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Propulsion Annual - Green Marine Tech
GREEN MARINE • Propulsion equipment in the ship without losing too LNG tank ? lling cannot yet be speci? ed essary engine and selected system com- trolled via control of hydraulic oil ? ow much container capacity. As Hapag- precisely. According to statements, the ponents for the conversion in order to to the pump, ensuring a very quick and
Lloyd reports, with the additional gas SAJIR will re-bunker LNG twice - the adapt the engine, which is currently still precise control of the LNG supply to the storage system certi? ed by DNV-GL, locations will depend on the availability suitable for heavy fuel oil, for operation engine. Separate control of each pump around 350 container sites will theoreti- of the fuel and the price. with liquid and gaseous fuels. head provides full redundancy.
cally be lost in the space provided during The ME-GI (Gas Injection) engine “We offer a fully integrated complete Operation with low-sulfur fuel (LSFO) the construction of the ship. has already established a new indus- solution. In addition to the conversion of is also possible as back-up.
try standard for two-stroke propulsion the engine, this also includes the entire On the engine side, as far as possible
The engine technology engines with well over 200 machines gas treatment system for supplying gas all components of the combustion cham-
The vessel normally serves the Far ordered and delivered and is used on to the main engine, including the pilot ber and their attachments are replaced.
East route from Asia to Northern Europe LNG carriers, container ships and bulk oil module, and the auxiliary engines In addition, the injection components for through the Suez Canal. The LNG tank carriers. According to the company, the from MAN Cryo and a 300 bar high- gas injection are re-placed or added. In capacity will be 6,500 cu. m. A mem- two-stroke technology also solves the pressure pump vaporator unit (VPU sys- particular, the pilot oil system required brane tank (GTT design) will be installed problem of the unwanted methane slip. tem) from MAN SE,” said Wayne Jones, for gas operation will be completely re- at the designated location in one of the The engine combines the ad-vantages of Chief Sales Of? cer MAN SE. built. The control of the ME-GI engine holds, just in front of the engine room. multi-component combustion with the The ME-GI PVU is designed to pres- is more complex than the original con-
Membrane tanks allow an optimal adap- reliability of the established ME engine. surize and vaporize the LNG fuel to the trol of the heavy fuel oil engine. This re- tation to the existing ship shape. From MAN Energy Solutions supplies the exact pressure and temperature required quires a conversion of the engine sensors today’s point of view, the range with one necessary engineering as well as all nec- by ME-GI engines. Gas pressure is con- or a new instrumentation.
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