Marine Diesel Engine – MAN Uprates Genset
MAN Diesel & Turbo to uprate its L23/30H generator set
The company reports that it will uprate the unit by, crucially, just under 10% of current values. This move dispenses with the need to apply for a completely new type approval, as would be demanded by many classification societies, and significantly reduces costs and development.
The Original Workhorse Engine
The classic 23/30 model is one of MAN Diesel & Turbo’s original workhorses that was first introduced in the 1960s, since when it has been modernised many times. The announcement has already been received positively by customers and licensees, to the extent that MAN Diesel & Turbo already reports increased orders for the engine.