Tag: <span>Finnlines</span>

Finnlines launches first of three new hybrid ro-ro vessels
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Finnlines launches first of three new hybrid ro-ro vessels

Finnlines has launched the first of three new hybrid ro-ro vessels, marking an important milestone in Finnlines’ EUR 0.5 billion green Newbuilding Programme.  The vessel will start sailing under the Finnish flag at the turn of the year, which is highly significant in terms of Finnish sea personnel and Finland’s security of supply. In total,...

Grimaldi ro-ro achieves 5 per cent fuel savings with Silverstream system
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Grimaldi ro-ro achieves 5 per cent fuel savings with Silverstream system

Grimaldi Group’s newbuild ro-ro vessel Eco Valencia has achieved fuel savings of 5.1 per cent during a trial of Silverstream Technologies’ air lubrication system. The vessel has been trialling Silverstream’s system in the Mediterranean with comprehensive testing at various vessel speeds and across a range of sea states to calculate and prove fuel and emissions...

Finnlines orders Wärtsilä hybrid systems for two newbuild ferries
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Finnlines orders Wärtsilä hybrid systems for two newbuild ferries

Wärtsilä has won the contract to supply the engines and a range of its electric solutions for two new ferries under construction for Finnlines at the China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Weihai) in China. The two ‘Superstar’ vessels are designed to incorporate the latest technical and environmental concepts, featuring Wärtsilä 46F main engines, thrusters, and a state-of-the-art...

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...

Four vessel operators operators sign up to Wilhelmsen’s digital mooring system
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Four vessel operators operators sign up to Wilhelmsen’s digital mooring system

Synergy Ocean, Viking Cruises, Berge Bulk and Finnlines have all signed up to be first to utilise Wilhelmsen’s one of a kind digital mooring system for faster, more efficient, and safer mooring. Developed and refined over the past three years, Wilhelmsen’s Smart Ropes system is expected to dramatically improve mooring safety onboard vessels. Based on...

Finnlines begins construction of hybrid ro-ro
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Finnlines begins construction of hybrid ro-ro

Finnlines has begun construction of its second new hybrid ro-ro vessel at the Chinese Nanjing Jinling shipyard. The vessel is being built as part of the company’s EUR 500 million newbuilding programme, which includes three green hybrid ro-ro vessels as well as two eco-friendly Superstar ro-pax vessels to further increase Finnlines’ energy efficiency. The vessels will...

Deltamarin wins design contract for Finnlines Superstar ro-pax
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Deltamarin wins design contract for Finnlines Superstar ro-pax

Deltamarin has signed a contract with China Merchants Jinling shipyard (Weihai), previously known as AVIC Weihai, for the approval and detail design of Finnlines Superstar 5,100lm ro-pax vessel project. This contract further strengthens Deltamarin’s workload for the coming 18 months . The work will mainly be carried out at Deltamarin’s offices in Finland. Deltamarin has...

Finnlines begins construction of hybrid ro-ro
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Finnlines begins construction of hybrid ro-ro

The construction of Finnlines’ newest environmentally friendly ro-ro vessel has started on 8 June 2020, with the steel cutting in the Chinese Nanjing Jinling shipyard. The vessel is the first of three hybrid ro-ro vessels ordered by Finnlines. All vessels will be built with the latest technology available to ensure the lowest CO2 emissions. In...

Finnlines continues EUR 500M green vessel programme
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Finnlines continues EUR 500M green vessel programme

Finnish ship operator Finnlines is investing EUR 500 million to deploy ultra-green vessels as part of the company’s strategy to reduce fuel consumption and harmful emissions.   The new ro-ro vessels will be built with the latest technology available to ensure the lowest CO2 emissions. They will be equipped with lithium-ion battery systems that enable...

Finnlines orders two-stroke propulsion package from MAN ES
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Finnlines orders two-stroke propulsion package from MAN ES

Finnish shipping company Finnlines has ordered six MAN B&W 9S50ME-C9.6 Tier II-compliant main engines for three of its 238-metre RoRo vessels intended for operation in the Baltic Sea. MAN Energy Solutions’ two-stroke licensee, Hyundai Heavy Industries, will build the engines in Korea, while Nanjing Jinling shipyard in China will construct the vessels. Delivery of the...

Three Finnlines newbuilds go green with Wärtsilä hybrid systems
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Three Finnlines newbuilds go green with Wärtsilä hybrid systems

Three new RoRo ferries being built at the Nanjing Jinling shipyard in China for Finnlines will be fitted with Wärtsila’s Hybrid Power Conversion system. Finnlines, which is part of the Italian Grimaldi Group, placed the order with Wärtsilä in Q4 2019. The hybrid solution, which includes a 5000 kWh energy storage system, will enable these...