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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
6 min read

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
12 min read

Stepping up to decarbonise the maritime industry

Wärtsilä is leading the way in maritime decarbonisation, providing shipping companies with...
10 NOV 2022 Article
4 min read

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...
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
4 min read

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...
7 OCT 2022 Article
4 min read

3 simple steps to a low-carb vessel diet

Get data-driven advice on the right decarbonisation solutions for your vessel and business case with the...
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
3 min read

The winds of change – how rotor sail technology can boost maritime decarbonisation efforts

A deep dive into flexible, energy-saving rotor sail...
8 AUG 2022 Article
4 min read

Five common misconceptions about air lubrication – and why they’re wrong

Air lubrication is a highly effective way to cut ship fuel consumption, so...
27 JUN 2022 Article
6 min read

Green corridors – channelling efforts to scale up maritime decarbonisation

Green corridors, routes linking ports that support zero-emission...
9 JUN 2022 Article
5 min read

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
5 min read

The Wärtsilä 2-Stroke Future Fuels Conversion Platform – A fuel-proof way to gear up for decarbonisation

The Wärtsilä 2-Stroke Future Fuels...
Wärtsilä 46TS-DF - The power to change
1 JUN 2022 Article
5 min read

Wärtsilä 46TS-DF – The power to change

The Wärtsilä 46TS-DF delivers dual-fuel flexibility and record-breaking fuel economy across the operating...
10 MAY 2022 Article
6 min read

Wärtsilä W32 methanol launch webinar

The Wärtsilä 32 Methanol engine is part of Wärtsilä’s wider efforts to help decarbonise the maritime industry...
29 APR 2022 Article
6 min read

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

Four Wärtsilä experts discuss the advantages and issues related to adopting LNG as a future fuel for...
20 APR 2022 Article
6 min read

Plug and play – cutting vessel fuel consumption and emissions with shore-power

Five things you need to know about reducing emissions, fuel costs and...
13 APR 2022 Article
4 min read

Future proof: Wärtsilä solutions mean the Fure Viten is ready for 2050 – today

With a range of integrated Wärtsilä solution onboard, Swedish tanker...
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...
28 MAR 2022 Article
3 min read

Driving fleet decarbonisation with data-led advice

As the entry into force of IMO’s energy efficiency regulations EEXI and CII rapidly approaches,...
16 DEC 2021 Article
3 min read

Wärtsilä waterjets – the lightest and most efficient on the market

Wärtsilä waterjets help operators increase efficiency and lower emissions while...
8 DEC 2021 Article
3 min read

A look back at this year’s decarbonisation journey on Insights

A review of 2021 Wärtsilä Insights on decarbonisation – from future fuels and...
17 NOV 2021 Article
3 min read

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

Thanks to modern technology, losses in electrically enhanced...
3 NOV 2021 Article
5 min read

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

Wärtsilä Expert Insight uses advanced...
2 NOV 2021 Article
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...
19 OCT 2021 Article
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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...
30 SEP 2021 Article
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Decarbonising Shipping Week – webinar series explores segment-specific strategies for EEXI and CII compliance

Wärtsilä’s Decarbonising Shipping Week...
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...
7 SEP 2021 Article
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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...
28 JUN 2021 Article
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...
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24 JUN 2021 Article
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...
8 JUN 2021 Article
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...
3 JUN 2021 Article
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...
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
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...
Next port of call – the methanol bunkering station
6 MAY 2021 Article
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 –...
Meeting decarbonisation targets with optimised propulsion
5 MAY 2021 Article
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...
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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22 APR 2021 Article
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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...
16 APR 2021 Article
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...
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12 APR 2021 Article
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,...
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6 APR 2021 Article
7 min read

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

On the journey towards decarbonisation one thing is for certain: the marine...
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1 APR 2021 Article
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...
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30 MAR 2021 Article
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...
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...
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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

The offshore wind business is booming around the...
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2 FEB 2021 Article
4 min read

Decarbonisation – a viable pathway emerges

In recent years, the maritime sector has awoken to the pressing need to make critical sustainability...
Wärtsilä Propulsion’s Technology team – heroes of hydrodynamics and masters of mechanics
27 JAN 2021 Article
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...
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22 JAN 2021 Article
3 min read

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

With operators facing increasing cost pressures and tightening environmental...
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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30 OCT 2020 Article
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Mind the methane gap

LNG could cut the shipping industry’s CO2 emissions by 25%, but could its methane emissions undermine its climate advantages?...
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9 OCT 2020 Article
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...