Wärtsilä wins order for LNG bunkering simulator

As the use of LNG as a marine fuel grows, demand for training for LNG bunkering vessel operators has been rising. Malaysia’s Kasi Group has responded by placing an order for an

Autonomous shipping alliance appoints a new Chairman

One Sea, an industry alliance that aims to lead the way towards an operating autonomous maritime ecosystem by 2025, has appointed Riku-Pekka Hägg as Chairman of its Management Board. Hägg will oversee

Wasaline RoPax to have Wärtsilä navigation and communications system

The new Wasaline RoPax ferry, under construction at the Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) shipyard in Finland, will be fitted Wärtsilä’s Nacos Platinum navigation and communication system. The order for the system, placed

Wärtsilä solutions will help Hurtigruten go even greener

Hurtigruten, the world’s largest expedition cruise operator, is to continue its push for greener and more sustainable shipping by converting three more vessels to become premium, hybrid powered expedition cruise ships. The

Auto gasification solution will provide sustainable waste disposal for Princess Cruises vessel

Wärtsilä is to supply and install an auto gasification solution for Princess Cruises vessel Regal Princess. The technology will enable the safe disposal of waste from the ship through a self-fueling thermal

Wärtsilä’s Chief Digital Officer resigns

Wärtsilä reports that Marco Ryan, its Chief Digital Officer & Executive Vice President, and a member of the Board of Management has resigned from the company with immediate effect. According to today’s

Damen picks Wärtsilä for second large dredge

Damen Shipyards Group has again selected Wärtsilä to provide the main propulsion solutions for a large Marine Aggregate Dredge (MAD). The dredge is being built for the U.K. company Hanson Aggregates, a

Marfin to retrofit bulker with Wärtsilä hybrid technology

In another world first for Wärtsilä, a 60,000 dwt bulker is to be converted to hybrid operation. The ship, the M/V Paolo Topic, delivered by Japanese shipbuilder Onomichi Dockyard in 2016 is

Sapura inks optimized maintenance deal with Wärtsilä

Sub-sea services specialist Sapura Brazil has signed a five-year optimized maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä. The agreement covers Sapura’s six pipe-laying support vessels (PLSVs), which are fitted with Wärtsilä 32 engines and Wärtsilä

VIDEO: Pre-swirl stator for CPP-equipped ships promises big fuel savings

Energy saving devices called pre-flow stators have already been shown to provide significant fuel savings in ships with fixed pitch propellers (FPP) by optimizing the flow of water into the propeller (see