Nanni is an international leader on the market of marine diesel engines with a product range between 10 and 1900 hp, and for power generator sets from 6 kW up to 500 kW. Moreover, Nanni is one of the top three brands for marine inboard diesel engines in the world.

With its new complete and exclusive range of marine engines, Nanni is the only company able to supply such varied propulsion solutions thanks to its unique marinization system NANNI COMPACT COOLING®.

Nanni is powered by an avant-garde spirit relying upon a centennial expertise in marine propulsion, power generation and power management.

At our production site located in La Teste de Buch (France), Nanni works close to its customers to develop custom engines and to allow them a serene, comfortable and privileged navigation.

With « Energy in Blue » Nanni is committed to design and manufacturers innovative solutions, fulfilling customer’s expectationsand respecting Life.


1952 Nanni starts in Milan (Italy) to marinize engines outof Farymann industrial motors.

1982 Nanni acquires Renault Marine in France and opens new facilities in the Netherlands for the marine range basedon Kubota and Mercedes engines.

1988 Nanni became the official importer for MAN engines for France and for french speaking countries.

1991 Amalia Festa buys Nanni and reinforces investments in France. Settlement of Nanni Industries S.A. in La Testede Buch / Arcachon for Kubota and MAN marinisation.

2000 Nanni ranks World N° 3 for inboard engines. A worldwidelong-term exclusive partnership is signed with Toyota for marinisation and sales of high speed engines.

2009 Introduction of the first Nanni Hybrid System - dieselpropulsion and power generation / electric propulsion.

2011 The Aquitaine Region signs a partnership with Nanni tosupport new Energy R&D and growth on new applicationsand new markets.

2012 Nanni, Energy in Blue : a Natural, Pure and EssentialEvolution, symbolising the Spirit and the mission of Nanni.


2013 Nanni launches its new T4 EVO 2 series from 200 to 270 hp.

2014 New partnership signed with John Deere for the marinizationand sale of Nanni engines with a power from 150 to 760 hp.

2015 Nanni launches the new Nanni engines N6.405 silver series and N9.600 silver series on John Deere engine base, at Cannes Yachting Festival.

     Launch of the new Nanni electronical control systemsand joysticks range in partnership with Aventics.

2016 Nanni launches the new T8V.370 engine and the N13.800 silver series engine at Cannes Yachting Festival.


Prestigious partners for a leading marinization manufacturer.

Strong partnerships with leading companies.

For many years, Nanni has been working with major industrial, automotive and agricultural companies from all over the world. With each of its customers, Nanni has developed a steady, loyal and remarkable relationship, either privileged or exclusive.

Innovation, quality and trust lay in the heart of these partnerships.

Partnership since 1976
The world largest manufacturer of diesel industrial engines.

Partenariat depuis 1988
Prestige engines for large yachts and speed vessels Famous brand for upmarket trucks/buses.

Partnership since 2000
A leader in the car industry, exclusive rights worldwide.

Partnership since 2014
Being the world’s number one in its field.


Benefiting from a 60 years expertise in marinizationNanni proposes the most innovative and performing solutions for clean marine propulsion and onboard power generation.

Nanni, the expert in marinization, has always made a point of proposing alternative marinization solutions. With the "Energy in Blue" signature, Nanni intends to develop the most advanced energy solutions for marine propulsion and power generation, meeting Customers' expectations, while respecting life.

Thanks to the partnership with John Deere signed in 2014, Nanni has now a complete and exclusive range of marine engines from 10 to 760 hp for Nanni engine range and from 258 to 1 900 hp for Man engine range.

With this exclusive range, Nanni can supply products tailored to any customer’s needs for pleasure and professional applications. Today, Nanni is the only company able to supply such varied propulsion solutions thanks to its unique marinization system NANNI COMPACT COOLING®.

Nanni is offering the best in engine customization.

A complete study is run to cover each enquiry in order to offer the very best solution for the application. The fully integrated Nanni organization, from the design office to the production plant, also enables the proposal of semi-custom or even tailor-made solutions to meet customers' specs.

As an Energy Creator and transformer, Nanni is committed to a continuous quest for better performance alongside with a lighter environment footprint.

Energy in Blue, a new way to sail silently.


Since the genesis of Energy in Blue, my vision for Nanni is to imagine, produce and distribute onboard energy solutions in order to satisfy the most demanding leisure boat and professional boat owners while respecting Life.

2015 is a new Era for me, driven by willingness and determination.

This year, Nanni repeatedly stands for excellence of product variety offers to its customers. Thanks to its complete range of engines from 10 to 1900 hp, its exclusive market leader partners, and its worldwide network, Nanni is ready to conquer the world!

Therefore, I am happy to proudly announce the launch of two new Nanni engines: the N6.405 silver series and the N9.600 silver series. These two new engines are 100% marinized by Nanni, tailored for professional and individual customer needs.

Over the years, I have transmitted to my team the spirit of a job well done, the respect for each other and the power to excel. Thanks to team effort, Nanni can adapt to each demand with a quality product offer, continuously evolving, unique in the worldwide.

With this determination for research and perfection, Nanni has managed to gather the best partners to diffuse its brand and image throughout the world, and will continue to conquer new markets.

Nanni is present throughout the world with a network of over 90 exclusive importers. We work tirelessly to find new distributors of quality in the most promising markets such as Asia, the American continent or Africa.

Today, more than ever, Nanni is moving forward towards a single goal: to become the “only reference" of its clients.

Madame Amalia Festa
CEO Nanni