.P. Moller – Maersk, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi NYK, Seaspan...

Höegh signs up four more vessels to Kongsberg and MAN ES digital package
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Höegh signs up four more vessels to Kongsberg and MAN ES digital package

Kongsberg Maritime and MAN Energy Solutions are to deliver a digital package combining the Vessel Insight and PrimeServ Assist applications to four further vessels in Höegh Autoliners’ Horizon class fleet.  Following the signing of a digitalisation partnership between Kongsberg Digital and MAN Energy Solutions in May 2020, the combined infrastructure was initially trialled by Höegh...

Industry leaders collaborate to develop guidance on the safe use of ammonia
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Industry leaders collaborate to develop guidance on the safe use of ammonia

The Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonisation Hub (LR) and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping have joined forces in a new project to develop guidance around the safe use of ammonia as a fuel to support the shipping industry’s drive towards a decarbonised future. Industry partners involved in the project include A.P. Moller-Maersk, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, NYK Line and Total. Ammonia as a fuel...

Trafigura co-sponsors development of MAN ammonia engine
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Trafigura co-sponsors development of MAN ammonia engine

Trafigura Group, an independent commodity trading company, is co-sponsoring the development of MAN Energy Solutions ammonia-fuelled engine for maritime vessels. The fuel-flexible, two-stroke ammonia engine is expected to be commercially available for large-scale ocean-going ships by 2024, followed by a retrofit package to make existing maritime vessels capable of running on ammonia by 2025. “Shipping...

Industry consortium to develop ammonia-fuelled engine
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Industry consortium to develop ammonia-fuelled engine

MAN Energy Solutions has begun the ‘AmmoniaMot’ project. Initiated by MAN with partners from industry and research institutes, it aims to define the steps necessary to produce a dual-fuel, medium-speed engine capable of running on diesel-fuel and ammonia. Supported by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi), and due to run for three...