Future fuels A to Z – 19 best picks on future marine fuel technology

The 19 best picks on marine future fuel technology to help you comply with regulations, save money and hit your decarbonisation targets in a handy A-Z.

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16 Jan 2024 · Article
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19 Dec 2023 · Article
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7 insightful tips: This year’s best pieces of content for maritime professionals
7 essential maritime insights from 2023 in one place – from...
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7 truths about OEM spare parts you wish you had known before
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30 Nov 2023 · Article
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Retractable thrusters: five features that matter when station keeping in offshore operations
Station keeping is essential for offshore vessels –...
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10 Nov 2023 · Article
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Decarbonising container ships: win big instead of losing large with these five tips
Follow these five top tips from a Wärtsilä expert to help make...
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10 Oct 2023 · Article
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How to prepare for the EU Emissions Trading System and save money
Learn what the EU Emissions Trading System is and what will it mean for your...
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26 Sep 2023 · Article
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Container ship engines running inefficiently at low load? Five options to think about
Container ships built more than five years ago are now likely...
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7 Sep 2023 · Article
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Expert advice: 7 benefits of data in improving vessel performance
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24 Aug 2023 · Article
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Seven fascinating hybrid ship trends that everyone needs to know about
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10 Aug 2023 · Article
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Shape up your vessel's maritime cyber security with these 8 clever tips
If your ship has equipment with network connections, it could be a target...
20 Feb 2023 · Article
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Methanol as marine fuel – is it the solution you are looking for?
What are the advantages of methanol as marine fuel? What are the issues that ship...
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20 Jul 2023 · Article
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4 top tips to help you decarbonise your merchant fleet fast
If you own or operate merchant vessels like bulkers, tankers or container ships, how can...
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28 Jun 2023 · Article
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Wärtsilä's Field Service delivery revolutionised by AI
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6 Jun 2023 · Article
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Five reasons why I love our research and development department
Research and development, why do I love you? Wärtsilä’s Juha Kytölä, Chief...
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9 May 2023 · Article
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How the right bow thruster can increase efficiency and save you money
Choosing the cheapest bow thruster may be a costly mistake. Learn the three...
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5 Apr 2022 · Article
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Singapore taking the lead in shipping’s green technology transformation
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13 Oct 2022 · Article
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What to expect from Smart Ports
Ports are an extremely important part of the maritime ecosystem and crucial to the world economy. But what is a...
7 Dec 2022 · Article
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Maritime and data: Seven predictions for the year ahead
Complexity and upheaval will continue to test shipping in 2023, but efforts to advance...
17 Feb 2023 · Article
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New research shows the maritime industry values data, but needs the right technology to realise its potential
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3 Apr 2023 · Article
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Make more from offshore: how to turn three challenges into opportunities
Want to make more from offshore, with maximised safety and manoeuvrability,...
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15 Dec 2021 · Article
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Everything is connected: Enabling the next generation of navigation
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8 Jan 2020 · Article
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7 ways to make a ship smarter, leaner and safer with a connected ECDIS
Wärtsilä helps ship owners and operators get more bang for their buck from...
14 Apr 2023 · Article
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Optimising propulsion the smart way: 13 amazing pictures
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and Wärtsilä’s OPTI Design help optimise vessel...
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28 Apr 2023 · Article
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Three simple but effective ways to prevent vessel downtime
Looking for proven solutions to minimise vessel downtime? Here are three common causes...
21 Mar 2024 · Article
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Future fuels A to Z – 19 best picks on future marine fuel technology
The 19 best picks on marine future fuel technology to help you comply with...
23 Feb 2023 · Article
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Short sea shipping and sustainability: 3 interesting considerations
Could an aging fleet and tightening environmental regulations be an opportunity...
16 Jan 2023 · Article
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Maritime professionals agree that digital transformation is a good thing. So, what’s standing in the way?
Voyaging on turbulent waters far from...
