MAN Hired for World’s First Megaship Conversion to LNG Fuel

MAN Energy Solutions has signed a contract for the conversion of a 15,000 TEU container vessel to dual-fuel LNG operation. The container vessel MV SAJIR is owned by Hapag-Lloyd, one of the world's leading liner shipping companies, and normally serves a route from Asia to northern Europe via the Suez canal. The pilot project will entail the conversion of an existing, … [Read more...]

Mitsui-MAN Win Gas Fired Engine Orders

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. announced today the winning of an order to supply four dual fuel 2-stroke engines to Japan’s biggest shipbuilder, Imabari Shipbuilding.  The Mitsui-MAN B&W 7G70ME-C9.2-GI engines, once built, will be installed aboard two liquefied natural gas carriers currently under construction for Spanish shipping line Empresa Naviera Elcano … [Read more...]

First Order Placed for LNG-Powered Car Carrier

MAN Diesel & Turbo reports today they have received an order from United European Car Carriers (UECC) to supply dual-fuel ME-GI 2-stroke engines for the world's first LNG-powered Pure Car/Truck Carriers (PCTCs). The two-ship order was placed at the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China, a joint venture between Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) and China Ocean Shipping (Group) … [Read more...]

Nakilat to Repower Q-MAX LNG Carrier with Dual Fuel ME-GI Engine

Qatari shipping company Nakilat, the world's largest owner of LNG carriers, along with Qatari LNG producers Qatargas, RasGas and engine manufacturer MAN Diesel and Turbo, have announced plans to re-power a 266,000 m3 Q-Max vessel using a dual fuel LNG system. The control of greenhouse gas and exhaust gas emissions is a high priority in today’s shipping industry. In-step with … [Read more...]