ULJANIK Strojogradnja installed an engine for VT Halter Marine, Pascagoula (USA) shipyard

After a successful production, delivery and installation of engine that is built for the VT Halter Marine, Pascagoula (USA) shipyard in 2013 (construction 433), ULJANIK Strojogradnja conducted a new installation of a larger engine in additional vessel - but for the same shipyard.

It is a first "dual fuel" engine, using LNG fuel, produced and tested in Japan during the second half of 2015 – in Mitsui Engineering (MES) shipyard.

The engine MAN 8S70 ME – GI, has the power of 26 MW and the total weight of 700 tons. The engine installation has last about one month and it is incorporated in Conroe boat 2,400 TEU which VT Halter Marine builds for its national client Crowley Maritime Corporation (USA). Furthermore, that will be the first Conroe ship in the world to sail with LNG power.