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Wärtsilä and Chinese shipbuilder to jointly develop hybrid vessels
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Wärtsilä and Chinese shipbuilder to jointly develop hybrid vessels

Wärtsilä has signed a strategic five-year agreement with Chinese state-owned shipbuilder CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding Company Huangpu Wenchong to develop a hybrid powered dredger, which could possibly extend to other hybrid vessels as well. The purpose of the agreement is to build a cooperation framework and working mechanism for the research and development of hybrid...

Spliethoff selects Wärtsilä to power fuel efficient newbuilds
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Spliethoff selects Wärtsilä to power fuel efficient newbuilds

Netherlands-based shipping company Spliethoff has selected Wärtsilä to supply a comprehensive package of solutions for two new state-of-the-art vessels being built for the shipping company at the Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding yard in China. The two DP2-B-type ships have been designed to include the intake of a multi-purpose vessel with Dynamic Positioning station-keeping ability. This makes...

Wärtsilä and Silverstream partner on fuel-saving air lubrication technology
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Wärtsilä and Silverstream partner on fuel-saving air lubrication technology

Wärtsilä and Silverstream Technologies have signed a Licence and Co-operation Agreement, permitting Wärtsilä as sales and service partner to fully integrate Silverstream’s air lubrication system within its propulsion solutions. Silverstream’s air lubrication technology helps vessels to improve their Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) by creating a carpet of microbubbles that coat the entire flat bottom...

Invest in crew to maximise fuel savings, says Maersk energy efficiency manager
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Invest in crew to maximise fuel savings, says Maersk energy efficiency manager

Investing in crew training is an important step in creating an onboard culture committed to fuel savings and environmental gains, says fleet energy efficiency manager at Maersk Supply Service Eirini Arvanitaki. While shipping companies are willing to invest in sophisticated digital solutions to provide better insight into ship performance and potential fuel savings, Ms Arvanitaki warns...

Anglo-Eastern rolls out Fleet Operations Solution by Wärtsilä
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Anglo-Eastern rolls out Fleet Operations Solution by Wärtsilä

Hong-Kong based ship manager Anglo-Eastern has partnered with Wärtsilä to digitalise operations across more than 600 vessels. The ship manager will roll out the Wärtsilä Fleet Operations Solution (FOS) to support voyage planning and execution as well as engine performance and fuel efficiency monitoring. FOS integrates individual processes that are otherwise separate from each other...

Wärtsilä enhances predictive maintenance with Expert Insight launch
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Wärtsilä enhances predictive maintenance with Expert Insight launch

Wärtsilä has launched its Expert Insight predictive maintenance product. This is a digital tool that enables customer support to be delivered by Wärtsilä Expertise Centres to ensure long-term accurate insight for their predictive maintenance strategies. Wärtsilä Expert Insight is a solution that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced diagnostics to monitor equipment and systems in...

Wärtsilä and PSA Marine commit to cleaner shipping
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Wärtsilä and PSA Marine commit to cleaner shipping

Wärtsilä and Singapore-based PSA Marine have agreed to collaborate in the co-creation of smart technologies for the marine sector, focusing on solutions that are human-centric and deployable. The Letter of Intent was signed on November 14 as part of the events celebrating the anniversary of the opening of the Wärtsilä Acceleration Centre in Singapore. The...

Wärtsilä establishes Expertise Centre in Singapore
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Wärtsilä establishes Expertise Centre in Singapore

Wärtsilä has established its latest Expertise Centre (EC) in Singapore to provide value-adding support functions, including operational support and dynamic maintenance planning for Marine and Energy business customers having Lifecycle Solution agreements with Wärtsilä. The new Singapore EC complements Wärtsilä’s nine other EC units located in strategic locations around the world. Together, the centres support...

German RoPax to receive Wärtsilä retrofit to improve environmental efficiency
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German RoPax to receive Wärtsilä retrofit to improve environmental efficiency

A RoPax ferry owned by German operator Aktien-Gesellschaft ‘Ems’ (AG Ems) is undergoing a retrofit by Wärtsilä to reduce the vessel’s environmental footprint in the Wadden Sea, a UNESCO World Heritage listed area in the south eastern end of the North Sea. The retrofit will enable the ‘Münsterland’ to utilise liquefied natural gas (LNG) as...

Wärtsilä and Norsepower partnership to strengthen wind propulsion market
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Wärtsilä and Norsepower partnership to strengthen wind propulsion market

Technology company Wärtsilä and wind propulsion systems provider Norsepower have signed a service cooperation agreement enabling Norsepower to order service work from Wärtsilä and for Wärtsilä to pursue and sell Norsepower Rotor Sail projects with support from Norsepower. Under the collaboration, Norsepower will be able to work at scale and further strengthen its customer service...

Norwegian OSVs secure Wärtsilä hybrid propulsion package
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Norwegian OSVs secure Wärtsilä hybrid propulsion package

Norway-based operator Atlantic Offshore has confirmed it is to convert two of its offshore supply vessels (OSVs) to hybrid propulsion using Wärtsilä’s battery hybrid packages. The conversion will help the vessels reduce fuel consumption and environmental impact. 746 kWh battery hybrid systems will be installed on the ‘Ocean Star’ and ‘Ocean Art’. Both ships were...

Wärtsilä confirms order for LNG bunkering vessel simulator
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Wärtsilä confirms order for LNG bunkering vessel simulator

Wärtsilä will supply a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel simulator to Malaysian provider of integrated marine solutions, Kasi Group. The simulator will be used to provide hands-on training to those who will be operating LNG bunkering services. “As the global demand for LNG fuel for marine applications increases, the number of LNG bunkering vessels...