MAN 48/60CR engines chosen for new Tanker Series

US Navy has chosen Fairbanks Morse MAN 12V48/60CR engines for a new series of 17 vessels, 15 of them tankers. Lex Nijsen, Head of Four-Stroke Marine said: “The U.S. Navy knows our 48/60 engine very well, especially our L48/60A variant. 48/60CR is the next generation of this proven engine with a further optimised performance featuring improved fuel-efficiency, reduced emissions and increased reliability”. Delivery of the first tanker will be in 2020.