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4 Jun 2024 · Article
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The top 4 benefits of good ship engine maintenance practices
Ship engine maintenance might seem costly and time-consuming. But when it’s well...
10 Jan 2023 · Article
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How to get vessel uptime, fuel savings or reduced emissions – guaranteed
Looking for guarantees on uptime, fuel savings or lower emissions? An...
15 Dec 2022 · Article
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Smart decarbonisation: Top 8 ways that ferry operators can do it profitably
From flexible engines and electrification to hybridisation and future...
30 Nov 2022 · Article
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Salt and silicon: Integrating the old and new to optimise shipping
As shipping brings new solutions to bear on its challenges, some long-held...
29 Nov 2022 · Article
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Maritime regulations and opportunities in 2023 – your keys to success
Get expert advice on 2023 maritime regulations and learn why upgrading to...
22 Nov 2022 · Article
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No more mysteries about marine biofuels – your top six questions answered
Biofuels are an interesting alternative for the marine industry. What are...
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21 Nov 2022 · Article
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Stepping up to decarbonise the maritime industry
Wärtsilä is leading the way in maritime decarbonisation, providing shipping companies with...
10 Nov 2022 · Article
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Unsure about CII compliance? Here’s how energy saving technologies can help
45% of merchant vessels will need an upgrade to comply with CII. Find...
25 Oct 2022 · Article
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Six things about computational fluid dynamics that might surprise you
Discover how computational fluid dynamics helps design ever more efficient...
18 Oct 2022 · Article
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Decarbonisation drives innovation in short sea shipping
Can flexible hybridised solutions provide a clear pathway to zero emissions?
17 Oct 2022 · Article
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Five ways the Wärtsilä 46TS-DF helps you decarbonise now and in the future
Take a peek under the hood of the market-beating Wärtsilä 46TS-DF engine...
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3 Oct 2022 · Article
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Machine learning: The next maritime frontier?
As the availability of data for high performance computing is increasing alongside the adoption of...
21 Sep 2022 · Article
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The alchemy of effective compliance
Armed with the right insights, ship operators can turn the lead weight of compliance into a golden opportunity...
24 Aug 2022 · Article
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Hydrogen – Fuel for thought in our Q&A
Four Wärtsilä experts discuss the pros and cons to be considered when it comes to using hydrogen as a...
19 Aug 2022 · Article
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The winds of change – how rotor sail technology can boost maritime decarbonisation efforts
A deep dive into flexible, energy-saving rotor sail...
15 Aug 2022 · Article
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Introducing the MS Medstraum – the world's first zero-emission fast ferry
As part of the EU-funded TrAM project, Wärtsilä and partners have...
8 Aug 2022 · Article
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Five common misconceptions about air lubrication – and why they’re wrong
Air lubrication is a highly effective way to cut ship fuel consumption, so...
1 Aug 2022 · Article
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Tales from the Sea. Paul Welling
Paul Welling, Master Mariner and Senior Sales Manager, North America, spent 11 years at sea, navigating his way...
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3 Oct 2023 · Article
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Five important facts you might not know about green shipping corridors
Green shipping corridors are a key solution to securing clean fuel for your...
21 Jun 2022 · Article
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Creating an environment where expertise can blossom
Three leading experts explain how developing its own technology, fostering a culture of...
16 Jun 2022 · Article
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The key to the locks of St. Lawrence Seaway
Following an extensive vetting process, Wärtsilä Voyage and NavSim Services were selected by the SLSMC...
9 Jun 2022 · Article
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Two fully electric ferries mean zero emissions and more efficient operations for Norway’s Boreal Sjö
Packed with Wärtsilä technologies, two Boreal...
2 Jun 2022 · Article
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The Wärtsilä 2-Stroke Future Fuels Conversion Platform – A fuel-proof way to gear up for decarbonisation
The Wärtsilä 2-Stroke Future Fuels...
