Auxiliary & WinGD X-DF Engines

Fuel-Gas Supply for Auxiliary and WinGD X-DF Engines on Merchant Ships

Burckhardt Compression offers a variety of compressor solutions for BOG handling that have been specifically designed for marine applications. Our oil-free Laby® Compressors can compress the BOG
for injection into auxiliary engines and/or WinGD X-DF engines.

Customer Benefits

  • Gas-tight crankcase for greater safety and zero gas loss
  • Cryogenic operation without BOG pre-warming
  • Low power consumption leads to minimized
    operational costs (OPEX)
  • Low maintenance costs due to labyrinth sealing
  • 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 design compliant with marine standards
  • Contactless oil-free gas compression
  • Unique wear-free labyrinth piston sealing technology
  • Directly driven by an electric motor
  • Water-cooled cylinders and gas coolers
  • Integrated crankshaft-driven lube oil system
  • Minimized vibrations for improved integration in marine applications
  • Compliant with IMO, IGF and IGC codes


Contactless Labyrinth Sealing

Technical Data

Type Max. Speed
Rated Power
kW / hp
Max. Volume Flow
m3/h** / scfm**
Min. Gas Temperature
°C / °F
2KL90 880 101 / 135 400 / 20 -140 / -220
2KL140 580 242 / 325 1’200 / 60 -140 / -220

*60 Hz supply frequency **Depending on gas composition, gas temperature, compressor suction pressure