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FNM at the service of the Italian Navy

June 22, 2017

On the day of 30/05/2017, the FNM In-board Motors was first official test of the Molfetta Harbor MasterCard Supplied with Zodiac Hurricane GC A75 of Molfetta Coast Guard - Harbor Master.

The engineers of the Lucana FNM (Marine Diesel Engine) engineers have been engaged several months in defining all the technical features to meet the specifications of the Coast Guard specialist body leading to a high technical customization level The engines of the boat, thinking also of the customization of the graphics engine cover featuring the logo of the Coast Guard.

In the Port of Molfetta, headquarters of the Harbor Master's Office, the official motorboat test was held with a pair of FNM 30HPE the latest born of the lucana manufacturing company To offer high power performance, a high-power propulsion unit with the high power-displacement ratio obtained through the development of electronic injection management along with compact marinization.

The engine uses a common-rail injection system electronically controlled by an ad hoc control unit for all units labeled HPE, which ensures unique control strategies, compliance with the most restrictive anti-pollution and anti-freeze rules in plugging situations Gear for installations with high inertia or rapid gear changes.

All the tests carried out in the morning gave a positive result and great satisfaction was expressed by the boat commander and the entire testing committee for the results achieved, but above all for having put in the water the most versatile unit of the fleet Body of the Coast Guard. The boat reached its maximum guaranteed speed of 42 knots.

Engineer Francesco Iantorno and engineer Cafaro, respectively director and FNM assistance manager, attended the testing phase demonstrating the particular interest that the Lucani company has demonstrated for military bodies. As was the case with the Navy, says ing. Nowadays, the FNM has created a division that develops specific transformations for military bodies, making their engines more enjoyable and reliable. The Iantorno engineer who wanted to motorize this boat of the Coast Guard, supported by the Pugliese dealer, Nautica DDR, expressed great satisfaction for the result obtained and guaranteed that this "friendly" approach, which is not reduced to a simple Supply, but a sharing of specifications required by military bodies, will also last during maintenance operations and will be guaranteed for all subsequent supplies that are in place.


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