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1 Jun 2022 · Article
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Wärtsilä 46TS-DF – The power to change
The Wärtsilä 46TS-DF delivers dual-fuel flexibility and record-breaking fuel economy across the operating...
11 May 2022 · Article
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Improve manoeuvrability and efficiency for newbuild feeder vessels with a CPP
Learn how combining a controllable pitch propeller and shaft generator...
10 May 2022 · Article
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Wärtsilä W32 methanol launch webinar
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19 Jun 2024 · Article
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LNG as fuel for ships: expert answers to 17 important questions
LNG is a cost-effective fuel that reduces greenhouse gas emissions and other harmful...
18 Apr 2022 · Article
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Creating transparency to manage CII
As ambitions to decarbonise international shipping continue to grow, maritime stakeholders are under increasing...
7 Apr 2022 · Article
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DC or not DC, that is the question
What are the advantages and disadvantages of DC hubs? When are they useful and what problems can arise when...
5 Apr 2022 · Article
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Are you geared up to comply with EEXI?
Wärtsilä’s webinar on EEXI compliance through power limitation discusses the IMO’s upcoming requirements and...
1 Mar 2022 · Article
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A faster, more manoeuvrable ride for Fast Ferries
New controllable pitch propeller fitted with Wärtsilä’s energy-saving EnergoProFin propeller cap...
18 Jan 2022 · Article
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Be mobile and stay safe with the Wärtsilä BridgeMate app
Safety is of paramount importance in shipping, especially when facing rough weather...
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20 Dec 2021 · Article
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Demand for deeper insights set to drive digital collaborations
After a year in which maritime digital technologies helped tackle crucial industry...
16 Dec 2021 · Article
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Wärtsilä waterjets – the lightest and most efficient on the market
Wärtsilä waterjets help operators increase efficiency and lower emissions while...
25 Nov 2021 · Article
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Why do ships still lose containers?
Better ship design, stowage and weather routing will not be enough to eliminate one of container shipping’s most...
22 Nov 2021 · Article
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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...
19 Nov 2021 · Article
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Wärtsilä’s propulsion field service team – the expertise, quality and experience to keep your vessels running optimally
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18 Nov 2021 · Article
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Easing port congestion at two very busy French ports
In October 2019 Region Hauts-de-France placed an order with Wärtsilä Voyage to upgrade the...
17 Nov 2021 · Article
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Dispelling the myth of high losses in modern electrically enhanced propulsion systems
Thanks to modern technology, losses in electrically enhanced...
28 Oct 2021 · Article
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Tipco Asphalt keeps it simple with integrated navigation
Removing complexity from navigational planning, ship-to-shore coordination and fleet...
18 Oct 2021 · Article
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(Relation)ship building with Astrid Fiske and Karstensen Shipyard
When Astrid Fiske needed a reliable and highly fuel-efficient new trawler, they...
7 Oct 2021 · Article
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Bringing resilience back to the maritime supply chain
Digital port calls could be the first step in containing congestion, as well as offering a...
28 Sep 2021 · Article
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Smart navigation improves visibility of livestock carrier operations
Real-time ship-to-shore communication afforded by connected systems is helping...
28 Sep 2021 · Article
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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...
17 Sep 2021 · Article
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Wärtsilä helping to propel waterborne transport towards zero emissions
As a member of the Waterborne Technology Platform, Wärtsilä is helping define...
14 Sep 2021 · Article
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Helping power the Chinese windfarm construction boom with Wärtsilä transverse thrusters
Wärtsilä’s highly efficient transverse thrusters ensure...
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19 Sep 2023 · Article
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The top 4 ways to comply with EEXI without slowing down your vessels
Want to comply with EEXI regulation without reducing your sailing speed? Here...
A cleaner, greener machine – Wärtsilä W34DF control software upgrade cuts greenhouse gas emissions at all load points
31 Aug 2021 · Article
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A cleaner, greener machine – Wärtsilä 34DF control software upgrade cuts greenhouse gas emissions
Wärtsilä’s new control software upgrade for its...
