Tag: <span>Engines</span>

Wärtsilä and Eidesvik cooperate on world’s first ammonia conversion project
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Wärtsilä and Eidesvik cooperate on world’s first ammonia conversion project

Norwegian shipowner Eidesvik Offshore and Wärtsilä have signed a landmark cooperation agreement aimed at converting an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to operate with an ammonia-fuelled combustion engine with required fuel supply and safety system. This project will be the first of its kind ever in the world and has a provisional completion target by the...

Wärtsilä awarded marine sector commercial certification for EU Stage V compliance
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Wärtsilä awarded marine sector commercial certification for EU Stage V compliance

Wärtsilä has received marine sector commercial certification for compliance with the EU’s Stage V standards. The Stage V legislation, which came into force in 2020, tightens restrictions on non-road engines and equipment, and sets stricter limits on emissions, especially particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions. The certification applies to the total solution, including...

WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions
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WinGD helps shipping’s decarbonisation efforts with ecosystem of solutions

WinGD has developed an ecosystem of solutions around the main engine that enhances energy efficiency and enables a seamless transition to new fuels, helping the shipping industry to meet ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals. The WinGD solutions deploy digital vessel optimisation and battery-hybrid energy systems to improve the energy efficiency and future fuel...

NYK selects WinGD hybrid energy systems for newbuilds
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NYK selects WinGD hybrid energy systems for newbuilds

NYK Line has chosen WinGD’s hybrid energy systems for four newbuild pure car and truck carriers (PCTC). The carriers will run on liquefied natural gas (LNG), with WinGD’s 7X62DF-2.1 two-stroke engines coupled with shaft generators, DC-links and battery systems. Combined with other ship design enhancements, the LNG-battery configuration is expected to cut overall CO2 equivalent...

RoPax owner selects Wärtsilä multi-fuel engines for newbuilds
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RoPax owner selects Wärtsilä multi-fuel engines for newbuilds

TT-Line Company, an Australian ferry fleet owner and operator, has placed an order with Wärtsilä  for engines and fuel gas supply systems for two new Ro-Pax ferries.  The order was placed in June 2021 and the vessels are currently being built at the Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) yard in Finland. TT-Line currently operates two ferries, Spirit...

Wärtsilä upgrades 20DF dual-fuel engine to deliver more power
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Wärtsilä upgrades 20DF dual-fuel engine to deliver more power

Wärtsilä has introduced an upgraded version of its popular Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engine. The new version will deliver increased power output, have a reduced environmental impact, and will feature a lower fuel consumption. It will also further increase the engine’s fuel flexibility by allowing a much wider gas quality span, down to methane number (MN)...

WinGD delivers two-stroke engine with NOx aftertreatment
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WinGD delivers two-stroke engine with NOx aftertreatment

Swiss engine developer WinGD has launched the first marine two-stroke engine to carry its own nitrogen oxides (NOx) abatement solution, offering reductions in space requirements and installation costs for shipyards seeking to comply with the strictest IMO NOx emission limits. The X52 low-speed engine with integrated Selective Catalytic Reduction (iSCR) was launched during a ceremony...

HSD Engine partners with ABB on engine performance optimisation
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HSD Engine partners with ABB on engine performance optimisation

Korean engine manufacturer HSD Engine is to offer ABB’s diagnostics and advisory software Tekomar XPERT to shipowners operating its two-stroke and four-stroke marine engines. Tekomar XPERT is a digital performance optimisation platform applicable to any engine that can help shipping companies achieve fuel savings and greenhouse gas emission reductions. Under the agreement, HSD Engine will...

Wärtsilä begins advanced hydrogen and ammonia testing
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Wärtsilä begins advanced hydrogen and ammonia testing

Wärtsilä is carrying out advanced full-scale engine testing of hydrogen and ammonia at its engine laboratory in Vaasa, Finland to assess the optimum engine parameters for running on these fuels as shipping works towards a carbon-free future. The test results are encouraging according to Wärtsilä, with one test engine performing very well when running on...

ClassNK addresses common issues around VLSFO use in new poster
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ClassNK addresses common issues around VLSFO use in new poster

ClassNK has published an onboard poster for ships titled “Issues after starting to use VLSFO,” which outlines common main engine issues and recommended countermeasures when using very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) that complies with SOx regulations. After the enforcement of regulations to limit sulphur content in marine fuel oil to 0.5 per cent or...

Rederi Ab Eckerö signs renews maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä
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Rederi Ab Eckerö signs renews maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä

Finnish shipping group Rederi Ab Eckerö has renewed for the second time its optimised maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä. Under the terms of this latest 5-year agreement, Wärtsilä will be responsible for maintenance of the main and auxiliary engines in six vessels within the customer’s fleet. The agreement is designed to ensure that the contracted vessels’...