Mermaid Marine becomes Yuchai UK distributor
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.”
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
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