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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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