Tag: <span>Wärtsilä</span>

UltraShip rolls out Wärtsilä Fleet Operations Solution
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UltraShip rolls out Wärtsilä Fleet Operations Solution

Denmark-based UltraShip has selected Wärtsilä Fleet Operations Solution (FOS) to optimise performance of its entire fleet of 18 liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanker vessels. The solution by Wärtsilä Voyage automatically optimises the route and speed of the vessel to save costs while increasing safety. The solution also provides the fullest and latest voyage data, keeping...

Wärtsilä helps Wintershall Noordzee mitigate offshore hazards
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Wärtsilä helps Wintershall Noordzee mitigate offshore hazards

Wärtsilä Voyage has successfully completed its first commercial installation of the state-of-the-art Wärtsilä Navi-Harbour WebVTS 5.0 software application to deliver greater safety for Netherlands-based Wintershall Noordzee.  The Wärtsilä Navi-Harbour WebVTS features an early warning system to avoid collisions between the offshore platforms and vessels in their vicinity. It works by providing remote access to Automatic...

BW LPG selects Wärtsilä’s LPG Fuel Supply System for three VLGC retrofits
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BW LPG selects Wärtsilä’s LPG Fuel Supply System for three VLGC retrofits

Oslo-listed BW LPG has ordered Wärtsilä’s liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) Fuel Supply System (LFSS) for retrofit to three very large gas carrier (VLGC) vessels. The initial order was placed following Wärtsilä’s successful full-scale testing of the system in 2018 with a full-sized 2-stroke marine engine operating on LPG fuel. This was the world’s first such...

Yang Ming Lines opts for Wärtsilä propeller solutions to enable slow steaming
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Yang Ming Lines opts for Wärtsilä propeller solutions to enable slow steaming

Taiwan-based shipping company Yang Ming Lines has opted to install Wärtsilä’s Fixed Pitch Propeller (FPP) and EnergoProFin solutions across two of its container vessels to enable the vessels to slow steam.  The Wärtsilä solutions enable a ship’s engines to be adjusted to match the propeller arrangement, which is essential for slow steaming. This adjustment will...

Wärtsilä 31DF engine gets power boost
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Wärtsilä 31DF engine gets power boost

The Wärtsilä 31DF dual-fuel engine is being upgraded to further increase its power output. The higher power output will be available within the same dimensions as previously, delivering greater performance within the same physical footprint. In addition, the already low level of exhaust gas emissions is being improved to heighten even further the engine’s sustainability...

Wärtsilä secures Optimised Maintenance Agreement for two VLGCs
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Wärtsilä secures Optimised Maintenance Agreement for two VLGCs

Wärtsilä has signed 5-year Optimised Maintenance Agreements covering the main engines for two Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) vessels operated by Latsco Marine Management (LMM). The contract, which became effective from September, was signed in August 2020. The two vessels, the Hellas Dynasty and the Hellas Voyager, were built in 2020 at the Hyundai Heavy...

Wärtsilä’s Compact Reliq selected for two newbuild LNG carriers
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Wärtsilä’s Compact Reliq selected for two newbuild LNG carriers

Wärtsilä’s recently introduced Compact Reliq reliquefaction plant will be installed in two new LNG carrier vessels being built for Norway-based Knutsen OAS Shipping. The Compact Reliq solution is based on the well-proven reversed nitrogen Brayton cycle refrigeration technology. The solution is designed to reliquefy the boil-off gas (BOG) from gas carriers and LNG bunker vessels,...

Wärtsilä selects Shell as engine oils test partner
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Wärtsilä selects Shell as engine oils test partner

Wärtsilä has selected Shell to become its marine and energy engines test oil partner during the factory testing process. Wärtsilä will utilise Shell’s engine oils at its engine manufacturing facilities. Shell was selected because of its complete range of lubricant oils for stationary engines running on gas, heavy fuel oil, gasoil, or liquid biofuel. “Wärtsilä...

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...

Wärtsilä provides technical and remote support for eight Teekay LNG carriers
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Wärtsilä provides technical and remote support for eight Teekay LNG carriers

Wärtsilä has signed LNG support agreements for eight LNG Carrier vessels owned by Teekay Gas, a part of the global Teekay Group. Under the contract terms, Wärtsilä will provide both remote support, as well as 24/7 technical support for the vessels’ onboard Gas Process Plants. In carrying out an analysis of the process plants, Wärtsilä...

Swiss ferry operator calls on Wärtsilä for environmentally compliant engines
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Swiss ferry operator calls on Wärtsilä for environmentally compliant engines

Swiss ferry operator General Navigation Company (CGN) has placed an order with Wärtsilä for engines and related emissions control after-treatment systems for two new passenger ferries.  The ferries are being built at the Shiptec AG yard in Switzerland and will operate between Switzerland and France across Lake Geneva.  The order with Wärtsilä was placed in September...