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Marine Generator Sets

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VM 46 DF Marine Generator Set

The key attributes of the VM 46 DF are class leading efficiency and loading capacity as well as operational simplicity, which is supported by a fully automated engine control. Fast service access as well as service and maintenance simplicity are supported by a modular engine design concept and the monitoring and diagnostic system.

  • Specification Summary

  • Minimum Rating10357 kWe (12960 kVA)
  • Maximum Rating14807 kWe (18528 kVA)
  • EmissionsIMO II in diesel mode / IMO III in gas mode
  • Configuration12,16 Cylinder
  • Bore460 mm
  • Specification Sheet

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Product Details

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating 10357 kWe (12960 kVA)
Maximum Rating 14807 kWe (18528 kVA)

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions IMO II in diesel mode / IMO III in gas mode

Engine Specifications

Configuration 12,16 Cylinder
Bore 460 mm
Stroke 610 mm
Displacement 101.3 L

Generator Set Dimensions

Weight 275.0 - 345.0 t (606271 - 760595 lbs)
Length 14740 - 16870 mm (580.3 - 664.2 in)
Width 3890 - 4027 mm (153.1 - 158.5 in)
Height 6493 - 6517 mm (255.6 - 256.6 in)
  • Air Inlet System
    •  Air intake silencer / filter
  • Control System
    •  Load sharing unit
    •  Modular Alarm Control Protection System (MACS)
    •  Speed governor
  • Load sharing unit
    • Modular Alarm Control Protection System (MACS)
      • Speed governor
        • Cooling System
          •  Electric cooling water preheater
          •  HT cooling water pump (engine driven)
          •  2-stage charge air cooler
        • Exhaust System
          •  Exhaust gas expansion joint
          •  Exhaust gas insulated manifolds
          •  Turbocharger at flywheel end / counter-flywheel end
        • Exhaust gas expansion joint
          • Exhaust gas insulated manifolds
            • Turbocharger at flywheel end / counter-flywheel end
              • Fuel System
                •  Fuel circulating pump (electric driven / for MDO/MGO only)
                •  Fuel indicator filter
                •  Fuel pressure valve (separate / for MDO/MGO only)
              • Fuel circulating pump (electric driven / for MDO/MGO only)
                • Fuel indicator filter
                  • Fuel pressure valve (separate / for MDO/MGO only)
                    • Gas System
                      •  Gas valve unit
                    • Instrumentation
                      •  Control push buttons and lamps
                      •  Emergency stop lever
                      •  Local control panel
                      •  Pressure and temperature indicator
                    • Lube System
                      •  Dry sump
                      •  Lube oil plate cooler (separate)
                      •  Lube oil pump (engine driven)
                      •  Lube oil safety filter
                      •  Lube oil self-cleaning filter
                      •  Pressure regulating valve
                    • Mounting System
                      •  High flexible coupling
                      •  Rigid mounting
                    • Starting System
                      •  Electrical barring device
                      •  Starting air valve
                    • General
                      •  Torsional Vibration Calculation (TVC)
                    • Air Inlet System
                      •  Air inlet shut-off valve
                      •  Air intake transition piece
                      •  Expansion joint
                      •  Silencer / filter
                    • Control System
                      •  Engine alarm system
                      •  Remote control system
                      •  Remote indicators (start air pressure, engine speed, etc.)
                      •  Starter for electric driven pumps
                      •  24 DC UPS
                    • Cooling System
                      •  Cooling water piping for generator cooling on base frame
                      •  Cooling water piping for lubricating oil cooler on base frame
                      •  Cooling water preheater steam / thermal oil / electrical
                      •  FW/SW plate cooler
                      •  HT cooling water pump (electric driven)
                      •  LT cooling water pump (electric driven)
                      •  Sea water cooling pump (electric driven)
                      •  Temperature contol valve
                    • Exhaust System
                      •  Exhaust gas ventilation module
                      •  Silencer (with or withour spark arrester)
                    • Exhaust gas ventilation module
                      • Silencer (with or withour spark arrester)
                        • Fuel System
                          •  Fuel oil cooler
                          •  HFO final preheater
                          •  HFO pressure regulating valve
                          •  HFO self-cleaning automatic filter
                          •  HFO supply and booster pumps (electrical driven)
                          •  HFO treatment and supply modules
                          •  HFO viscosity control device
                          •  Mixing tank
                        • Fuel oil cooler
                          • HFO final preheater
                            • HFO pressure regulating valve
                              • HFO self-cleaning automatic filter
                                • HFO supply and booster pumps (electrical driven)
                                  • HFO treatment and supply modules
                                    • HFO viscosity control device
                                      • Mixing tank
                                        • Gas System
                                          •  Gas flowmeter
                                          •  LNG vaporizing system
                                        • Gas flowmeter
                                          • LNG vaporizing system
                                            • Lube System
                                              •  Lube oil centrifuge
                                              •  Lube oil pump (electrical driven)
                                              •  Lube oil treatment and combined modules
                                              •  Pre-lubricating oil pump (electrical driven)
                                              •  Temperature control valve
                                              •  Wet sump with dip stick
                                            • Mounting System
                                              •  Double resilient mounting
                                              •  Flexible pipe connections
                                              •  Resilient mounting
                                            • Propulsion System
                                              •  Control system
                                              •  Thrusters
                                            • Starting System
                                              •  Starting air compressor
                                              •  Starting air receiver
                                            • General
                                              •  Engine PTO coupling
                                              •  Flywheel cover
                                              •  PTO alternator
                                              •  PTO shaft on counter-flywheel end
                                              •  Reduction gear
                                              •  Reduction gear PTO coupling
                                            • Engine PTO coupling
                                              • Flywheel cover
                                                • PTO alternator
                                                  • PTO shaft on counter-flywheel end
                                                    • Reduction gear
                                                      • Reduction gear PTO coupling

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