Wasaline RoPax

Hybrid RoPax will deliver 50% cut in CO2 emissions

The new Wasaline RoPax ferry under construction by Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions (see earlier story) will have a hybrid propulsion solution combining dual fuel (LNG/biogas and diesel/SCR) machinery and batteries, connected

VIDEO: Aker BioMarine orders krill harvesting support vessel

Krill-harvesting company Aker BioMarine is to build a new, energy efficient vessel with a $65 million price tag to support its Antarctic operations. To be built at the CIMC Raffles shipyard in

Wärtsilä tests AR-based vessel repair and maintenance service

In what promises to be a breakthrough in vessel repair and maintenance operations, Wärtsilä has successfully tested a new remote guidance service. It enables ship crew members, field service engineers and shipyard

Eletson to retrofit Wärtsilä BWMS fleetwide

Piraeus, Greece, based operator Eletson is to retrofit its entire fleet with Wärtsilä’s Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). A total of 23 product oil, chemical, and LPG carriers in the Eletson fleet

Upgraded Wärtsilä waterjets: More thrust, less noise

Wärtsilä has upgraded its LJX series of modular waterjets to deliver greater efficiency with low levels of cavitation and underwater noise and has redesignated the product lines as WXJ series. A new

German Naval Yards Kiel floats out LNG fueled research vessel

German Naval Yards Kiel, has floated out Atair, the world’s first LNG fueled research vessel, after a building period of 16 months. The 75 m vessel is being built for Germany’s Bundesamt

Wärtsilä signs five-year maintenance deal with Saudi operator

Saudi tug operator Marine Service Company Ltd (MSCL) has signed an optimized maintenance with Wärtsilä. MSCL operates four terminal escort tugs operating in the port of Rabigh, and the comprehensive maintenance planning

Largest fishing vessel yet from Nodosa features Schottel propulsion system

The largest fishing vessel ever built by the Nodosa Shipyard in Spain, the 74 m x 14 m Argos Cíes, is equipped with Schottel propulsion systems to achieve optimal maneuverability and propulsion

Wärtsilä to deliver first short-sea shipping hybrid retrofit

Wärtsilä is to deliver the world’s first hybrid retrofit for a short-sea shipping vessel, Haugesund, Norway, headquartered Hagland Shipping’s general cargo vessel Hagland Captain. The Wärtsilä battery hybrid propulsion solution will significantly

Wärtsilä books multiple orders for Aquarius UV BWMS

JANUARY 23, 2019 —Wärtsilä has been reeling in contracts to supply its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) to global shipping operators, enabling their vessels to be compliant with IMO Ballast

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