MAN ME-GI Engines

High-Pressure Compressors for LNG BOG Management for MAN ME-GI Fuel Gas Supply on Merchant Ships

Burckhardt Compression offers a variety of compressor solutions for BOG handling that have been specifically designed for marine applications. Our Marine High-Pressure Compressors can compress the BOG for injection into high-pressure ME-GI engines.

Customer Benefits

  • Low investment cost for Marine High-Pressure
    Compressor system required (attractive CAPEX)
  • Gas-tight crankcase for greater safety and zero gas loss
  • Possibility of installing redundant BOG-handling
  • Low power consumption leads to minimized
    operational costs (OPEX)
  • Small footprint and minimum weight
  • Low system complexity for easy integration
  • Ship’s crew can perform onboard maintenance
  • Simple parallel operation with pump vaporizer
  • Full range of after-sales services available


Design Features

  • Robust marine design
  • Directly driven by an electric motor
  • Installed on anti-vibration mounts
  • Water-cooled cylinders and gas coolers
  • Integrated crankshaft-driven lube oil system
  • Compliant with IMO, IGF and IGC codes
  • Designed according to marine standards


Process Layout

Technical Data

Type Max. Speed
Rated Power
kW / hp
Mass Flow*
kg/h / lbs/h
mm / in
mm / in
mm / in
kg / lbs
MHP-A-310 1’180 168 / 225 450 / 990 3’200 / 126 3’650 / 144 5’200 / 205 14’000 / 30’870

*Gas composition: CH4/N2-85/15%. Suction pressure: 1.03 – 1.1 bar a (14.9 – 16 psi a). Gas suction temperature (pre-heated): –40 °C (–40 °F)