Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Press Releases

Ship control redefined: Wärtsilä SmartMove Suite sets sail with the American Steamship Company

Wärtsilä launches SmartMove Suite, a unique pairing of sensor tech with navigation systems for semi-autonomous ship movement. American Steamship Company, a subsidiary of Rand-ASC Holdings LLC, is the first to...

January 13, 2021
Total Views: 275

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Press Releases

Wärtsilä helps Wintershall Noordzee mitigate offshore hazards with next-gen marine traffic monitoring system

Press Release – Wärtsilä Voyage has successfully completed its first commercial installation of the state-of-the-art Wärtsilä Navi-Harbour WebVTS 5.0 software application. The system was ordered by Netherlands-based Wintershall Noordzee B.V. to provide greater...

December 22, 2020
Total Views: 449

Monday, December 14, 2020
Press Releases

Wärtsilä Hybrid Upgrades will give two Østensjø Rederi vessels attractive environmental profile

The Wärtsilä Hybrid Upgrade solution, has been selected for retrofitting two offshore construction vessels owned by Norwegian operator Østensjø Rederi. The upgrading project will allow less use of the ships’ engines with...

December 14, 2020
Total Views: 482

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Press Releases

Wärtsilä propeller solutions enable energy savings through slow steaming

Press Release – The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its Fixed Pitch Propeller (FPP) and EnergoProFin solutions for two container vessels owned by Yang Ming Lines, the Taiwan-based shipping company. As container ship operators...

December 9, 2020
Total Views: 3061

Friday, December 4, 2020
Press Releases

Wärtsilä again first to market with LNG simulator solution enabling Anglo-Eastern to provide state-of-the-art crew training

Press Release – Wärtsilä Voyage has delivered and installed customised LNGPac bunkering and liquid cargo handling simulators at the Mumbai training centre of Hong Kong-based Anglo-Eastern Univan Group. This is a new...

December 4, 2020
Total Views: 473

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Press Releases

Wärtsilä Optimised Maintenance Agreement ensuring certainty of operations for two VLGCs

Press Release – The technology group Wärtsilä has signed 5-year Optimised Maintenance Agreements covering the main engines for two Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) vessels operated by Latsco Marine Management (LMM). The...

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 311

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Press Releases

Wärtsilä’s new Compact Reliq selected for two newbuild LNG Carriers

The technology group Wärtsilä’s recently introduced Compact Reliq reliquefaction plant will be installed in two new LNG Carrier vessels being built for Norway-based Knutsen OAS Shipping. The ships are to be built...

December 2, 2020
Total Views: 2111

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Press Releases

Wärtsilä selects Shell as test oil partner for factory testing

The technology group Wärtsilä and Shell will further strengthen their partnership through Shell becoming Wärtsilä’s test oil partner for engines during the factory testing process. Wärtsilä will utilise Shell’s engine...

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 201

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Maritime News

Latin America Getting First Hybrid Propulsion Offshore Support Vessel

The platform supply vessel CBO Flamengo is set to become the first offshore support vessel in Latin America to be converted to hybrid power. CBO, one of the Brazil’s leading...

November 11, 2020
Total Views: 178

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Maritime News

World’s First LPG-Fueled Very Large Gas Carrier Completes Sea Trials

The world’s first liquefied petroleum gas-powered Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) has successful complete sea trials and is readying for its return to service. The ‘BW Gemini’, built in 2015,...

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 175

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Press Releases

Wärtsilä cargo handling system design selected for new Very Large Ethane Carrier vessels

The technology group Wärtsilä’s proven experience in delivering cargo handling systems for gas carriers has been cited as a key consideration in the award of a new contract for Very...

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 21

Thursday, October 8, 2020
Press Releases

Wärtsilä powers world’s largest NGO hospital ship

Press Release – The technology group Wärtsilä announced today that Mercy Ships, a philanthropic organisation providing essential healthcare to needy patients in developing countries, will be utilizing its engine technology in the organisation’s new hospital ship. When completed, the Global...

October 8, 2020
Total Views: 30

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Maritime News

Wärtsilä Testing Ammonia Fuel for Shipping

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has started testing ammonia as a potential fuel to help the shipping industry reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.  “The first tests have yielded promising results and...

March 26, 2020
Total Views: 33

Friday, March 6, 2020
Wärtsilä engine
Maritime News

Wärtsilä to Split Up Marine Business

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä will reorganize its marine business into three independent businesses.  The new businesses will consist of Marine Power, Marine Systems and Marine Voyage, and will be operational...

March 6, 2020
Total Views: 30

Friday, January 24, 2020
Short Sea Forestry Vessel

Wärtsilä To Help Build New LNG Short Sea Shipping Vessels

Wärtsilä will supply all the main equipment for the first LNG fuelled short-sea Ro-Lo (roll-on, lift-off) vessels to be operated by Finland based Bore for the transportation of  paper products...

January 24, 2020
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
RS24 k-band radar
Maritime News

Wärtsilä Introduces First Commercially Available K-Band Maritime Radar

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has launched the first commercially available K-band maritime radar to help increase safety in busy ports. By detecting far smaller objects and at a much higher...

April 9, 2019
Total Views: 16

Friday, February 8, 2019
Hagland Captain power conversion

Wärtsilä to Convert Short Sea Cargo Ship to Battery Power

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide hybrid battery system in the world’s first conversion of a short sea cargo ship to electric power. Wärtsilä said Friday it...

February 8, 2019
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Wartsila lifeboats on buildings
Maritime News

Wärtsilä Unveils Lifeboats for Buildings to Highlight Need for Climate Change Action

As part of campaign highlighting the need for immediate action to reduce the impacts of fossil fuel-driven climate change, Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has unveiled a controversial idea that envisions...

December 4, 2018
Total Views: 6

Friday, September 14, 2018
wartsila oceanic awakening initiative
Maritime News

Wärtsilä Initiative Touted as ‘Wake-Up Call’ for Ocean’s Role in Era of Global Change

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has launched a new initiative that aims to convince some of the world’s most influential port cities to adopt a completely digitized marine ecosystem by 2020....

September 14, 2018
Total Views: 2

Friday, July 13, 2018
ship emissions

Wärtsilä Wins 170 Million Euro Scrubber Order from Major European Container Shipping Company

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä says it has received a 170 million euro order to install exhaust scrubbers on the fleet of a major European container shipping company. Wärtsilä Services will...

July 13, 2018
Total Views: 1