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Along windy, dusty roads, the ancient Silk Road connected not just stations and goods, but also people, traditions and culture. Today, the Iron Silk Road provides a viable alternative for transporting modern technology and knowhow between the East and West.
The vast hydrocarbon reserves off the coast of Brazil are attracting international organizations and a global pool of expertise.
The European offshore wind-turbine operations and maintenance market is expected to grow significantly as demand for renewable energy and zero-emission power increases. From ship to shore, advanced engineering and logistics is required to support the industry.
The HNLMS Holland is designed, powered and crewed for counter-drug, anti-piracy and relief missions. A trip on board reveals the precise interplay of training, technology and teamwork in the Royal Dutch Navy.
Self-sustaining islands need innovative energy solutions. Two remote islands on opposite sides of the planet are true pioneers in the area. Smarter integration of natural resources is the key to their success.
MAN Diesel & Turbo’s Online Service keeps watch over engines and turbochargers at sea
Waste management is a pressing issue on an international scale. Two clean-energy pioneers in the UK, both committed to the circular economy, outline their winning waste-to energy initiatives.
For the shipping industry to be carbon-neutral by 2050, all stakeholders
need to support the maritime energy transition. The story behind the world’s
irst container ship to be converted to LNG offers insights into the challenges
faced, opportunities offered and pioneering drive required.
At the turbomachinery production site in Oberhausen, a skilled workforce makes every micrometer count.
The biggest axial compressor worldwide has finally reached its final destination: South Africa. In terms of efficiency, size and cost, it is a game changer in the global air separation market.
Costa Rica is known for its green energy policy. Nevertheless, to stabilize its grid and back up rising generation from renewable resources, the country uses highly flexible engine power plants.
Africa Mercy is the world’s largest civilian hospital ship an offers much-needed medical help to thousands of people in developing countries every year.
With over 450 crew members at one time onboard, between 1,500 and 2,000 people from up to 40 nations serve on the floating hospital each year.
Powerships built by Karpowership are helping developing countries overcome electrical shortages.
Since 2009, Karpowership, a member of Karadeniz Holding based in Turkey, has been teaching power stations to swim and currently operates 13 Powerships with a total installed capacity exceeding 2,700 MW.
What comes after service? Once the simple delivery of spare parts, the service term is continuously evolving through providing solutions towards a complementary creation of value. Since the 1950s, Linde Group employs turbomachinery from MAN Diesel & Turbo – an example of what service is today, and what it may be in future.
MAN Diesel & Turbo's laboratories work to keep engines and turbomachinery healthy - throughout their entire lifd cycle. Here MAN Diesel & Turbo’s chemists and material engineers monitor the health of engines and turbomachinery from development throughout the entire life cycle – not unlike doctors.
In Europe, energy efficiency is supposed to increase by 27% and CO2 emissions to decrease by 40% by 2030. To reach these ambitious goals, Germany must work hard and is counting on highly efficient technologies.
Digitalization, change and big data are driving innovation and disruption across every single industry, shipping included. Leading marine experts reveal their distinct visions of the ship of the future.
For laymen it may “just” be welding, but the experts in Deggendorf have transformed their work into an art form that has garnered worldwide renown..
Floating regasification is a quick way to get LNG into a yet-to-be-developed market. MAN engines and compressors play key parts on these mobile units:
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