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VM 46 DF Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air intake silencer / filter

Control System
  • Load sharing unit
  • Modular Alarm Control Protection System (MACS)
  • Speed governor

Cooling System
  • Electric cooling water preheater
  • HT cooling water pump (engine driven)
  • 2-stage charge air cooler

Exhaust System
  • Exhaust gas expansion joint
  • Exhaust gas insulated manifolds
  • Turbocharger at flywheel end / counter-flywheel end

Fuel System
  • Fuel circulating pump (electric driven / for MDO/MGO only)
  • Fuel indicator filter
  • Fuel pressure valve (separate / for MDO/MGO only)

Gas System
  • Gas valve unit

  • Control push buttons and lamps
  • Emergency stop lever
  • Local control panel
  • Pressure and temperature indicator

Lube System
  • Dry sump
  • Lube oil plate cooler (separate)
  • Lube oil pump (engine driven)
  • Lube oil safety filter
  • Lube oil self-cleaning filter
  • Pressure regulating valve

Mounting System
  • High flexible coupling
  • Rigid mounting

Starting System
  • Electrical barring device
  • Starting air valve

  • Torsional Vibration Calculation (TVC)

VM 46 DF Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air inlet shut-off valve
  • Air intake transition piece
  • Expansion joint
  • Silencer / filter

Control System
  • Engine alarm system
  • Remote control system
  • Remote indicators (start air pressure, engine speed, etc.)
  • Starter for electric driven pumps
  • 24 DC UPS

Cooling System
  • Cooling water piping for generator cooling on base frame
  • Cooling water piping for lubricating oil cooler on base frame
  • Cooling water preheater steam / thermal oil / electrical
  • FW/SW plate cooler
  • HT cooling water pump (electric driven)
  • LT cooling water pump (electric driven)
  • Sea water cooling pump (electric driven)
  • Temperature contol valve

Exhaust System
  • Exhaust gas ventilation module
  • Silencer (with or withour spark arrester)

Fuel System
  • Fuel oil cooler
  • HFO final preheater
  • HFO pressure regulating valve
  • HFO self-cleaning automatic filter
  • HFO supply and booster pumps (electrical driven)
  • HFO treatment and supply modules
  • HFO viscosity control device
  • Mixing tank

Gas System
  • Gas flowmeter
  • LNG vaporizing system

Lube System
  • Lube oil centrifuge
  • Lube oil pump (electrical driven)
  • Lube oil treatment and combined modules
  • Pre-lubricating oil pump (electrical driven)
  • Temperature control valve
  • Wet sump with dip stick

Mounting System
  • Double resilient mounting
  • Flexible pipe connections
  • Resilient mounting

Propulsion System
  • Control system
  • Thrusters

Starting System
  • Starting air compressor
  • Starting air receiver

  • Engine PTO coupling
  • Flywheel cover
  • PTO alternator
  • PTO shaft on counter-flywheel end
  • Reduction gear
  • Reduction gear PTO coupling


The key attributes of the VM 46 DF are class leading efficiency and loading capacity as well as operational simplicity, which is supported by a fully automated engine control. Fast service access as well as service and maintenance simplicity are supported by a modular engine design concept and the monitoring and diagnostic system.

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating 10357 kWe (12960 kVA) 10357 kWe (12960 kVA) Less
Maximum Rating 14807 kWe (18528 kVA) 14807 kWe (18528 kVA) Less

Engine Specifications

Configuration 12,16 Cylinder 12,16 Cylinder Less
Bore 18.1 in 460.0 mm Less
Stroke 24.02 in 610.0 mm Less
Swept Volume 6181.7 in³ 101.3 l/cyl Less

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy IMO II in diesel mode / IMO III in gas mode IMO II in diesel mode / IMO III in gas mode Less

Generator Set Dimensions and Weights - Dependent on Generator Type

Height 6493 - 6517 mm (255.6 - 256.6 in) 6493 - 6517 mm (255.6 - 256.6 in) Less
Length 14740 - 16870 mm (580.3 - 664.2 in) 14740 - 16870 mm (580.3 - 664.2 in) Less
Weight 275.0 - 345.0 t (606271 - 760595 lbs) 275.0 - 345.0 t (606271 - 760595 lbs) Less
Width 3890 - 4027 mm (153.1 - 158.5 in) 3890 - 4027 mm (153.1 - 158.5 in) Less

Ease of installation

Reliable Operation

Ease of maintenance

Easy component accessibility

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