September 18, 2012

Engine: MAN D2868 LE421 600hp

In the D2868, MAN is offering the first eight-cylinder engine with common-rail technology for medium and heavy-duty operation. Thanks to the use of the latest common-rail technology, with its own internal measures the high-speed engine complies with the most important exhaust-gas standards worldwide. Moreover, this efficient diesel engine from MAN offers further improved fuel consumption with even lower noise emissions. Its full classification by the major societies expands the range of operating options that ship owners and captains have. The first product variant, the D2868 LE423 for light-duty operation, has already established itself on the market.  In heavy-duty operation, the efficient MAN D2868 LE421 marine diesel engine for applications requiring up to 100 percent full load over unlimited periods of time outputs 600hp at 1800 rpm. With the D2868 LE421, MAN has expanded its range of new-generation high-speed diesel engines towards the lower end of the power output spectrum and is thus able to offer attractive solutions particularly for applications in this part of the range. Designed primarily for installation in tugs, push boats and heavy working vessels, this efficient eight-cylinder engine ensures reliable operation with minimal service costs and low fuel consumption The MAN D2868 LE421 600hp is available for delivery from the first quarter of 2013.