A new 5800 m3 LNG bunker and feeder vessel, being built for Sirius Veder Gas AB at Royal Bodewes, Hoogezand, in the Netherlands, will be powered by a Wärtsilä propulsion solution. The contract with Wärtsilä was placed in September.
A new LNG (liquefied natural gas) storage and regasification barge concept is introduced by Wärtsilä. This innovative solution provides a flexible means of meeting small to medium scale requirements where pure land-based LNG options are limited.
Wärtsilä launches an innovation contest, Wärtsilä Marine Mastermind, aimed at start-up companies and entrepreneurs, in connection with the start-up event Slush. The purpose of the contest is to find new and unique digital services for the marine industry.
Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the ship design for the ‘Vestland Cygnus’, a Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) owned by Norway based Norside AS that is to be converted to serve as an offshore wind farm service vessel. The conversion will take place at the Fjellstrand yard in Norway.
Sometimes less speed can be king, too. Wärtsilä’s Busser project introduces Ultra Slow Steaming. Yeah, that’s right. Ultra Slow.
GoodFuels Marine, Boskalis and Wärtsilä are joining forces to offer vessels the option of sailing on biofuel. The three companies started a two-year pilot in the port of Rotterdam: the world’s biggest bio-based cluster.
The recently introduced Wärtsilä 31 engine, which has been acknowledged by Guinness World Records as being the world’s most efficient 4-stroke diesel engine, has been selected to power a state-of-the-art new generation icebreaker currently under construction at the PJSC Vyborg Shipyard.
Eleven container vessels owned by Bernhard Schulte GmbH & Co. KG, based in Germany, are to be retrofitted with Wärtsilä Aquarius Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). This is one of the largest single retrofit contracts thus far issued for BWMS solutions.
Finnlines, a leading Ro-Ro and passenger vessel operator with services in the North and Baltic Seas, has contracted Wärtsilä to supply three of its vessels with exhaust cleaning scrubber systems.