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23 Aug 2021 · Article
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Digital optimisation delivers fuel savings and emission reduction for Brittany Ferries
Investing in new technology that directly affects fleet...
9 Aug 2021 · Article
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Reduced time and increased accuracy – streamlined procurement between Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement and Wärtsilä
The procurement process at...
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3 Aug 2021 · Article
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Zeaborn implements Wärtsilä Voyage’s Cloud Simulation Training
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The winds of opportunity – integrated solutions for offshore wind vessels
With the growth in demand for wind farms coinciding with the increasingly...
13 Jul 2021 · Article
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Expertise, speed and an unusual solution help the fishing vessel Madrus return to action for the end of the season
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7 Jul 2021 · Article
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Same again please – Wärtsilä helps shipbuilder deliver sister ship for world-class UAE-based dredger
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6 Jul 2021 · Article
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Hybrid upgrade secures new business for Østensjø Rederi’s OSVs
A Wärtsilä hybrid upgrade reduced emissions, fuel costs and maintenance requirements...
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15 Nov 2023 · Article
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Ammonia as marine fuel? It is easier if you do it smart
Adopting ammonia to fuel ships can decrease greenhouse gas emissions. How will it work? How...
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24 Jun 2021 · Article
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Meet the new future fuel-ready propulsion technology for bulkers and tankers
An overview of the webcast presenting Wärtsilä and RINA’s game-changing...
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22 Jun 2021 · Article
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Cloud-based training is key to close shipping’s widening skills gap
A massive technological change is underway throughout the maritime industry....
15 Jun 2021 · Article
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Hybrid shaft generator systems – the logical choice for large ferries
Hybrid shaft generator systems significantly reduce fuel consumption,...
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11 Jun 2021 · Article
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Wärtsilä’s energy efficiency solutions provide significant savings for Delphis
Delphis’s ice-classed container ships were fitted with Wärtsilä...
10 Jun 2021 · Article
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Greener operations for the Korea Polar Research Institute’s icebreaking research vessel
The icebreaking research vessel RV Aaron, operated by the...
8 Jun 2021 · Article
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Full speed ahead for onshore green ammonia production in Norway
The ZEEDS initiative’s plans for onshore green ammonia production – to provide...
7 Jun 2021 · Article
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Maintaining precise manoeuvrability on a record-breaking pipelaying giant
Laying underwater pipes in rough weather or congested shipping areas is...
3 Jun 2021 · Article
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Floating an idea to decarbonise offshore oil and gas production
Wärtsilä proposes an idea to help decarbonise offshore oil and gas production with...
Wärtsilä EnergoProFin leads to reduced fuel costs and an improved greenhouse gas rating for Bulgarian bulker
2 Jun 2021 · Article
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Wärtsilä EnergoProFin leads to reduced fuel costs and an improved greenhouse gas rating for Bulgarian bulkers
Navigation Maritime Bulgare benefited...
20 May 2021 · Article
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‘Just in time’ is just the beginning
Just-in-time arrivals will revolutionise how port calls are organised, but it is only the first step in the...
18 May 2021 · Article
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Solutions to decarbonise are embedded in data
Data is holding every stakeholder individually accountable for their environmental impact. But data...
Decarbonising maritime will take more than technology
18 May 2021 · Article
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Decarbonising maritime will take more than technology
The maritime industry's discussion of decarbonisation thus far has focused upon uncertainties,...
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18 May 2021 · Article
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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...
Wartsila Lifecycle solutions for LNG carriers – together we can achieve more
17 May 2021 · Article
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Wärtsilä Lifecycle solutions for LNG carriers – together we can achieve more
Looking at the benefits that Wärtsilä Lifecycle solutions offer for LNG...
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16 May 2021 · Article
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From trainee to trainer – Theo Vennings’ 40 years of outstanding service
Theo Vennings progressed from trainee to become one of the foremost experts...
