Interest in engines running on both conventional and alternative fuels has increased so dramatically that MAN Energy Solutions is moving up the cut-off point for when the engine type will conquer half of the market.
According to a new study, ammonia-powered ships have the potential to contribute significantly to the decarbonization of shipping. Behind the consortium are, among others, Global Maritime Forum, with Ørsted, BW Gas and MAN Energy Solutions as project participants.
A new project, counting MAN Energy Solutions, among others, aims to develop ammonia-powered engines over the next three years. The project is in line with MAN's own plans to be able to supply ammonia engines by 2024 at the latest.
Alfa Laval has joined forces with several partners in efforts to make a regular marine engine operate on methanol rather than diesel without any adjustments. If successful, it could be a vital shortcut to carbon-neutral shipping.
MAN Energy Solutions has been working on a methanol engine for close to a decade. A ship from Maersk sailing on green methanol in 2023 will be the first of its kind, as the shipping companies prefer to replace diesel with gas, the company tells ShippingWatch.
A new Covid-19 mutation stemming from minks in Northern Jutland has now resulted in a lockdown of the Danish region. The lockdown will impact 10,000 in the maritime industry. Ferry operator Stena Line has paused operations in the region.
From a market that solely consisted of oil-based products to a new reality in which vessels sail on, for example, electricity. IBIA chairman Henrik Zederkof outlines the radically changed bunker industry.
Two major suppliers to shipping, MAN Energy Solutions and shipbuilder DSME, have received approval for a ship design for a 23,000 teu container ship that will sail on ammonia. MAN expects that the ship can be delivered already in 2024. Updated.
Major European engine makers Wärtsilä and MAN Energy Solutions both aim to start testing ammonia engines in 2021, but Wärtsilä strives to be ready to sell one year before its competitor. "We want to be a forerunner," the company tells ShippingWatch.
MAN Energy Solutions is working to reduce emissions of noxious greenhouse gas methane, which comes from LNG. The engine manufacturer has several solutions on its drawing board, according to a new report published in the wake of criticism of the natural gas.
The large cost-cutting plan facing MAN Energy Solutions does not change the number of jobs set to be cut in Denmark. The new wage requirements, which were a condition for the German owner's approval, apply to all locations, including Denmark.
MAN Energy Solutions' three departments in Denmark are hit by the cost-saving measures recently announced by its German headquarters. Global impact on the marine business is difficult to predict at the moment.
The corona crisis is starting to make its mark on the business of major engine manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions. Senior VP and Head of Two-Stroke Business Bjarne Foldager expects a difficult second quarter.
Up to 200 of MAN Energy Solutions' employees in Copenhagen are more or less on lockdown because Asian shipbuilding nations have very tight restrictions. The company calculates the effect of corona based on two scenarios. The short one extends into 2021.