Tag: <span>Wärtsilä</span>

Eastaway chooses Wärtsilä solutions for EEXI compliance
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Eastaway chooses Wärtsilä solutions for EEXI compliance

Eastaway Ship Management has selected Wärtsilä’s Power Limitation Solutions for six ships to improve the vessels’ energy efficiency existing ship index (EEXI) rating in line with requirements coming into force in 2023. Wärtsilä will provide its new Wärtsilä Shaft Power Limitation (ShaPoLi), together with a propulsion system control upgrade for six container vessels equipped with...

Carnival teams up with Wärtsilä in fleet decarbonisation programme
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Carnival teams up with Wärtsilä in fleet decarbonisation programme

Cruise group Carnival Corporation is boosting its fleet decarbonisation efforts with the help of Wärtsila’s decarbonisation modelling service. Initially tasked with establishing an optimal decarbonisation path for the cruise ship Regal Princess, the project will expand to model solutions which could be applied to the entire Carnival fleet. Under the fleet decarbonisation programme, a digital...

Wärtsilä invests in Marindows to spur maritime decarbonisation in Japan
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Wärtsilä invests in Marindows to spur maritime decarbonisation in Japan

Wärtsilä Voyage has completed an investment in Marindows, a Japanese company delivering an open digital platform for Japan’s marine industry. Marindows and Wärtsilä Voyage will bring additional value to the Japanese market through their collaboration, which will include the areas of vessel optimisation and autonomy. Safer, greener, and more efficient operations are some of the...

Brittany Ferries signs long-term service agreement with Wärtsilä
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Brittany Ferries signs long-term service agreement with Wärtsilä

Brittany Ferries has signed a 10-year service agreement with Wärtsilä to secure long-term technical support for its scope of solutions installed on Brittany Ferries’ new LNG-fuelled ferry. The latest RoPax vessel, the Salamanca is the first LNG-fuelled passenger ferry to operate from the U.K. The vessel’s multi-fuel Wärtsilä engines are also adapted to utilise even...

Knutsen signs optimisation agreement with Wärtsilä for four LNG carriers
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Knutsen signs optimisation agreement with Wärtsilä for four LNG carriers

Norway-based fleet operator Knutsen OAS has signed a service agreement with Wärtsilä to optimise the company’s day-to-day operational performance of four LNG carrier vessels. The scope of the agreement includes Wärtsilä’s digital Operim (Operational Performance Improvement & Monitoring) system. This provides real-time data on Wärtsilä’s onboard equipment, thus enabling expert management and control to deliver...

Wärtsilä to deliver first dedicated methanol fuel supply system
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Wärtsilä to deliver first dedicated methanol fuel supply system

Wärtsilä has developed a dedicated fuel supply system for methanol, MethanolPac, as interest grows in the methanol pathway to decarbonisation. Combined with the recently introduced Wärtsilä 32 Methanol engine and the company’s retrofit and system integration capabilities, MethanolPac enables Wärtsilä to deliver methanol-capable fuel and power systems across a wide range of vessel segments. Methanol...

Viking Line chooses Wärtsilä solutions for new vessel
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Viking Line chooses Wärtsilä solutions for new vessel

Wärtsilä will provide technical management for a broad scope of solutions installed on Viking Line’s new climate-smart vessel Viking Glory under a three-year contract. Viking Glory begins its first commercial sailing this week. It features many technologies intended to minimise climate impact and air pollution. The new agreement covers six LNG-powered Wärtsilä 31DF engines, two...

Grimaldi and Wärtsilä unveil new filter system to tackle ocean microplastics
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Grimaldi and Wärtsilä unveil new filter system to tackle ocean microplastics

Shipping company Grimaldi Group and technology firm Wärtsilä have unveiled a new system that uses exhaust gas scrubber washwater to tackle the amount of microplastics in the world’s oceans. According to the association Plastic Europe, 368 million tonnes of plastic were produced in 2019 worldwide, and around 3 per cent, or 11.4 million tonnes, of...

Poland’s first LNG-fuelled RoPax vessels to feature Wärtsilä solutions
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Poland’s first LNG-fuelled RoPax vessels to feature Wärtsilä solutions

Three new liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled RoPax vessels operated by ferry companies Unity Line and Polferries will feature Wärtsilä engines, fuel storage and supply systems. The vessels are the first LNG-fuelled RoPax vessels to be built for the Polish maritime sector. Wärtsilä was contracted by Remontowa shipyard in Poland to supply the equipment and...

Canadian ferry operator signs more vessels to Wärtsilä’s optimised maintenance
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Canadian ferry operator signs more vessels to Wärtsilä’s optimised maintenance

Canadian ferry operator Societé des Traversiers du Quebec (STQ) has added two more vessels to its optimised maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä. The five-year long-term agreement covers two vessels, the Jos Deschenes II and the Armand Imbeau II, each of which operates with Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engines. A similar agreement was signed earlier covering another STQ...

Stena RoRo selects Wärtsilä power solutions gas-fuelled ferry trio
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Stena RoRo selects Wärtsilä power solutions gas-fuelled ferry trio

Three new LNG-fuelled Ro-Pax vessels being built for Swedish ferry operator Stena RoRo will feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions. The ships are under construction at China Merchants Jinling (Weihai) Shipyard and will operate with Wärtsilä engines and propulsion machinery when delivered in 2024 and 2025. The order was booked with Wärtsilä in Q4...

Wärtsilä hits methanol milestone with first newbuild engine order
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Wärtsilä hits methanol milestone with first newbuild engine order

Van Oord has ordered five methanol-fuelled engines from Wärtsilä for its newbuild offshore wind installation vessel.  The order includes five Wärtsilä 32 engines capable of operating with methanol, the methanol fuel supply system, and a package of thrusters. The order was placed in November 2021, with delivery of the equipment scheduled for early 2023. “We...