Yichang Marine Builds First Mitsubishi-UE Diesel Engine

9 June 2010 (Last Updated June 9th, 2010 18:30)

Yichang Marine Diesel Engine has produced the first Mitsubishi-UE low-speed marine diesel engine under a technology license agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. The company said the 6UEC43LSII delivers a power output of 6,300kW at 160rpm. The engine will be installed as the

Yichang Marine Diesel Engine has produced the first Mitsubishi-UE low-speed marine diesel engine under a technology license agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

The company said the 6UEC43LSII delivers a power output of 6,300kW at 160rpm.

The engine will be installed as the main engine on a German-owned 32,000dwt carrier being built at a shipyard in Fujian Province.

Yichang Marine said three more Mitsubishi-UE engines are expected to be produced by the end of 2010 with plans to expand production at a later date.