Tag: Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä launches Compact Reliq to add flexibility to LNG market
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Wärtsilä launches Compact Reliq to add flexibility to LNG market

Wärtsilä has introduced its Compact Reliq reliquefaction plant designed to reliquefy boil-off gas (BOG) onboard gas carriers and LNG bunker vessels, and for keeping the cargo cool under all operational conditions. The compact design of the Reliq reliquefaction plant enables it to be installed on existing vessels without extensive modification work. “Wärtsilä has been a...

Wärtsilä joins industry coalition to accelerate sustainable transport
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Wärtsilä joins industry coalition to accelerate sustainable transport

Wärtsilä has joined eleven founding members of a new international coalition dedicated to accelerating the energy transition in the transport and logistics industries. The aim of the coalition is to drive the development of energy sources and technologies in order to curb global warming, reduce air pollution, and protect biodiversity. The members will pool their...

Making ship systems smarter with simulation
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Making ship systems smarter with simulation

As researchers deepen their understanding of autonomous and remote vessel operations, a new breed of smart ship systems combining simulation capability and artificial intelligence is emerging. One of the biggest debates around the future of shipping is what role, if any, unmanned vessels will play. The journey may turn out to be more important than...

First full-scale ammonia engine test announced
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First full-scale ammonia engine test announced

Knutsen OAS Shipping, Wärtsilä, Repsol, and the Sustainable Energy Catapult Centre have announced plans to commence the world’s first long term, full-scale, testing of ammonia as a fuel in a marine four-stroke combustion engine. The testing is made possible by a 20 MNOK grant from the Norwegian Research Council through the DEMO 2000 programme. Ammonia...

E-Marine upgrades fleet with Wärtsilä solutions
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E-Marine upgrades fleet with Wärtsilä solutions

Dubai-based E-Marine, a specialist operator of cable layer vessels, is working with Wärtsilä to upgrade its fleet to achieve greater efficiencies. The technology company has been contracted to provide a comprehensive scope of solutions, which will be delivered on a fast-track basis. The scope includes two Controlled Pitch Propeller (CPP) systems with control and fuel...

Wärtsilä to design and equip two zero-emissions battery powered ferries
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Wärtsilä to design and equip two zero-emissions battery powered ferries

Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to design and equip two new zero-emissions ferries for Norwegian operator Boreal Sjö at Holland Shipyards in the Netherlands. The Wärtsilä ship design is tailored to the operating and route profiles of the two double-ended shuttle ferries. Included in the design concept is the optimisation of energy consumption. In...

Mauritius Shipping opts for Wärtsilä integrated propulsion system
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Mauritius Shipping opts for Wärtsilä integrated propulsion system

A new 8200 dwt multi-purpose cargo vessel being built for Mauritius Shipping Corporation (MSCL) will feature Wärtsilä’s fully integrated main propulsion system, providing high level fuel efficiency and full lifecycle support. The MSCL vessel will provide essential transportation of goods and passengers between the Republic of Mauritius and the islands of Reunion, Agalega, and Rodriquez....

Knutsen orders emissions abatement tech from Wärtsilä
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Knutsen orders emissions abatement tech from Wärtsilä

Norwegian owner and operator of shuttle tankers Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT) has ordered emissions abatement technology from Wärtsilä for two new 124,000 DWT shuttle tankers. Wärtsilä will provide its Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) Recovery System, together with an LNG Fuel Gas Supply System for the two tankers being built at the Daewoo Shipbuilding &...

Wärtsilä optimises engine maintenance with data-driven planning solution
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Wärtsilä optimises engine maintenance with data-driven planning solution

Wärtsilä has launched its Data-Driven Dynamic Maintenance Planning (Data-Driven DMP) solution to boost the company’s existing Dynamic Maintenance Planning solution by utilising digitalisation and analytics. According to Wärtsilä, the solution is an integral part of the company’s Life-cycle Solutions value proposition, and adds further customer benefits and value not possible with conventional DMP solutions. Data-Driven DMP...

Danish operator selects Wärtsilä propulsion solutions for high-speed ferry
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Danish operator selects Wärtsilä propulsion solutions for high-speed ferry

Danish operator Molslinjen has selected Wärtsilä to provide the propulsion solutions for its new 115 metres long high-speed ferry. The vessel is being built by Austal at the Australian shipbuilder’s yard in the Philippines. It will feature four Wärtsilä 31 engines, recognised by Guinness World Records as being the world’s most efficient 4-stroke diesel engine,...

Wärtsilä upgrades FuelFlex Injection Control Unit for low-sulphur fuels
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Wärtsilä upgrades FuelFlex Injection Control Unit for low-sulphur fuels

Wärtsilä has launched its FuelFlex Injection Control Unit (ICU) upgrading solution to meet the requirements of operating its RT-flex type two-stroke diesel engines with both residual and low-viscosity marine fuels. This is particularly relevant in view of the industry’s increasing use of low-sulphur-content fuels in order to be compliant with sulphur emission regulations. The upgraded...

MOL chooses Wärtsilä solutions for new LNG-fuelled ferries
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MOL chooses Wärtsilä solutions for new LNG-fuelled ferries

Wärtsilä will provide a complete LNG package, comprising the Wärtsilä 31DF engine, gearbox, and LNGPac storage, supply and control system for two new ferries being built on behalf of Ferry Sunflower, a subsidiary of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL). This newbuild project has been adopted for Japan’s energy conservation rating system for coastal ships, a demonstration...