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Stena Line superferries implement online engine monitoring

Stena CEO, Dan Sten Olsson (front, blue helmet) and Stena Line technical director, Bjarne Koitrand (white helmet) pictured in Augsburg during a tour of the local MAN PrimeServ facility Stena CEO, Dan Sten Olsson (front, blue helmet) and Stena Line technical director, Bjarne Koitrand (white helmet) pictured in Augsburg during a tour of the local MAN PrimeServ facility

MAN Diesel & Turbo reports that it has signed a contract with Stena Line to provide its online monitoring service to two vessels, the Stena Hollandica and Stena Britannica passenger-and-vehicle superferries that sail the daily route between the Hook of Holland and Harwich, each of which are powered by four MAN 48/60CR engines.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}“We have a clear strategy regarding the development of our digitisation programme where we already monitor over 200 installations worldwide. We can even keep track of the assets on our smartphones,” said Wayne Jones, MAN Diesel & Turbo’s chief sales officer.

“We will shortly move into Phase 2.0 where we will further extend our online services to our two-stroke installations. Our customers are extremely pleased with our concept and who else is better placed than MAN Diesel & Turbo to support the customers’ business in an agile and efficient manner?”

As part of this digitilisation strategy, MAN Diesel & Turbo recently appointed a chief digitisation officer, Audi Lucas, to drive the development and integration of digital offerings within its portfolio.

PrimeServ Online Service is MAN Diesel & Turbo´s service for automatically and continuously monitoring engines and turbochargers. Since 2000, all MAN Diesel & Turbo engines have been delivered with integrated data interfaces, which can be upgraded to complete local systems for engine monitoring.

If online access is provided via this data interface, all of the engine and turbocharger operating data and additional information can be made available to PrimeServ specialists on shore for analysis.{/mprestriction}

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