MAN Dual-Fuel Engines For Vehicle Freight Vessels

Wallenius Wilhelmsen orders MAN B&W ME-LGIM engines for four vehicle freight vessels.

Wallenius Wilhelmsen, a global RoRo shipping and vehicle logistics company, has ordered four MAN B&W 7S60ME-C10.5-LGIM (liquid gas injection methanol) dual-fuel engines capable of running on green methanol in connection with the construction of four PCTCs (pure car/truck carriers). The 9300 CEU (car equivalent unit) vessels will be built in China at the Jinling Shipyard (Jiangsu) and are scheduled for delivery from mid-2026 on. The order also contains options for another eight vessels.

MAN Energy Solutions developed the ME-LGIM dual-fuel engine for operation on methanol, as well as conventional fuel. The engine is based on the company’s ME-series, with its approximately 8500 engines in service, and works according to the Diesel principle. When operating on green methanol, the engine offers carbon-neutral propulsion for large merchant-marine vessels.