MAN Diesel & Turbo SE, Copenhagen, Denmark, recently added CSSC Guangzhou Marine Engine Ltd. (GMD) as a two-stroke licensee.
Part of the state-owned CSSC Group, GMD expects to produce 3 million hp of engines in an initial building period. The engines will be built at a purpose-built facility that will begin production at the start of 2012.
Klaus Engberg, Senior Vice President Two-Stroke Licensing, MAN Diesel & Turbo said: “We are delighted to add yet another member to our licensee family. GMD intends to make full use of the MAN B&W two-stroke portfolio and is establishing itself in the heart of Southeast Asia with its thriving shipbuilding industry. Naturally, GMD will be ideally placed to supply prime movers to this important market segment and we look forward to a fruitful partnership in the future.”
June 28, 2011