Low Bunker Consuption W\u00e4rtsil\u00e4 Engine to Power 20,600 TEU Capacity CMA CGM Mega-Ship
The W\u00e4rtsil\u00e4 X92, low-speed, 2-stroke engine, will be delivered by WinGD
W\u00e4rtsil\u00e4 today announced its X92 low bunker consumption engine will power the first in a series of three "mega-class" container vessels being built for French ship owner CMA CGM.
The 20,600 TEU Capacity box ships are being built by Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) at its shipyard in Subic Bay, Philippines.
The engine features low fu
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