Siemens doesn’t say if they had designers work on their new Electronic Wedge Brake system, but it sure looks good none-the-less. This is something I appreciate in some European companies, the constant aesthetic awareness, even in a mechanical detail.
MAN V12-1550 Gold Standard Series; 1550 shp @ 2,300 r.p.m.
This engine is a ‘commercial’ powerplant; the ‘Gold Standard’ is a refined version, with extended warranty and service, available only for ‘private use’ vessels; aka: Yachts. The covers are usually painted white.
Makes the acronym B.O.A.T. much easier to understand; Break Out Another Thousand