Complying with EEXI – how to speed up decarbonisation without slowing down vessels

Time is running out for vessel owners to comply with the IMO’s EEXI and CII measures. What are the pathways to compliance, and how can Wärtsilä help?

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Article / 22 NOV 2021 3 MIN READ

BioLNG means it’s full steam ahead on Destination Gotland’s quest to decarbonise

When oil prices fell dramatically in 2015–16 it led to a decrease...
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Article / 19 NOV 2021 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä’s propulsion field service team – the expertise, quality and experience to keep your vessels running optimally

Wärtsilä’s propulsion field...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
  • Lifecycle services
Article / 17 NOV 2021 3 MIN READ

Dispelling the myth of high losses in modern electrically enhanced propulsion systems

Thanks to modern technology, losses in electrically enhanced...
  • Marine Power
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Electrical systems
Wasaline sets sail from old horizons to new together with Wärtsilä
Article / 4 NOV 2021 5 MIN READ

Wasaline sets sail from old horizons to new together with Wärtsilä

With an integrated package of Wärtsilä solutions on board, Wasaline’s Aurora...
  • Marine Power
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Lifecycle services
Article / 3 NOV 2021 5 MIN READ

Wärtsilä Expert Insight – The continuing evolution of our next-level predictive maintenance service

Wärtsilä Expert Insight uses advanced...
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Marine Power
  • Lifecycle services
Article / 2 NOV 2021 3 MIN READ

Proudly charting a course towards net zero with the Vancouver Maritime Centre for Climate

Wärtsilä on board as the Vancouver Maritime Centre for...
  • Marine Power
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Electrical systems
Article / 19 OCT 2021 5 MIN READ

Methanol – Fuel for thought in our deep-dive Q&A

Four Wärtsilä experts discuss the advantages of methanol as a future fuel for shipping, as well as...
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Marine Power
  • Lifecycle services
Article / 18 OCT 2021 3 MIN READ

Hybrid upgrade for Viking Supply Ships sharpens competitive edge of LNG-powered PSVs

When oil prices fell dramatically in 2015–16 it led to a...
  • Marine Power
Article / 18 OCT 2021 3 MIN READ

(Relation)ship building with Astrid Fiske and Karstensen Shipyard

When Astrid Fiske needed a reliable and highly fuel-efficient new trawler, they...
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  • Lifecycle services
  • Propulsion
Article / 30 SEP 2021 5 MIN READ

Decarbonising Shipping Week – webinar series explores segment-specific strategies for EEXI and CII compliance

Wärtsilä’s Decarbonising Shipping Week...
  • Marine Power
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
Article / 28 SEP 2021 5 MIN READ

Shaking up shipping with the MS Green Ammonia

As part of the ZEEDS initiative, Wärtsilä is helping develop a pioneering new tanker vessel that will...
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Marine Power
Article / 17 SEP 2021 6 MIN READ

Wärtsilä helping to propel waterborne transport towards zero emissions

As a member of the Waterborne Technology Platform, Wärtsilä is helping define...
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
Article / 14 SEP 2021 6 MIN READ

Helping power the Chinese windfarm construction boom with Wärtsilä transverse thrusters

Wärtsilä’s highly efficient transverse thrusters ensure...
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  • Marine Power
Article / 7 SEP 2021 6 MIN READ

Complying with EEXI – how to speed up decarbonisation without slowing down vessels

Time is running out for vessel owners to comply with the IMO’s...
  • Engine systems
  • Propulsion
  • Electrical systems
A cleaner, greener machine – Wärtsilä W34DF control software upgrade cuts greenhouse gas emissions at all load points
Article / 31 AUG 2021 3 MIN READ

A cleaner, greener machine – Wärtsilä 34DF control software upgrade cuts greenhouse gas emissions

Wärtsilä’s new control software upgrade for its...
  • Engine systems
Article / 9 AUG 2021 3 MIN READ

Reduced time and increased accuracy – streamlined procurement between Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement and Wärtsilä

The procurement process at...
  • Lifecycle services
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Article / 28 JUL 2021 3 MIN READ

The winds of opportunity – integrated solutions for offshore wind vessels

With the growth in demand for wind farms coinciding with the increasingly...
  • Lifecycle services
  • Engine systems
Article / 19 JUL 2021 3 MIN READ

La solución integrada de Wärtsilä propulsa al Eleanor Roosevelt, el primer ferry rápido del mundo con motores a gas natural

Este verano, los...
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  • Propulsion
Article / 15 JUL 2021 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä integrated solution powers the Eleanor Roosevelt – the world’s first fast ferry with natural gas engines

