Tag: <span>Controlled Pitch Propeller (CPP)</span>

Wärtsilä launches power limitation solutions for EEXI compliance
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Wärtsilä launches power limitation solutions for EEXI compliance

Wärtsilä has launched a new series of power limitation solutions that enable compliance with the IMO’s energy efficiency existing ship index (EEXI) regulation. The EEXI regulation comes into effect in 2023 and stipulates the minimum energy efficiency level for existing ships already in service. Wärtsilä’s new power limitation systems allow owners to meet this requirement,...

Vroon achieves 22 per cent fuel savings
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Vroon achieves 22 per cent fuel savings

Ship operator and manager Vroon has achieved a 22 per cent fuel saving onboard its container vessel, the Indian Express, by optimising the propulsion system with a controllable pitch propeller. The shipping company worked with Berg Propulsion to investigate the possibility of optimising the propulsion system to improve energy efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions to...

Kongsberg to deliver high-efficiency propulsion systems for RoPax vessels
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Kongsberg to deliver high-efficiency propulsion systems for RoPax vessels

Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract with China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Weihai) to deliver a propulsion and manoeuvring system for two 230m roll-on, roll-off passenger (RoPax) vessels for Finnlines. The vessels are under construction at Weihai and expected to be delivered for deployment in the Baltic Sea by 2023. The ships will each have capacity...

E-Marine upgrades fleet with Wärtsilä solutions
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E-Marine upgrades fleet with Wärtsilä solutions

Dubai-based E-Marine, a specialist operator of cable layer vessels, is working with Wärtsilä to upgrade its fleet to achieve greater efficiencies. The technology company has been contracted to provide a comprehensive scope of solutions, which will be delivered on a fast-track basis. The scope includes two Controlled Pitch Propeller (CPP) systems with control and fuel...