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Great Ships of 2018
With a robust engine block designed for continuous-duty operation and long life, and a single cylinder head with four valves per cylinder, the
Cummins X15 marine engine provides reduced fuel consumption without reduced performance. The X15, which can be used in both commercial and recreational marine applications, is available as a propulsion engine and as an auxiliary engine.
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The marine X15 engine is suitable Wärtsilä and Shanghai Marine Diesel for newbuilds and repowers. Engine Research Institute. The contracts
The X15 features variable- and ? xed- cover three engines for four Very Large speed ratings between 450 and 600 hp Crude Carriers (VLCCs) being built at (336 and 447 kW) while meeting U.S. CSIC’s Dalian Shipbuilding Industry
EPA Tier 3 and IMO Tier 2 emissions Corporation (DSIC) shipyard for China
A WORLD OF standards. The X15 utilizes the latest COSCO Shipping Energy; three engines
Cummins fuel system technology, XPI, for each of three Suezmax Oil Tankers
SERVICE designed to provide an ef? cient fuel burn being built at DSIC for China COSCO
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