Tag: <span>Wärtsilä</span>

Wärtsilä shaft generator systems to deliver fuel savings for LNG carriers
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Wärtsilä shaft generator systems to deliver fuel savings for LNG carriers

Wärtsilä has been chosen to supply four shaft generator systems to provide power take-off from the main engines for two LNG carrier vessels managed by Capital Gas Ship Management. Power take-off enables the main engine to generate electricity for onboard use, thereby reducing fuel consumption, lowering emission levels, and improving both the vessels Energy Efficiency...

Maersk trials air lubrication technology on large containership
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Maersk trials air lubrication technology on large containership

A.P. Moller – Maersk is participating in a trial to ascertain how much fuel can be saved on one of its large containerships by using air lubrication technology.  Wärtsilä and Silverstream Technologies will install Silverstream’s Air Lubrication System, the Silverstream System, on the vessel owned by A.P. Moller – Maersk. The trial will examine possible improvements...

Wärtsilä and Eidesvik cooperate on world’s first ammonia conversion project
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Wärtsilä and Eidesvik cooperate on world’s first ammonia conversion project

Norwegian shipowner Eidesvik Offshore and Wärtsilä have signed a landmark cooperation agreement aimed at converting an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to operate with an ammonia-fuelled combustion engine with required fuel supply and safety system. This project will be the first of its kind ever in the world and has a provisional completion target by the...

Wärtsilä awarded marine sector commercial certification for EU Stage V compliance
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Wärtsilä awarded marine sector commercial certification for EU Stage V compliance

Wärtsilä has received marine sector commercial certification for compliance with the EU’s Stage V standards. The Stage V legislation, which came into force in 2020, tightens restrictions on non-road engines and equipment, and sets stricter limits on emissions, especially particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions. The certification applies to the total solution, including...

Wärtsilä and SHI collaborate on ammonia-fuelled newbuilds
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Wärtsilä and SHI collaborate on ammonia-fuelled newbuilds

Wärtsilä and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) have signed a joint development programme (JDP) agreement aimed at developing ammonia-fuelled vessels with four-stroke auxiliary engines available for future newbuild projects. Wärtsilä has already successfully tested an engine running with a fuel mix containing 70 per cent ammonia. The company anticipates having an engine concept capable of operating...

Wärtsilä signs optimised maintenance agreement with Canadian ferry operator
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Wärtsilä signs optimised maintenance agreement with Canadian ferry operator

Wärtsilä has entered into a customised five-year optimised maintenance agreement with Canadian ferry operator Societé des Traversiers du Quebec (STQ). The agreement covers the F.A. Gauthier, a 133 metres long ferry operating with Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engines and other Wärtsilä equipment. Signing of the agreement took place in the second quarter of 2021 and there...

Industry trio to develop IMO 2050 CII-ready LNG carrier
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Industry trio to develop IMO 2050 CII-ready LNG carrier

Wärtsilä, ABS, and Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (HZS) are teaming up to develop a flexible, future-proof, and modular liquified natural gas (LNG) Carrier (LNGC) vessel concept. The design of the multi-fuel electric vessel is intended to deliver immediate CO2 savings, and to be ready for the adoption of future decarbonisation technologies to support the marine industry’s ambitions...

ABS launches simulation decarbonisation service
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ABS launches simulation decarbonisation service

ABS has launched an advanced service using sophisticated modeling and simulation technologies to assess the impact of a wide range of vessel decarbonisation technologies at the design stage as well as simplifying EEXI and CII compliance. The SIM-based Energy Efficiency Evaluation Service will allow both newbuild vessels and existing vessels to compare different design and...

Wärtsilä enables zero emission operations with replaceable battery solution
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Wärtsilä enables zero emission operations with replaceable battery solution

Wärtsilä has developed and delivered a mobile battery container solution that will enable inland waterway vessels to operate with zero emissions. The first order, comprising three units, was placed by ZES (Zero Emission Services), a Netherlands based company founded in 2020 by ING Bank, energy and technical service provider Engie, the Port of Rotterdam, and...

RoPax owner selects Wärtsilä multi-fuel engines for newbuilds
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RoPax owner selects Wärtsilä multi-fuel engines for newbuilds

TT-Line Company, an Australian ferry fleet owner and operator, has placed an order with Wärtsilä  for engines and fuel gas supply systems for two new Ro-Pax ferries.  The order was placed in June 2021 and the vessels are currently being built at the Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) yard in Finland. TT-Line currently operates two ferries, Spirit...

Wärtsilä upgrades 20DF dual-fuel engine to deliver more power
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Wärtsilä upgrades 20DF dual-fuel engine to deliver more power

Wärtsilä has introduced an upgraded version of its popular Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engine. The new version will deliver increased power output, have a reduced environmental impact, and will feature a lower fuel consumption. It will also further increase the engine’s fuel flexibility by allowing a much wider gas quality span, down to methane number (MN)...

Methanol-powered ships could be more competitive than other alternative fuels
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Methanol-powered ships could be more competitive than other alternative fuels

Methanol as a commercially and technically viable marine fuel is gaining greater traction over other alternative bunkers, including LNG, as more shipowners adopt the clean burning fuel as price spreads narrow and production ramps up. Speaking at a virtual conference last week, Greg Dolan, CEO of the Methanol Institute noted that methanol production costs will...