Amid an increasing introduction of alternative energy sources to power ships on the back of environmental regulations, MAN Energy Solutions is seeing potential in the use of synthetic bunker fuels, which can be achieved with the use of its Power-to-X technology.

MAN Diesel & Turbo is rebranding as MAN Energy Solutions as looks to sustainable technologies and solutions as the mainstay of its business in the future.

Waterfront Shipping Co (WFS) has partnered with four other shipowners to order four 49,000 dwt vessels from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) which can run on Methanol.

In another potential alternative fuel MAN Diesel & Turbo is to cooperate with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) on the development of a LPG dual-fuel engine.

MAN PrimeServ is have a service workshop in Zhoushan Xinya Shipyard.

With LNG as a marine fuel continuing to gain traction German owner Wessels has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with MAN Diesel & Turbo to convert three more its containerships to dual fuel.

TOTE Maritime Alaska has contracted MAN Diesel & Turbo to convert two ro-ro vessels dual fuel LNG engines.

MAN Diesel & Turbo is offering a EUR2m discount for the first 10 owners to sign up for LNG retrofits.

MAN Diesel & Turbo has clinched engine orders for two LNG carriers newbuilds from Knutsen OAS Shipping.

Lack of finance and lower fuel prices are discouraging companies from environmental and energy saving retrofits of existing ships according to engine maker MAN.

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