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MAN: New engine marks change in container shipping

First S90ME-C9.2 unit successfully tested at Hyundai Heavy Industries Engine & Machinery Division in Korea, says MAN.

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MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced that its first super-long-stroke, 90-cm bore Mk 9 engine has successfully completed test bed trials at Hyundai Heavy Industries Engine & Machinery Division, according to a press release fra MAN.  The S90ME-C9.2 covers the new trend in container shipping demanding smaller bore, super-long-stroke engines with lower propeller speeds

Physically the largest two-stroke engine ever designed by MAN Diesel & Turbo, the engine will deliver a massive torque of 8.5 million Nm at 84 rpm and has a total output of 69,720 kW. The engine has been built by one of world’s major two-stroke engine builders, Hyundai Heavy Industries, and it will be installed on a container vessel built at Samsung Heavy Industries for Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), a Hong Kong-based container shipping company well recognised for focusing on sustainable and environmental friendly technology advancements.

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