First MAN B&W Diesel Engine Over 100 000 HP in Service
The first diesel engine with more than 100 000 bhp has gone into service on February 22, 2006. MAN B&W Diesel licensee Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea has built the 12K98MC with 101 640 bhp (75 800 kW).
The engine is installed in the first of a series of container ships with a capacity over 9000 teu being built for Greek owner Costamare. The vessels will be chartered to COSCON (COSCO Container Lines) in China.
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