MTU received an order for eight Series 4000 Ironmen gensets from the China-based Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC), a heavy-duty equipment manufacturer.
The gensets will power two 99m multi-purpose vessels owned by the Dutch company Boskalis which owns one of the biggest and most modern fleets in the world. Each vessel will be powered by two 12V 4000 M33S and two 16V 4000 M33S Ironmen gensets capable of delivering 7,000 kWe while running simultaneously.
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. is a leading global services provider operating in the dredging and earthmoving, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors. They provide innovative all-round solutions in the oil and gas, ports and land reclamation and coastal defense markets all around the world.
Subsea World News Staff , December 07, 2011; Image: Boskalis