The Eleanor Roosevelt is the...
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  • Lifecycle services
  • Propulsion
Article / 13 JUL 2021 3 MIN READ

Expertise, speed and an unusual solution help the fishing vessel Madrus return to action for the end of the season

After a fire onboard fishing...
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  • Propulsion
Article / 7 JUL 2021 3 MIN READ

Same again please – Wärtsilä helps shipbuilder deliver sister ship for world-class UAE-based dredger

A Wärtsilä integrated propulsion system...
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  • Propulsion
Article / 6 JUL 2021 3 MIN READ

Hybrid upgrade secures new business for Østensjø Rederi’s OSVs

A Wärtsilä hybrid upgrade reduced emissions, fuel costs and maintenance requirements...
  • Electrical systems
Article / 28 JUN 2021 3 MIN READ

Ammonia – fuel for thought in our deep-dive Q&A

Four Wärtsilä experts discuss the advantages of ammonia as a future fuel for shipping, as well as...
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Lifecycle services
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Article / 24 JUN 2021 4 MIN READ

Meet the new future fuel-ready propulsion technology for bulkers and tankers

An overview of the webcast presenting Wärtsilä and RINA’s game-changing...
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
Article / 15 JUN 2021 3 MIN READ

Hybrid shaft generator systems – the logical choice for large ferries

Hybrid shaft generator systems significantly reduce fuel consumption,...
  • Marine Power
  • Lifecycle services
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Article / 11 JUN 2021 5 MIN READ

Wärtsilä’s energy efficiency solutions provide significant savings for Delphis

Delphis’s ice-classed container ships were fitted with Wärtsilä...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
Article / 10 JUN 2021 2 MIN READ

Greener operations for the Korea Polar Research Institute’s icebreaking research vessel

The icebreaking research vessel RV Aaron, operated by the...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
  • Lifecycle services
Article / 8 JUN 2021 5 MIN READ

Full speed ahead for onshore green ammonia production in Norway

The ZEEDS initiative’s plans for onshore green ammonia production – to provide...
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Marine Power
Article / 7 JUN 2021 2 MIN READ

Maintaining precise manoeuvrability on a record-breaking pipelaying giant

Laying underwater pipes in rough weather or congested shipping areas is...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
Article / 3 JUN 2021 3 MIN READ

Floating an idea to decarbonise offshore oil and gas production

Wärtsilä proposes an idea to help decarbonise offshore oil and gas production with...
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Innovation
Wärtsilä EnergoProFin leads to reduced fuel costs and an improved greenhouse gas rating for Bulgarian bulker
Article / 2 JUN 2021 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä EnergoProFin leads to reduced fuel costs and an improved greenhouse gas rating for Bulgarian bulkers

Navigation Maritime Bulgare benefited...
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Article / 18 MAY 2021 3 MIN READ

Forecasting the fuels of the future

The findings of a new fuels forecast developed by Wärtsilä over the past year highlight growing demand for fuel...
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
Decarbonising maritime will take more than technology
Article / 18 MAY 2021 3 MIN READ

Decarbonising maritime will take more than technology

The maritime industry's discussion of decarbonisation thus far has focused upon uncertainties,...
  • Sustainability
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
Wartsila Lifecycle solutions for LNG carriers – together we can achieve more
Article / 17 MAY 2021 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä Lifecycle solutions for LNG carriers – together we can achieve more

Looking at the benefits that Wärtsilä Lifecycle solutions offer for LNG...
  • Marine Power
  • Lifecycle services
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Article / 16 MAY 2021 5 MIN READ

From trainee to trainer – Theo Vennings’ 40 years of outstanding service

Theo Vennings progressed from trainee to become one of the foremost experts...
  • Lifecycle services
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Article / 12 MAY 2021 3 MIN READ

Missed margherita makes man muse on manoeuvrability

When the blockage of the Suez Canal made global headlines recently, and launched a thousand...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
Next port of call – the methanol bunkering station
Article / 6 MAY 2021 3 MIN READ

Next port of call – the methanol bunkering station?

