MAN relaunches engine production in Denmark

MAN Turbo and Diesel is restarting production of marine engines in Denmark, the engine manufacturer's CEO, Dr Uwe Lauber, tells ShippingWatch. This time with a high speed engine aimed at tugboats and offshore vessels.

Starting in 2017, marine engines will once more roll off the assembly line at MAN Turbo & Diesel's (MDT) facility in the town of Frederikshavn in the North Jutland region of Denmark, explains Dr Uwe Lauber, CEO in the Danish-German manufacturer of components for ship propulsion, when speaking to ShippingWatch in relation to the inauguration of a new test center, also located in Frederikshavn.

"We have chosen Frederikshavn as the site where we will manufacture our new baby," he says and explains that during the development process there were internal talks within the company about potential production sites outside of Denmark.  

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