Anglo-Eastern signs up to turbocharger maintenance

May 22 2015

MAN PrimeServ Turbocharger, of MAN Diesel & Turbo’s (MDT) service division, recently signed a ‘premium turbocharger maintenance’ contract with Anglo-Eastern Ship Management.

The contract covers around 330 turbochargers installed on board various vessels from the Anglo-Eastern fleet operating worldwide. The turbocharger types covered by the contract are a mixture of NA/TCA axial types for main engines, and NR/TCR radial types for auxiliary engines.

PrimeServ said that a key influence in negotiations was the good fit between the global nature of Anglo-Eastern’s trading routes and PrimeServ’s global network of service centres. Under the terms of the agreement, PrimeServ will provide all relevant services complete maintenance package.

This new agreement represents the first time Anglo-Eastern has employed PrimeServ to handle its turbocharger service programme. Accordingly, MAN PrimeServ Turbocharger – in co-ordination with the MAN PrimeServ network – will co-ordinate and plan all upcoming scheduled maintenance intervals for Anglo-Eastern’s turbochargers, including the timely delivery of necessary spare parts.

With a ‘premium maintenance’ contract, MDT handles all scheduled maintenance planning for the customer six to seven months prior to an upcoming turbocharger service. The customer simply confirms the upcoming service by email. Such contracts entail several, other benefits, including:

• Timely spare-parts planning that enables better price flexibility.

• MAN PrimeServ Turbocharger monitors and administrates upcoming maintenance intervals.

• Fixed prices for turbocharger services and spare parts.

• Turbocharger operational data constantly updated, including the complete maintenance history.

• Open access to maintenance documentation, electronic spare-parts catalogues and service reports through PrimeServ’s customer intranet. 

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