Clean burning, cheap to produce, widely available and with the potential to be 100% renewable –...
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Lifecycle services
  • Marine Power
Article / 6 MAY 2021 5 MIN READ

Digital navigation, safety and optimisation solutions for LNG carriers

In this part of the Tech Talk series, Jeremy Crossman, General Manager, Sales...
  • Voyage
  • Fleet Optimisation & Safety
  • Marine Power
Meeting decarbonisation targets with optimised propulsion
Article / 5 MAY 2021 3 MIN READ

Meeting decarbonisation targets with optimised propulsion

It’s not often that the twin goals of reducing costs and complying with regulations can be...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
A practical plan for a zero-emission marine ecosystem
Article / 28 APR 2021 3 MIN READ

A practical plan for a zero-emission marine ecosystem

Sometimes a revolution starts from simple beginnings – in this case, by bringing together a...
  • Marine Power
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
Flexibility is the key requirement for future propulsion systems
Article / 27 APR 2021 3 MIN READ

Flexibility is the key requirement for future propulsion systems

Traditionally, vessels are designed for and tested at one design speed and draft....
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
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Article / 26 APR 2021 5 MIN READ

Air lubrication systems and propulsion improvement solutions for LNG carriers

LNG carriers' size, low draft variation, high speed compared to other...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
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Article / 22 APR 2021 5 MIN READ

Let’s agree to cut emissions

In the discussion around decarbonisation, vessel owners and operators are faced with an array of options in terms of...
  • Marine Power
  • Lifecycle services
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
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Article / 19 APR 2021 5 MIN READ

Advanced solutions for increasing operational optimisation on LNG carriers

Our experts talk about the latest solutions for increasing operational...
  • Marine Power
  • Electrical systems
Article / 16 APR 2021 4 MIN READ

Time to take another look at LNG conversion?

Modern efficiency-boosting technologies can help vessel owners and operators put a big dent in their...
  • Lifecycle services
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
World-class engineering excellence at your service
Article / 15 APR 2021 5 MIN READ

World-class engineering excellence at your service

Wherever a maritime asset is in the world, it’s never far from one of Wärtsilä’s centres of...
  • Lifecycle services
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Article / 12 APR 2021 5 MIN READ

Guaranteed asset performance – a win-win for Wärtsilä and Carnival

After seeking new ways to draw even greater mutual value from their partnership,...
  • Marine Power
  • Lifecycle services
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
Pulling out all the stops
Article / 8 APR 2021 5 MIN READ

Pulling out all the stops – dedication and hard work for an emergency engine repair

In mid-July 2020 Norwegian shipping group Solvang ASA contacted...
  • Marine Power
  • Lifecycle services
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Article / 6 APR 2021 7 MIN READ

Wärtsilä’s Integrated Systems & Solutions – future-proof solutions today

On the journey towards decarbonisation one thing is for certain: the marine...
  • Marine Power
  • Lifecycle services
  • Propulsion
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Article / 1 APR 2021 5 MIN READ

Utsira sets sail towards a smart energy management future

Sitting off Norway’s west coast in the North Sea, the island of Utsira may be small but it...
  • Marine Power
  • Electrical systems
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
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Article / 30 MAR 2021 5 MIN READ

LNG carriers – the future is flexible

As global LNG production continues to grow, the industry is turning its thoughts towards the next generation...
  • Lifecycle services
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
Article / 16 MAR 2021 3 MIN READ

Spotting problems before they occur with Wärtsilä Expert Insight

In early December 2020, an eagle-eyed diagnostics expert at Wärtsilä’s Expert...
  • Lifecycle services
  • People
The winds of opportunity: optimising propulsion for next-generation windfarm vessels
Article / 16 MAR 2021 5 MIN READ

The winds of opportunity: optimising propulsion for next-generation windfarm vessels

With the predicted increase in the number of windfarms globally...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
Trusted thruster performance
Article / 15 MAR 2021 3 MIN READ

Trusted thruster performance – 50 years of maneuverability and station keeping

When it comes to thrusters it’s all about maneuvering and station...
  • Marine Power
  • Propulsion
Article / 4 MAR 2021 8 MIN READ

Yuanjun (Tedd) Gui: “Engineering is where I belong, I’ve always thought in that way”

  • Shaft line solutions
  • Marine Power
  • Marine Systems
Turning uncertainty into opportunity – flexible solutions for the challenges of tomorrow
Article / 4 MAR 2021 3 MIN READ

Turning uncertainty into opportunity – flexible solutions for the challenges of tomorrow

It has been clear for a while that the maritime industry’s...
  • Marine Power
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • People
Timely engine control system upgrade
Article / 2 MAR 2021 1 MIN READ

Timely engine control system upgrade enhances reliability and efficiency for Gunvor Maersk

To mitigate the risk of delays posed by aging equipment,...
  • Marine Power
Anything is possible – unique expertise offers a flexible fix with minimal downtime
Article / 23 FEB 2021 2 MIN READ

Anything is possible – unique expertise offers a flexible fix with minimal downtime

In September 2019, MSC Shipmanagement Ltd. became aware of a...
  • Lifecycle services
new multi-purpose SOV for offshore wind
Article / 12 FEB 2021 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä’s new multi-purpose SOV for offshore wind – future-proof, flexible and Jones-act compliant

