MAN PrimeServ Turbocharger, of MAN Diesel & Turbo’s service division, recently signed a Premium Turbocharger Maintenance Contract with Anglo-Eastern Ship Management.
The contract covers approximately 330 turbochargers installed aboard various vessels from the Anglo-Eastern fleet operating worldwide. The turbocharger types covered by the contract are essentially a mixture of NA/TCA axial types for main engines, and NR/TCR radial types for auxiliary engines.
PrimeServ reports that a key influence in negotiations was the good fit between the global nature of Anglo-Eastern’s trading routes and PrimeServ’s global network of service centres. Under the terms of the agreement, PrimeServ will provide all relevant services complete maintenance package.
The new agreement represents the first time Anglo-Eastern has employed PrimeServ to handle its turbocharger service programme. Accordingly, MAN PrimeServ Turbocharger – in coordination with the MAN PrimeServ network – will coordinate and plan all upcoming scheduled maintenance intervals for Anglo-Eastern’s turbochargers, including the timely delivery of necessary spare parts.
Premium Maintenance Contracts
With a Premium Maintenance Contract, MAN Diesel & Turbo handles all scheduled maintenance planning for the customer six to sevenmonths prior to an upcoming turbocharger service. The customer simply confirms the upcoming service by email. Such contracts entail several, other benefits:
• timely spare-parts planning that enables higher price flexibility
• MAN PrimeServ Turbocharger monitors and administrates upcoming maintenance intervals
• fixed prices for turbocharger services and spare parts
• turbocharger operational data constantly updated including the complete maintenance history
• open access to maintenance documentation, electronic spare-parts catalogues and service reports through PrimeServ’s customer intranet.
Established in 1974, Anglo-Eastern offers technical services to third parties around the globe serving all types and sizes of ships and is experienced in ship management, crew management, the education and training of seafarers, new building consultancy, dry-docking, IT solutions and insurance services. It offers its services around the globe, supported by 22 offices in 14 countries with a head office in Hong Kong. Anglo-Eastern has currently over 470 ships in full technical management with over 21, 000 seafarers in the pool.
About MAN Diesel & Turbo
MAN Diesel & Turbo SE, based in Augsburg, Germany, is the world’s leading provider of large-bore diesel engines and turbomachinery for marine and stationary applications. It designs two-stroke and four-stroke engines that are manufactured both by the company and by its licensees. The engines have power outputs ranging from 450 kW to 87 MW. MAN Diesel & Turbo also designs and manufactures gas turbines of up to 50 MW, steam turbines of up to 150 MW and compressors with volume flows of up to 1.5 million m³/h and pressures of up to 1, 000 bar. The product range is rounded off by turbochargers, propellers, gas engines and chemical reactors. MAN Diesel & Turbo’s range of goods includes complete marine propulsion systems, turbomachinery units for the oil & gas as well as the process industries and complete power plant solutions. Customers receive worldwide after-sales services marketed under the MAN PrimeServ brand. The company employs around 14, 500 staff at more than 100 international sites, primarily in Germany, Denmark, France, Switzerland,