Superferry finds a home

Almost completely surrounded by the ocean, the Canadian province of Nova Scotia is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.

Underwater waterland

Australia's Great Barrier Reef: dream destination for divers and endangered undersea utopia.

New 'Round Italy' record

From Monte Carlo to Venice by sea in 22 hours, five minutes and 42 seconds – that is the record set just recently by the fastest rescue vessel in the world. 

Flying Dutchman 2.0

Rolls-Royce is predicting that the first commercial unmanned ships will be in service before the end of the decade.

Alaska's water highway

Since much of Alaska has no road access, taking a ferry on the Alaska Marine Highway System is a great way to see the spectacular scenery and landscapes.

Sweet home Alabama

The M/V Alabama push boat works on the Kanawha River, performing a run from one end of the river to the other while pushing coal and chemical barges.

The pioneer

MTU Series 4000 M54 Ironmen engines selected for the repower of the ship Lil D.

Commuting Swedish style

The Stockholm Archipelago is favourite holiday destination. MTU powered ferries provide the transport.

Certified once, please!

The Fairplay Towage shipping company officially launched a new harbour tug powered featuring MTU diesel gensets certified to IMO Tier III in Rotterdam.

TV star in action

She is a TV celebrity. Once a week she delights German viewers with exciting chase sequences as the Albatros II.

Faster than many a superyacht

Condor Liberation, the new 102-m Austal-built trimaran, came into service for British operator Condor Ferries at the end of March.

Ice crusher

The American research ship Sikuliaq can break ice of up to 75 cm thickness – powered by four Ironmen engines.

Aye, aye, Captain!  

The Duhnen pilot launch is powered by MTU reman engines to bring pilots safely up to the biggest freighters in the North Sea.


MTU news from the SMM International Maritime Trade Fair.

Thames taxis

Ferries on the Thames traverse the city of London like its famous taxis, and are powered by remanufactured engines from MTU. 


The Nh 1816 is fitted out with MTU engines that keep running even if the ship overturns and re-rights itself.

Three in a boat

MTU, Damen and SVITZER have teamed up to bring the first ever Reverse Stern Drive (RSD) Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) tug to the market.

Mighty Mississippi

Tug boats often push and pull barges that are many times bigger and heavier than themselves.

11.50 from Balestrand

MTU engines power almost 90% of the ferries which connect the villages and towns on the Norwegian coast, just like express trains elsewhere.

Lodi ahoy!

The MTU workboat engine meets Tier 3 exhaust regulations without using diesel particulate filters or an SCR catalyzer.

Heavenly power

Generating electrical power from wind involves some complex operations. MTU helps ensure their success with propulsion systems for wind farm crew boats and installation vessels.

Super saver

A day on board the Harro Koebke, the search and rescue vessel.

Invades from the deepth

The Scientific Center for the Great Lakes in the USA is to use two new research vessels to monitor the carp population in the lakes.

When the seagulls stop flying...

The Nordic is the only tug in the world that can provide its own air supply for breathing - independent of the outside atmosphere.

Masterly maintenance

A maintenance contract guarantees an operator from Malta maximum availability for his ferries.

Shuttle to paradise

An MTU ValueCare maintenance contract provides reliable protection coupled with cost security.