The offshore wind business is booming around the...
  • Marine Power
  • Lifecycle services
  • Engine systems
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Article / 2 FEB 2021 4 MIN READ

Decarbonisation – a viable pathway emerges

In recent years, the maritime sector has awoken to the pressing need to make critical sustainability...
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Marine Power
  • People
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Article / 1 FEB 2021 3 MIN READ

The false economy of non-OEM inspections, overhauls and parts

Choosing third-party suppliers is a bit like going for the cheaper local mechanic to...
  • Marine Power
  • Lifecycle services
  • Engine systems
Data-driven-maintenance–why-less-is-more
Article / 28 JAN 2021 3 MIN READ

Data driven maintenance – why less is more

With an expensive, complex asset like a ship’s engine it would be unthinkable to consider giving it less,...
  • Marine Power
  • Lifecycle services
  • Engine systems
Wärtsilä Propulsion’s Technology team – heroes of hydrodynamics and masters of mechanics
Article / 27 JAN 2021 4 MIN READ

Wärtsilä Propulsion’s Technology team – heroes of hydrodynamics and masters of mechanics

Not all heroes wear capes – some are just very, very good...
  • Propulsion
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • People
Article / 27 JAN 2021 10 MIN READ

‘The ocean consumes my life’ – Samantha Graham, Field Service Engineer, on life and work

  • Marine Power
  • Marine Systems
  • People
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Article / 22 JAN 2021 3 MIN READ

A well-timed boost gives Wärtsilä 46 engines a midlife power up

With operators facing increasing cost pressures and tightening environmental...
  • Lifecycle services
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
Propelling the maritime industry into a decarbonised future
Article / 7 JAN 2021 4 MIN READ

Propelling the maritime industry into a decarbonised future

With increasing demands on owners and operators to improve efficiency while also...
  • Propulsion
  • People
  • Innovation
Click to check out – how we’re simplifying online procurement
Article / 23 DEC 2020 3 MIN READ

Click to check out – how we’re simplifying online procurement

Online shopping is enjoying an unprecedented boom – just a few clicks and the object...
  • Lifecycle services
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Article / 21 DEC 2020 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä Retractable Thrusters help the Leonardo Da Vinci maximise its potential

The Prysmian Group is betting on Wärtsilä’s retractable thrusters...
  • Propulsion
Euronav
Article / 21 DEC 2020 3 MIN READ

Easier, more accurate procurement with Wärtsilä

Traditional procurement via email or phone is typically inefficient, inflexible, time-consuming and...
  • Lifecycle services
Next in the print queue: critical engine parts
Article / 21 DEC 2020 3 MIN READ

Next in the print queue: critical engine parts

What was the last thing you printed? While for many of us it’s likely to be a work document or a pile...
  • Marine Power
Going the extra mile – routine maintenance in a tight timeframe
Article / 7 DEC 2020 4 MIN READ

Going the extra mile – routine maintenance in a tight timeframe

Norway’s Remøy Shipping AS, a leading management company for offshore service...
  • Lifecycle services
What does an ammonia-ready vessel look like?
Article / 2 DEC 2020 3 MIN READ

What does an ammonia-ready vessel look like?

As carbon-neutral fuel choices narrow, shipowners are beginning to look more closely at how existing...
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
  • Marine Power
  • Engine systems
M/V Henrike
Article / 25 NOV 2020 4 MIN READ

How a propulsion retrofit led to savings of 800 litres of fuel in 24 hours

The installation of controllable pitch propeller (CPP) blades with an...
  • Propulsion
  • Marine Power
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Article / 24 NOV 2020 5 MIN READ

6 ways container vessel companies are reducing their environmental impact

Under growing pressure from regulators, the shipping industry is working...
  • Marine Systems
  • Marine Power
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Article / 19 NOV 2020 5 MIN READ

Shipowners should use pandemic downtime to retrofit

The coronavirus crisis has seen different segments in the maritime industry retrofitting their...
  • Marine Power
  • Marine Systems
Martin Stopford
Article / 18 NOV 2020 4 MIN READ

A fireside chat with shipping economist Martin Stopford

The next 30 years could be as revolutionary to shipping as steam engines were in the age of...
  • Marine Power
  • Marine Systems
  • Voyage
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Article / 17 NOV 2020 4 MIN READ

Combining AI and people skills will be key to post-pandemic growth

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed and accelerated underlying trends in remote...
  • Digitalisation
  • Marine Power
  • Innovation
Jakup Sverri
Article / 11 NOV 2020 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä provides ultra-silent propulsion technology for Faroese research vessel Jákup Sverri