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12 May 2021 · Article
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Missed margherita makes man muse on manoeuvrability
When the blockage of the Suez Canal made global headlines recently, and launched a thousand...
Next port of call – the methanol bunkering station
6 May 2021 · Article
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Next port of call – the methanol bunkering station?
Clean burning, cheap to produce, widely available and with the potential to be 100% renewable –...
6 May 2021 · Article
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Digital navigation, safety and optimisation solutions for LNG carriers
In this part of the Tech Talk series, Jeremy Crossman, General Manager, Sales...
4 May 2021 · Article
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Zeaborn Ship Management plots path to smarter, safer navigation
Safer navigation, reduced crew workload and improved transparency are at the top of...
A practical plan for a zero-emission marine ecosystem
28 Apr 2021 · Article
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A practical plan for a zero-emission marine ecosystem
Sometimes a revolution starts from simple beginnings – in this case, by bringing together a...
Flexibility is the key requirement for future propulsion systems
27 Apr 2021 · Article
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Flexibility is the key requirement for future propulsion systems
Traditionally, vessels are designed for and tested at one design speed and draft....
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2 Jun 2023 · Article
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One simple secret that will make your emissions reduction strategy look awesome
Brailsford’s theory of marginal gains can be a gamechanger when it...
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22 Apr 2021 · Article
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Suez Canal Authority showcases Wärtsilä’s simulation solution to Egyptian President el-Sisi
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt on March 30...
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19 Apr 2021 · Article
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Advanced solutions for increasing operational optimisation on LNG carriers
Our experts talk about the latest solutions for increasing operational...
16 Apr 2021 · Article
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Time to take another look at LNG conversion?
Modern efficiency-boosting technologies can help vessel owners and operators put a big dent in their...
World-class engineering excellence at your service
15 Apr 2021 · Article
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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...
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12 Apr 2021 · Article
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Guaranteed asset performance – a win-win for Wärtsilä and Carnival
After seeking new ways to draw even greater mutual value from their partnership,...
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8 Apr 2021 · Article
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Pulling out all the stops – dedication and hard work for an emergency engine repair
In mid-July 2020 Norwegian shipping group Solvang ASA contacted...
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1 Apr 2021 · Article
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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...
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25 Mar 2021 · Article
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CSM implements Wärtsilä Voyage Cloud-Based Simulators solution
Schools and universities aren’t the only ones taking the online route to classrooms...
18 Mar 2021 · Article
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Simplifying the life of seafarers
Technology has always supported seasoned mariners in their pursuit of making the oceans safer and easier to...
The winds of opportunity: optimising propulsion for next-generation windfarm vessels
16 Mar 2021 · Article
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The winds of opportunity: optimising propulsion for next-generation windfarm vessels
Offshore operations require thrusters for sailing and dynamic...
Trusted thruster performance
15 Mar 2021 · Article
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Trusted thruster performance – 50 years of maneuverability and station keeping
When it comes to thrusters it’s all about maneuvering and station...
Turning uncertainty into opportunity – flexible solutions for the challenges of tomorrow
4 Mar 2021 · Article
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...
Anything is possible – unique expertise offers a flexible fix with minimal downtime
23 Feb 2021 · Article
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Anything is possible – unique expertise offers a flexible fix with minimal downtime
In September 2019, MSC Shipmanagement Ltd. became aware of a...
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12 Feb 2021 · Article
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Wärtsilä’s new multi-purpose SOV for offshore wind – future-proof, flexible and Jones-act compliant
Wärtsilä’s new multi-purpose SOV for offshore...
4 Feb 2021 · Article
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Supporting shipping’s switch to clean fuels
Advanced digital technologies will be needed to help ship owners handle the complex systems, costly...
18 Jan 2021 · Article
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A smarter way to work with data
The mere reporting of data might seem menial, but done well it can cut crew and office labour, improve data quality...
