The Wärtsilä Steerable Thruster (WST) has a light ice class capability and can be combined with high-speed engines up to 1800 rpm. Two nozzle types can be selected depending on customer requirements: a bollard pull nozzle or a nozzle optimised for free-sailing.
The Wärtsilä Steerable Thruster (WST) series replaces the Wärtsilä LCT series for tugs and similar vessel types. For certain executions, such as L-drive layouts, the LCT type of thrusters can be offered on request.
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