Situated midway between Norway and Iceland in the...
  • Propulsion
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Article / 5 NOV 2020 5 MIN READ

Investing for the future, even in difficult economic times

In a challenging environment, increasing efficiency is key for profit margins. Wärtsilä...
  • Propulsion
  • Marine Power
Upgrading OSV to take advantage of wind farm growth
Article / 3 NOV 2020 4 MIN READ

Upgrading OSVs to take advantage of wind farm growth

With the continued growth of the wind energy industry leading to an increasing number of wind...
  • Electrical systems
Charging ahead a bright future for zero emission ferries
Article / 30 OCT 2020 3 MIN READ

Charging ahead - A bright future for zero-emissions ferries

Increasing pressure from regulators and rising public expectations are driving ferry...
  • Electrical systems
  • Sustainability
  • Technology
LNG tanker at sea
Article / 30 OCT 2020 5 MIN READ

Mind the methane gap

LNG could cut the shipping industry’s CO2 emissions by 25%, but could its methane emissions undermine its climate advantages?...
  • Sustainability
  • Technology
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
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Article / 16 OCT 2020 3 MIN READ

In Conversation with Maikel Arts

Maikel Arts, General Manager, Market Innovation, Wärtsilä Marine Power, explains how the cruise travel segment is...
  • Marine Power
  • Sustainability
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Article / 15 OCT 2020 4 MIN READ

Innovating to solve problems: The case of the WST-24R retractable thruster

When the coronavirus prevented on-site installation of a Wärtsilä...
  • Marine Power
  • Technology
  • Propulsion
Icebreaker in an icy sea
Article / 9 OCT 2020 4 MIN READ

Shipbuilders turn to design to increase efficiency

The IMO 2020 regulations, along with the promise of further mandates down the line, are pushing...
  • Marine Power
  • Sustainability
  • Decarbonisation & future fuels
Controllable Pitch Propellers help to P&O Ferries navigate the English Channel
Article / 7 OCT 2020 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä’s Controllable Pitch Propellers help P&O Ferries navigate the English Channel

The MS Pride of Canterbury has been a fixture at Dover for...
  • Propulsion
Blazing new trails in Arctic shipping
Article / 7 OCT 2020 2 MIN READ

Blazing new trails in Arctic shipping

The Baltic sea is one of the most important trade routes in the world, and even today, at any time, nearly...
  • Propulsion
Shipping on the Elbe
Article / 1 SEP 2020 8 MIN READ

EU Green Deal takes bold steps toward cutting shipping emissions

The shipping industry is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe. Now,...
  • Sustainability
  • Marine Power
  • Exhaust treatment
Wärtsilä midsize waterjets - delivering proven waterjet technology
Article / 6 AUG 2020 4 MIN READ

Wärtsilä midsize waterjets – delivering proven waterjet technology in a compact pre-assembled package

The trend of expanding coastal populations...
  • Propulsion
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Article / 7 JUL 2020 2 MIN READ

Wärtsilä powered Incat catamarans have a grip on coveted Hales Trophy

For thirty years, the Hales Trophy for the fastest Atlantic crossing by a...
  • Propulsion
The Aurora Spirit, a new e-shuttle tanker, sets sail.
Article / 3 JUN 2020 5 MIN READ

Revolutionary e-shuttle tanker boasts improved efficiency and lower costs

Promising 47% lower emissions and fuel costs of just under half of its...
  • Sustainability
  • Electrical systems
  • Gas solutions
Wärtsilä working to raise efficiencies, lower operational costs, and reduce the environmental impact for fishing industry vessels
Article / 1 APR 2020 7 MIN READ

Wärtsilä working to raise efficiencies, lower operational costs, and reduce the environmental impact for fishing industry vessels

The global fishing...
  • Technology
  • Sustainability
  • Engine systems
In conversation with Wärtsilä’s point man on sustainable cruising
Article / 25 MAR 2020 7 MIN READ

In conversation with Wärtsilä’s point man on sustainable cruising

In a world where environmental impact is influencing customer decisions, cruise...
  • Sustainability
  • Electrical systems
  • People
Wärtsilä 14 and Wilmer Wahlstedt
Article / 18 DEC 2019 5 MIN READ

A tradition of innovation in engine design

This year has been a very special year for Wärtsilä. While the company turned 185, it was also the 60th...
  • Technology
  • Engine systems
  • People
Shaft generator
Article / 3 DEC 2019 5 MIN READ

