Mermaid Marine becomes Yuchai UK distributor

The Yuchai engines available from Mermaid Marine range in power from 70 – 1035hp Photo: Mermaid Marine The Yuchai engines available from Mermaid Marine range in power from 70 – 1035hp Photo: Mermaid Marine
Industry Database

UK propulsion expert Mermaid Marine has signed as the exclusive UK distributor for the Yuchai International range of marine diesel engines.

Mermaid will market the engines in addition to its existing JCB, AGCO Power (Sisu), Lombardini Kohler, FPT and FNM brands.

“We’re delighted to be able to offer Yuchai engines in addition to our already comprehensive range,” said Julian Osborne, sales manager, Mermaid Marine.

“Yuchai is a very well-respected company with a philosophy of continual diesel engine development using more environmentally friendly technologies; it’s committed to providing cleaner, greener engines that are high-tech and energy saving with high fuel efficiency and low maintenance and repair costs.”

Industry leader

Yuchai International was founded in 1951 and is the largest subsidiary of Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Group Co, with more than 9,000 employees and an annual engine production of more than 700,000 units across seven production sites.

The company has a large R&D department and aims to be an industry leader in its engine development.

Yuchai engines are known for their robustness making them the ideal choice for heavy duty commercial marine applications where reliability, fuel efficiency, low noise and low emissions are key. Characteristics also include high strength, high torque and high adaptability.

The Yuchai engines available from Mermaid Marine range in power from 70 – 1035hp both as propulsion and auxiliary engines. All engines have a two-year warranty that includes labour and parts.

Other engine brands represented by Mermaid Marine include JCB, AGCO Power (Sisu), Lombardini Kohler, FPT and FNM.

The company also specialises in rebuilding Ford Mermaid engines.

By Anne-Marie Causer

Latest Press Releases

Iskes Towage names twin Damen ASD Tugs 3212 Mars and Mercurius

Two of Iskes Towage’s vessels, the Damen ASD Tugs 3212 Mars and Mercurius, have been officially name... Read more

A Huge Success for Datum Electronics’ Cutting-Edge Marine Shaft Power Meter at SMM Hamburg

SMM Hamburg, the biggest maritime fair of 2018, ended recently and Datum Electronics, together with ... Read more

Damen supplies DOP150 submersible dredge pump for new power plant project in Brazil

Damen has supplied a DOP150 submersible dredge pump to Brazilian civil engineering contractor BELOV.... Read more

Damen performs tank testing of new FCS 7011

Damen Shipyards Group has carried out tank testing of its 70-metre Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 7011. Th... Read more

Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations

Displaying an extensive collection of historical maritime memorabilia, Damen Shipyards Galati has op... Read more

Damen Chairman meets Romanian Minister of Economy

3 September 2018: Chairman and owner of Damen Shipyards Group Kommer Damen has held a meeting with t... Read more

View all