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A temporary consortium formed by Chantiers de l'Atlantique and Naval Group has been awarded a contract for four Logistic Support Ships (LSS). As part of the deal,MAN Energy Solutions will supply the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard with a total of 16 engines in connection with the building of the four refuelling tankers for the French Navy.
Each vessel will feature a diesel-electric propulsion system with two shaft lines andpropellers. MAN’s scope of supply covers 2 × MAN 12V32/44CR engines (2 ×7,200kW) + 2 × MAN 8L32/44CR engines (2 × 4,800kW) resiliently mounted onbaseframes. Delivery for the four newbuildings is scheduled between 2022 and 2029.
Wayne Jones OBE – Chief Sales Officer and Member of the Executive Board,MAN Energy Solutions – attended the signing ceremony in Saint-Nazaire and said:“This is a real stamp of approval for our Company as this is a sizable contract with what is probably one of the most active navies in Europe. It is also very pleasing towork once again with Chantiers de l’Atlantique, one of Europe’s major shipyards. We thank both organisations for placing their trust in us and look forward to ourcontinued fruitful relationship.”
The order is part of a Franco-Italian LSS Programme led by OCCAR*, the International Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation, on behalf of DGA, the French Armament General Directorate, and its Italian counterpart, NAVARM.
The tankers each have a fuel capacity of 13,000 m3, with a mission to provide logistical support to French and allied navies’ combat vessels. They will carry fuelfor vessels, jet fuel for aircraft, weapons and ammunition, spare parts, as well asfood. The tankers have been designed to support the aviation group attached tothe aircraft carrier, ‘Charles de Gaulle’.
*OCCAR : Organisation conjointe de coopération en matière d’armement
Signing Ceremony on 07-October-2019 between Chantiers de l’Atlantique and MAN EnergySolutions. Yves Pelpel (SVP, Design, Chantiers de l’Atlantique), Bertrand Paquet(SVP,Sourcing, Chantiers de l’Atlantique), Wayne Jones, OBE, (Chief Sales Officer andMember of the Executive Board, MAN Energy Solutions SE), Nicolas Bally (ManagingDirector, MAN Energy Solutions France),Yann Tanguy (Sales Manager, MAN EnergySolutions France), Gilles Hellou (Buyer, Sourcing, Chantiers de l’Atlantique), RichardBruneteau (Manager, Sourcing, Chantiers de l’Atlantique).
The MAN 12V32/44CR engine
On Saturday, June 15, 16 employees proudly represented MAN Energy Solutions France during the Rugby tournament organized by the XV Morgane association in Saint-Nazaire.
Thanks to the teams Touch'ensemble and the Drink Team the company donated 1 000 € to the association. Congratulations!
Saturday, June 8th, 12 employees have worthily represented MAN at the Saint-Nazaire quadrathlon Audacity.
Bravo to the Youplaboom team, Têtes de bielle, les Locos moteurs et les Bâtis en V for their performance!
Thanks to them, 1120 € will be donated to the League against Obesity.