First IMO III yachts built in Istanbul
Posted on 18 September 2019 by Katrin Auernhammer, Images by Bilgin
The Turkish shipyard Bilgin is currently building three 80-meter yachts fitted for the first time with MTU IMO III propulsion systems..
“We are proud of Bilgin Yachts to realize these mega yacht projects and of course that they choose MTU as their partner to power these mega projects. They were the first global MTU partner for SCR application on yacht segment and we are excited to achieve more first times with them” said Ali Güzel, Managing Director of MTU Turkey.
IMO Tier III, an exhaust gas emissions directive published by the International Maritime Organization, means that NOx emissions within certain areas (known as NECA: NOx Emission Control Areas) must be complied with.