Yanmar’s New Dual-Fuel Engines To Power MOL’s Coal Carrier


Yanmar receives first order for 6EY22ALDF marine dual fuel engines for LNG-Fueled large coal carrier, says a press release published on their website.

Dual fuel engines order

Yanmar has received an order for dual fuel 6EY22ALDF engines which will be used to power generators on board a LNG-fueled large coal carrier to be operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. The coal carrier will be built by Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

Stringent emission regulations 

Emission regulations in the marine sector are becoming ever more stringent, with LNG vessels being adopted globally as a means of reducing environmental impact. 

As this trend has progressed in recent years, dual fuel engines have attracted ever more attention. 

Diesel and environmentally friendly LNG 

Their ability to run on both diesel and environmentally friendly LNG allows them to satisfy International Maritime Organization (IMO) Tier 3 regulations whilst also reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Yanmar will continue its efforts to reduce marine engines’ environmental impact and develop clean marine powertrains to provide optimal solutions that meet the needs of our customers.

About Marine Dual Fuel Engine 6EY22ALDF

With features such as load fluctuation tracking and high thermal efficiency, in addition to precision air-fuel ratio control technology, 6EY22ALDF engines always maintain optimum combustion, enabling them to deliver stable, highly reliable operation.

6EY22ALDF main specifications

Type Marine dual fuel engine
Engine model 6EY22ALDF
Engine rated power 800kW
No. of cylinders 6
Cylinder bore x stroke 220×320mm
Displacement 73L
rpm 900min-1
Fuel LNG (liquefied natural gas) / Marine diesel oil

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Source: Yanmar


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