Large Containerhip Order for MAN ES

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

March 20, 2019

Photo: MAN Energy Solutions

Photo: MAN Energy Solutions

Eastern Pacific Shipping exercised an option connected with an order for 5 × 15,000-TEU containerships placed in November 2017, and requested another six vessels. All 11 engines involved in the order will be powered by MAN B&W-branded two-stroke engines.

The first five engines will be conventional MAN B&W 11G90ME-C units equipped with scrubbers that are due for delivery between 2019-2020. 

The additional six units will be built as MAN B&W 11G90ME-GI dual-fuel configurations operating on LNG with delivery dates scheduled between 2020-2022. Each of the 11 neo-Panamax boxships will be built at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI).

Each of the 6 × ME-GI engines will feature MAN Energy Solutions’ new pump vaporizer unit (PVU), an innovative, low-cost pump unit for the supply of LNG to the ME-GI engines.

MAN Energy Solutions developed the PVU as a standardized, compact, high-quality pump unit for the supply of LNG to MAN B&W two-stroke ME-GI engines.

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