B&W Reports Hong Kong Engine Orders For 1980-81

Burmeister & Wain recently announced that 29 of 44 vessels ordered by Hon}? Kong shipowners f o r delivery in 1980-81 will be equipped with B&W engines.

W o r l d Wide Shipping Ltd., headed by chairman Sir Yue- Kong Pao, has chosen Burmeister & Wain's new engine type LGFC( A) for 18 of the 24 ships ordered for delivery in 1980-81.

The total propulsive power for the 18 vessels exceeds a quarter of a million bhp.

The engines will be delivered by B&W's licensees, Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding and Hitachi Zosen, as follows: Mitsui— four 7L67GFC and two 6L67GFCA engines; Hitachi—two 6L90GFC, two 6L90GFCA, one 6L80GFCA, one 7L67GFC, and four 8L55- GFCA engines.

In a d d i t i o n , two 6L80GFCA (Japanese License built) will be delivered for installation in ships built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Wah Kwong & Co. (Hong Kong) Ltd., headed by chairman T.Y.

Chao, has chosen Burmeister & Wain's L-GFC for 11 of 20 ships ordered for delivery in 1980-81.

T h e s e e n g i n e s will also be d e l i v e r e d by B&W's licensees, Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding and Hitachi Zosen, as follows: Mitsui—one 6L80GFC, six 7L67- GFC, and three 6L67GFC engines; Hitachi—one 6 L 6 7 G FC engine.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 35,  Mar 1980 Blohm & Voss AG

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