VM 46 DF

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

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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)
  • Maximum Rating 14807 kWe (18528 kVA) 14807 kWe (18528 kVA)

Engine Specifications

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

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

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)
  • Length 14740 - 16870 mm (580.3 - 664.2 in) 14740 - 16870 mm (580.3 - 664.2 in)
  • Weight 275.0 - 345.0 t (606271 - 760595 lbs) 275.0 - 345.0 t (606271 - 760595 lbs)
  • Width 3890 - 4027 mm (153.1 - 158.5 in) 3890 - 4027 mm (153.1 - 158.5 in)

Ease of installation

Reliable Operation

Ease of maintenance

Easy component accessibility

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