MTU Friedrichshafen

Visiting address

Maybachplatz 1



Postal address

Maybachplatz 1

Friedrichshafen , 88045



Tel +49 7541 90 0

Fax +49 7541 90 5000

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Company information


MTU - High Speed Engine

MTU is a brand of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG. MTU high-speed engines and propulsion systems provide power for marine, rail, power generation, oil and gas, agriculture, mining, construction and industrial, and defense applications. The portfolio is comprised of diesel engines with up to 10,000 kilowatts (kW) power output, gas engines up to 2,530 kW and gas turbines up to 35,320 kW. MTU also offers customized electronic monitoring and control systems for its engines and propulsion systems.

Company information

Headquarters location Maybachplatz 1
88045 Friedrichshafen
Office locations
Chaussée Jules César 281
95250 Beauchamp
Marconi Road 36
7441 Cape Town
South Africa
Via Anhanguera
05276-000 São Paulo
Some facts
Founded in
Founded by
  • Wilhelm Maybach
  • Karl Maybach
Company Size


  • Propulsion Components
  • Components for Railbound Vehicles
  • Mechanical Components

Product information

As a supplier of drive systems for land, marine and rail applications as well as plants for electric power generation, our company has a reputation throughout the world for reliability, pioneering technology and comprehensive service. The product range is the widest and most advanced in the sector, covering diesel engines to 10,000 kW.

And, being a supplier of systems, MTU rounds off its product range with state-of-the-art electronic monitoring and control systems.In order to do justice to the reputation which our company has throughout the world for innovation, MTU is continually working on the development of new technologies such as the fuel-and-water-injection technology.


Diesel engines and gas turbines for marine main propulsion, dieselelectric drives and onboard power generation

  • Diesel engines for work boats
  • Diesel engines for passenger ships and ferries
  • Diesel engines for yachts
  • Diesel engines for authority vessels
  • Diesel engines for patrol craft and FPBs
  • Diesel engines for corvettes and frigates
  • Diesel engines for supply and auxiliary vessels
  • Diesel engines for onboard power generation and diesel-electric drive
  • Combined propulsion plants with diesel engines and gas turbines

Diesel Engines for Rail Traction

  • PowerPack for Railcars
  • Diesel engines for push-pull trains and locomotives

Diesel Engines for Generator Drives

  • Diesel engines for standby applications - 50 Hz
  • Diesel engines for standby applications - 60 Hz
  • Diesel engines for standby applications - switchable 50/60 Hz
  • Diesel engines for prime power applications - 50 Hz
  • Diesel engines for prime power applications - 60 Hz
  • Diesel engines for prime power applications - switchable 50/60 Hz
  • Diesel engines for continuous applications - 50 Hz
  • Diesel engines for continuous applications - 60 Hz
  • Diesel engines for continuous applications - switchable 50/60 Hz


  • Complete traction package
  • Engine components/spares
  • Complete traction package
  • Auxiliary power
  • Control equipment
  • Electronic components

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