Shaft generators enable emissions-free shipping

It has been a stellar year for Wärtsilä’s shaft generator business. These clever systems, which have...
  • Marine Power
  • Electrical systems
Wärtsilä Expert Insight
Article / 27 NOV 2019 4 MIN READ

Wärtsilä’s next generation maintenance platform

What happens when you combine the knowledge of Wärtsilä experts and artificial intelligence? The...
  • Digitalisation
  • Technology
  • Lifecycle services
Wärtsilä gives a boost to world’s largest semi-submersible crane vehicle
Article / 14 NOV 2019 7 MIN READ

Wärtsilä gives a boost to world’s largest semi-submersible crane vehicle

Creating state-of-the-art features for Sleipnir, which will remove and...
  • Technology
  • Propulsion
  • Marine Power
Article / 24 OCT 2019 5 MIN READ

How a new agreement opened up possibilities for the Wärtsilä-Carnival relationship

Two years in, the performance-based logistics agreement (PBL)...
  • Sustainability
  • Technology
  • Lifecycle services
Oshima
Article / 16 OCT 2019 8 MIN READ

Ultramax 2030: Next generation shipping

Ship owners can now have vessels that that are affordable, compliant with the IMO’s 2030 emission targets...
  • Sustainability
  • Gas solutions
  • Engine systems
Cruising towards sustainability
Article / 8 OCT 2019 4 MIN READ

Cruising towards sustainability

Cruise ships are massive floating cities and, much like their land-based counterparts, have to deal with problems...
  • Safety
  • Sustainability
  • Engine systems
Avoiding risks worth EUR 15 million in passenger and cruise new-build projects
Article / 1 AUG 2019 6 MIN READ

Avoiding risks worth EUR 15 million in passenger and cruise new-build projects

Shipbuilding has come a long way from being a large but...
  • Technology
  • Engine systems
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Article / 16 JUL 2019 5 MIN READ

Changing tack on digitalisation

While responsiveness and adaptability are crucial on the high seas, it can be met with scepticism when it comes to...
  • Sustainability
  • Engine systems
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Article / 13 MAR 2019 7 MIN READ

The new age Propulsion Condition Monitoring Service: Key to predictive maintenance and optimal uptime

When Wärtsilä’s Propulsion Condition...
  • Technology
  • Propulsion
Wärtsilä waterjets speed towards new innovations
Article / 7 MAR 2019 4 MIN READ

Wärtsilä waterjets speed towards new innovations

They help power some of the world’s biggest and fastest vessels. Find out why Wärtsilä’s waterjets...
  • Marine Power
  • Technology
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Article / 8 JAN 2019 5 MIN READ

Japanese ferries achieve efficiency and lower emissions

Japan has one of the most advanced ferry fleets in the world, thanks in part to Wärtsilä...
  • Sustainability
  • Engine systems
  • Propulsion
Roger Holm
Article / 21 DEC 2018 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine Ecosystem – A year later

In 2017, technology group Wärtsilä introduced its vision of a Smart Marine Ecosystem to reimagine...
  • Lifecycle services
  • Technology
Propulsion Control on the Norwegian Gannet
Article / 30 NOV 2018 8 MIN READ

Propulsion Control on the Norwegian Gannet

November 2018 saw the launch of one of the world's most advanced sailing fish factories, the Norwegian...
  • Technology
  • Propulsion
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Article / 29 NOV 2018 6 MIN READ

Wärtsilä 14: lighter, smarter and greener

The new engine in Wärtsilä’s smart marine solutions range is compact, cost-efficient and more sustainable....
  • Technology
  • Engine systems
LNG marine fuel gets a push in the United States
Article / 23 NOV 2018 5 MIN READ

LNG marine fuel gets a push in the United States

For the marine industry in the United States, the tide is turning in favour of LNG. A host of...
  • Propulsion
  • Engine systems
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Article / 13 NOV 2018 8 MIN READ

The Wärtsilä HY TUG system: Electric hybrid designs to save costs and reduce emissions

Wärtsilä is currently launching new hybrid propulsion systems...
  • Engine systems
  • Electrical systems
  • Marine Power
One-stop shop for engine and turbocharger maintenance
Article / 8 NOV 2018 3 MIN READ

One-stop shop for engine and turbocharger maintenance

When it comes to service and maintenance needs for engines and turbochargers, the buck stops...
  • Engine systems
Wartsila sets sight on ambitious emission reduction targets
Article / 3 OCT 2018 3 MIN READ

Wärtsilä sets sight on ambitious emission reduction targets

As a sustainably aware company, Wärtsilä is committed to minimising the environmental...
  • Engine systems
China’s shipbuilding sector’s smart moment
Article / 26 SEP 2018 3 MIN READ