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2 Feb 2021 · Article
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Decarbonisation – a viable pathway emerges
Wärtsilä embraced the call for sustainability from the very beginning and promoted the change through...
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1 Feb 2021 · Article
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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...
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28 Jan 2021 · Article
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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,...
Wärtsilä Propulsion’s Technology team – heroes of hydrodynamics and masters of mechanics
27 Jan 2021 · Article
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Wärtsilä Propulsion’s Technology team – heroes of hydrodynamics and masters of mechanics
Not all heroes wear capes – some are just very, very good...
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22 Jan 2021 · Article
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A well-timed boost gives Wärtsilä 46 engines a midlife power up
With operators facing increasing cost pressures and tightening environmental...
8 Aug 2022 · Article
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Click to check out – how we’re simplifying online procurement
We can help you find the right e-procurement method for you, from full integration...
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21 Dec 2020 · Article
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Unlocking shipping’s potential in the year of lockdowns
While the pandemic has challenged business as usual in 2020, advances throughout the year...
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21 Dec 2020 · Article
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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...
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21 Dec 2020 · Article
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Easier, more accurate procurement with Wärtsilä
Traditional procurement via email or phone is typically inefficient, inflexible, time-consuming and...
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21 Dec 2020 · Article
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Wärtsilä Retractable Thrusters help the Leonardo Da Vinci maximise its potential
The Prysmian Group is betting on Wärtsilä’s retractable thrusters...
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17 Dec 2020 · Article
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Taking the measure of MEPC 75
The most recent meeting of IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee put a focus on both design and operational...
15 Oct 2020 · Article
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Enhance your safety and efficiency onboard with situational awareness, decision support and docking aid via one app
As digitalisation of the ocean...
14 Dec 2020 · Article
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Demand for efficiency drives smart port developments
Connected technologies for ports offer huge potential for increasing efficiency across the...
What does an ammonia-ready vessel look like?
2 Dec 2020 · Article
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What does an ammonia-ready vessel look like?
As carbon-neutral fuel choices narrow, shipowners are beginning to look more closely at how existing...
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24 Nov 2020 · Article
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6 ways container vessel companies are reducing their environmental impact
Under growing pressure from regulators, the shipping industry is working...
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20 Nov 2020 · Article
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Onboard with Maersk Supply Service’s offshore vessels
Wärtsilä Voyage is installing Onboard Energy Advisory Systems in nine Maersk Supply Service...
16 Nov 2020 · Article
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Optimising the digital route to the maritime market
Shipowners are ready to embrace digitalisation but some prickly problems are holding them back,...
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11 Nov 2020 · Article
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Wärtsilä provides ultra-silent propulsion technology for Faroese research vessel Jákup Sverri
When the Faroe Marine Research Institute tendered for...
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5 Nov 2020 · Article
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Investing for the future, even in difficult economic times
In a challenging environment, increasing efficiency is key for profit margins. Wärtsilä...
4 Nov 2020 · Article
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Evidence and action in shipping’s emissions challenge
A UN competition winning project highlights the capabilities that will help regulators and...
Upgrading OSV to take advantage of wind farm growth
3 Nov 2020 · Article
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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...
30 Oct 2020 · Article
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This is how you can measure your vessel’s fuel flow without a flow meter
Shipping today requires that all parties access fuel and speed performance...
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30 Oct 2020 · Article
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Charging ahead - A bright future for zero-emissions ferries
Increasing pressure from regulators and rising public expectations are driving ferry...
2 Nov 2020 · Article
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Does your ship need a digital double?
The ‘digital twin’ - a magic mirror set to revolutionise shipping, or just another example of digital...
28 Oct 2020 · Article
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Power and flexibility advances drive interest in research simulation
From port developments to smart ship systems, a growing range of maritime...
