Significant order for MAN Diesel engines
A.P. Moller - Maersk Employs MAN Diesel Engines In Significant Order
In a significant move, A.P. Moller - Maersk has ordered 18 × MAN B&W 6S80ME-C9 engines for a series of container ships.
All of the engines will be built by HHI-EMD, Hyundai’s engine division, with 13 going to Hyundai’s Ship Building Division (HHI-SBD), and the remaining five to Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI). The two yards will deliver the newbuilding, 4,500-TEU container ships to A.P. Moller - Maersk during 2011-2012. The 6S80ME-C9 engine type is MAN Diesel’s most modern mark-9 design and is fully compliant with the new, Tier-II emission requirements. Its main parameters can be seen in the following table: