Naval Solutions

Navies, coast guards, law enforcement and other government agencies worldwide require the ability to react swiftly and effectively, even under extreme circumstances. mtu gives them the power to do this through Naval solutions that perfectly match their complex requirements.

mtu solutions has been manufacturing vast diesel engines and complete propulsion systems including gearbox, shaftline, propeller/waterjet and gasturbine for over half a century. Our idea of partnership is focused on delivering the naval engines and systems that best fit your needs and making sure they perform smoothly every step of the way. Our strong reputation for performance is based on decades of developing, producing and supporting complete propulsion and on-board power systems for governmental and naval vessels.

Our engines stand out with their high power density and power-to-weight ratio, their compact design as well as their mechanical and thermal stability. On top of that, they are easy to use and maintain, with low lifecycle costs. mtu naval engines cover a broad power range from 400 to 10,000 kW. This gives every naval vessel the right propulsion – from small patrol vessels to frigates and large submarines.

Cutting-edge Technology

Meeting military requirements for noise and vibration, ABC protection, electromagnetic signatures and shock.

Complete Naval System Responsibility

At one stop or from one source: propulsion, on-board power supply and ship automation.

Worldwide Support & Service

Responsive support by expert technicians and a robust global service network with over 1,200 locations worldwide.

mtu marine solutions from bridge to propeller

As a leading solution provider for integrated marine propulsion systems, we offer the complete portfolio individually for your application. Learn more about our complete range of solutions or jump directly to your topic:

System Solutions

Our team of specialists and application managers are with you all the way, from planning and design to operation. Our expertise in ship applications encompasses every possible propulsion configuration, including engineering services, hardware, and software. No matter how extraordinary your requirements, we can supply tailor-made solutions for vessels ranging from solutions for commercial authorities to destroyers.

Propulsion solutions

We deliver a wide range of combined and hybrid propulsion systems customized to your needs. You can rely on us to design, build, and integrate the complete propulsion system including gearbox, shaftline, propeller/waterjet, optional battery modules for e-Drive systems and automation systems. Our e-Drive systems are ideal if you are looking for minimum emissions, lower operating costs and maximum ease of use.

Engines and generators

mtu marine engines and generators are engineered to meet the durability and performance needs of marine applications. Our portfolio offers lower fuel consumption, especially in dynamic position operations for greater fuel savings and emission reduction. Longer periods between overhauls through LCC optimisation allow for higher utilisation of vessels and thus greater efficiency.

720 – 10,000 kW
965 – 13,410 bhp

Our solutions for green shipping

With our Net Zero Programme, we aim to make shipping greener together with shipping companies, shipyard operators and shipmasters. Learn here how we are consistently implementing the path in the future with e-fuels or fuel cells.

Automations and control solutions

We are one of the world’s leaders in propulsion and power generation systems for marine applications all over the world. Modern engine management systems handle the control and monitoring of the hardware and enable perfect performance. Our ship automation systems mtu NautIQ are designed to offer the ideal combination of performance and precision individually for your applications from a wide range of solutions.

Delivering actionable insights through digital solutions

Our digital platform mtu Go is being developed as the primary source for you and your service network to analyze system data quickly, determine important action steps, and plan them optimally. With a growing number of mtu Go features you can easily connect, remotely monitor, efficiently maintain and proactively manage your engines, systems, assets and global fleets like never before.

Lifecycle solutions

mtu supplies a complete propulsion solution. Our engineers provide extensive analysis, documentation and risk mitigation services as well as integrated mechanical, electrical and electronic interfaces.

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