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MAN Engine Range for Commercial Shipping

MAN offers a wide range of high-speed four stroke diesel engines for use in commercial shipping.

For heavy operation – with unlimited operating hours and working up to 100% full load – such as for tugboats and other working ships, MAN Truck & Bus provides a range of outputs from 190 kW to 735 kW (258 HP up to 1,000 HP).

In medium-heavy operation (up to 4,000 hours per year at 50% full load), such as for ferries, passenger ships, and fishing boats, the range of outputs extend from 294 kW to 1,029 kW (400 HP to 1,400 HP).

In light operation (up to 1,000 hours per year at 20% full load), the MAN engine range offers efficient 6-, 8- and 12-cylinder engines from 537 kW to 1,324 kW (730 HP to 1,800 HP) for escort, ambulance, and police boats.

A characteristic feature of MAN marine engines is their powerful acceleration coupled with an extremely low fuel consumption. Their advantages are to be found above all in their outstanding power efficiency and compactness. The engines are delivered ready for installation, and are designed for optimum performance in the various conditions of deployment and operation. After installation. MAN offers to examine and pass off the engine and to carry out extensive commissioning. All engines comply with the internationally applicable exhaust-gas regulations.

Lower fuel consumption reduces costs

You can count on MAN. Fuel is a critical element of your total costs: The economy of our high-quality engines is guaranteed by the lowest consumption in their class. Low maintenance and spare parts costs, high operating times, and a long service life make another important contribution to your profitability analysis. MAN engines are at the same time also a decision to opt for responsibility: Compliance with all applicable exhaust-gas standards contributes sustainable to environmental protection.

Dependable power

MAN engines are the propulsive force in commercial shipping – for economic success on ferries and fishing vessels, as well as for the safety and life of people on lifeboats and police boats. In addition to the pulling power, dependability also plays a fundamental role here. MAN engines deliver maximum efficiency at maximum torque, and always provide their service at the same time as you. The give you the assurance of being able to carry out your work reliably. So that others can also count on you.

Compact design with high performance

Space is money. Their compact design allows our engines to create more useful area on board. This enables load optimization, and better accessibility makes work easier in the engine room. But the slim design does not mean any compromise in performance. Of course you can demand full power from MAN engines at all times.

Low power/weight ratio

The weight of the engine has critical economic importance especially in boat building. It allows greater cargo. And this with a high performance and pulling power. In their class, MAN engines are leaders for high performance at low weight. And even in the high speed range, the ride quality is always low-vibration and quiet. This supports safe and ergonomic work, and assures use in all sea swells.

Efficient service

Reliable support to engines is our concern. A specialized high-density marine service network guarantees smooth supply in all urban areas. Our worldwide availability gives you the security of also being supplied with spare parts readily and quickly. MAN is a reliable partner for you at all times, and also particularly after the purchase.

Application

 Light operationMedium operationHeavy operation
Annual hours of operation ≤ 1,000 ≤ 3,000 unlimited
Full-load proportion ≤ 20% ≤ 50% ≤ 100%
Ø Utilization ≤ 50% ≤ 70% ≤ 100%
Examples Patrol boats, escort boats, ambulance boots, police boats Passenger ships, ferries, fishing boats Tugboats / trawlers, freight ships, other working ships

Auxiliary engines

Reputed manufacturers of marine gensets, emergency gensets, and auxiliary harbor gensets use MAN diesel engines. Dependable, durable, and economical, MAN engines serve the purpose well in the power range from approximately 100 kVA to 750 kVA.

Output kW1)
50 Hz / 60 Hz
Engine modelCylindersModelDisplacement in liters
177 / 280 D2866 6 in-line 11.9
280 / 322 D2866 6 in-line 11.9
345 / 390 D2876 6 in-line 12.8
355 / 405 D2876 6 in-line 12.8
380 / 437 D2842 12 V 90° 21.9
443 / 515 D2840 10 V 90° 18.3
543 / 620 D2842 12 V 90° 21.9
  1. Standard output compliant with ISO 8528-1

  • Output in kWOutput in HPEngine modelCylindersModelDisplacement in liters
    537 730 R6-730 6 in-line 12.8
    588 800 R6-800 6 in-line 12.8
    662 900 V8-900 8 V 90° 14.6
    735 1,000 V8-1000 8 V 90° 16.2
    882 1,200 V8-1200 8 V 90° 16.2
    1,000 1,360 V12-1360 12 V 90° 21.9
    1,029 1,400 V12-1400 12 V 90° 24.2
    1,140 1,550 V12-1550 12 V 90° 24.2
    1,213 1,650 V12-1650 12 V 90° 24.2
    1,324 1,800 V12-1800 12 V 90° 24.2
  • Output in kWOutput in HPEngine modelCylindersModelDisplacement in liters
    294 400 D2866 6 in-line 12
    412 560 D2876 6 in-line 12.8
    551 750 D2848 8 V 90° 14.6
    588 800 D2868 8 V 90° 16.2
    749 1,019 D2842 12 V 90° 21.9
    749 - 1.030 1,019 - 1,400 D2862 12 V 90° 24.2
  • Output in kWOutput in HPEngine modelCylindersModelDisplacement in liters
    190 - 279 258 - 379 D2866 6 in-line 12
    280 - 360 381 - 490 D2876 6 in-line 12.8
    441 - 500 600 - 680 D2868 8 V 90° 16.2
    440 - 662 598 - 900 D2842 12 V 90° 21.9
    551 - 735 749 - 1.000 D2862 12 V 90° 24.2

"Nordergründe" - power for two thanks to MAN power

With its two MAN D2842 LE412 V12 engines the "Nordergründe" can navigate with precision, move up to eleven tons, and spray water at distances over 100 meters.
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Police boat V20 - the friend and helper on water

Two D2848 LE422 MAN engines support the Hard (Vorarlberg) Lake Police Department.
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