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: 211

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: 295

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: 23

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: 40

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: 93

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: 80

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: 60

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: 44

Friday, February 8, 2019
Hagland Captain power conversion

Wärtsilä to Convert Short Sea Cargo Ship to Battery Power

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

February 8, 2019
Total Views: 25

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: 14

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: 10

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: 5

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Wartsila Misses Earnings Expectations Amid Geopolitical Uncertainty; Eyes Rolls-Royce Marine Business

HELSINKI, April 24 (Reuters) – Finnish ship technology and power plant maker Wartsila missed first-quarter earnings expectations on Tuesday and said geopolitical uncertainty was slowing demand in the marine market....

April 24, 2018
Total Views: 4

Friday, April 20, 2018
cargo ship

Scrubbers are “No Silver Bullet” for Shipping Industry, Wartsila Says

By Ahmad Ghaddar and Libby George LONDON, April 20 (Reuters) – Shipping industry hopes that so-called sulphur scrubbers are a quick-fix solution to compliance with drastic emissions reduction demanded by...

April 20, 2018
Total Views: 15

Monday, March 19, 2018

Wärtsilä Acquires Transas in Push Towards Smart Shipping

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has announced its intention to acquire UK-based marine navigation company Transas as Wärtsilä looks to accelerate its push in the area of smart shipping technology. Established...

March 19, 2018
Total Views: 5

Press Releases

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...

March 19, 2018
Total Views: 9

Monday, March 5, 2018
Press Releases

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...

March 5, 2018
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

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...

January 9, 2018
Total Views: 6

Thursday, December 21, 2017
Maritime News

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...

December 21, 2017
Total Views: 1

Thursday, December 7, 2017
Press Releases

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...

December 7, 2017
Total Views: 4