- 27, Apr 2023
Dole is the largest reefer ship company in the world, operating 19 ships. We met the senior ship managers at the 2022 SMM who expressed an interest in trialing PMAX Filters on one of their vessel.
Dole Caribbean engine details Main engine MAN B&W 8L70ME Turbos MET 53MB x 2
Some say why have an air filter on a ship at sea. Unfiltered engines have poor efficiency, high fuel consumption, less power and high exhaust temperatures.
A PMAX Filter fitted to the fwd main engine. An innovative securing arrangement was supplied to fit the filter with minimal work required by the excellent engineering crew.
The pleated filter is in 2 pieces, washable and expected to last for 5 years or 30,000 engine hours.
TOLL Shipping operate 2 modern Ro Ro vessels across Bass Strait from Melbourne, Victoria to Burnie, Tasmania
Dole Reefer Vessel Dole Caribbean is a 1540 TEU container ship that delivers tropical fruits to the west coast of the USA.
MS Stena Europe was built in 1981 & has operated on the Fishguard Ireland to Rosslare Wales service since 2002.
SMM occurs every second year & is the world's foremost, best & most respected marine trade fair. PMAX Filters together with our UK distributor MarShip UK exhibited at the SMM Exhibition in Hamburg Germany.
PMAX is good for both engines and businesses. It's proven with its reliability to maintain lower exhaust temperatures and reduce maintenance costs as well as excessive fuel consumption.
PMAX Filters are suitable for a wide range of shop engines with a huge benefits from saving operating costs to less component wear.