Russia to Build Far East Metal Plant to Supply Arctic Shipbuilding
MOSCOW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Russia plans to build a metals plant in the Far East at an estimated cost of $2.2 billion and supply steel sheet to the Zvezda...
Dubai shipbuilder Drydocks World has contracted Wärtsilä to design and supply the propulsion and other equipment for the first LNG-powered harbor tugs to operate in the Middle East region.
Wärtsilä notes that nine of these 29 meter-long escort tugs will be built and operated by Drydocks World and is part of a ‘green’ initiative launched by the Dubai government.
The tugs will feature two 9-cylinder Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engines, Wärtsilä Steerable Thrusters (WST), type WST-18 Compact thrusters, the Wärtsilä LNGPac gas handling system- including the LNG tank, bunkering station and monitoring equipment, and automation equipment.
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