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MTu mobile gas engines

In September 2016 MTU had presented its mobile MTU gas engines for marine propulsion applications for the first time at the SMM International Maritime Trade Fair. The engines meanwhile have successfully completed well over 5,000 hours on the test bench. The first pre-production marine engines of this type have been delivered at the end of 2017 to Strategic Marine’s shipyard in Vietnam, which installed them in catamarans for the Netherlands-based shipping company Rederij Doeksen. The first certified series-production gas engines are scheduled to leave the factory as of 2018. The local public utility in Constance, Stadtwerke Konstanz, will take delivery of the first engines of the 8-cylinder version for a new Lake Constance ferry at the end of 2019. 

Gas engines at sea

The first two mobile gas engines have now been shipped from MTU Friedrichshafen. 

First mobile gas engines delivered

The first two pre-production units of the new mobile MTU gas engine successfully completed their performance tests and were accepted by the customer at the beginning of December.

With gas power across Lake Constance

MTU and the local public utility in Constance, Stadtwerke Konstanz, are to test MTU’s new gas engine in a Lake Constance ferry beginning in 2019.