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TEI and GE Marine Sign a Memorandum of Understanding on the Indigenization of LM2500-LM500 Gas Turbines

Issue 110

With the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on August 18, 2021, during the IDEF 21 Fair, GE Marine will grant TEI a license to become an accredited and certified center for the maintenance and repair of LM2500 Gas Turbines with a power capacity of 25.1 MW in the inventory. The MoU will also enable the production of the LM500 at TEI facilities in Turkey if it is selected for the Turkish Type Fast Attack Craft Project. In addition to the production, the LM500’s maintenance, repair and component production activities will also be carried out in Turkey under the responsibility of TEI.

In this way, GE Marine has confirmed that TEI is the address of this engine in Turkey and that the TEI ecosystem is satisfactory for this engine. There are 83 LM2500 Gas Turbines in Turkey, including the new ones to enter the inventory. The LM2500 Gas Turbine is also used for land-based energy activities in Turkey. For example, LM2500 Gas Turbines are used in compressors on BOTAŞ and TANAP Natural Gas Pipelines. In the first stage, TEI will become the authorized maintenance and repair center for LM2500 Gas Turbine engines used in offshore platforms, and the company will be among 7 centers in the world now, with this MoU signed.