Wärtsilä employees in front of an engine
25 Oct 2023 · Article
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How to be smarter about methane slip – right now
Are you looking for options to reduce your methane slip? Discover simple solutions that can bring...
27 Oct 2020 · Article
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Meet Wärtsilä SmartLog: An application that allows you to focus on navigation instead of administration
23 Oct 2020 · Article
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How 5G will change the Smart Marine Ecosystem
5G enables vessels and ports to have greater connectivity and reliability as well as share large...
Wärtsilä waterjets
7 Jul 2020 · Article
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Wärtsilä powered Incat catamarans have a grip on coveted Hales Trophy
For thirty years, the Hales Trophy for the fastest Atlantic crossing by a...
20 Oct 2020 · Article
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Simulating pilotage in the Suez Canal
A recent upgrade to the Suez Canal Authority’s simulation centre is preparing the world’s longest artificial...
Prysmian - Leonardo Da Vinci
15 Oct 2020 · Article
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...
Icebreaker in an icy sea
9 Oct 2020 · Article
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Shipbuilders turn to design to increase efficiency
The IMO 2020 regulations, along with the promise of further mandates down the line, are pushing...
Blazing new trails in Arctic shipping
7 Oct 2020 · Article
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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...
Controllable Pitch Propellers help to P&O Ferries navigate the English Channel
7 Oct 2020 · Article
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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...
Wärtsilä midsize waterjets - delivering proven waterjet technology
6 Aug 2020 · Article
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Wärtsilä midsize waterjets – delivering proven waterjet technology in a compact pre-assembled package
The trend of expanding coastal populations...
Speaker at Blue Invest Day
2 Oct 2020 · Article
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How startups and corporations can decarbonise the shipping industry
Innovation will be key to solving the problem of carbon emissions in the...
Wärtsilä stern trawler design, fishing for better efficiency
24 Jan 2017 · Article
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...
25 Sep 2019 · Article
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Wärtsilä wins prestigious UN competition for fighting climate change with big data
Wärtsilä wins prestigious UN competition for fighting climate...
Cargo ship at sea, view from bridge
29 Sep 2020 · Article
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Wärtsilä Fuel Efficiency Boost retrofit cuts fuel consumption for two-stroke engines
For vessel owners and operators, reducing marine emissions and...
Cargo ship and tall ship in the Baltic Sea
24 Sep 2020 · Article
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Wärtsilä’s SeaTech project to change the face of shipping emissions
The SeaTech project, a European Union-funded collaboration, could be a...
Ships arriving at port in Taiwan
23 Sep 2020 · Article
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New Navi-Port technology to revolutionise port operations
At ports around the world, anchored vessels sit in the distance, waiting for permission to...
Grimaldi Ro-Ro ship the Grande Portogallo
16 Sep 2020 · Article
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Saving the maritime industry, one energy-saving device at a time
Wärtsilä’s partnership with MARIN and Grimaldi on the LeanShips initiative has...
Wärtsilä waterjets speed towards new innovations
7 Mar 2019 · Article
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Wärtsilä waterjets speed towards new innovations
They help power some of the world’s biggest and fastest vessels. Find out why Wärtsilä’s waterjets...
Port of Burgas,Bulgaria
25 Aug 2020 · Article
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Bulgaria’s ports equipped with new traffic management system
Recent upgrades to two strategic Black Sea ports will improve vessel traffic management...
New shuttle tanker beats the emissions clock
5 Dec 2017 · Article
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The new Shuttle Tanker
The new Shuttle Tanker concept developed by the world’s largest provider of shuttle tanker services, TEEKAY, in close...
Smart ports come of age
5 Dec 2017 · Article
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Smart ports come of age
Maritime industry is having its ‘smart’ moment. Everything from ships to land logistics is being swept by the digital wave,...
Smart Maintenance Taking uptime to new heights
24 Apr 2019 · Article
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Smart Maintenance: Taking uptime to new heights
As globalisation, digitisation and automation take roots in the energy and shipping sectors...