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ABB, Hyundai Global Service and HHI-EMD strengthen turbocharger service partnership

January 12, 2021

A new agreement between ABB Turbocharging, Hyundai Global Service (HGS) and Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Engine & Machinery Division (HHI-EMD) has established a ‘total service solution’ for ABB and Hyundai customers, delivering optimal efficiency and emissions performance across the entire vessel.

Under the agreement, ABB Turbocharging will support HGS in providing long-term maintenance and service to its customers. As part of this support, HGS will be able to access ABB’s global network of turbocharging service stations. By adding this turbocharger service capability, HGS can offer customers a complete lifetime service agreement covering engines and turbochargers.

HHI-EMD, HGS and ABB have also agreed to co-operate more closely on data sharing. This will enable the companies to help customers further reduce their operating costs and minimize emissions by maintaining the highest possible engine efficiency. Insights gained through data sharing will also facilitate the development of more data-based offerings to further enhance customers’ service experiences.

In addition, HHI-EMD and ABB will collaborate on the development of eco-friendly, efficient upgrade solutions for existing HiMSEN four-stroke engines, further supporting their customers in delivering more sustainable operations.

Lee Ki Dong, CEO & President of Hyundai Global Service, said: “The agreement with ABB Turbocharging means that HGS becomes a one-stop service company covering both engine and turbocharger service. We are delighted to enter this partnership with ABB, which enables us to offer even better value to our customers.”

Roland Schwarz, Head of Global Service, ABB Turbocharging, said: “The strengthened relationship with HGS and HHI-EMD will enhance service options for customers of ABB turbochargers. Through dedicated offerings, leveraging our global network and sharing data, we are supporting HGS to provide top-quality service for our products.”

Image Caption: ABB, Hyundai Global Service and HHI-EMD strengthen turbocharger service partnership 

Notes to editors

Hyundai Global Service (
 contributes to make the Earth a better environment through applying high technology and digital innovation through our service in the industry. Our company serves not only complete lifecycle solutions for the vessels and power plant of its customers but also various options for decarbonized and sustainable future by maximizing efficiency and performance. In 2020, Hyundai Global Service’s net sales are expected to reach USD 1.0 billion with approximately 600 employees. HGS has guaranteed over 3,600 commercial ships and over 40 site power plant locations in more than 700 clients around the world. This specialized company is 100% subsidiary of Hyundai Heavy Industries Group a global leader in shipbuilding industries.

HHI-EMD: HHI-EMD is the world's largest marine diesel & multi-fuel engine builder with approximately 35% global market share. HHI EMD reached the production milestone of 150 million bhp in 2-stroke engines in 2015. HHI-EMD has also developed its own engine brand HiMSEN which is medium speed 4-S engine and delivered more than 12,000 HiMSEN engines to its clients for various kinds of Vessels.  HHI-EMD has become the forerunner in the sector of engine power generation as well expanding its presence as an EPC contractor in the global power industry. HHI-EMD is also a leading manufacturer of propellers, ballast water treatment system, cargo oil pump and LNG gas solutions.

ABB Turbocharging ( is at the helm of the global industry in the manufacture and maintenance of turbochargers for 500 kW to 80+ MW diesel and gas engines. Our innovative leading-edge technology enables our customers to increase their performance; producing lower emissions, and improving fuel consumption even in the toughest environments. Approximately 200,000 ABB turbochargers are in operation across the globe on ships, power stations, gen-sets, diesel locomotives and large, off-highway vehicles. We have over 100 Service Stations in more than 50 countries globally and a wide service portfolio that guarantees Original Parts and Original Service anytime, anywhere.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 110,000 talented employees in over 100 countries.

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