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Marine diesel engine overhauls on chemical tanker M/T Charleston

Sulzer 5RLB90 and MAN B&W 9L28/32 overhauls during shipyard period

US Shipping Corp. recently contracted Goltens to undertake comprehensive main and auxiliary engine work on the M/T Charleston, a 49,000 DWT chemical tanker undergoing repairs at a New Jersey shipyard.

The owner required significant work to be completed on the Sulzer 5RLB90 M/E and overhauls of two of the vessel’s three MAN B&W 9L28/32 auxiliary engines.

  • M/V Charleston in drydock

  • Retapping of Bolt holes

  • Removal of Cylinder heads

  • Top end overhaul in progress

ENGINE OVERHAUL PROJECT FACTS

M/T Charleston
Main Engine: 48,844 DWT
Main Engine Output: Sulzer 5RLB90
Aux Engines: 12,540 KW (17,000 HP) 3 X MAN B&W 9L28/32

MARINE DIESEL ENGINE REPAIRS

MAIN ENGINE REPAIRS:

  • Inspection and overhaul of three piston assemblies
  • Inspection of all crankpin and crosshead bearings
  • Rebabbiting and class inspection of 4 crankpin bearings at Goltens’ workshop and subsequent reinstallation
  • Renewal of exhaust bellows
  • Removal, cleaning and refitting the charge air cooler

AUXILLARY ENGINE REPAIRS:

  • The engines were disassembled, cleaned, parts overhauled and reassembled.
  • All cylinder heads, cylinder liners, fuel pumps and fuel injectors were overhauled in Goltens’ workshop facility

RESULTS

All work was completed to the satisfaction of the vessel’s Superintendent and Chief Engineer. CUSTOMER TESTIMONIAL: ‘In our long standing relationship Goltens has completed numerous engine overhauls and component reconditioning work on both 2 and 4 stroke engines. Their work is consistently delivered in a professional manner and the work they performed on the Charleston was no exception.’ -US Shipping Corp.

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