German engine tycoon MAN Diesel & Turbo keeps its plans for the production of a new high-speed engine intact despite the dire shipping market.
The decision to launch the manufacturing of the new engine was made back in 2015. So far, the engine – aimed at tug boats, offshore and naval vessels - has been subjected to a long period of tests at MAN Diesels & Turbo’s research and development plant in Frederikshavn in northern Denmark, but with the actual assembly being done in Augsburg, Germany.
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