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MTU Supplies Engines for Turkish Landing Ships

Posted on March 25, 2010

Tognum subsidiary MTU Turkey will supply 16 MTU Series 4000 diesel engines to power eight Turkish landing ships for transporting tanks and vehicles. The scope of supply also includes gearboxes and Bluevision, MTU's ship automation system for propulsion control.

Each ship will be powered by two MTU 16V 4000 M70 diesel engines with a total output of 4640 kW, capable of accelerating the ships to a speed of 20 knots. The ships are being built at the Turkish ADIK shipyard in Instanbul. The engines are scheduled for delivery between June 2010 and the end of 2012.

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