Wärtsilä and Maran Gas Maritime signed a five-year agreement covering the maintenance of the latter’s 21 TDFE (tri-fuel diesel electric) LNG carriers equipped with Wärtsilä 50DF engines.
Maran Gas Maritime is the LNG shipping unit of the Angelicoussis Shipping Group and operates a fleet of approximately 130 merchant vessels globally with 33 of these being LNG vessels, 21 of which are TFDE.
The new agreement includes dynamic maintenance planning (DMP), condition based maintenance (CBM) services and remote operational support, Wärtsilä said.
The new agreement also includes the supply of spare parts for maintenance along with technical expertise and workshop services to execute overhauls.
The Wärtsilä 50DF tri-fuel engines installed on the MGM vessels can be operated with heavy fuel oil (HFO), marine diesel oil (MDO) or natural gas.