Rolls Royce Power Systems and India’s shipbuilder Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) have agreed the final assembly of MTU Series 4000 diesel engines in India. The 12V and 16V 4000 M90 type engines will be assembled in GRSE’s diesel engine plant in Ranchi.
An option for the local production of parts in the future was also agreed.
The engines have a rated power of 2,040 and 2,720 kW, respectively, and will be installed in various naval vessels built by GRSE. The agreement includes the transfer of technology related to assembly, testing and painting.