The first ME engine to be built in Japan, a 6S50ME-C, has been completed by Hitachi Zosen Corporation
. The order was placed by Naikai Zosen for Nissho Shipping. The engine was recently presented to the guests at a ceremony at Hitachi Zosen. This engine is destined as the main propulsion engine for a product carrier
. The invited audience of over 200 people, included owners, operators, yard personnel and business partners, noted that the engine was very quiet and produced very few vibrations.