MAN’s dual-fuel engine passes type approval test

MAN's dual-fuel engine passes type approval test
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MAN Diesel & Turbo’s said its MAN L51/60DF engine passed it type approval test (TAT) at the company’s Augsburg works in Germany. 

The test was run from October 17 to October 20 in front of a number of classification societies, the company said in its statement.

The engine can be employed both as marine main-engine and auxiliary engine, MAN said noting the engine tested was a nine-cylinder version running on fuel oil (DMA) and natural gas.

The TAT tested the engine’s alarm and safety system, dual-fuel safety concept, including a test of its pilot-fuel system and gas supply system.


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