MAN Energy Solutions News

MAN Energy Solutions signs MoU with Mitsui E&S and Mitsui O.S.K.

MAN Energy Solutions has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mitsui E&S Machinery Co., Ltd. (MES-M) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) regarding the low-speed, ammonia-fueled main engine that MAN Energy Solutions is currently developing.   The MoU provides for keeping MOL and MES-M updated on MAN Energy Solutions’ progress in this regard, with the ultimate intention of creating the basis for a more detailed LoI (Letter of Intent) leading to an actual purchasing contract f...

MAN Energy Solutions and DP World sign strategic partnership agreement

MAN Energy Solutions has signed a cooperation agreement with DP World (Drydocks World), the globally renowned provider of smart logistics solutions. Effective immediately, the agreement targets common progress in the field of decarbonisation and is scheduled to run for five years, with an option to extend thereafter.   Wayne Jones OBE – Chief Sales Officer, and Gaby Hanna – Senior Vice President and Head of Region – Middle East & Africa, acted as signatories for MAN...

MAN Energy Solutions announced dual-fuel portfolio passes two million running hours

MAN Energy Solutions has announced that its portfolio of two-stroke, dual-fuel engines have accumulated more than two million operating hours in total, running on LNG, methanol, ethane and LPG. The news comes on the back of the 470 engines the company has received orders for – with over 185 already in service – and all running on the aforementioned alternative fuels.   Bjarne Foldager, Senior Vice President and Head of Low-Speed, MAN Energy Solutions, said, “This signifi...

MAN Energy Solutions, Elbdeich and Unifeeder herald new milestone for maritime energy transition

In a world-first for the maritime sector, the containership, ‘ElbBLUE’ – owned by German shipowner Elbdeich Reederei and operated by charterer Unifeeder – has bunkered some 20 tons of green SNG (Synthetic Natural Gas) at the Elbe port in Brunsbüttel, Germany. MAN Energy Solutions held a ceremony to mark the event, which marks the first time ever that synthetic fuel – generated from 100% renewable energy via power-to-X technology – has been employed i...

Unifeeder-operated vessel, ‘ElbBlue’ fuelled with renewable liquefied SNG to reduce carbon emissions

In a world-first for the marine industry, Unifeeder-operated vessel, ‘ElbBlue’ was fuelled with liquefied SNG for a trial voyage, in a major boost for the shipping industry’s efforts to reduce its carbon emissions. Carbon-neutral liquefied SNG The liquefied SNG, produced at Kiwi’s Power-to-Gas facility in Werlte, Germany, is a synthetic form of LNG that is carbon-neutral and generated from 100% renewable energy. With the European Commission releasing a proposal this ye...

Hyundai Heavy Industries places order for MAN Energy Solutions’ methanol dual-fuel engines for A.P. Moller – Maersk

Hyundai’s Ship-Building Division, HHI-SBD, has ordered 8 × MAN B&W 8G95ME-LGIM (Liquid Gas Injection Methanol) engines, in connection with the building of 8 × 16,000-teu container ships for A.P. Moller – Maersk, the global integrator of container logistics. Hyundai Engine & Machinery Division, HHI-EMD, will build the engines. The order contains an option for a further four engines, with the first of the confirmed vessels due to enter service in Q1, 2024. Methano...

MAN Energy Solutions has surge of orders for ME-GA engine

MAN Energy Solutions has announced that its MAN B&W ME-GA engine – the latest addition to its dual-fuel portfolio – has landed 40 orders since its market unveiling in March 2021.   The company attributes the order surge to the market’s demand for the latest generation of Otto-cycle, two-stroke engines and the low levels of methane slip it can unlock. Authority Comments Bjarne Foldager, Senior Vice President and Head of Two-Stroke Business, MAN Energy Solutions,...

MAN Energy Solutions and ANDRITZ Hydro agree on hydrogen cooperation

MAN Energy Solutions and ANDRITZ Hydro have completed a strategic framework agreement to jointly develop international projects for the production of green hydrogen from hydropower. Frank Mette, CEO of ANDRITZ Hydro in Germany, and Dr. Uwe Lauber, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer of MAN Energy Solutions, signed the agreement in Ravensburg. A pilot project in Europe will mark the start of the collaboration. Subsequently, the companies want to jointly identify further...

