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Wartsila has issued a press release noting that the worlds first 14 cylinder low speed engine entered service on Sept.1st.2006 in a "large ,fast,container vessel", presumably that would be the Emma Maersk.
developed by Wartsila Corp. the 14 cylinder Wartsila RT-flex96C engine is also the worlds most powerful engine with an output of 80,080kW [108,920bhp] at 102 revs.
 

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Wartsila has issued a press release noting that the worlds first 14 cylinder low speed engine entered service on Sept.1st.2006 in a "large ,fast,container vessel", presumably that would be the Emma Maersk.
developed by Wartsila Corp. the 14 cylinder Wartsila RT-flex96C engine is also the worlds most powerful engine with an output of 80,080kW [108,920bhp] at 102 revs.
That is exactly the type of engine installed in Emma Maersk and her sister ships (so far the Emma and the Estelle has entered service).
The engine is aided by two electric shaft motors, each developing 9 MW, making the total maximum output to the propeller ~133,500 bhp).
 

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The 2 shaft electric motors at 9 MW each is huge ??? What kind of generator capacity does she have or is there a steam plant using exhaust gas to generate steam to a turbo - generator ???
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Peter ;
The 2 shaft electric motors at 9 MW each is huge ??? What kind of generator capacity does she have or is there a steam plant using exhaust gas to generate steam to a turbo - generator ???
Derek
Derek;
She's got five diesel generators with a combined output of 20,700 kW and one combined gas/steam turbine generator of 8,500 kW driven by the main engine exhaust. In total 29,2 MW.

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See fact sheet here: http://www.maersk.com/NR/rdonlyres/...9-417971C4A710/0/EmmaMærskL203FactSheetUK.pdf
...and "official" yard photo here: http://www.maersk.com/NR/rdonlyres/DA9D71D3-9824-43D8-B6D2-49F50745781C/0/EMMAMÆRSK.jpg
 
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