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Wärtsilä employees monitor engines
28 May 2024 · Article
5 min read
Strong decarbonisation strategy for your ship? 3 simple steps to success
If you’re looking for the right decarbonisation strategy for your vessel,...
Container ships lie at the quay in the port
25 Apr 2024 · Article
5 min read
Ship to shore power: 5 exciting reasons why it’s time to invest
A shore power connection will save fuel and cut your vessel emissions – here are...
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3 Apr 2024 · Article
5 min read
Vessel pooling – what is it and how does it help you avoid FuelEU Maritime penalties?
Renewable and low-carbon fuels are the future of marine....
Cruise vessel Le Commandant Charcot ©PONANT-Daniel Ernst
26 Mar 2024 · Article
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How can small cruise ships decarbonise? 5 top tips from an expert
When it comes to small cruise ships and decarbonisation, there are several...
Aasfoss © Aasen Shipping
12 Mar 2024 · Article
5 min read
Hybrid ships: a surprising reason they are such an excellent idea
Hybrid ships can save you money in three key ways – but there’s also one...
Wärtsilä Methanol engine type illustration
20 Feb 2024 · Article
5 min read
Which engine are you? 5 fun engine personality secrets you never knew
A wildly popular online test revealed 5 fun engine personality secrets. See...
Wärtsilä employee with propeller
16 Jan 2024 · Article
3 min read
3D measurement and scanning: what is it and why should ship owners care?
3D scanning and measurement can help ship owners with equipment health...
Wrapped up presents
19 Dec 2023 · Article
5 min read
7 insightful tips: This year’s best pieces of content for maritime professionals
7 essential maritime insights from 2023 in one place – from...
Heavy Lift Jack-Up Vessel
30 Nov 2023 · Article
6 min read
Retractable thrusters: five features that matter when station keeping in offshore operations
Station keeping is essential for offshore vessels –...
aerial view of a container ship
10 Nov 2023 · Article
5 min read
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...
ship in a fjord
10 Oct 2023 · Article
7 min read
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...
Container vessel
26 Sep 2023 · Article
5 min read
Container ship engines running inefficiently at low load? Five options to think about
Container ships built more than five years ago are now likely...
20 Feb 2023 · Article
7 min read
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...
container ship
20 Jul 2023 · Article
3 min read
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...
Wärtsilä service staff
6 Jun 2023 · Article
3 min read
Five reasons why I love our research and development department
Research and development, why do I love you? Wärtsilä’s Juha Kytölä, Chief...
The right bow thruster will minimise vessel resistance
9 May 2023 · Article
4 min read
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...
3 Apr 2023 · Article
5 min read
Make more from offshore: how to turn three challenges into opportunities
Want to make more from offshore, with maximised safety and manoeuvrability,...
14 Apr 2023 · Article
6 min read
Optimising propulsion the smart way: 13 amazing pictures
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and Wärtsilä’s OPTI Design help optimise vessel...
21 Mar 2024 · Article
5 min read
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...
Wärtsilä service employees working on an engine
4 Jun 2024 · Article
5 min read
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
4 min read
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
6 min read
Smart decarbonisation: Top 8 ways that ferry operators can do it profitably
From flexible engines and electrification to hybridisation and future...
29 Nov 2022 · Article
6 min read
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
3 min read
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...
24 Aug 2022 · Article
4 min read
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...
Harmony of the Seas in Rotterdam
3 Oct 2023 · Article
6 min read
Five important facts you might not know about green shipping corridors
Green shipping corridors are a key solution to securing clean fuel for your...
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...
18 Apr 2022 · Article
4 min read
Creating transparency to manage CII
As ambitions to decarbonise international shipping continue to grow, maritime stakeholders are under increasing...
5 Apr 2022 · Article
6 min read
Are you geared up to comply with EEXI?
Wärtsilä’s webinar on EEXI compliance through power limitation discusses the IMO’s upcoming requirements and...
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...
22 Nov 2021 · Article
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...
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...
28 Sep 2021 · Article
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...
17 Sep 2021 · Article
6 min read
Wärtsilä helping to propel waterborne transport towards zero emissions
As a member of the Waterborne Technology Platform, Wärtsilä is helping define...
Water whipped up by ship
19 Sep 2023 · Article
6 min read
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...
Ammonia as fuel by Wärtsilä
15 Nov 2023 · Article
10 min read
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
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
3 min read
Decarbonising maritime will take more than technology
The maritime industry's discussion of decarbonisation thus far has focused upon uncertainties,...
Christoffer Björklund v2
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 –...
A practical plan for a zero-emission marine ecosystem
28 Apr 2021 · Article
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...
Flexibility is the key requirement for future propulsion systems
27 Apr 2021 · Article
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....
STOCK IMAGE Cruise ship at sea
2 Jun 2023 · Article
5 min read
One simple secret that will make your emissions reduction strategy look awesome
Brailsford’s theory of marginal gains can be a gamechanger when it...
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...
Carnival Victory
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,...
Utsira sets sail towards a smart energy management future banner
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...
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...
new multi-purpose SOV for offshore wind
12 Feb 2021 · Article
3 min read
Wärtsilä’s new multi-purpose SOV for offshore wind – future-proof, flexible and Jones-act compliant
Wärtsilä’s new multi-purpose SOV for offshore...
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2 Feb 2021 · Article
4 min read
Decarbonisation – a viable pathway emerges
Wärtsilä embraced the call for sustainability from the very beginning and promoted the change through...
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
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...
cargo terminal
24 Nov 2020 · Article
5 min read
6 ways container vessel companies are reducing their environmental impact
Under growing pressure from regulators, the shipping industry is working...
Wärtsilä employees in front of an engine
25 Oct 2023 · Article
5 min read
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...
Icebreaker in an icy sea
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...
Speaker at Blue Invest Day
2 Oct 2020 · Article
5 min read
How startups and corporations can decarbonise the shipping industry
Innovation will be key to solving the problem of carbon emissions in the...
Cargo ship and tall ship in the Baltic Sea
24 Sep 2020 · Article
3 min read
Wärtsilä’s SeaTech project to change the face of shipping emissions
The SeaTech project, a European Union-funded collaboration, could be a...