AMCL Signs Turbocharger Premium Maintenance Contract
The Turbocharger unit of MAN PrimeServ, MAN Diesel & Turbo’s service division, recently signed a Premium Turbocharger Maintenance Contract with AMCL - Associated Maritime Company (HKG) Ltd.
The contract initially covers approximately 36 turbochargers, installed aboard various vessels from the AMCL fleet operating worldwide. The turbocharger types covered by the contract are essentially TCA axial types for main engines, and NR radial types for auxiliary engines.
MAN PrimeServ reports that its global network of service centres is well-placed to serve AMCL’s trading routes. Under the terms of the agreement, PrimeServ will provide all relevant services as part of a complete maintenance package.
Accordingly, MAN PrimeServ Turbocharger – in coordination with the MAN PrimeServ network – will coordinate and plan all upcoming scheduled maintenance intervals for AMCL’s turbochargers, including the timely delivery of necessary spare parts.
Premium Maintenance Contracts
With a Premium Maintenance Contract, MAN Diesel & Turbo handles all scheduled maintenance planning for the customer six to seven months prior to an upcoming turbocharger service. The customer simply confirms the upcoming service by email. Such contracts entail several, other benefits:
- Timely spare-parts planning that enables higher price flexibility
- MAN PrimeServ Turbocharger monitors and administrates upcoming maintenance intervals
- Fixed prices for turbocharger services and spare parts
- Turbocharger operational data constantly updated including the complete maintenance history
- Open access to maintenance documentation, electronic spare-parts catalogues and service reports through PrimeServ’s customer intranet.
AMCL is a ship management company historically linked with the Tung Group. During its long history, the Group was among the first in pioneering Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) and has made numerous significant and innovative contributions to the development of Chinese shipping industries around the world.
Today, AMCL is one of the leading ship management companies in Hong Kong, operating the largest tanker fleet for the China Merchants Group in all aspects covering ship management, commercial operations, corporate and accounting services as well as new building supervision, while retaining a high degree of cost efficiency.