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MAN hopes Maersk order will spur interest in methanol engines

MAN Energy Solutions has been entrusted with the task of delivering the engines for the new Maersk vessels that will sail on green methanol. MAN describes the order as a "massive milestone" and hopes to see more inquiries concerning methanol engines.

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MAN Energy Solutions has high hopes that a new order from Maersk will stimulate the interest in the company's engines.

On Tuesday, Maersk announced an initial order for eight container vessels with a capacity of about 16,000 teu each, and all of them will be able to sail on green methanol. For this purpose, MAN Energy Solutions has been awarded the task of delivering the engines, the company confirms in a press release issued Wednesday.

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