Transas acquired by Wärtsilä to accelerate its Smart Marine Ecosystem vision

Wärtsilä, a global technology group headquartered in Finland, announced today that it has acquired Transas, an innovative, digital solutions provider headquartered in the UK. This acquisition is a recognition of Transas’ strong position in the maritime technologies market and its technological leadership. The transaction will allow Transas to work within a global maritime … [Read more...]

Wärtsilä introduces Eniram Mobile to offer real-time decision-making support for voyage efficiency and safety management

Eniram, a Wärtsilä company, has launched Eniram Mobile to offer real-time decision-making support via mobile notifications. Eniram Mobile, which has been co-developed together with Royal Caribbean Cruises, ensures that key personnel receive important information in a timely fashion, both onboard and shoreside. This solution was created to support situational awareness based … [Read more...]

Teekay Teams Up with Wärtsilä on New Shuttle Tanker Design

Vancouver-based Teekay has teamed up with the Finnish technology company Wärtsilä to develop a new shuttle tanker concept with plans to construct at least four of the dual-fuel, next-generation shuttle tankers. The four newbuilds will be built at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) yard in South Korea. Wärtsilä says the new concept will offer a new level of economic and … [Read more...]

Wärtsilä to Acquire Underwater Ship Repairer Trident BV

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has announced its intention to acquire Trident B.V., a Netherlands-based company specializing in underwater ship maintenance, inspection, and repair services. Through the acquisition, Wärtsilä will become the first global operator in the underwater services market. The acquisition is estimated to close in January 2018. Wärtsilä has a … [Read more...]

Wärtsilä Linesafe for propeller shafts revolutionises bearing design

The new Wärtsilä Linesafe brings significant improvements to the performance of intermediate shaft bearing solutions. The innovative bearing has a simplified design, which enhances flexibility and lowers lifecycle costs. The design builds on the core competencies from Wärtsilä's existing line shaft bearing solutions, long standing experience on plain bearing design and thorough … [Read more...]