The Turbocharger unit of MAN PrimeServ, MAN Diesel & Turbo’s service division, recently signed a Premium Turbocharger Maintenance Contract with AMCL – Associated Maritime Company (HKG) Ltd.
The contract initially covers approximately 36 turbochargers, installed aboard
various vessels from the AMCL fleet operating worldwide. The turbocharger
types covered by the contract are essentially TCA axial types for main
engines, and NR radial types for auxiliary engines.
MAN PrimeServ reports that its global network of service centres is wellplaced
to serve AMCL’s trading routes. Under the terms of the agreement,
PrimeServ will provide all relevant services as part of a complete maintenance
Accordingly, MAN PrimeServ Turbocharger – in coordination with the MAN
PrimeServ network – will coordinate and plan all upcoming scheduled
maintenance intervals for AMCL’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 seven months 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 spareparts
catalogues and service reports through PrimeServ’s
AMCL is a ship management company historically linked with the Tung Group.
During its long history, the Group was among the first in pioneering Very
Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) and has made numerous significant and
innovative contributions to the development of Chinese shipping industries
around the world.
Today, AMCL is one of the leading ship management companies in Hong
Kong, operating the largest tanker fleet for the China Merchants Group in all
aspects covering ship management, commercial operations, corporate and
accounting services as well as new building supervision, while retaining a high
degree of cost efficiency.
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. The company employs around 14, 500 staff at more than 100 international sites, primarily in Germany, Denmark, France, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, India and China. The company’s product portfolio includes two-stroke and four-stroke engines for marine and stationary applications, turbochargers and propellers as well as gas and steam turbines, compressors and chemical reactors. The range of services and supplies is rounded off by complete solutions like ship propulsion systems, engine-based power plants and turbomachinery trains for the oil & gas as well as the process industries. Customers receive worldwide after-sales services marketed under the MAN PrimeServ brand.
*Caption of the second picture: (from left) Eric Siu – Spare Parts Sales Manager – MAN PrimeServ – HKG; Wu Jianyi General Manager Tech. Dept. AMCL; Peter Dittrich – Head of Contract Management – MAN PrimeServ Turbocharger, Ryan Soong – Spare Parts Sales Manager – MAN PrimeServ – HKG