Tag: Wärtsilä

Maersk rolls out Eniram’s Energy Advisory System
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Maersk rolls out Eniram’s Energy Advisory System

Maersk Supply Service has signed a contract with Eniram, a Wärtsilä company, to install an Energy Advisory System that uses high-quality data and real-time feedback to optimise operations and save fuel. Proof of concept will be carried out on two of Maersk Supply Service’s vessels: one M-class Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel (AHTS) and one...

Knutsen newbuild supplied with Wärtsilä propulsion package
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Knutsen newbuild supplied with Wärtsilä propulsion package

  Norway based Knutsen OAS Shipping has chosen Wärtsilä to supply its integrated propulsion and cargo handling solution for a newbuild 30,000 cbm liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier vessel being built at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) in South Korea. The solutions are expected to ensure effective interfacing between the vessel’s propulsion, onboard auxiliary power...

Topaz Marine adds Wärtsilä targetless DP sensor to fleet
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Topaz Marine adds Wärtsilä targetless DP sensor to fleet

Topaz Energy and Marine has completed trials of the first ‘targetless’ dynamic positioning (DP) laser sensor by Wärtsilä, designed to improve safety and operational uptime. SceneScan, which was developed by the Wärtsilä company Guidance Marine, is a high-accuracy rotating laser sensor that requires no reflector target. It provides positional information to allow automated approach and/or...

Wärtsilä subsidiary expands underwater services with new facility in UAE
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Wärtsilä subsidiary expands underwater services with new facility in UAE

Trident, a subsidiary of Wärtsilä, has opened a new diving centre facility in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, to extend the capabilities of its underwater-related services. The expansion into a major global shipping region is expected to enhance Wärtsilä’s ability to serve its customers with underwater repairs, refurbishments and maintenance. By performing this work below the...

Wärtsilä package for Wasaline ferry
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Wärtsilä package for Wasaline ferry

Wärtsilä has been chosen to provide the full integrated package for a new NLC RoPax ferry, including a hybrid propulsion solution and an energy management system. The NLC Ferry, which will the Wasaline service between Vaasa, Finland and Umeå, Sweden, will feature a Wärtsilä 31DF dual-fuel engine capable of operating on liquefied natural gas (LNG)...

Wärtsilä secures design contract for hybrid propulsion polar ship
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Wärtsilä secures design contract for hybrid propulsion polar ship

Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to design and supply a state-of-the-art multipurpose transport vessel with integrated propulsion and hybrid solutions for environmentally sustainable operations in Antarctic waters. The ship has been ordered by Norway-based Aker BioMarine and will be constructed in China, at CIMC Raffles. The 168 metres long, 20,300 DWT vessel will feature...

Wärtsilä gets Notice to Proceed for liquid biogas plant
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Wärtsilä gets Notice to Proceed for liquid biogas plant

Wärtsilä has been given Notice to Proceed for a liquid biogas (bioLNG) plant to be built in Asker, Norway. The contract for the plant was awarded in April 2018 by VEAS, a Norwegian wastewater treatment and biogas producing company, and the Notice to Proceed was signed in December 2018. The new facility will comprise a...

TT-Lines and Wärtsilä successfully complete remote guidance testing
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TT-Lines and Wärtsilä successfully complete remote guidance testing

TT-Lines and Wärtsilä have completed testing of Wärtsilä’s remote guidance service, a solution for improving the efficiency of vessel repair and maintenance. Simulated remote guidance service situations were carried out on the navigation equipment on the bridge and shaft line seals and bearings in the engine room of the RoRo ferry Huckleberry Finn, operated by...

Wärtsilä upgrades modular waterjets
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Wärtsilä upgrades modular waterjets

Wärtsilä has upgraded its LJX series of modular waterjets to deliver greater efficiency with low levels of cavitation and underwater noise. The upgrade includes a new axial pump design to boost performance and thrust by around 3 per cent, while the improved cavitation margins reduce environmental impact by minimising noise. The axial waterjets are single...

Portugal enhances port efficiency with Wärtsilä VTS solution
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Portugal enhances port efficiency with Wärtsilä VTS solution

Wärtsilä has completed the installation and operational staff training for its Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) solution in the ports of Lisbon and Setúbal / Sesimbra in Portugal. The VTS systems increase the efficiency of ports by reducing waiting times for vessels and allowing just-in-time pilotage. The project includes two VTS control centres, seven remote sites...

MSCL signs maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä
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MSCL signs maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä has signed an optimised maintenance agreement with Marine Service Company (MSCL), a Saudi Arabian tug operator. The contract is the first that Wärtsilä has signed with a marine operator in Saudi Arabia. The 5-year maintenance agreement will streamline and optimise MSCL’s four terminal escort tugs operating in the port of Rabigh. Within the framework...

Dutch maritime companies join methanol project
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Dutch maritime companies join methanol project

A consortium of international maritime companies, supported by Maritime Knowledge Centre, have joined together to further investigate the feasibility of methanol as a sustainable marine fuel. Shipowners Boskalis, The Royal Netherlands Navy, Van Oord and Wagenborg Shipping will join the consortium, along with shipbuilders, Damen Shipyards, Feadship, Royal IHC and marine engine manufacturers Pon Power...