News Release

Yanmar Receives Order for Dual Fuel Engines

September 27, 2018
Yanmar Co., Ltd

<A bunker tanker operated by Sinanju Tanker Holdings*1(Photo credit: Sinanju Tanker Holdings)>

Osaka, Japan (September 28th , 2018) – Yanmar has obtained an order for two dual fuel engines*2 "6EY26DF" as the main propulsion engines for a bunker tanker*3 being built by Keppel Offshore & Marine Singapore's wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Singmarine. The engines, as well as its liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel supply system, will be delivered for installation in January 2019.

Sinanju Tanker Holdings will own and operate this vessel in a partnership agreement with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Asia Pacific). When the vessel is delivered in December 2019, it will be Singapore’s first dual-fuel powered bunker tanker running on LNG and marine gas oil.

To help the shipping industry achieve a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, Yanmar will continue to develop ship engines with environmental sustainability in mind and providing optimal solutions to meet the needs of our customers.

6EY26DF Specifications

Model 6EY26DF
Rated power (kW) 1200
No. of cylinders 6
Bore x stroke (mm) 260 x 385
Displacement (L) 122.6
Rated speed (min-1) 750
Fuel LNG / Heavy fuel oil
for vessels
  • *1Photo credit:Sinanju Tankers Holdings
  • *2Dual Fuel engine : an engine which can use both heavy fuel oil for vessels and LNG
  • *3Bunker Tanker :a vessel which has facilities to supply fuel oil to other vessels at sea

<About Yanmar>

With beginnings in Osaka, Japan, in 1912, Yanmar was the first to succeed in making a compact diesel engine of a practical size in 1933. Then, with industrial diesel engines as the cornerstone of its enterprise, Yanmar has continued to expand its product range, services, and expertise to deliver total solutions as an industrial equipment manufacturer. As a provider of small and large engines, agricultural machinery and facilities, construction equipment, energy systems, marine equipment, machine tools, and components, Yanmar’s global business operations span seven domains.

On land, at sea, and in the city, Yanmar’s mission of “providing sustainable solutions focused on the challenges customers face, in food production and harnessing power, thereby enriching people's lives for all our tomorrows” is a testament to Yanmar's determination to provide us with "A Sustainable Future."

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