Wärtsilä will introduce a combined engine plus SCR packaged product aimed at complying with China’s Stage II marine engine emission standard that enters into force in July 2021.
The agreement covers the main engines for two large LNG Carriers (LNGC), the ‘Hellas Diana’ and the ‘Hellas Athina’, and was signed in March 2021.
The global shipping sector is being driven, both by regulations and societal concerns, to reduce its environmental impact. The ultimate aim is to be capable of eliminating or at least severely reducing, carbon emissions. This article looks at the various ways this aim is being addressed, and how a viable path to a decarbonised future can be established.
Wärtsilä Gas Solutions has developed a cargo tank design suitable for LCO2 applications, which was recently awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) by the classification society DNV.
The agreement was signed in January 2021 and, the programme could lead to NYK adopting the solution throughout its entire fleet.
Wärtsilä is cooperating with the Finnish Border Guard in the testing of Bio LNG as fuel for a Coastguard patrol vessel. The aim is to lower GHG emissions, thereby lessening the impact on global warming.
Wärtsilä has signed long-term Optimised Maintenance agreements covering five LNG Carrier vessels owned and operated by Greece-based Minerva Gas Inc.
Wärtsilä highlights potential for new technological advances to enable scrubbers to tackle maritime CO2 emissions
Wärtsilä has expanded its partnership with the Dutch marine contractor Van Oord with the signing of a 9-year renewal and extension to its Optimised Maintenance agreement.