Engine Ordered for World’s First Methanol-Powered VLCC

China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES), a subsidiary of China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI), has placed an order for the first dual-fuel methanol engine in the VLCC segment.

The MAN B&W 7G80ME-LGIM (-Liquid Gas Injection Methanol) main engine will be built by CSE (China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation Diesel Engine Co., Ltd.) and will feature MAN Energy Solutions’ proprietary Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) emissions system.

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