Tag: <span>Wärtsilä</span>

Wärtsilä begins advanced hydrogen and ammonia testing
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Wärtsilä begins advanced hydrogen and ammonia testing

Wärtsilä is carrying out advanced full-scale engine testing of hydrogen and ammonia at its engine laboratory in Vaasa, Finland to assess the optimum engine parameters for running on these fuels as shipping works towards a carbon-free future. The test results are encouraging according to Wärtsilä, with one test engine performing very well when running on...

Understanding energy density of future fuels key to decarbonisation decision-making
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Understanding energy density of future fuels key to decarbonisation decision-making

Industry coalition SEA-LNG believes that greater understanding around the comparative pricing, vessel performance and procurement of marine fuels is required to avoid costly mistakes as companies plan their decarbonisation pathway. The statement comes as the coalition examined the individual capabilities and requirements of low emissions ‘future fuels’, including the impact that fuels’ energy density has...

Rederi Ab Eckerö signs renews maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä
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Rederi Ab Eckerö signs renews maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä

Finnish shipping group Rederi Ab Eckerö has renewed for the second time its optimised maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä. Under the terms of this latest 5-year agreement, Wärtsilä will be responsible for maintenance of the main and auxiliary engines in six vessels within the customer’s fleet. The agreement is designed to ensure that the contracted vessels’...

Wärtsilä and GEV cooperate on propulsion solutions for hydrogen vessel
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Wärtsilä and GEV cooperate on propulsion solutions for hydrogen vessel

Wärtsilä has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Global Energy Ventures (GEV) of Australia, a company specialised in delivering compressed shipping solutions for transporting energy to regional markets. The two companies will cooperate on the inclusion of Wärtsilä propulsion systems in GEV’s compressed hydrogen (C-H2) ships. The MOU was signed in Sydney, Australia. The...

Nakilat signs multiple vessel support agreement with Wärtsilä
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Nakilat signs multiple vessel support agreement with Wärtsilä

Owner of LNG carriers, Qatar-based Nakilat, has signed support agreements with Wärtsilä. The agreements were signed in April this year and are valid for five years. Wärtsilä is the supplier of the LNG reliquefaction systems onboard all of the QFlex vessels covered by the agreements. Under the contract terms, Wärtsilä will provide 24/7 technical remote...

Wärtsilä adds Weathernews forecasting data and routing service to solutions
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Wärtsilä adds Weathernews forecasting data and routing service to solutions

Wärtsilä Voyage and Japan based Weathernews (WNI) have signed a strategic partnership agreement to integrate WNI’s weather forecasting data and Optimum Ship Routeing (OSR) service with Wärtsilä’s products and solutions. The integration is expected to increase navigational safety and support the decarbonisation efforts of shipowners and operators. By automating navigation and route planning functions with...

Wärtsilä supports zero-emission partnership
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Wärtsilä supports zero-emission partnership

Wärtsilä is supporting a co-programmed partnership between the European Commission and the Waterborne Technology Platform that aims to demonstrate zero-emission solutions for all main ship types and services before 2030. This will ultimately enable zero-emission waterborne transport before 2050. An agreement for the partnership is to be signed during the European Research and Innovation Days...

Wärtsilä and RINA deliver fuel-saving propulsion arrangement
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Wärtsilä and RINA deliver fuel-saving propulsion arrangement

Wärtsilä and RINA have announced a novel propulsion arrangement that offers full redundancy, less machinery, lower capital expenditure, reduced operational complexity, and optimised fuel consumption to lower costs and achieve emissions compliance. The new concept changes traditional ship design thinking and offers an efficient, future-proof alternative. The conventional approach in ship design has been to...

Nordic consortium reveals promising outlook for ammonia-powered vessel
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Nordic consortium reveals promising outlook for ammonia-powered vessel

The Nordic Green Ammonia-Powered Ship concept study is bringing together key players in the entire value chain for a green ammonia-powered gas carrier. A major conclusion is that green ammonia holds potential to play a significant role in decarbonising maritime transport if investors and operators are presented with a credible business model. Momentum is building...

Maersk selects Wärtsilä hybrid energy storage solution
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Maersk selects Wärtsilä hybrid energy storage solution

Maersk Supply Service has selected Wärtsilä’s containerised hybrid battery power and energy storage system to help the company reduce the carbon intensity of its fleet by 50 per cent before the end of this decade. The order for the Wärtsilä HY system was placed in May 2021.The hybrid power conversion will be carried out on...