Greek liquefied natural gas (LNG) transportation company Dynagas has signed a turbocharger service agreement for its entire fleet with US-based manufacturer of turbochargers ABB Turbocharging.
The service contract covers all Dynagas TFDE (tri-fuel diesel electric) vessels, namely, Arctic Aurora, Yenisei River, Lena River, Clean Planet, Clean Ocean, Clean Horizon and Clean Vision.
The contract also includes regular servicing of the turbochargers for a period of 3 years, in order to ensure the reliability of operation of all the 42 turbochargers operating on Dynagas vessels.
“The benefits offered to the customer under this agreement include an annual budget plan, advance service recommendations, and a single point of contact, including full access to over 50 service locations worldwide. The fully managed services by ABB Turbocharging will assist Dynagas Ltd to reduce operating costs significantly and maximize application engine uptime,” ABB Turbocharging said.
“We believe that with ABB’s industry knowledge, full-service support and transparency we will be able to achieve increased turbocharger efficiency with minimal downtime, greater predictability in our maintenance budget plan and reduced operating costs,” says Christos Vlachos, Technical Manager of Dynagas Ltd.