Hitachi Zosen Marine Engine (HZME) has decided to invest in methanol supply systems and produce methanol engines.
In particular, HZME has received an order from MAN for a methanol-compatible dual fuel test engine (4S90ME-C10.5-LGIM), and conducts technical verifications through manufacturing and onshore testing at its headquarters and plant. The outline of this capital investment is as follows:
#1 Installed equipment
- Methanol supply unit (1 unit)
- Methanol storage tank (capacity: approx. 300 kL)
- Service tank (1 unit), etc.
#2 Investment amount
- Approx. JPY 400 million
- Hitachi Zosen Marine Engine head office and factory (Nagasu-cho, Tamana-gun, Kumamoto Prefecture)