rss icon Subscribe
desktop mobile

New MTU Engines Make Their Debut

In 2018 Rolls-Royce will deliver the first certified MTU gas engines for commercial marine applications. (Image: MTU)

Posted by Eric Haun

At the international maritime exhibition Nor-Shipping in Oslo from May 30 to June 2 2017, MTU, part of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, presented its propulsion and systems portfolio, primarily for offshore supply vessels, workboats and ferries. This included Series 2000, 4000 and 8000 propulsion engines in an output range from 400 to 10,000 kW, hybrid propulsion solutions and diesel electric propulsion systems and diesel gensets for the supply of on-board power.

Rolls-Royce showcased MTU's Series 4000 diesel engine meeting IMO III and EPA Tier 4 emission regulations. This fifth generation Series 4000 engine complies with the emission regulations using a variety of technical advances incorporated in the turbocharger system, the combustion process and the fuel injection system, in addition to a new SCR system developed by MTU. With the integrated solution for IMO Tier III and EPA Tier 4, consisting of MTU's propulsion system and SCR exhaust gas aftertreatment system, the customer benefits from having an optimally matched system. In relation to the power to weight ratio, the system requires a minimum of installation space and is extremely flexible.
New MTU gas engine for workboats MTU's new 16-cylinder gas engine will be available as of 2018 with a power range extending from 1,500 to 2,000 kW. This will be followed by an eight-cylinder version with a 750 to 1,000 kW power range. As a result of its dynamic acceleration behavior, its environmental compatibility, reliability and cost-effective operation, is ideally suited for use as the main propulsion in tug boats, ferries, push boats and special purpose vessels, such as research boats. The combustion concept provides an efficient use of fuel and ensures that IMO III exhaust emission standards are met without the need for additional exhaust gas aftertreatment. To meet EPA Tier 4 regulations, a compact oxidation catalyst is mounted on the engine. Due to the use of double-walled gas supply lines, the engine room can be designed in much the same way as for a diesel system.

Jun 2, 2017

 QRCode for link to New MTU Engines Make Their Debut story
 

Marine Equipment

Liebherr´s New Floating Crane Goes to Market

New Liebherr high performance four-rope-grab crane design CBG 360.

The latest four rope grab crane development of Liebherr´s floating crane segment is going to be

Silver Ships Debuts Demo Fire and Rescue Boat

(Image: Silver Ships)

Silver Ships, Inc. said it has collaborated with industry vendors to create an aluminum

USB Receptacles Available in New Configurations

Photo: Hubbell Marine

With limited receptacles onboard, charging handheld devices like tablets and smartphones can be a

Marine Power

Langh Tech Warns of Sulphur Fuel Carriage Ban Impact

Laura Langh-Lagerlof  (Photo: Langh Tech)

Finland-based exhaust gas cleaning firmLangh Tech has explained how last week’s decision to

Twin Disc Equips Seacor's New Crewboats

Photo: Seacor Marine

When cargo and crew need to get to an offshore platform fast, Seacor Marine delivers with its new

Rolls-Royce, GSL to assemble MTU engines

Rolls-Royce and Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) will cooperate in the local manufacturing of MTU Series 8000 engines in India. Shekhar Mital, Chairman & Managing Director of GSL (left), and Praveen Mohan, Director & CEO of MTU India, signed the agreement at trade show Defexpo in Chennai.Photo credit Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce said it has reached a deal with Indian naval shipbuilder Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) to

Marine Propulsion

Langh Tech Warns of Sulphur Fuel Carriage Ban Impact

Finland-based exhaust gas cleaning firmLangh Tech has explained how last week’s decision to prohibit the carriage of noncompliant fuel oil will have a material and technical

Van Oord LNG Fueled Crane Vessel Named

For celebration of 150th anniversary, Van Oord starts with the naming of the first LNG vessel Werkendam

With a two-day event on the quay of the Biesboschhaven Zuid harbour in Werkendam, Van Oord will

Twin Disc Equips Seacor's New Crewboats

When cargo and crew need to get to an offshore platform fast, Seacor Marine delivers with its new Seacor Panther and Seacor Puma. Part of its CrewZer Class of state-of-the-art