MAN’s dual-fuel engine passes type approval test
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.