More validation is emerging for Wärtsilä’s dual fuel concepts and technology with the signing of orders for a new shuttle tanker concept developed by the world’s largest provider of shuttle tanker services; Teekay, in close cooperation with Wärtsilä.
More progress is being made in energy-efficient power solutions and once again Norwegian companies are leading the way, with Wärtsilä agreeing to retrofit the world’s first energy storage solution on board a large offshore construction vessel (OCV).
Hybrid solutions are taking off, with Wärtsilä announcing it has sealed an order to supply two Wärtsilä HY 2 hybrid power modules for a new escort tug being built for the Swedish port of Luleå located on the Gulf of Bothnia in the northern end of...
Technology group Wärtsilä and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment (MHI-MME) will jointly market a new energy solution for ships that will increase energy efficiency and help boost propulsion power.
While it is more exciting to think of technology in maritime as being about futuristic robot-like fully autonomous ships and other high-tech applications, the reality is that many practical and applicable technologies are already here and can be...
The role of the shipyards in China especially will change to become more that of a vendor or part of the supply chain for systems integrators such as Wartsila and along with it joint ventures with them will also be a future trend, Timo Koponen, vp...
Vessels utilising dynamic positioning (DP) will have an advanced solution enabling excellent auxiliary manoeuvring in station keeping or DP operations.
Tanker operators will be able to increase revenues as well as reduce emissions with Wärtsilä’s new Voyage Emissions Reduction (VER) system.
Wartsila has completed the installation of a hybrid energy system onto Viking Princess, the world’s first offshore vessel to be equipped with battery technology to replace and reduce the use of traditional generators aboard the ship.
Technology group Wartsila has clinched a turnkey contract from Hamina LNG to supply a LNG receiving terminal to be built in Hamina, Finland.