Tag: <span>Wärtsilä</span>

Wärtsilä receives 100th order of LNGPac system
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Wärtsilä receives 100th order of LNGPac system

Wärtsilä’s LNGPac fuel gas supply system has been chosen for installation to two new shuttle tankers for Singapore-based AET, marking the 100th order of the systems. The tankers will feature Wärtsilä’s 34DF dual-fuel auxiliary engines, which will run primarily on liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel and will be fitted with LNGPac units. Wärtsilä LNGPac comprises...

Eniram joins Project Forward
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Eniram joins Project Forward

Wärtsilä subsidiary Eniram has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Athens-based Arista Shipping to participate in the Project Forward initiative, under which it will assist in the development of monitoring and optimisation tools for a highly energy efficient dry bulk carrier vessel design, based on LNG-fuelled propulsion. The project aims to design a vessel...

Wärtsilä partners with MPA to promote maritime technologies
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Wärtsilä partners with MPA to promote maritime technologies

Wärtsilä has partnered with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to promote maritime innovation and R&D. The partnership covers four different areas including digital acceleration, cyber-physical security, intelligent vessel and port operations. Wärtsilä and MPA will also support and leverage start-ups and small and medium enterprises in Singapore in these four streams. Marco...

Norwegian ferry completes testing of Wärtsilä autodocking technology
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Norwegian ferry completes testing of Wärtsilä autodocking technology

Wärtsilä has successfully carried out testing of its autodocking technology on Norwegian operator Norled’s Folgefonn ferry. The hybrid 83m long ferry, which was already installed with a Wärtsilä wireless charging system, completed tests between January and April this year, including actual harbour docking trials. All docking manoeuvres were done automatically with no manual control from...

20 Project Forward LNG-fuelled bulkers ordered
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20 Project Forward LNG-fuelled bulkers ordered

Forward Maritime Group has announced a letter of intent (LOI) with Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Group for the construction of 20 dry bulk liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered vessels. The 84,000 DWT ships are expected for delivery between 2020 and 2023. The LOI is part of Project Forward, a joint development project led by Aristra Shipping...

WinGD engine runs successfully on natural gas VOC fuel mix
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WinGD engine runs successfully on natural gas VOC fuel mix

WinGD and Wärtsilä Gas Systems have tested a Natural Gas – Volatile Organic Compounds (NG-VOC) fuel mix for a WinGD X-DF engine. The engine, which was selected to power two 125,000 DWT Shuttle Tankers for AET, successfully ran on the NG-VOC mix. The test demonstrated the engine’s capabilities under various loads, with up to 20%...

Wärtsilä buys Transas in €210m deal
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Wärtsilä buys Transas in €210m deal

Wärtsilä has agreed a deal to acquire Transas for €210 million, to leverage its navigation, simulation and monitoring systems in accelerating the development of Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine Ecosystem concept. Transas’ current annual net sales are in the region of €140 million, via 22 regional offices worldwide and a distribution network that spans 120 countries. It...

Wärtsilä to optimise performance of TMS Cardiff LNG carriers
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Wärtsilä to optimise performance of TMS Cardiff LNG carriers

Finnish technology group, Wärtsilä, is assisting Athens-based ship operator, TMS Cardiff Gas, with performance monitoring and maintenance predictability of the company’s four tri-fuel diesel electric propulsion (TFDE) liquefied natural gas carriers. This follows a maintenance agreement that was signed in December. Each vessel features an Eniram (a Wärtsilä company) data collection platform to help TMS...

The fuel-saving technologies hailed game-changers by the UN
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The fuel-saving technologies hailed game-changers by the UN

A report by the United Nations Global Compact, DNV GL, and Sustaina has hailed Cavotec’s MoorMaster automated mooring technology and Norsepower’s Rotor Sail solution as two of the key game-changing technologies driving fuel efficient and sustainable shipping operations. Autonomous solutions, wind, and electrification are vital solutions in the shipping industry’s journey towards decarbonisation. Rapidly implementing...

Eniram launches Skylight 3.0 and enters into exclusive partnership with Concirrus
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Eniram launches Skylight 3.0 and enters into exclusive partnership with Concirrus

Wärtsilä company, Eniram, has launched its SkyLight 3.0 fleet management solution to give deeper insight into vessel performance, while entering into an exclusive partnership with Concirrus to deliver connected marine insurance. Eniram Skylight 3.0 is an update to its subscription-based fleet performance monitoring service. The solution tracks fuel performance and costs, helping shipowners, operators, or...

Harnessing digitalisation to optimise performance of LNG carriers
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Harnessing digitalisation to optimise performance of LNG carriers

Shipping is going digital and the industry is making use of data and technical solutions that offer deeper insight into operational efficiency. However, going digital is only beneficial for an organisation if data collection systems and platforms are focussed across an entire organisation, reports Wärtsilä company, Eniram, in its latest white paper titled, Transforming LNG shipping...

Next-gen Teekay shuttle tankers to add optimisation technologies
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Next-gen Teekay shuttle tankers to add optimisation technologies

A new series of four ‘smart’ shuttle tanker concept vessels being developed by Teekay are set to be fitted with Vessel Performance Management software from Wärtsilä subsidiary Eniram, alongside a range of other energy and emissions management systems and machinery, as part of a €110 million deal for Wärtsilä. The four ‘next generation’ vessels will...