The MAN B&W ME-LGIP engine was unveiled at a ceremony in Copenhagen in 2018 (Source: MAN Energy Solutions)

Hartmann orders ME-LGIP engines for LPG tankers

MAN Energy Solutions has received an order to supply MAN B&W ME-LGIP (liquid gas injection propane) dual-fuel engines for three 5,000m3 LPG tankers currently under construction at the CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering Co, Ltd shipyard in Shanghai for the German shipping company Hartmann Gas Carrier.

Each newbuilding will receive a propulsion package featuring 1 × 5S35ME-LGIP engine with an Alpha controllable pitch propeller, power take-off and propulsion control system. Engine manufacturer CMD, a two-stroke licensee of MAN Energy Solutions, will build the engines in Lingang, China, with delivery scheduled during the second half of 2021. The contract contains an option for two further vessels.


Article Editorial staff Ship&Offshore
Article Editorial staff Ship&Offshore