China’s shipbuilding sector’s smart moment

CSSC Wärtsilä Engine (Shanghai) Co., Ltd (CWEC), the joint venture company formed between Wärtsilä and...
  • Engine systems
Wärtsilä’s new retractable thruster is an improvement across all parameters
Article / 19 JUN 2018 6 MIN READ

Wärtsilä’s new retractable thruster is an improvement across all parameters

The WST-24R thruster, with its eight-degree tilted propeller shaft...
  • Propulsion
  • Technology
Wärtsilä 20 - Small changes, big results
Article / 12 JUN 2018 4 MIN READ

Wärtsilä 20 – Small changes, big results

We revisit a classic, making it better and more efficient than ever before. The upgraded Wärtsilä 20 engine...
  • Engine systems
  • Technology
Service 4.0 New business models for maritime service
Article / 7 JUN 2018 3 MIN READ

Service 4.0: New business models for maritime service

Using ships as floating warehouses, tug boats as charging vessels, and creating a maritime...
  • Lifecycle services
  • Digitalisation
  • People
Volume rendering of water around the propeller and the pressure distribution on the propeller and rudder, including velocity behind the rudder.
Article / 6 JUN 2018 3 MIN READ

Propelling into better prospects

Research and development in propeller design is an ongoing process. And rightly so, Wärtsilä’s propeller design...
  • Propulsion
How digital propellers are getting close to the real thing
Article / 31 MAY 2018 3 MIN READ

Bytes and bronze: how digital propellers are getting close to the real thing

More powerful digital simulation is allowing Wärtsilä’s designers to...
  • Propulsion
Save time with underwater repair and maintenance
Article / 31 MAY 2018 3 MIN READ

Save time with underwater repair and maintenance

With the acquisition of the Dutch underwater solutions specialist Trident BV, Wärtsilä will now be...
  • Lifecycle services
  • Propulsion
Modularisation hand in hand with manufacturability
Article / 29 MAY 2018 5 MIN READ

Modularisation hand in hand with manufacturability

The development of the new Wärtsilä 31 engine provided the perfect opportunity to exploit the...
  • Engine systems
The life aquatic with William Winters
Article / 24 MAY 2018 3 MIN READ

The life aquatic with William Winters

Underwater welding is one of the world’s most extreme jobs. William Winters, heading Underwater Services at...
  • Lifecycle services
Retrofitting a Legend
Article / 10 MAY 2018 3 MIN READ

Retrofitting a Legend

Research vessel Polarstern is a true icon of the Arctic. Last year, Wärtsilä was commissioned to perform a retrofit project to...
  • Electrical systems
Meet the miracle WST-24R thruster
Article / 20 APR 2018 3 MIN READ

Meet the miracle: WST-24R thruster

Wärtsilä’s new WST-24R retractable steerable thruster beats its predecessor on a lot of levels: it comes at a...
  • Technology
  • Propulsion
The Wartsila HY TUG system Electric hybrid designs to save costs and reduce emissions
Article / 5 APR 2018 3 MIN READ

China's towage industry gets a breath of hybrid

Having a green image and complying with stricter environmental standards are big and important...
  • Electrical systems
LNG as fuel solution
Article / 4 APR 2018 3 MIN READ

‘LNG as fuel’ solution

As one of the leaders in the fast-growing market for liquefied natural gas (LNG) solutions, Wärtsilä is constantly seeking to...
  • Engine systems
Doubling the lifetime of a piston head
Article / 29 MAR 2018 3 MIN READ

Doubling the lifetime of a piston head

After two years of testing on ships and in power plants, Wärtsilä, and its business line QuantiServ, have...
  • Lifecycle services
Orders stream in for Wärtsilä 31
Article / 28 MAR 2018 3 MIN READ

Orders stream in for Wärtsilä 31

The demand for what the Guinness Book of World Records calls ‘the world’s most efficient 4-stroke engine’, the...
  • Engine systems
Why propulsion efficiency is the name of the game
Article / 14 MAR 2018 3 MIN READ

Why propulsion efficiency is the name of the game!

