MAN Diesel & Turbo has opened a new sales office in Lagos, Nigeria. The company, based in Augsburg, Germany, is the world’s leading provider of large-bore diesel engines and turbomachinery for marine and stationary applications.

“We have been doing business in Nigeria for a long time. Now we are resident in one of Africa’s most economically powerful cities,” says Dr. Uwe Lauber, CEO of MAN Diesel & Turbo. “By deepening our local footprint we hope to further grow our business affiliations and strengthen our partnership with this country.”, added in a press release.

MAN Diesel & Turbo has been doing business in Africa for over 50 years. During that time, over 3.2GW of generation capacity have been installed in 37 African countries. “Our African history reaches back as far as 1951, when our first engines were installed in Mali and Senegal,” explains Uwe Lauber. “Today we operate from offices and service workshops in South-Africa, Senegal, Kenya, Angola and Namibia with a team of over 300 employees.”