Maersk signs shipbuilding contract for world's first container vessel fueled by carbon neutral methanol

A.P. Moller - Maersk. and Hyundai Mipo Dockyards have agreed on a contract for Hyundai Mipo to build a feeder vessel with a dual-engine technology enabling it to sail on either methanol or traditional very low Sulphur fuel. Maersk announced the intention to order the vessel, an industry first, on 17 February 2021. It will fly the Danish flag. Shipping Emissions “This groundbreaking container vessel shows that scalable solutions to properly solve shipping’s emissions challenge are...

Hyundai Heavy Industries placed world-first order for low-speed ME-GA engine by MAN Energy Solutions

HHI-EMD (Hyundai Heavy Industries' Engine Machinery Division) has placed a world-first order for the low-speed ME-GA engine, the latest edition to MAN Energy Solutions’ dual-fuel portfolio.   HHI-EMD has ordered 2 x 5G70ME-GA10.5 engines for each of 6 x 174,000-m3 LNG carriers for shipowners KLC (2 vessels), PANOcean (2), Knutsen (1), and JP Morgan (1). Hyundai’s Shipbuilding Division (HHI-SBD) will construct the vessels in Korea, which will be chartered by Shell Tankers (Sing...

Hapag-Lloyd exercises option for further MAN Energy Solution ME-GI engines

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has ordered 6 x MAN B&W 11G95ME-GI Mk10.5 main engines in connection with the building of 6 x ultra-large, 23,500+-TEU container vessels for Hapag-Lloyd, one of the world’s foremost liner shipping companies.   The new order stems from an option associated with an identical order for six such vessels originally announced in December 2020, where Hapag-Lloyd also chose the environmentally-friendly ME-GI engine. Production and del...

MAN Energy Solutions develops small-bore engine solution that complies with C2-emission standard

MAN Energy Solutions has developed a new small-bore engine solution that complies with China’s Stage II – commonly known as the C2-emission standard (GB15097 regulation) – due to enter into force in July 2021.   The new legislation will primarily apply to inland waterways, coastal areas and most rivers, covering domestic bulk carriers, feeder containers, oil tankers, passenger RoRos and government vessels. The company expects the introduction of C2 to grow sales of its...

Bulker segment chooses MAN Energy Solutions ME-GI Engine as standard

New Times Shipbuilding  Co. Ltd., located in Jiangsu Province, China, has ordered 3 x MAN B&W 6G70ME-GI engines in connection with the construction of 3 x 210,000 dwt bulkcarriers for Eastern Pacific (EPS), the Singapore-based shipping company.   CSSC-MES Diesel (CMD) will build the engines in China, while Rio Tinto – the metals and mining multinational – will charter the vessels upon their entering service. The contract includes an option for three further vessels....

Höegh Autoliners onboard more vessels to Kongsberg Digital’s Vessel Insight, after successful project with MAN

The agreement between MAN Energy Solutions and Kongsberg Digital came about as the companies realised that their separate efforts in the maritime digitalisation space were complementary. Kongsberg Digital’s Vessel Insight – a cost-efficient data infrastructure solution for the maritime market – is a natural match with MAN PrimeServ Assist digital solution for optimisation of engine use and maintenance. After entering a strategic digitalisation partnership, they undertook the...

A.P. Moller - Maersk and other leading companies launch the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping

The shipping industry has made a strong commitment to reduce its global carbon emissions towards 2050. A group of leading industry players are taking the next step to develop new fuel types and technologies by launching the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping. The founding company partners behind this initiative are ABS, A.P. Møller - Mærsk, Cargill, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, NYK Line and Siemens Energy. The centre, wh...

MAN Energy Solutions along with other industry players launch the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Centre for zero carbon shipping

A group of leading industry players are taking the next step to develop new fuel types and technologies by launching the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping. The founding company partners behind this initiative are ABS, A.P. Moller - Maersk, Cargill, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, NYK Line and Siemens.  The centre, which will be based in Copenhagen, Denmark, is made possible by a start-up donation of DKK 400m by the A.P. Moller Foundation. Decar...

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