Investigating MTU's new Tier 3 engine
NEW ORLEANS – Here at the International WorkBoat Show, MTU announced its new Series 4000 Ironmen workboat engines for compliance with US EPA Tier 3 emissions regulations. They will be available with 8, 12, or 16 cylinders for use in diesel-mechanical and diesel-electric propulsion systems or for powering on-board gensets and will be able to cover power requirements from 750 to 2,680 bhp (560 to 2,000 kW), while diesel-electric drives and marine gensets will deliver 650 to 2,000 kW power output.
To find out more about the new engines, WorkBoat online editor Sam Pfeifle caught up with Jeff Sherman, marine sales manager with MTU. You can see the full interview in the following video: