HIGH TURN-DOWN-RATIO ENGINE

A new German fishery protection ship will have twin MWM type TBD510L8 8 cylinder medium-speed diesel engines developing 4000 bhp each at 750 rpm. Maximum speed will be 20 knots, andd the engines are capable of running continuously at as little as 10% power for creep propulsion (4-13 knots) using intermediate fuel oil. The 400 dwt vessel has an o.a. length of 83.15 m, a draught of 4.40 m, and a crew of 29, resiliently mounted engines and a central cooling system. Operation at maximum speed, cruising speed and creeping speed is described in some detail. Machinery arrangement is shown.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Whitehall Technical Press Limited

    29 Palace Street, Westminster
    London SW1,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1980

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  • Accession Number: 00330576
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 21 1981 12:00AM