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Des moteurs MAN pour les remorqueurs brise-glace de Svitzer

Marine Marchande

MAN Energy Solutions has won the contract to supply the main propulsion engines for two new ice-breaking ASD tugs, to be operated by Svitzer in the Scandanavian region. Each vessel, rated with 60 tonnes of bollard pull, will be powered by 2 × MAN 12V175D MM, IMO Tier II engines, each rated at 2,040 kWm at 1,800 rpm.

All four engines will be supplied by MAN Energy Solutions directly from its purpose-built, state-of-the-art production facility in Frederikshavn, Denmark to Turkish-based, Med Marine. The vessels are due to enter service by the end-2020.

Esben Grundtvig, Head of Group Newbuilding, Svitzer stated: “We are happy to have the new MAN 175D high-speed engine in our two newbuildings. We are confident that we will have the same high