MAN Energy, Karpowership set to deliver 48 dual-fuel engines

Dual-fuel Engines - Merchant Navy Info

MAN Energy Solutions and also Karpowership have signed a contract. To supply a total of 48 dual-fuel engines to Karpowership’s fleet. According to the information, the ordered engines consist of MAN 18V51/60DF dual-fuel engines with a mechanical output of 20.

Seven megawatts (MW) each.  Engines are split into multiple powerboats. In addition to engines, MAN Energy Solutions also supplies control systems for powerboats and other electromechanical equipment.

Alexander Stöckler, Head of Power Division Sale. Tendering and Project Management at  MAN Energy Solutions: “MAN Energy Solutions has been supplying engines to Karpowership’s floating power plants since 2009. “With this major order, we are proud to help Karpowership. Accelerate the energy transition anywhere in the world by expanding its fleet by  1,000 MW.” Dual fuel technology is already in use. And also has been demonstrated in other power ships, with engine power now increasing from 19 MW to almost 21 MW. Making future power ships even more effective. ” Gökhan Koçak, Chief Technology and Operations Officer of  Karpowership, added.: ” MAN Energy Solutions Regenerates. The two companies are committed to providing highly efficient multi-fuel technology. We share a vision to support the energy transition.

In July 2023, WinGD announced that it expects to ship its first X-DF-A dual-fuel ammonia engine in the first quarter of 2025.  In October 2023, EXMAR and also Seapeak joint venture  EXMAR LPG BV confirmed the decision to use ammonia as a fuel source for two Medium Gas Carriers (MGCs) currently under construction at Hyundai Mipo Shipyard in South Korea.

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