Hyundai secures first HiMSEN methanol engine supply contract with Japanese shipyard
HD Hyundai Heavy Industries - Engine & Machinery said it recently signed a contract for total 16 sets of HiMSEN Methanol Dual fuel engine (8H32DF-LM) and selective catalytic reduction (SCR) units as a package supply with Tsuneishi shipbuilding in Japan.
The equipment will be installed on four vessels built at the Tsuneishi Zhoushan Shipyard in China under the Tsuneishi shipbuilding and the engine will be delivered to the shipyard sequentially from January 2025.
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In the 1st half of 2023 Hyundai Heavy Industries signed a supply contract for total 75 sets of its next-generation H32C engines with Imabari shipbuilding in Japan for 15 container vessel newbuildings.
“In this time, it [Hyundai Heavy Industries] is expected to expand its position in the Japanese market which has been monopolised by competitors with a long history, by supplying first HiMSEN methanol Dual fuel engine to Japanese market,” said the engine manufacturer.