Viking Receives 2,600 bhp MTU Series 2000

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Viking Yacht Company is the first in North America to take delivery of MTU 16V 2000 M94 engines. The first of the 16V configurations, which has a standard setting 2,600 bhp at 2,450 rpm, has been delivered to Viking Yacht Company for installation in a new 82-ft Sportfishing vessel.

MTU distributor Johnson and Towers delivered a pair of the engines to Viking’s New Gretna, N.J. facility, where the vessel is being built. According to Johnson and Towers senior vice president Bob Shomo, Viking has been a longtime supporter of MTU’s Series 2000 engines.
 
The new Series 2000 M94 builds on the success of its predecessor engine by offering increased horsepower. Overall engine operation has been optimized with decreased fuel consumption at cruise speed and asymmetric turbocharger compressor wheels creating higher boost pressure at lower engine speeds. The M94 has also been engineered to be a quiet engine, with one of the lowest sound and vibration levels.
 
The M94 meets international emissions standards, including EPA Tier 2 Commercial and IMO (International Maritime Organization), and comes standard with SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) certification. It features double-wall fuel lines, triple-wall exhaust manifolds, water-cooled turbocharger and exhaust routings that keep the engine surface temperatures well below the 220° C guideline set by SOLAS.
 
The new 82-foot Viking is expected to be ready for sea trials near the end of the year, with final delivery to the customer in early 2010.

Maritime Reporter May 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Marine Propulsion

US Funding for Air Emissions/Alternative Energy Projects

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced that up to $1.3 million in Federal funding is now available through cooperative agreements for projects supporting

Torqeedo Introduces New Deep Blue Inboard

Torqeedo now offers a shaft drive version of its 40 and 80 horsepower Deep Blue motor. An electric drive designed for marine use from the ground up, the Deep Blue inboard shares the safety,

Anglo-Eastern Signs Turbocharger Maintenance Deal

MAN PrimeServ Turbocharger, part of MAN Diesel & Turbo’s service division, has signed a Premium Turbocharger Maintenance Contract with Anglo-Eastern Ship Management.

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1146 sec (9 req/sec)