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Cosco orders Wärtsilä engines for five boxship newbuilds

Wärtsilä will outfit five new 14,500 teu container vessels under construction at China's Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding with 20 Auxpac 32 generating sets.

The vessels, being built for Cosco, are expected to be delivered from 2017 onward. The Wärtsilä components, ordered from a Wärtsilä joint venture with Yuchai Marine Power Company, Wärtsilä Yuchai Engine Co (WYEC), are slated for delivery from mid-2016.

The Wärtsilä Auxpac 32 engines were chosen for their combination of economic fuel consumption, reliability, and high availability.

"This is a very important order that marks the re-establishment of Wärtsilä generating sets within the container vessel market," says Roger Holm, senior vp Wärtsilä Ship Power. "The Wärtsilä Auxpac 32 engine with its excellent reliability and fuel efficiency is highly suited to this application. We are also very pleased to be working with Cosco, a company with whom we have enjoyed a long and successful cooperation and a major player in the industry."

Posted 10 February 2015

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