By focusing on optimising the lifecycle efficiency of ships, Wärtsilä's role as a full-service...
  • Propulsion
Princess Hybrid
Article / 13 MAR 2018 3 MIN READ

Princess Hybrid

Technology front-runner Eidesvik has become the first offshore services company to replace a gen-set with a hybrid energy system in...
  • Electrical systems
  • Gas solutions
Wärtsilä keeps Incat in the fast lane
Article / 28 FEB 2018 4 MIN READ

Wärtsilä keeps Incat in the fast lane

For 30 years, Wärtsilä's waterjets have played a vital role in helping Incat build some of the world's fastest...
  • Propulsion
  • Technology
Hybrid on ice
Article / 20 FEB 2018 3 MIN READ

HYbrid on ice

History will be made when the icebreaking and hybrid TundRA 3600-H tug starts operations in Luleå, Sweden in early 2019. We give you a...
  • Electrical systems
Operational Excellence Wärtsilä Dubai
Article / 11 JAN 2018 3 MIN READ

Operational Excellence: Wärtsilä Dubai

Wärtsilä’s Field Services and Workshop Operations in Dubai handles over 200 orders every month. With the help...
  • Lifecycle services
  • Sustainability
  • Technology
Eco-friendly tugs make a splash
Article / 2 JAN 2018 3 MIN READ

Eco-friendly tugs make a splash

Wärtsilä’s new family of environment-friendly tugs is here! It is based on the Wärtsilä HY concept, and draws...
  • Electrical systems
  • Technology
Automating Operim
Article / 12 DEC 2017 3 MIN READ

Automating Operim

Wärtsilä Gas Solutions’ Operim has been monitoring its LNG cargo and reliquefaction plants on LNG carriers since 2011, but its new...
  • Sustainability
  • Technology
  • Engine systems
New shuttle tanker beats the emissions clock
Article / 5 DEC 2017 3 MIN READ

The new Shuttle Tanker

The new Shuttle Tanker concept developed by the world’s largest provider of shuttle tanker services, TEEKAY, in close...
  • Technology
  • Digitalisation
  • Sustainability
Taking control to the next level
Article / 21 NOV 2017 4 MIN READ

Taking control to the next level

Offered as a standard feature on all new Wärtsilä 31, Wärtsilä 46DF, Wärtsilä 20V34SG and Wärtsilä 18V50SG engines,...
  • Engine systems
Wartsila EnergoFlow boosts propulsion efficiency
Article / 8 NOV 2017 4 MIN READ

Wärtsilä EnergoFlow boosts propulsion efficiency

Wärtsilä launched its latest energy-saving device for ship engines, a next-generation pre-swirl...
  • Technology
  • Sustainability
  • Propulsion
Inland shipping’s day in the sun
Article / 19 JUL 2017 2 MIN READ

Inland shipping’s day in the sun

The newest EU directive regarding emission standards puts a heavy strain on the inland shipping industry. One of...
  • Technology
  • Sustainability
  • Propulsion
DEME-d fit for dredging up the future
Article / 11 JUL 2017 3 MIN READ

DEME-d fit for dredging up the future!

"Belgian company DEME and Wärtsilä joined forces to build, at 40 MW, the world’s most powerful LNG-fuelled...
  • Technology
  • Sustainability
  • Propulsion
Going the distance
Article / 21 JUN 2017 3 MIN READ

Going the Distance

German research icebreaker finally receives new shaft generator systems – the old systems offered stellar performance for 35...
  • Technology
  • Electrical systems
  • Marine Power
The Wärtsilä HY
Article / 30 MAY 2017 25 MIN READ

The Wärtsilä HY advances the switch to a new era of hybrid propulsion shipping

It was big news for the automotive industry when hybrid cars became...
  • Technology
  • Electrical systems
Gas Valve Unit
Article / 16 MAY 2017 5 MIN READ

The Wärtsilä Gas Valve Unit Enclosed Design (GVU-ED™) for marine applications

Wärtsilä’s dual-fuel engine technology is widely recognized as an...
  • Technology
  • Sustainability
  • Engine systems
UNIC automation system enables Wärtsilä 31 performance
Article / 26 APR 2017 6 MIN READ

Next generation UNIC automation system enables Wärtsilä 31 performance

With its long history of technology leadership in advanced controls for...
  • Technology
  • Propulsion
Wärtsilä stern trawler design, fishing for better efficiency
Article / 24 JAN 2017 4 MIN READ

Fishing for efficiency

Wärtsilä's fish-eye view of the global fishing market and thousands of hours of development work have resulted in a better...
  • Marine Systems
  • Marine Power
  • Sustainability
World's first ethane-powered marine vessels
Article / 21 SEP 2016 25 MIN READ

World's first ethane-powered marine vessels

Originally designed to run on LNG, MDO and HFO, the Dragon class vessels were meant to use LNG as fuel...
  • Sustainability
  • Engine systems
  • Gas solutions
Creating Optimal LNG Storage Solutions
Article / 20 OCT 2015 6 MIN READ

Creating Optimal LNG Storage Solutions

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) has taken a firm foothold as the marine fuel of the future, a fact that is clear...
  • Engine systems
  • Gas solutions