Osaka, Japan (September 28th , 2018)
6EY26DF to be main propulsion engines for bunker tanker
A bunker tanker operated by Sinanju Tanker Holdings*1 (Photo credit: Sinanju Tanker Holdings)
YANMAR has obtained an order for two dual fuel engines*2 "6EY26DF" as the main propulsion engines for a bunker tanker*3 being built by Keppel Offshore & Marine Singapore’s wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Singmarine. The engines, as well as its liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel supply system, will be delivered for installation in January 2019.
Sinanju Tanker Holdings will own and operate this vessel in a partnership agreement with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Asia Pacific). When the vessel is delivered in December 2019, it will be Singapore’s first dual-fuel powered bunker tanker running on LNG and marine gas oil.
To help the shipping industry achieve a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, YANMAR will continue to develop ship engines with environmental sustainability in mind and providing optimal solutions to meet the needs of our customers.
|Rated power (kW)||1200|
|No. of cylinders||6|
|Bore x Stroke (mm)||260 x 385|
|Rated Speed (min-1)||750|
|Fuel||LNG / Heavy fuel oil for vessels|
*1 Photo credit：Sinanju Tankers Holdings
*2 Dual Fuel engine : an engine which can use both heavy fuel oil for vessels and LNG
*3 Bunker Tanker ：a vessel which has facilities to supply fuel oil to other vessels at sea
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