Monday, March 7, 2011
Engineering News

Upgraded Wärtsilä RT-flex68-D successfully tested for IMO Tier II compliance

The first upgraded Wärtsilä RT-flex68-D engine equipped with a Variable Turbine Geometry (VTG) turbocharger was successfully tested at Doosan Engine Co Ltd in South Korea. It is fully compliant with...

March 7, 2011
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Thursday, March 3, 2011
Engineering News

Wartsila to provide propulsion machinery for new LNG powered passenger ferry

Wartsila has been awarded a contract by shipbuilding company STX Finland Oy to supply the propulsion machinery for a new passenger ferry to be built for Viking Line, a Finnish ship...

March 3, 2011
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Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Engineering News

Wärtsilä introduces new waterjet series for ferries, yachts and naval vessels

Wärtsilä has introduced a new series of waterjet solutions. This new midsize series enhances Wärtsilä’s competitive range of stainless steel jets to include all sizes from 510 mm to 3250...

March 2, 2011
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Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Engineering News

Wärtsilä initiates major project to further develop low-speed gas engines

Wärtsilä has, in the autumn of 2010, initiated a major project to further develop its low-speed engine portfolio to include gas engines, alongside its medium-speed dual fuel engines, as part...

February 16, 2011
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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Wärtsilä appoints new President and CEO

Wärtsiläs Board of Directors has appointed Mr Bjorn Rosengren M.Sc. (Tech.) as the new President and CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation. He will assume the position on 1 September 2011, succeeding...

February 10, 2011
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Friday, January 28, 2011
Engineering News

Wartsila’s Chief Executive Officer, Ole Johansson, to retire in June

Since 13 September 2000, Ole Johansson has served as President and CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation, one of the most highly respected marine engine manufacturers in the world.  Mr Johansson, will...

January 28, 2011
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Thursday, December 30, 2010
Engineering News

Wärtsilä introduces new more powerful version of its Wärtsilä 32 engine

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has introduced a more powerful version for marine applications of its popular Wärtsilä 32 engine. First introduced in the 1980s, and with more...

December 30, 2010
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Friday, December 24, 2010

K Line Offshore’s KL Sandefjord: the world’s most powerful anchor handling tug

K Line Offshore’s KL Sandefjord just completed sea trials and set the new world record at 430 tons (390 metric) for a bollard pull by an anchor handling vessel on...

December 24, 2010
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Wärtsilä joins the Sustainable Shipping Initiative

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a programme initiated by Forum for the Future. The initiative brings together the industry’s leading organizations...

December 15, 2010
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Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Ship Design

Wärtsilä and Deltamarin partner to bring standardization to customized ferry design process

At the 35th Annual Interferry Conference in New York City, Wärtsilä and Deltamarin have announced plans to partner in developing an innovative series of ferry designs that aim to satisfy...

October 6, 2010
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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Wärtsilä to provide navigation systems in partnership with Raytheon

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading ship power systems integrator, has signed a new agreement with Raytheon Anschütz, a division of Raytheon Co., USA. Raytheon Anschütz is based in Kiel, Germany....

March 25, 2010
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Sunday, March 21, 2010

Wartsilla CBM – Live Condition Based Monitoring Of Ship Systems

The days of anonymity at sea are long gone. With LRIT and satellite based AIS tracking the office has, for some time now, had access to the precise location of...

March 21, 2010
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Friday, October 2, 2009

First Ship with High Temperature Fuel Cell for Greener Power Supply

September 2009 saw the initial operation of the first high temperature fuel cell to be run on board of a ship.  The operation was launched as part of the FellowSHIP...

October 2, 2009
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Friday, October 24, 2008

Crane Ship M/V Stanislav Yudin – Interesting Ship of The Week

The Russian Ministry of Gas ordered the self- propelled crane vessel “Stanislav Yudin” from the Finnish Wartsilla shipyard in 1982. The crane fitted on the stern of the vessel was...

October 24, 2008
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Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Ship Design

Wärtsilä Ship Design Unit Receives Major Orders

We don’t generally post press releases on the blog here, but we have been so fascinated by some of Wärtsilä’s previous work that we thought this is worth a post....

September 23, 2008
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Friday, August 8, 2008

Wärtsilä 50DF Engines – Major Orders Placed

Excerpt from August 6 Press Release from Wärtsilä: Wärtsilä-Hyundai Engine Company Ltd., the new joint venture between Wärtsilä and Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea, has received a major order....

August 8, 2008
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Thursday, May 15, 2008

Wartsila METHAPU – A Fuel Cell For Ships

Our friend Jean Pierre de Lutz is building a new boat using green technology and writing about it on his blog. Knowing we are interested in new technology geared toward...

May 15, 2008
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Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Starting the Wartsila – Video Starting a Wärtsilä 6 L 64… for a truly amazing engine read our post: The Wartsila-Sulzer Super Engine

April 1, 2008
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