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MTU and Fred. Olsen share 8000 series

by Diesel-international 19 Sep 03:34 UTC
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MTU and Fred. Olsen. Two new high-speed ferries to be run by Spanish ferry operator Fred. Olsen are each to be powered by four MTU 20-cylinder 8000 M71L engines and by Kamewa waterjets from Rolls-Royce.

The ferries will be 117m trimarans, designed by Austal Australia. The trimarans are to ply the waters around the Canary Islands along with the world's largest aluminium fast ferry in operation, the Benchijigua Express.

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