The MAN 12VP185TCM is a high-speed propulsion diesel engine produced by MAN Energy Solutions, a leading manufacturer of large diesel engines and turbomachinery for marine and industrial applications. It is commonly used in commercial vessels such as ferries, workboats, and offshore supply vessels, as well as in power generation and industrial applications.
The engine is a 12-cylinder, four-stroke diesel engine with a bore of 185mm and a stroke of 196mm, resulting in a displacement of 67.3 liters. The engine has a compression ratio of 13.1:1 and an idling speed of 600 revolutions per minute (RPM).
The MAN 12VP185TCM engine is designed to operate at high speeds with excellent fuel efficiency, producing a rated power of 2,720 kilowatts (3,662 horsepower) at a rated speed of 1,937 RPM. The engine has a 90° Vee configuration and a directional rotation of anti-clockwise when looking at the flywheel.
The engine is designed to meet the International Maritime Organization (IMO) NOx emissions regulations and complies with the IMO Marpol Annex VI Tier II standard. It has a fuel consumption rate of 220 grams per kilowatt-hour with a tolerance of plus or minus 5%. Additionally, the engine has a lubricating oil consumption rate of less than 1.5 kilograms per hour at 100% load.
Overall, the MAN 12VP185TCM high-speed propulsion engine is a reliable and efficient choice for a wide range of marine and industrial applications, providing excellent performance and low emissions.